AP Updated 1:07 p.m. UTC Jul 23, 2018 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Ramirez scored twice, Darwin Quintero had a goal and two assists and Minnesota United won their third in a row with a 5-1 rout of Los Angeles FC on Sunday night. Ramirez and Quintero scored back-to-back goals to make it 3-1 at the end of the first half. Ramirez put away a loose ball in the 45th minute after Quintero's corner was played out and then headed back into the area by Eric Miller. Quintero then made a run up the left channel behind a well-played ball from Miller and slotted the finish past the goalkeeper in the first minute of first-half stoppage time. Miguel Ibarra and Ramirez scored in the 56th and 58th minutes to make it 5-1. Rasmus Schuller opened the scoring with his first MLS goal for Minnesota (9-11-1) in the 25th minute, finishing Quintero's pass from the middle of the area. Benny Feilhaber tied it for LAFC (10-5-5) a minute later with a blast from close range. Minnesota won four in a row at … [Read more...] about Christian Ramirez scores twice, Minnesota beats LAFC 5-1
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Bryan Marquard Globe Staff July 22, 2018 When Christian Menn stepped into the Big Dig fray in 1991, the plan for a new bridge across the Charles River was ominously called Scheme Z — a curling sprawl of ramps and lanes that critics likened to a poorly served plate of spaghetti.Dr. Menn, a Swiss engineer and professor who was 91 when he died last Monday, took one look and thought: Why not try something elegant and attractive?From the drawings he made while dining at the Harvard Faculty Club and while flying home to Switzerland emerged the design that became the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge. Advertisement “Such a beautiful city should have a gateway,” he told the Globe in 2000, as the bridge he had sketched was taking shape. Get Fast Forward in your inbox: Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this … [Read more...] about Christian Menn, designer of Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge, dies at 91
Christian Lyon, a 2016 graduate of Fountain-Fort Carson and 5A state champion, continued his impressive track & field career this weekend at the inaugural International University Sports Federation America Games in Saó Paulo Brazil, claiming gold in the 100 meter dash.While representing USA Team, Lyon sprinted to a first-place finish with a time of 10:37, according to a tweet sent by Lyon Saturday afternoon. He competed against one other American sprinter, and three athletes from Mexico in the 100 final. WATCH: Christian Lyon wins 100m dash at America GamesThe America Games is a multi-sport event sanctioned by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The event invites athletes from FISU member countries of North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean to participate in the regional event. USA Team has athletes competing in 10 Olympic sports and three Paralympic events against 1,200 athletes and more than 20 competing countries.This past year, … [Read more...] about Fountain-Fort Carson alum Christian Lyon travels to Brazil, comes home with gold
Last week’s arrest of Marina Butina, the 29-year-old operative who allegedly wielded sex as a weapon to spy for Russia, revealed not one but two channels into American power pursued by Russian intelligence. We’ve known for a while now that the Russians have attempted to use the NRA, and America’s love affair with guns, to shape the nation’s politics. But Butina’s other “backdoor” was more surprising: the faith community, which she infiltrated through the National Prayer Breakfast. The annual National Prayer Breakfast dates back to 1953, and every US president since Eisenhower has regularly attended, along with much of Congress, foreign heads of state and high officials. Invitations to the seemingly bland event come on congressional letterhead. And yet the breakfast is entirely organized by and funded through a private and deeply secretive Christian organization called the Fellowship, known by its innermost members as “The Family.” … [Read more...] about Why the Christian Right has embraced Putin
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