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While the aggressive pursuit of money can lead to stress, burdens, and discontent, money can and does assist humans with their sustenance. Aim yourself with a good minimalist wallet and start saving. This chapter gives tips on how to make money without the need for a restrictive schedule or permanent residence. While many of these jobs require an internet connection, you might not even need to own an internet-connected device; many public libraries offer free access to Internet-connected computers.

Craigslist

72 different countries have access to Craigslist and its region-based forum listings. Craigslist lets user’s post available jobs and gigs that they need to hire for. Potential hires can browse these postings and apply for the ones that interest them. If you reside in an area that has internet access, then you stand to earn money working on Craigslist posters.

Translation

If you spend time in various countries, chances are good that you have the ability to speak more than one language proficiently. If this is the case, consider doing translation work. The people who provide these jobs seek out individuals who can translate text from one language to another. People who know languages from two different continents, like English and Japanese, are especially sought after. Because they tend to pay by the word, many of these jobs let workers set their own schedule and turn in completed projects over the internet.

Ghostwriting

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Ghostwriting is another great job for frequent travelers. Ghostwriting also pays by the word, so ghostwriters can choose their own hours, pick up whatever amount of work they please, and work from nearly anywhere that has an internet connection and a keyboard. In addition, ghostwriters of non-fiction publications report the added benefit of learning a great amount about the subjects that they research for their work.

Virtual Assistance

This broadly defined job involves a variety of tasks involving helping clients through virtual platforms like Skype and email. Furthermore, you may be asked to assist with menial virtual tasks like updating web pages and entering data. If you have a fair amount of familiarity with virtual platforms, consider working in virtual assistance. Most often, virtual assistants can work from anywhere that they have an internet connected device. As of 2016, internet access is available in 178 different countries.

Transcribing

Transcribing involves typing out word-for-word all of the words spoken in video or audio files. In other words, transcribers convert spoken word to text. Many of these jobs allow workers to work from home and submit their completed projects online. In addition, they allow transcribers the freedom to choose a schedule that works for them as they pay either by the word or by the task.

Affiliate Marketing

This job provides its performers with great levels of freedom and autonomy but does not guarantee income. Affiliate marketing involves getting other people to sign up for programs or purchase products using your affiliate link. For example, say you run a wildly popular blog. You then write and post a blog post that details all of the benefits of air fryers. Then, somewhere in that post, you paste your affiliate link into a couple different models of air fryers on Amazon. Whenever one of your readers clicks one of your affiliate links and purchases the product through that link, you get a portion of the sale price. Benefits of affiliate marketing include the ability to choose hours worked, flexible work location, zero start-up costs, no bosses, and theoretically unlimited profits.

Blogging

Generating profits from blogging requires a great deal of effort. However, with enough dedication, blogging can turn into a lucrative endeavor that lets you choose your own hours and subject matter. If your blog gets enough momentum, it can turn into a greatly successful source of passive income. Bloggers make money through advertisements, affiliate links, and membership fees.

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Advertisements placed on blogs can turn a profit for the blogger. Three types of advertisements for this platform exist CPM, CPC, and private. CPM advertisements pay bloggers a fixed amount of money for every one thousand readers who get shown the advertisement. On the other hand, readers must interact with CPC advertisements in order for the blogger to get paid. CPC advertisements pay a predetermined amount of money every time a reader clicks on one. In addition, you have the option of selling space to private advertisers. Private advertisers will pay you for the privilege of posting their advertisement on your blog. You get paid the same regardless of how many readers click or view it. However, you must be able to prove that your blog gets lots of traffic in order to appeal to these private advertisers.

Finally, membership fees can make you money as a blogger. This is totally optional, but you can charge readers a monthly fee that they pay in exchange for access to exclusive content not available to anyone who does not pay.

Waste Picking

Did you know that countless individuals and organizations discard materials that fetch a price on the market? For example, many modernized nations have recycling programs in place that offer a small amount of money in exchange for an aluminum can, plastic bottle, or glass bottle. Scrap metals sell for considerable sums of cash as well. Consider waste picking as a source of income. If you collect a big bag full of recyclable materials, you might be able to trade them in for a decent handful of money, depending on your location.

Waste picking provides a benefit to the communities in which it is practiced. Waste pickers remove litter from the environment, cut down consumption levels by sending materials to be recycled, and free up space in landfills. In return, waste pickers enjoy their choice of working hours.

In the year 1988, it was estimated that at least one percent of the world’s population made their living by waste picking.

Video Content

Video content websites and platforms like YouTube enable users to make a living creating content. For this method, you will need a video camera as you can only make money off of original videos that you create and upload. Money is made when you link your Google AdSense account to your YouTube account. Google places advertisements at the start of and in the middle of content creator’s videos. When viewers click on or interact with those advertisements, the video’s uploader gets paid. Successful YouTubers report earning between fifty cents and two dollars for every thousand views that their content gets. Consider documenting and uploading your minimalist travel experiences.

Wizards are nearing important decision involving Jordan McRae’s two-way contract – NBCSports.com

Wizards are nearing important decision involving Jordan McRae’s two-way contract – NBCSports.com

The 2019 NBA All-Star weekend is in the books. Now, where were we?

Ah, right, the Wizards in pursuit of an Eastern Conference playoff berth. Washington returns to practice Wednesday and to game action Friday at Charlotte. Before all that, a quick reset and look ahead. 

Yes, things were bumpy before the weeklong break – Washington lost its final two games and seven of 10 to match a season-worst record 10 games under .500. Fortunately, the Wizards (24-34) play in the Eastern Conference which means those postseason hopes remain within arm’s reach (though having Giannis Antetokounmpo’s cartoonish wingspan would help).

Sitting in 11th place, the Wizards must pass three teams to reach the playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons. Five teams – Charlotte, Detroit, Miami, Orlando, and Washington – are effectively vying for the final two playoffs spots. The Wizards are 2.5 games back of the Magic, which entered the break winning five in a row, three behind eighth-seeded Pistons, and trail the Hornets by 3.5.

Based on projections from the research website Basketball-Reference, the Magic and Pistons seize the final two berths with 38 wins. For 39 wins, the Wizards must finish 15-9 over their last 24 games. That would become their best stretch of the season considering Washington’s longest winning streak of the season is only three.

Good news: The Wizards have the sixth easiest remaining strength of schedule.

Related news: The Magic has the third easiest, Pistons seventh.

Potentially uh-oh news: Washington, a dismal 7-23 on the road this season, returns with three of four games away from home. 

That’s a lot working against the Wizards. There is where it would be cool to show a stat that provides additional confidence. That’s not happening. There won’t be numbers reflecting downside either beyond the current slide. 

That’s because with John Wall undergoing season-ending Achilles heel surgery, Otto Porter and Markieff Morris playing elsewhere, and several new players on the roster, season-long statistics no longer apply.

Consider the Wizards’ current nine-man rotation based on recent usage. Of those nine, only two-time All-Star Bradley Beal remains in the same role as when the season began. 

Tomas Satoransky and Thomas Bryant moved up the depth chart because of injuries elsewhere. That’s somewhat the case with Jeff Green, though only Beal could rival the veteran’s forward consistency this season. Chasson Randle, now the primary backup point guard, bounced back and forth between the NBA and the G-League for chunks of the season.

The others – Trevor Ariza, Jabari Parker, Wesley Johnson, and Bobby Portis – were not on the team for the opening six weeks of the season. The non-Ariza’s arrived less than two weeks ago. This is effectively a new team, which adds additional challenges for Brooks. 

The unknown is perhaps also Washington’s best hope. 

We could assume plenty, namely that this core is less talented than the one that included Wall, Porter, and Morris. Of course, that group struggled significantly when the season tipped, losing six of seven. 

Meanwhile, the Wizards’ record since Dec. 28 is just a tick underwater (11-12), which isn’t bad when considering the overall record and recent stumbles. Yes, we just explained that many of the current players are new. The enhanced focus and consistency displayed during this stretch should remain with Beal, Ariza, and Green in primary roles. 

We can also note the Wizards are 2-2 in the four games since the pre-deadline deals that brought Portis, Parker, and Johnson to Washington. The last two games, both losses, were without Satoransky, who was away from the team for the birth of his first child. His absence led to several quirky lineups as Brooks tried making do without his lone proven point guard. 

There’s also the notion of the Wizards receiving a more extended look at Portis, a 2019 restricted free agent and possible starting power forward of the future. Portis is averaging 19 points per game while shooting 54.5 percent on 3-pointers. That accuracy isn’t sustainable, but it’s unclear his overall ceiling after only four games with his new team. 

Additional depth may come in the form of rookie Troy Brown. Washington’s 2018 first-round pick missed the prior six games after suffering a grade-2 sprained ankle against Milwaukee Feb. 2. Before the break, Brooks stated he anticipated Brown returning after the break, though without a specific timeline.  Whether the head coach uses the 6-foot-6 wing regularly as long as Washington remains in the playoff race is another story. 

Future thinking receives headliner status for the remainder of this season. We at least know big decisions lie ahead. Whether this new-ish group finds a playoff groove is part of the unknown.

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Cain Velasquez blames injury for loss; Ngannou disagrees – Yahoo Sports

Cain Velasquez blames injury for loss; Ngannou disagrees – Yahoo Sports

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Francis Ngannou celebrates his KO victory over Cain Velasquez in their heavyweight bout during UFC Fight Night at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Feb. 17, 2019 in Phoenix. (Getty Images)

PHOENIX — The finish of the main event in the UFC’s first full card on ESPN was eerily similar to its first bout on Fox more than seven years ago.

Cain Velasquez, who is regarded widely as one of the greatest heavyweights in mixed martial arts history, came out on the losing end of both. In 2011, he injured a knee and lost his heavyweight title to Junior dos Santos in just over a minute.

it ended with Velasquez stopped in just seconds.” data-reactid=”33″ type=”text”>On Sunday in the main event of UFC on ESPN 1 at the Talking Stick Resort Arena, Velasquez again had the mega-platform to vault himself to superstardom and again, it ended with Velasquez stopped in just seconds.

The difference this time, though, is with how the finish came.

In 2011, there was no question that Velasquez was injured when he was knocked out.

26-second KO victory.” data-reactid=”36″ type=”text”>On Sunday, Velasquez’s left knee clearly buckled and he went down awkwardly during an exchange with Francis Ngannou. He said he injured the inside of his left knee and was never hit. Ngannou pointed to a short uppercut he threw as the reason for the 26-second KO victory.

demolishing Travis Browne at UFC 200 on July 9, 2016, in Las Vegas in what was the last fight of the UFC’s ownership by brothers Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta.” data-reactid=”39″ type=”text”>Regardless of how the finish came about, it was cruel as can be for Velasquez, who endured two back surgeries and missed more than 31 months after demolishing Travis Browne at UFC 200 on July 9, 2016, in Las Vegas in what was the last fight of the UFC’s ownership by brothers Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta.

The company was sold for more than $4.2 billion the next day, but Sunday’s appearance was Velasquez’s first under WME’s stewardship.

He was downcast and appeared to fight back tears as he spoke about the finish. He insisted he was not punched.

“Taking that one step I did with my left foot, I just felt something pop,” Velasquez said. “When I tried to take another step, it just gave out. My knee gave out on me. I can’t believe that happened. Going in 100 percent healthy, 100 percent ready and just to have this freak accident, I can’t even believe it. It’s just hard, but that’s sports. It’s what happens sometimes.”

Asked if he felt a punch, Velasquez shook his head no and said, “It was just the knee, you know? He didn’t even touch me.”

Ngannou, the hardest puncher in the UFC, saw it vastly differently. Replays seem to support his view. Velasquez threw two high kicks and then an Ngannou punch seemed to graze the top of the former Arizona State All-American wrestler’s head. Velasquez took a step forward and replays show Ngannou throws an uppercut and Velasquez’s head snaps. That’s at the point where his knee seemed to give out.

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Francis Ngannou lands the finishing blows against Cain Velasquez on Sunday in Phoenix. (Getty Images)

UFC president Dana White said he hadn’t spoken to either Velasquez or Ngannou, but said his first thought was that Velasquez’s knee did buckle. But he said, “Francis Ngannou is a huge, strong powerful guy and when he’s throwing those kinds of punches, yeah.”

He didn’t finish the thought, but the implication was clear.

Ngannou had no question. He’s one of those power punchers who doesn’t need to take a massive swing to score a knockout. In his prime during the 1940s, former heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis is reputed to have knocked opponents cold with a punch that traveled no more than six inches.

Ngannou’s vicious left-hook knockout of Alistair Overeem at UFC 218 on Dec. 2, 2017.” data-reactid=”68″ type=”text”>Ngannou has that kind of game-changing power. In the teaser previewing the fight that was shown in the arena, heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, Velasquez’s close friend and training partner, made light of Ngannou’s vicious left-hook knockout of Alistair Overeem at UFC 218 on Dec. 2, 2017.

“We’re still searching space for Overeem’s head,” Cormier said while doing a voiceover on the teaser.

he lost a five-round decision in a title fight with Stipe Miocic at UFC 220 and then stunk up the joint in a curious loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC 226.” data-reactid=”70″ type=”text”>It was only July when Ngannou’s career seemed to thud to a halt, after he lost a five-round decision in a title fight with Stipe Miocic at UFC 220 and then stunk up the joint in a curious loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC 226.

On Sunday, though, Ngannou did what he wanted to do, and if there was an injury, it was the result, he said, of his punches.

“The knee buckled after the uppercut on his chin,” Ngannou said. “There is video about it and you will see.”

There is no skill in professional sports that is more useful to an athlete than one-punch knockout power is to a fighter. A 100-mph fastball still has to get over the plate and a slugger still has to put the bat on the ball. A golfer who can drive it 40 yards further than everyone else has a huge advantage, if he keeps the ball in play. A great shooter in basketball means a team is never out of a game, but the shooter still needs to have teammates get him the ball in good positions. But a fighter who can knock you out with one shot can win any fight at any time.

If Ngannou ever straps that UFC heavyweight title belt around his waist, it will be solely because of that power.

On a scale of 1-10, Ngannou’s punching power is a 25. After Velasquez went down, Ngannou finished him violently, landing two massive hammer fists from the top after Velasquez collapsed and his knees fell awkwardly underneath him.

which is a light heavyweight title fight on March 2 between champion Jon Jones and Anthony Smith, but also to build the profile of several fighters on the undercard.” data-reactid=”80″ type=”text”>The UFC was expecting a huge audience on ESPN and wanted to use the interest in the Velasquez-Ngannou fight to help create interest in not only the next pay-per-view, which is a light heavyweight title fight on March 2 between champion Jon Jones and Anthony Smith, but also to build the profile of several fighters on the undercard.

Kron Gracie, the son of the legendary Rickson Gracie, one of the founders of the UFC, submitted Alex Caceres in just over two minutes with a rear naked choke earlier in the card, becoming the first member of his family to win in the UFC since Royce Gracie at UFC 4 in 1994.” data-reactid=”81″ type=”text”>Kron Gracie, the son of the legendary Rickson Gracie, one of the founders of the UFC, submitted Alex Caceres in just over two minutes with a rear naked choke earlier in the card, becoming the first member of his family to win in the UFC since Royce Gracie at UFC 4 in 1994.

There was a breathtakingly brutal welterweight bout between Vicente Luque and Bryan Barbarena that had the crowd roaring and ended with a perfect knee by Luque in the waning moments.

But the main event didn’t deliver when Velasquez’s body failed him again.

“He had so much talent and so much potential but those injuries, man, they just killed him,” a disappointed White said. “We had him teed up for that fight years ago with Junior dos Santos and then we had him teed up again tonight for this fight on ESPN with millions of people watching.”

Velasquez seemed to indicate he wants to go on, pending his health. If he can get back anywhere close to where he once was, the UFC will have an embarrassment of riches at heavyweight with Cormier, Miocic, Velasquez and Ngannou.

But given his history, there is reason to question whether he can make it back.

For Ngannou, he has his sights set firmly on the title. He took a shot at former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar for talking smack but never showing up to fight, and said his goal is to fight for the title.

until Cormier is healthy, everything is on hold.” data-reactid=”90″ type=”text”>Given that Cormier is injured, there’s no plan for his next fight. The UFC would love to make Cormier-Lesnar, but until Cormier is healthy, everything is on hold.

The only thing not on hold is Ngannou’s dreams.

“I want that title,” he said repeatedly during the post-fight news conference.

He learned his lessons from mistakes in the past, he said, and insisted he’s a changed man.

“I know how to do things the right way now,” Ngannou said.

As long as he has that kind of thunder in his hands, he’s out of no fight. And he remains a threat no matter how badly he’s behind or how good the opponent is in front of him.

Velasquez found that out the hard way Sunday.

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Adam Silver on Dirk Nowitzki: ‘I saw him painfully running up and down the court, and I think it was clear that this was going to be his last season’ – Yahoo Sports

Adam Silver on Dirk Nowitzki: ‘I saw him painfully running up and down the court, and I think it was clear that this was going to be his last season’ – Yahoo Sports

Don’t expect that to be a permanent change.

Don’t expect it never to happen again, either.

five starters chosen by fans, players and media and the seven reserves selected by coaches, NBA commissioner Adam Silver named Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki extra All-Stars.” data-reactid=”21″ type=”text”>In addition to the five starters chosen by fans, players and media and the seven reserves selected by coaches, NBA commissioner Adam Silver named Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki extra All-Stars.

“I didn’t think about it in terms of the next year or whether there will be other opportunities,” Silver said. “I think that, as a league, I like to think we have the flexibility, when there are special occasions.”

Except 1971-73, when they went a whopping 14 deep, All-Star rosters have had 10, 11 or 12 players. It’d been 12 the last 36 All-Star games.

Meanwhile, the league has grown larger than ever. There are now 30 teams.

It’s harder than ever for players to become All-Stars.” data-reactid=”25″ type=”text”>The result: It’s harder than ever for players to become All-Stars.

The NBA should use adding Wade and Nowitzki as a springboard to keeping All-Star rosters at 13 players. Going forward, the extra spot should go to someone deserving based on their current play, not used as a lifetime achievement award. Two players snubbed annually now usually deserve All-Star status based on historical standards.

Plus, 13-player All-Star rosters would match regular-season active rosters, which expanded to 13 in 2011. Most current players have spent their entire career with 13-player active rosters. It has become strange to have just 12 in the All-Star game.

supported expanding All-Star rosters – views this as a “special occasion.”” data-reactid=”28″ type=”text”>But Silver – who once said he supported expanding All-Star rosters – views this as a “special occasion.”

“I thought it was a very unique situation in which you had two NBA champions, two NBA players who had long, fantastic careers, both of whom had been All-Stars multiple times in their career,” Silver said, “and both of whom, in the case of Dwyane Wade, had already announced it was going to be his last season. In the case of Dirk Nowitzki, I saw him painfully running up and down the court, and I think it was clear that this was going to be his last season. And it just seemed like a wonderful opportunity to honor two greats.”

Whoa, that is harsh about Nowitzki. (Also accurate.)

This is a nice honor for Wade and Nowitzki. But it’s also an opportunity to normalize 13-player All-Star rosters.

Hopefully, the NBA isn’t slow to seize it.

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NBA All-Star Weekend 2019: Jayson Tatum edges Trae Young to win Skills Challenge in thrilling fashion – CBS Sports

NBA All-Star Weekend 2019: Jayson Tatum edges Trae Young to win Skills Challenge in thrilling fashion – CBS Sports

The first event of NBA All-Star Saturday Night is in the books, and it did not disappoint. Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics took down Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks to win the Skills Challenge in thrilling fashion.

Falling behind after the layup portion, Tatum launched a halfcourt shot that banked in off the glass to steal the trophy away from Young. 

The event started in creative fashion, as Karl-Anthony Towns — a former participant — and rapper Ludacris picked numbers from a big screen to match up the competitors. 

From there, the single-elimination bracket played out, with plenty of excitement in the first few rounds, especially from Young. The rookie snuck in a deep 3-pointer just ahead of the shot from Sacramento Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox in their first-round matchup. 

After beating Fox, Young then moved on to face fellow rookie Luka Doncic. Those two, of course, will always be connected after being traded for each other on draft night last summer. Most people feel the Mavericks won that trade, but Young won this matchup, getting past Doncic to get to the title. 

On the other side of the bracket, Tatum started out against veteran Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, and was well behind after struggling with the pass. Conley, however, couldn’t make the 3-pointer, and Tatum came from behind to win. Tatum’s second-round matchup with Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic followed in similar fashion, as he advanced to the championship round. 

Afterwards, defending champ Spencer Dinwiddie — unable to compete due to injury — called out Tatum and challenged him at next year’s All-Star Saturday Night. 

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NFL reaches financial settlement with Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid – Yahoo Sports

NFL reaches financial settlement with Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid – Yahoo Sports

In a stunning decision, quarterback Colin Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid have reached a financial settlement with the NFL in their joint collusion complaint against the league and will take no further action in the case. While sources declined to offer specifics for the decision, Yahoo Sports was told on prior occasions that Kaepernick and Reid would only settle the complaint if a lucrative financial agreement was reached between the players and the NFL.

The league and Kaepernick’s attorneys released a statement Friday saying the matter had been resolved confidentially. As part of that confidentiality, it is believed both sides signed a non-disclosure agreement agreeing not to speak publicly about details of the case or settlement.

“For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL,” the statement said. “As a result of those discussions, the parties have decided to resolve the pending grievances. The resolution of this matter is subject to a confidentiality agreement so there will be no further comment by any party.”

The agreement comes on the doorstep of the final hearing in the Kaepernick case, which was set to take place before arbitrator Stephen Burbank this month. Kaepernick had alleged the league conspired to keep him out after he began kneeling during the national anthem in 2016. Multiple NFL players adopted Kaepernick’s protest in 2017, hoping to draw attention to social justice and racial inequality issues. The actions sparked a political firestorm from President Donald Trump and the furor became such a central issue for the league for nearly one year that it instituted a rule that banned protests during the national anthem. That rule has since been shelved by the NFL and now appears to be dead, for all intents and purposes.

The NFLPA also released a statement Friday, supporting the settlement between the league and players.

“Today, we were informed by the NFL of the settlement of the Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid collusion cases,” the NFLPA said. “We are not privy to the details of the settlement, but support the decision by the players and their counsel. We continuously supported Colin and Eric from the start of their protests, participated with their lawyers throughout their legal proceedings and were prepared to participate in the upcoming trial in pursuit of both truth and justice for what we believe the NFL and its clubs did to them. We are glad that Eric has earned a job and a new contract [from the Carolina Panthers], and we continue to hope that Colin gets his opportunity as well.”

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Legend of the America and current Mexican politician mocked Cruz Azul after the defeat

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The former Valladolid player said that America is better than Pumas, then favorite in the tie

The governor of the state of Morelos, in Mexico, Cuauhtémoc Blanco, mocked Cruz Azul after the defeat he suffered yesterday in the semifinal match against Monterrey when he said that fans of “La Máquina” will be left crying when finishing the game back next Saturday.

The former American player added that it is very likely that “Los Rayados” will eliminate “Los Cementeros”, highlighting their fanaticism for the “Águilas” squad since he was a child.

Cuauhtémoc Blanco was elected governor of Morelos for the period 2018-2024 (Photo: Government of Morelos)

“Maybe Monterrey is going to eliminate it and there will be some of Cruz Azul crying, but we are Americanists and we want our team to pass from the age of six,” said the former mayor of the municipality of Cuernavaca.

As for the tie that the Americas will hold against Pumas in the other semifinal of the 2018 Apertura tournament of Liga MX, Blanco Bravo assured that the Americanist squad is better than the university team and that for this reason, the Coapa team will reach the great end of the tournament.

“America is a better team than Pumas and you are forbidden to lose with them from the basic forces,” the official explained to the press that was present.

Cuauhtémoc Blanco was mayor of the municipality of Cuernavaca from 2015 to 2018 (Photo: City Hall of Cuernavaca)

The holder of the executive power of the state of Morelos mocked two of America’s bitter rivals during an event that was held to give recognition to the U-17 footballer Fatima Arellano , who won the second place in the World Cup a few days ago. the specialty with the Mexican team.

“Los Azulcremas” face “Los Universitarios” on Thursday in the first leg of the tie in Ciudad Universitaria, while the return match will be next Sunday at Estadio Azteca .

2-1. New Zealand scores the fastest goal of the World and takes the bronze

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The New Zealand team managed to score the fastest goal of the Women’s U17 World Cup in Uruguay, thanks to the goal of forwarding Grace Wisnewski in the first minute and managed to get the bronze for the first time after beating Canada 2-1.

The ‘Kiwis’ did not wait much and at 19 seconds forward Grace Wisnewski, 16, scored the first goal of the match.

A minute later, Canada was close to getting a draw from outside the box, but it was cleared by goalkeeper Anna Leat.

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The advantage obtained by the ocean was no excuse to relax and the ‘young football ferns’ continued to press without giving respite to Canada.

The second goal of the New Zealanders did not wait and the 13 minutes Wisnewski took the double with a right that beat the Canadian goalkeeper Anna Karpenko. The goal that was the result of a collective movement of the ocean.

The Americans did not give up and began to move closer and closer to the New Zealand goal, especially the forward and top scorer of the Jordy Huitema team. But none of the shots were fruitful.

After some changes, Canada put all the meat in the spit in the second half, focused on the attacks and after a few minutes tried to get the first goal with a header from captain Huitema, but the keeper ‘kiwi’ broke the attempt.

Wisnewski returned to shoot at goal to get his third goal of the match – fourth of the tournament – but he miscalculated and the ball hit the post.

Canada’s aggressive play came in the 64th minute when Lara Kazandjian scored a tough target after dodging the opposition and firing with the left to the goal.

The entrance of the Americans to the game made the New Zealanders nervous and increased the morale of the Canadians.

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Meanwhile, Caitlin Shaw was close, several times to get the tie, but could never score the desired goal.

– Datasheet:

2. New Zealand: Anna Leat; Mackenzie Barry, Hannah Mackay-Wright, Aneka Mittendorff; Marisa Van Der Meer, Macey Fraser (m.55, Maya Hahn), Gabi Rennie (m.75, Britney Cunningham-Lee), Amelia Abbot, Grace Wisnewski; Maggie Jenkins and Kelli Brown.

Coach: Song Sung Gwon.

1. Canada: Anna Karpenko; Julianne Vallernd (m.46, Ariel Young, m.87, Sonia Walk), Maya Antoine, Jade Rose; Caitlin Shaw, Lara Kazandjian, Jayde Riviere, Wayny Balata; Andersen Williams (m.46, Jessica de Filippo), Jordyn Huitema and Kalia Novak.

Coach: Rhian Wilkinson.

Goals: 1-0, m.1: Grace Wisnewski. 2-0, m.13: Grace Wisnewski. 2-1, m.64: Lara Kazandjian.

Referee: The German Riem Hussein. Aneka Mittendorff (m.33), Mackenzie Barry (m.84) and Kelli Brown (m.91).

Incidences: corresponding match for the third place of the Women’s U17 World Championship that takes place at the Charrúa stadium in Montevideo.

Humiliation, whistles, and resignation: the 12 worst minutes in the history of the Lakers

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LeBron James and company were booed by their audience at the Staples Center after closing the first quarter with an extremely unfavorable score of 17-42.

LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers are unable to maintain a regular performance so far this season of the NBA after staging a new loss to the Toronto Raptors in their Staples Center. The humiliation suffered in the first quarter of the game was such that his audience did not forgive him.

The Spanish-Congolese Serge Ibaka broke his record of scoring (34 points) and completed one of his most brilliant performances with 10 rebounds and a 15/17 series in the shot so that the Raptors, without Kawhi Leonard, abused the team’s home by Luke Walton for 107-121.

The Canadians drew blood with an overwhelming start that no one could imagine at the Staples Center. They were placed with an advantage of 31 points (10-41) minutes before reaching the end of the first quarter, with an Ibaka print, author of 20 points in an immaculate series of 8/8 in the shot.

The Lakers, on the other hand, seemed like a crude copy of themselves. In fact, never in the history of the franchise, the team finished 25 points below (17-42) after the first 12 minutes.

No speed, no defense, no effort, and no competitive spirit, the team continued sunk (21-50) even without the Raptors on the court. Only the return of “King” James breathed some energy into his own to close the gap, momentarily, to 20 points (36-56).

However, the “Showtime” led by Ibaka returned in style, with stratospheric mates included, to return the 31 lead (38-69) and cause some boos in the pavilion.

And although there were more efforts from James (56-74, 79-96), the Los Angeles blunder from the perimeter (0/8 until well into the third quarter) weighed as much as the slab of Ibaka or the absolute domain of the game by Lowry.

Luke Walton seemed to miss the game and left James on the bench in the final period. The former Cleveland Cavaliers added 18 points and 6 assists in 28 minutes and saw how his team was overwhelmed by visitors.

Raptors and Celtics win again; the Thunder recover; the Rockets sink

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The dominance of the Toronto Raptors and the Boston Celtics, as leading teams of the Eastern Conference, remained another day in the NBA to get both separate triumphs of locals.

While in the Western Conference, the Oklahoma City Thunder repeated their triumph for the second consecutive game and left behind their losing start, something the Houston Rockets could not do that sank with their fourth straight loss.

Forward Kawhi Leonard got 31 points in 37 minutes of action, and in his return as Raptors starter, he led them to a 129-112 victory over the Philadelphia Sixers.

The Toronto team, with a 7-1 record, marches first in the Atlantic Division and is second in the Eastern Conference, behind only the Milwaukee Bucks, who remain unbeaten so far this season with a 7-0 record. , after last night they beat the Raptors, who played without Leonard having rest.

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The Lithuanian pivot Jonas Valanciunas, who came out of the reserve, emerged as a second highest scorer to get 23 points that left him sixth player of the Raptors.

The Canadian team finished with six players who had double-digit numbers, including the five starters, with point guard Kyle Lowry, who contributed a double-double of 20 points and 12 assists.

The Cameroonian center Joel Embiid contributed double-double of 31 points and 11 rebounds, which left him as the leader of the attack of the Sixers (4-4), who still do not win a game outside their field.

Base Kyrie Irving came up with his best inspirations and led the Celtics in the full-thrilling triumph they won 108-105 against the Detroit Pistons.

After having a partial advantage of 10 points at the end of the third period (81-71), the Celtics depended on the two points and three, respectively, scored by Irving and forward Jayson Tatum, in the 12 seconds of regulation time. ensure the victory after the base Ish Smith, with a triple, put the partial 103-102.

With their third consecutive win, the Celtics (5-2) remain in second place in the Atlantic Division.

Tatum got 16 points as the Celtics’ second-highest scorer (5-2) who had five players with double-digit numbers, including backup power forward Marcus Morris who hit 15 and grabbed nine rebounds.

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The Pistons (4-2), after starting the new season with a 4-0 streak, lost the second consecutive game, even though power forward Blake Griffin had a double-double of 24 points and 15 rebounds, which They left the front of the attack and the inner game.

Another tall man, center Andre Drumond also finished with a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds, while guard Reggie Bullock contributed 16 points.

Forward Paul George managed a double-double of 32 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks that allowed the Thunder to easily win 128-110 over the Los Angeles Clippers.

While point guard Russell Westbrook also excelled in the Thunder’s offense by contributing another 32 points, he handed out eight assists, grabbed four rebounds, recovered three balls and was the same he lost.

The Thunder (2-4) added consecutive victories after having started the new season with a 0-4 record and confirmed the improvement they have achieved both in their individual and team games.

Along with George and Westbrook, New Zealander center Steven Adams managed a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Thunder, which had five players with double-digit numbers.

The Clippers (4-3), third in the Pacific Division, had the leadership of Italian power forward Danilo Gallinari, with 27 points.

The combination Damian Lillard base and Bosnian center Jusuf Nurkic, who contributed 22 points each were the leaders of the winning attack of the Portland Trail Blazers that were imposed at home by beating 85-104 to the Rockets.

Nurkic was also a leader in the indoor game by capturing 10 rebounds – nine defensive – and put a stopper in just 25 minutes he was on the field.

Meanwhile, Lillard, who also did not play most of the third period and the entire quarter, handed out seven assists as director of the attack of the Trail Blazers (5-2).

The Rockets (1-5), with baseman Chris Paul of the leading scorer, 17 points, lost the fourth straight game, the second without his star escort James Harden, who suffers a muscle strain in the left leg.

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Having reached the new season as a team with aspirations to fight for the league title, the Rockets have become the big negative surprise by losing the fourth game in their field of Toyota Center with a margin of 17 points.

The Rockets begin their biggest tour of the season with five games that will be played out of their field and there is a possibility that they all play without Harden.

In other results of the day, Charlotte won 125-113 to Miami, Cleveland won 136-114 to Atlanta, in Larry Drew’s debut as interim coach of Cleveland, visiting Sacramento beat 99-197 to Orlando and Memphis topped 107-95. to the Los Angeles Clippers.