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UFC power rankings: Which is the No. 1 weight class in the UFC?

ESPN
The UFC has fighters ranging from 115 pounds to more than twice that weight. Yet size does not matter very much when it comes to assessing where the greatest fights are. Some weight classes are top-heavy, featuring dominant champions no one can match. Other divisions draw their intrigue from a......

Russia dominates nuclear power supply chains — and the West needs to prepare now to be independent in the future

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Wind turbine and cooling towers of the Cruas-Meysse nuclear power plant in France, April 12, 2021. Jean-Marie HOSATTE | Gamma-Rapho | Getty Images Russia’s war in Ukraine has pushed countries around the globe to wean themselves from Russian oil and......

Power outage: Canes clamp Rangers in Game 2

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The New York Rangers had relied on their power play to spark them offensively during the regular season and their first-round Stanley Cup playoff win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. But against the Carolina Hurricanes, the best penalty-killing team in the NHL, they’re experiencing a power outage that cost them in......

In blow to Biden climate goals, Entergy shuts nuclear power plant

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U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on infrastructure investments at the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 324 training facility in Howell, Michigan, U.S. October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 20 (Reuters) – Entergy Corp (ETR.N) said on Friday it has......

Goodbye, American soft power: McDonald’s exiting Russia after 32 years is the end of an era

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Soviet customers stand in line outside the just opened first McDonald’s in the Soviet Union on January 31, 1990 at Moscow’s Pushkin Square. Vitaly Armand | Afp | Getty Images It was 4 a.m. and a trickle of Russians had......

Calif. Powers Mater Dei, Bosco Top Preseason Power 25 Rankings

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTY4MjYyNDgzNDAwMjcxMTI1/bruce-rollinson-p1-bigjpg.jpg John Garcia Jr. Spring football provides a first impression of what may come during the fall months, when it counts, on the high school football field.  With prep powers from coast to coast beginning to wrap up showcases, SBLive and Sports Illustrated connected to launch the preseason Power 25......

MLB Power Rankings: A new No. 1 and a hot AL squad makes its top-3 debut

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A close race for the most dominant team in baseball has begun to emerge six weeks into the 2022 MLB season. Who prevailed in the battle of the coasts this week — the Los Angeles Dodgers or the New York Yankees ? And while those squads continue to battle for......

Four countries pledge tenfold rise in EU offshore wind power capacity

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A fishing boat sails in front of wind turbines through the Thyboron Canal in Jutland, Denmark, March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ESBJERG PORT, Denmark, May 18 (Reuters) – Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark on Wednesday pledged to build at least......

A huge tidal power testing facility is looking to simulate decades of harsh sea conditions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An image of the £4.6 million FastBlade facility. Scotland has a long association with North Sea oil and gas production, but in recent years it’s also become a hub for companies and projects focused on tidal power and marine energy......

MLS Power Rankings: Dallas looks like a challenger to LA’s duopoly

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For the vast majority of this season, both Los Angeles clubs — LAFC and the LA Galaxy — have been at the sharp end of our Power Rankings, with seemingly few challengers in the Western Conference. While the Black and Gold are still on top, despite a tough loss to......

MLB power rankings: Yankees jump Dodgers as top team

Sports Illustrated
The Angels and Reds each threw no-hitters last week. The former served as a symbolic step forward and made the club’s shortcomings of the recent past feel ever so distant. The latter was pulled off by a team in the midst of a historically awful start, in front of an announced crowd of just......

WNBA Power Rankings: Mystics up, Storm down and Dream continuing to surprise

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7:00 AM ET Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer Ten days into the 2022 WNBA season,......

New NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus which players benefited most from the draft

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6:40 AM ET NFL NationESPN While the long-term story of the 2022 NFL draft will be how the draftees pan out years from now, this version of the NFL Power Rankings is taking more of an immediate approach. Instead of breaking down the rookies (there will be plenty of time......

New NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus which players benefited most from the draft

ESPN
6:40 AM ET NFL NationESPN While the long-term story of the 2022 NFL draft will be how the draftees pan out years from now, this version of the NFL Power Rankings is taking more of an immediate approach. Instead of breaking down the rookies (there will be plenty of time......

S.Africa’s Eskom increases length of daily power cut for start of week

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JOHANNESBURG, May 15 (Reuters) – South Africa’s state power utility Eskom said on Sunday that it would increase the hours of daily power cut for Monday and Tuesday because it lost more generation capacity over the weekend. The beleaguered company, which runs 15 ageing coal-fired power stations, resumed more than......

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