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Thunderstorms are returning for Tuesday and a few could be strong

Showers and thunderstorms are returning on Tuesday and while they will be isolated early in the day, they could be fairly widespread later in the afternoon and evening. Some strong thunderstorms are possible both Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of a sizeable late spring front.

Tuesday will begin in the mid to low 60s with high temperatures reaching the mid 80s by the afternoon. A few showers and thunderstorms can occur in the morning, but will become much more likely from Tuesday afternoon/evening. Projections continue to show an organized complex of thunderstorms attempting to move southwest-northeast through part of the area through late Tuesday afternoon/evening. The timing of this feature remains highly questionable, but it could create damaging gusts of wind when it comes to fruition.

Temperatures will start in the upper 60s or low 70s on Wednesday morning. Wednesday’s highs hit the low 80s by mid-afternoon. Storms will increase earlier in the day on Wednesday, they could be widespread by noon. A front moving into the area will be a focal point for thunderstorm development, and some of those thunderstorms could potentially be strong to violent.

Behind Wednesday’s front, Thursday remains a bit in doubt with isolated thunderstorms a possibility early in the day, but the question is more how long this activity could last, depending on how slowly the dry air arrives. As a result, we’re going 40% to that maximum rainfall early in the day and an occasional rumble on Thursday with temperatures starting in the mid 60’s and hitting the mid 70’s in the afternoon.

Friday will be partly cloudy with temperatures starting in the mid 50’s and highs only reaching the high 70’s. Saturday will start back in the upper 50’s with mostly clear skies with high temperatures reaching the low 80’s.

The heat returns late Sunday, with temperatures starting in the low 60s and high temperatures pushing into the upper 80s. We should be mostly sunny on Sunday. Monday will start in the upper 60s with high temperatures reaching the upper 80s with dry conditions.

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RAF provides Typhoons, Chinooks and C-130J Hercules to NATO exercises in North Macedonia https://gosic.org/raf-provides-typhoons-chinooks-and-c-130j-hercules-to-nato-exercises-in-north-macedonia/ Tue, 24 May 2022 05:43:06 +0000 https://gosic.org/raf-provides-typhoons-chinooks-and-c-130j-hercules-to-nato-exercises-in-north-macedonia/

Royal Air Force personnel and aircraft take part in a major NATO exercise in North Macedonia. The annual multinational exercise, known as Exercise Swift Response, includes eight countries in three regions this year.

The exercise, which spans the Arctic, Balkans and Baltic States, will involve approximately 9,000 military personnel from 17 Allied and Partner nations. The RAF is concentrated in North Macedonia, where it has trained with forces from North Macedonia, the US, Italy, France, Montenegro, Albania and Greece.

Up to 45 aircraft are deployed in the exercise area, with the Air Force providing C-17 Globemasters, C-130J Hercules, Typhoons, Chinooks and a variety of RAF specialists. The exercise began with a high-altitude, low-opening parachute jump from a C-17 Globemaster – the first-ever long-range, high-altitude parachute deployment by a British C-17.

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The reconnaissance experts took off from RAF Brize Norton before dropping in at an altitude of 18,000ft over the Krivolak training area in North Macedonia. Once on the ground, they secured a foothold in the rugged landscape.

After the Pathfinders secured the landing zone, 180 British soldiers and 400 Italian paratroopers parachuted from an RAF C-130J Hercules. Meanwhile, RAF Chinooks were supplying more troops and light guns for the Parachute Regiment.

The Hercules remained in North Macedonia and conducted several low-altitude parachute drops into the training area. They also parachuted in heavy equipment including quads, water and rations to support troops on the ground.

As the exercise progressed, the Allies had to defend their positions and attack the enemy. They were supported by Typhoon jets flying in from Romania.

The exercise was designed to build capabilities and relationships in the region while demonstrating NATO’s ability to respond rapidly to international crises. The action in North Macedonia is one element of a broader exercise in which four multinational forces led by US Army Europe and Africa are conducting simultaneous training for airborne operations across Europe – from the far north to the Caucasus.

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]]> Pennymac plans to lay off another 207 employees https://gosic.org/pennymac-plans-to-lay-off-another-207-employees/ Mon, 23 May 2022 22:02:48 +0000 https://gosic.org/pennymac-plans-to-lay-off-another-207-employees/

California-based non-bank mortgage lender Pennymac Financial Services will lay off an additional 207 staff in June and July following a request to cut more than 230 staff in March.

According to the Worker Accommodation and Retraining Notices (WARN) submitted to the Employment Development Department (EDD) on April 28 and May 9, the company plans to cut 207 jobs in two rounds on June 27 and July 8, in letters to EDD reviewed by HousingWire.

Bumping rights do not exist for these positions and employees are not represented by a union, according to WARN notices filed by the firm. The layoffs of 190 employees at Pennymac were first reported by National Mortgage News. However, Pennymac confirmed that 207 employees will be permanently laid off in June and July, without providing details on the downsizing.

Pink slips will arrive for California employees at six offices in Thousand Oaks, Pasadena, Roseville, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and Moorpark. The latest round of WARN notices will impact 59 loan officers in offices in Thousand Oaks, Pasadena and Roseville.

The Thousand Oaks office accounted for the largest layoff notifications — of 97 employees, including 25 loan officers. Most of the other positions to be eliminated were analysts and back office operations managers. Leadership positions, such as vice presidents for underwriting and managing partial credit guarantee (PCG) transactions, will also be cut, according to Stacy Diaz, executive vice president of human resources at PennyMac, in letters to ESD.

In the Moorpark office, the company will cut 52 positions, including 14 loan officers. This site will also drop its vice president for maintenance.

Other layoffs include 35 at the Pasadena site, including 21 loan officers, 16 in Roseville, where 13 are loan officers, and 25 loan officers in Westlake Village. Pink slips will also arrive for two Agoura Hills employees.

In March, Pennymac filed WARN notices with EDD in California detailing layoff plans for 236 employees. A total of 96 positions were cut at two offices in Westlake Village, where most of those affected were home loan specialists. The Roseville office laid off 81 positions, while Pasadena lost 24, Agoura Hills lost 19 and Moorpark lost 16.

Pennymac reported pretax profit of $234.5 million in the first quarter of this year, driven by its services portfolio and about $520 billion in outstanding principal balance.

At the start of the year, Pennymac said it aimed to boost its direct-to-consumer lending business. The company announced it is investing $3.9 million to open a new mortgage origination center in Franklin, Tenn., in January to improve Pennymac’s operations coast-to-coast.” while supporting the organization’s overall growth initiative,” said Doug Jones, President and Chief Mortgage Banking Officer. officer at Pennymac.

Among its multi-channel production businesses, Pennymac’s direct-to-consumer market grew from 1.6% to 1.7% this year, according to Jones. During the first quarter earnings call with analysts, Jones said he expects the company to grow market share in this channel by leveraging the “service portfolio, new technologies and advanced data analysis capabilities”.

The corresponding channel had the largest market share in all of Pennymac’s businesses at 15.8% in the first quarter. Loan servicing followed at 4.1% and the direct broker channel followed at 2.2%.

Mortgage lenders are rushing to cut costs amid soaring mortgage rates and sharp declines in mortgage refis and lending. Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. is the latest lender to lay off staff across the country. Although Fairway did not provide comment, a dozen former employees told HousingWire they were fired by phone calls from their supervisors in the second week of May.

Other lenders, including Owner company, Performer, Mr. Cooperand Wells Fargohave also resorted to layoffs while some companies, such as Rocketoffered a voluntary buyout to some of their staff.

60% chance of 2 inches of rain by Tuesday https://gosic.org/60-chance-of-2-inches-of-rain-by-tuesday/ Mon, 23 May 2022 12:50:40 +0000 https://gosic.org/60-chance-of-2-inches-of-rain-by-tuesday/

SAN ANGELO — A series of cold fronts and atmospheric disturbances will interact across west-central Texas earlier this week, bringing a good chance of significant rainfall beginning Monday afternoon.

Showers and thunderstorms have already been developing from the Big Bend area to Ft, according to forecasters from the National Weather Service‘s San Angelo office. Stockton and will move east into the Concho Valley on Monday afternoon. These storms can produce 0.5 to 0.75 inches of rain today.

Another cold front will invade Texas Tuesday, bringing chances of rain to eastern Concho Valley counties. A trough will develop in the west on Wednesday and current models show it can produce 0.5 to 2 inches of rain, but that’s on the high end of what will actually occur.

Each of these storms can briefly develop into a severe thunderstorm, with the main threat being large hail.

On Monday afternoon the chance of rain is 60%, Monday evening 50%, Tuesday 30%, then Tuesday evening and Wednesday 50%.

This storm system is unable to produce the type of rain and runoff needed to affect the ongoing drought. Historically, during times of extreme drought, the Concho Valley has had a better-than-average chance of raining on Memorial Day weekend, Independence Day weekend, and then again on Labor Day weekend.

This is an evolving weather situation.

New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant angered by Carolina Hurricanes’ ‘cheap shot’ in Game 3 https://gosic.org/new-york-rangers-coach-gerard-gallant-angered-by-carolina-hurricanes-cheap-shot-in-game-3/ Mon, 23 May 2022 00:50:16 +0000 https://gosic.org/new-york-rangers-coach-gerard-gallant-angered-by-carolina-hurricanes-cheap-shot-in-game-3/

NEW YORK — If the Carolina Hurricanes wanted to send a message after their Game 3 loss, New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant warned they might not like the answer.

“I wasn’t happy with the Bulls — at the end of the game they initiated,” Gallant said after Rangers’ 3-1 win on Sunday that cut Carolina’s lead to 2-1 in the second round. “We didn’t do that when the games were close. They sent their boys out. That’s fine. If they want to play like that, we have the guys who can keep up with them.”

As the buzzer sounded at the end of Game 3, Carolina forward Max gave Domi Rangers defenseman Ryan Lindgren a countercheck in the New York zone. Lindgren replied to Domi with a slash. This brought all the players together on the ice, with Lindgren wrestling Domi onto the ice in a headlock.

Meanwhile, Gallant could be seen on the benches yelling angrily at Hurricanes defenseman Tony DeAngelo as the players left the ice. DeAngelo, whose contract was bought out by Rangers last summer after a series of behavioral issues, was booed by Madison Square Garden fans and targeted with derogatory chants throughout the game.

Carolina coach Rod Brind’Amour said he wasn’t aware Gallant snapped at one of his players. As for the incident with Domi after the buzzer, he said: “I didn’t really see what happened so I can’t comment.”

Gallant saw it clearly from the Rangers bench and lamented what he believed to be an attempt by the Hurricanes to message ahead of Tuesday’s Game 4 in New York.

“The game is over. You don’t send a message. We have the guy who can handle all her boys if we want to. We didn’t do it that way,” Gallant said in a not-very-disguised tone, referring to New York enforcer Ryan Reaves, who played Game 3 8:24. Reaves – one of the Rangers’ key offseason additions after missing the postseason last year – also played for Gallant with the Vegas Golden Knights.

“Domi took a cheap shot at our defender. You have a long memory to think about things. It could be on the other foot one day,” Gallant said.

Rangers won Game 3 with timely defense and superb goalkeeping from Igor Shesterkin, despite having missed a stopper from Nino Niederreiter for the only Hurricanes goal. Shesterkin stopped 43 shots in the win and helped Rangers on penalties thwart three Carolina power plays. The Rangers were credited with 17 blocked shots in the game.

New York, meanwhile, converted to its first power-play goal of the series from center Mika Zibanejad and gave Rangers the crucial lead at home.

The loss continued a postseason trend for Carolina, who have six wins at Raleigh but are yet to win a game away from home in two rounds after losing all three games in Boston in their previous series.

“It’s difficult to win away from home in this league. They played hard away today,” said Gallant. “Hopefully this series goes like (the Bostonians) and then in Game 7 we’ll find a way to win that big game in their building.”

Showers and thunderstorms stay close: NorthEscambia.com https://gosic.org/showers-and-thunderstorms-stay-close-northescambia-com/ Sun, 22 May 2022 22:22:15 +0000 https://gosic.org/showers-and-thunderstorms-stay-close-northescambia-com/

Here’s your official forecast for the North Escambia area:

This evening: showers and thunderstorms. Low at 68. South wind at 5 mph, coming east after midnight. The chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall levels between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Monday: showers and thunderstorms. High near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph blowing west in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall levels between three quarters and one inch possible.

Monday night: 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Wafts of fog after 4 a.m. Otherwise mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm winds blowing in from the east about 8 km/h after midnight.

Tuesday: 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Light fog before 9 am. Else partly sunny with a high near 84. Southerly winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy with a low around 70. South easterly winds 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: showers and thunderstorms. High near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Wednesday night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southerly winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday: showers and thunderstorms. High near 80. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday night: 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy with a low around 63.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 60.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

Saturday night: Mostly clear with a low around 65.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

Schools in Cebu receive “Siab” packages from PLDT Group, Fiberhome Tech https://gosic.org/schools-in-cebu-receive-siab-packages-from-pldt-group-fiberhome-tech/ Sun, 22 May 2022 08:26:00 +0000 https://gosic.org/schools-in-cebu-receive-siab-packages-from-pldt-group-fiberhome-tech/

THE School-in-a-Bag (Siab) by PLDT Inc. and Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) has continued to reach far-flung schools as face-to-face classes resume in Cebu province.

In partnership with PLDT and Smart Foundation Inc. (PSF) and FiberHome Technologies, PLDT and Smart recently donated Siab packages to Cabagdalan Elementary School in Balamban, Mahanlud Elementary School in Malabuyoc and Basak Elementary School in Samboan. These schools were among the pilot schools in the province to introduce limited face-to-face classes in November 2021 and were affected by the attack of Typhoon Odette (Rai) before the end of 2021.

“We are excited to extend this blessing to these schools as this package will provide our teachers and students with access to technology and connectivity and help facilitate learning for quality basic education,” said Catherine Yap-Yang, First Vice President, PLDT and Smart Group Corporate Communications.

The School-In-A-Bag underscores PLDT and Smart’s #NoLearnerLeftBehind advocacy and aims to promote inclusive education by enhancing learning in remote communities using technology.

Smart’s Siab carries a laptop, a load-sharing Smart Bro LTE Pocket WiFi, ten tablets, a teacher’s guide and digital learning resources for elementary school students. To make learning more engaging, the technology-enabled learning pack includes digital learning materials such as contextualized learning activity sheets and 10 #LearnSmart apps that teach native language literacy and numeracy.

Located in distant communities, both students and teachers share the same inevitable struggles as they negotiate mountain streams and rough roads before reaching their school. Aside from the Covid-19 pandemic, these schools have also faced challenges from Typhoon Odette.

“As we strive for improved learning, we need all the help we can get from public or private institutions like Smart to keep us going. We are really lucky because even in times like these we always feel their support, especially in providing quality basic education for our students,” said Enrico Iran, Principal of Mahanlud Primary School.

These efforts also underscore the commitment of PLDT and Smart to help the Philippines achieve United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #4 through inclusive quality education. (S)

“It’s unbelievable”: Heavy thunderstorm rolls through Toronto, one woman dead https://gosic.org/its-unbelievable-heavy-thunderstorm-rolls-through-toronto-one-woman-dead/ Sat, 21 May 2022 21:11:15 +0000 https://gosic.org/its-unbelievable-heavy-thunderstorm-rolls-through-toronto-one-woman-dead/

A woman in Brampton has died after a severe thunderstorm with “near-gale force winds”. corresponding a meteorologist, appeared out of nowhere on Saturday afternoon, Shut down water linescutting performance smash houses across Ontario.

“Wow, that’s amazing,” Weather Network meteorologist Mark Robinson said in one video delivery during the storm. Robinson crouched behind his car to avoid debris being thrown at him. “I can’t describe how strong these winds are,” he said. “It’s absolutely amazing.”

Daniel Liota, a meteorologist at Environment Canada’s storm forecasting center, told the Star that Saturday’s storm had wind speeds similar to those of a weak tornado. As a result, the agency sent out text message alerts urging residents of Ontar to seek shelter immediately. It’s the first time this has ever been done for a storm in the province, he said.

“Meteorologists are tracking a very dangerous thunderstorm that can produce destructive gusts of wind and hail of up to tons in size,” the warning said. The agency continued to warn of possible tornadoes, characterizing the storm as a “dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation.”

Tragically, that would be an accurate prediction. This was announced by the Peel regional police A woman in Brampton died Saturday after being hit by a tree during the storm.

The woman was in her 70s and walking alone in the storm when parts of a large tree fell on her, Peel Police Officer Heather Cannon told media at the scene.

“She was removed by first responders and taken to a local hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries,” Cannon said. “Who should know that something like this will happen? It’s just an absolutely tragic, tragic accident.”

At the Royal York Station in Toronto, a Subway was immobilized after driving over a tree that had been downed by the storm. Police had to evacuate stranded passengers through the tunnels.

Several trees were thrown into cars in the Riverdale area of ​​Toronto with enough force to shatter windshields.

In London, Ontario, Nicole Fice tweeted a photo her neighbor’s collapsed porch after the storm threw trees inside.

A big tree was seen completely uprooted from under the concrete in Cambridge, Ontario.

A nature lover on Twitter warned that with so many trees scattered by the storm, many squirrel and bird nests would topple over.

The images and video were posted to Twitter as Environment Canada issued the severe thunderstorm warning for the city of Toronto and surrounding areas early Saturday afternoon.

Toronto’s warning was lifted at 1:38 p.m., just minutes after the short but intense storm rolled through the city.

“The storm is well east of the GTA now,” Liota said in an interview with the star just after 2 p.m. ‘He is now moving to Northumberland Country in parts of Cottage Country. It looks like the biggest serious gamble for the Golden Horseshoe and GTA for today is pretty much over.”

Tree branches lie on Prince Edward Drive near Berry Road in Etobicoke after a brief but violent storm rolled through Toronto on Saturday afternoon.

Toronto Hydro was still assessing the extent of damage caused by the storm at the time of publication.

“We continue to respond to a series of isolated power outages and downed wires across the city stemming from this afternoon’s storm, often caused by downed trees and branches,” a spokesman said.

Toronto Hydro advised people who encounter a downed power line to stay at least 10 feet away for their own safety and to call (416) 542-8000 to report it.

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Ben Cohen is a Toronto-based reporter for the star. Follow him on Twitter: @bcohenn


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Montenegro’s billion-dollar highway faces uncertain future after years of delay https://gosic.org/montenegros-billion-dollar-highway-faces-uncertain-future-after-years-of-delay/ Sat, 21 May 2022 18:40:11 +0000 https://gosic.org/montenegros-billion-dollar-highway-faces-uncertain-future-after-years-of-delay/

PODGORICA – Eight years after the contract was signed, the first section of a controversial highway project in Montenegro funded by a massive $1 billion Chinese loan is nearing completion – but it still faces lingering questions on his future.

Once hailed by China as a landmark deal under the Belt and Road Initiative – its global infrastructure project – the expressway has since become a cautionary tale that has fused the dangers of a Chinese-built shoddy and superficial lending practices with endemic locals. corruption problems in this Balkan country.

Montenegro originally borrowed nearly $1 billion from the Export-Import Bank of China in 2014 to finance the first part of a 163-kilometre highway linking the port city of Bar to neighboring Serbia as part of promise to boost economic activity in the Balkan country, but Podgorica was instead saddled with debts to China that totaled more than a third of the government’s annual budget.

This long chapter looks set to be over, with Montenegrin Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic announcing in May that the first 41-kilometre section of the highway would open this summer.

Ervin Ibrahimovic, Montenegrin Minister of Capital Investments, mentioned during remarks broadcast on state television on May 16 that it could be unveiled in July, without however specifying what remained to be completed.

But the story of the controversial highway is far from over, with the future of the remaining 122 kilometers of the originally planned route still unbuilt. At present, the initial stretch of road fades into the middle of a large forested area and no funds are currently available to continue building the remaining portion.

This has led to growing scrutiny and speculation from local activists and international donors about Beijing’s goals in Montenegro and the Balkans, as well as the motives of the previous government that first gave the go-ahead. to the highway.

“Any further delay in the opening of the highway is a direct loss for the state and the citizens,” Dejan Milovac of the watchdog organization The Network for Affirmation of the Non Governmental Sector (MANS) told RFE. /RL.

The original deadline for the highway’s completion was November 2019, which has since been repeatedly pushed back by China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), the state-owned construction company, citing the pandemic of COVID-19 as the source of the delays.

MANS said the project’s multiple postponements resulted in a loss of revenue from the potential toll road, with Milovac saying that four successive governments not knowing when the highway will be completed indicate “how well the state has approached the project. frivolously”. “

The long road to Montenegro

Despite the failure of several feasibility studies, the project was signed by the government of then Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, who took on the huge Chinese loan to fund the highway and shrouded it in a cloud of secrecy.

In addition to the feasibility studies, the questions of profitability and necessity of the motorway have followed it since its creation. Djukanovic’s government also received construction bids from several foreign companies, including US engineering and construction giant Bechtel, which proposed a smaller, lower-cost project that ultimately lost to the CRBC.

The 2014 loan agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China has been made public, but almost all other documents relating to the Montenegrin highway have been classified by Podgorica.

Amid delays and mounting debt, the engineering project found itself at the center of a heated debate over Chinese influence in Europe when Podgorica raised concerns about its inability to meet its payments. to the Export-Import Bank, a state lender, in 2021.

The small Balkan country of just 620,000 people finally struck a deal with a French bank and two US banks to restructure the $1 billion Chinese loan and has since made its first debt repayment.

The highway, which according to a study could be the most expensive road in the world at around $23.8 million per kilometer, has also encountered quality problems, with former Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic visiting the project in December 2021 and criticizing what he said was poor construction.

Krivokapic was ousted in a no-confidence vote in late February and replaced in April by Abazovic, who is a longtime highway critic and first sounded the alarm over debt concerns over the loan during a a trip in March 2021 to Brussels.

Abazovic’s government has signaled a tougher line than its predecessors in pushing back against CRBC and construction delays. Miroslav Masic, director general of national roads at Montenegro’s Ministry of Investments, told RFE/RL that apart from an initial extension until November 2020 due to the pandemic, the government believes the reasons for the delays in the CRBC are unfounded. “Everything after that [November 2020] the deadline is [CRBC]is our responsibility,” he said.

Next, Montenegro’s Deputy Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic (left) meets with EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in Brussels on March 17, 2021.

CRBC did not respond to RFE/RL’s requests for comment on the delays.

Limit the damage

Masic says the government has already started proceedings to recover the costs from the CRBC due to the multiple delays in the form of penalties. “Certainly, by the end of the project, these penalties can be issued and an overview of the costs incurred due to delays can be made,” he said.

MANS’ Milovac says the current government is right to seek compensation from the Chinese construction company, but adds that CRBC is not solely responsible for the controversy and problems associated with the troubled highway project.

Only after all documents and contracts related to the highway are fully released, he says, will it be clear who is responsible. “On several occasions we have had delays that were approved by previous ministries without the public being fully aware of the exact reasons,” Milovac said. “As soon as it was approved, we can assume that the blame was also on [the Montenegrin] Chinese side and not just the Chinese side.

Written by Reid Standish based on reporting by Predrag Tomovic of RFE/RL’s Balkan Service in Podgorica
Miami Hurricanes DE Cyrus Moss has been named the true freshman that matters in 2022 https://gosic.org/miami-hurricanes-de-cyrus-moss-has-been-named-the-true-freshman-that-matters-in-2022/ Sat, 21 May 2022 12:00:00 +0000 https://gosic.org/miami-hurricanes-de-cyrus-moss-has-been-named-the-true-freshman-that-matters-in-2022/

Miami Hurricanes rookie Cyrus Moss was recognized as one of “The 100 true freshmen counting in 2022 by Chris Hummer of 247 Sports. Moss was the senior signer of Miami 2022. Hummer expects Moss to break the Miami Edge rusher rotation in 2022.

It would be impressive for Moss to break through a group of edge rushers that has become a deep Miami Hurricanes group. Miami signed transfers with UCLA’s Mitchell Agude and West Virginia’s Akheem Mesidor during the 2022 offseason. Agude and Mesidor are expected to be the starting DEs of 2022 for Miami.

Miami also brings back Jahfari Harvey and Chantz Williams, who were part of the edge rusher rotation for the Hurricanes in 2021 and are expected to make major contributions in 2022. Moss and Nyjalik Kelly, who were other senior 2022 Edge Rusher signers for Miami, are the future at DE for the Hurricanes.

Moss had 111 tackles, 16 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks last season at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas. Bishop Gorman is the same high school that produced Miami Hurricanes grads, safety Bubba Bolden, tight end Brevin Jordan and quarterback Tate Martell. Lobster profiled Moss.

Cyrus Moss, DE, Miami
247Sport Composite: No. 70

“Moss flashed bright in the Hurricanes’ spring game, leading the team with three sacks while also adding a forced fumble. However, the 6-foot-6 moss only weighs 220 pounds. He needs to get stronger. But what he has is a rare mix of length and twitches for someone his size.

Moss will not start this year but is expected to make his way into the rotation as a situational pass rusher.”

At 6’6, Moss could pursue a similar career to former Miami star Greg Rousseau. Rousseau was often used as an inside pass rusher on third downs, disrupting opponents with his length. Kelly and Moss have a good group of veterans to learn from in 2022. The addition of Agude and Mesidor was crucial.

With Agude, Harvey, Mesidor and Williams as true newcomers, Kelly and Moss don’t have to make any significant contributions. Rousseau had a 2022 breakout season with 54 tackles, 19.5 TFLs and 15.5 sacks. Agude had 55, 6.5, two and four forced fumbles for UCLA and Mesidor had 38, eight and 4.5 for West Virginia in 2021.

Moss was the eighth edge rusher and runner-up from Nevada in the Class of 2022. Moss began his high school career as a safety guard. 247 Sports’ Blair Angulo predicts Moss as a future first-round pick. Jaelan Phillips and Rousseau were selected from Miami in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.