Rui Hai International Logistics, the company whose warehouses were hit by the deadly blasts, has become a symbol of the high cost of rapid industrialization in China, in a closed political system lacking oversight and rife with graft.
Four years ago, Matt Lynch seized a moment he didn't know was coming. As an eighth-grader and running back on the team that feeds into the Legacy High School football program, Lynch watched two quarterbacks go down with injuries.
They scrapped. They clawed. They played with urgency. And with a full moon rising over Dick's Sporting Goods Park, the Rapids re-ran Wednesday's script getting a late Kevin Doyle header to grab a 2-1 victory.