ALL… Day… Long… #PlayGloria pic.twitter.com/sIiBnZMPtm— Y98 (@Y98) May 8, 2019It repeated the marathon after the Blues won the Western Conference finals over the San Jose Sharks.YES THEY DID! YES WE ARE! #PLAYGLORIA #24HOURSOFGLORIA pic.twitter.com/zoNGlXSkra— Y98 (@Y98) May 22, 2019It will do it again now that the Blues have won the Cup.YES THEY DID! HISTORY MADE! Let’s do it again!!!!!! #PlayGloria #24HoursOfGloria #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/YsSh8BEsfX— Y98 (@Y98) June 13, 2019Laura Branigan’s Grammy-nominated song spent 36 weeks on the charts. If you go 36 weeks from Jan. 7, that leads right up to the start of what is usually training camp — when you usually begin to look at who the next Stanley Cup champion will be. Not a bad coincidence for a team that sang it all the way to the first championship in franchise history. Jan. 7 is a significant date in St. Louis Blues lore. It’s the day Jordan Binnington made his first start in 2019. It’s also the day everything changed for a team that was last in the NHL just a few days prior. But there’s another date that is on the same level — Jan. 6, the night before. It’s the date a few Blues were hanging in a bar in Philadelphia watching the NFC wild-card game and Gloria came into their lives.”They had a DJ in the bar and whenever there was a commercial break, they would crank the tunes and all these guys from Philly would get up and start dancing around,” Joel Edmundson told stlouisblues.com’s Chris Pinkert in February. “They played this song ‘Gloria’ a couple of times, and this one guy looked at the DJ and said, ‘Keep playing “Gloria”!’ so they kept playing it. “Everyone would get up and start singing and dancing. We just sat back and watched it happen. Right there we decided we should play the song after our wins. We won the next game, we got a shutout, so we just kept on playing it.”PLAY GLORIA!!!!!!!! 🎶#WeAllBleedBlue #stlblues pic.twitter.com/P2SEKm1AtF— St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) May 8, 2019BLUES WIN THE CUP: Your place for championship gear They played it after 29 regular-season wins and 16 more in the playoffs, capped by their Game 7 victory over the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final.The final few seconds inside @thejacksnyb #PlayGloria pic.twitter.com/Fh0sP91efu— Adam Kimelman (@NHLAdamK) June 13, 2019The 1982 song has swept the city of St. Louis. “Gloria” can be found on T-shirts, signs and radio stations. One St. Louis station, KYKY-FM, played it for 24 hours after the team won Game 7 of its second-round series over the Dallas Stars.
Month: August 2020
Then is listed by Baseball-reference and Baseball America at 6-1 and 155 pounds, so there’s a lot of physical development ahead to go with his baseball development.Overall: BAt its core, this is a typical veteran-for-prospect trade. Encarnacion will make the Yankees’ lineup deeper but may not make a big contribution if the Bombers return to full health. Then could become a rotation fixture in a few years. Then again, Dipoto could move the youngster again if Seattle becomes good in a year or so and needs to acquire its own reinforcements. You never know with Dipoto.This article has been updated with both teams announcing cash considerations were included in the trade. Dipoto found a taker Saturday in the Yankees, who are sending Juan Then, a 19-year-old minor league right-hander, back to Seattle in exchange. “Back” is accurate because the Mariners signed Then out of the Dominican Republic in 2016, only to trade him to New York in November 2017 for right-hander Nick Rumbelow. Both teams announced they included cash considerations in the trade.MORE: Watch ‘ChangeUp,’ a new MLB live whiparound show on DAZN The deal, on what used to be the trade deadline date, is surprising for a few reasons. Sporting News goes through those reasons as it grades the trade:Yankees: B-The first question that comes to mind: How many DHs do the Yankees need? Giancarlo Stanton is nearing a return from the injured list and Aaron Judge may be back shortly after Stanton is activated. Those guys figure to need a lot of at-bats in the role as manager Aaron Boone tries to keep his top four outfielders healthy and sharp. That doesn’t even include DH days for catcher Gary Sanchez.Encarnacion, 36, started 45 games at first base for the M’s, his most at the position since 2016, but Luke Voit is entrenched there and DJ LeMahieu has played it in his role as a super utilityman. There would seem to be little need for Encarnacion to spell Voit when LeMahieu, a better fielder who is also carrying an .804 OPS, is already available one or two days a week. One other issue: Encarnacion bats right-handed. The Yanks, on paper at least, could use a left-handed stick for the corner infield spots. Only Brett Gardner, Aaron Hicks, Didi Gregorius and Mike Tauchman swing from the left side (and Tauchman is a candidate to be removed from the roster to make room for Encarnacion). Kendrys Morales was a lefty first base/DH option, but he failed to hit before going on the injured list this week with a calf strain. There’s a lot of time to address that area, but right now the lineup leans far to the right. Encarnacion won’t come cheaply, either, even if the Mariners kick in half of the $15 million or so in guaranteed money still owed to Encarnacion, as The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reported. Much of the Mariners’ contribution might, in fact, come from the Rays, who reportedly still owe the M’s $2.5 million of the $5 million they agreed to take on as part of the aforementioned three-team trade.And, as Baseball Twitter gently pointed out Saturday night, Encarnacion doesn’t pitch. The Yankees need pitching. That’s another move, involving other players, for another day.The Yankees probably aren’t worrying about any of those things right now because they just rented a player who was leading the American League with 21 home runs and had a .241/.356/.531 slash line entering Saturday’s games. Mariners: B+Seattle continued its spring-and-summer sale with the Encarnacion move (Encarnacion joined Jay Bruce in leaving town), and it brought back a prospect it knows reasonably well. Then has yet to pitch for a full-season minor league team in his three pro seasons, but his numbers have been solid: a 2.67 ERA, a 1.02 WHIP and 7.92 K/9 in 111 1/3 innings at the rookie league level. He has worked exclusively as a starter. Edwin Encarnacion wasn’t supposed to be a Mariner for this long. Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto was reportedly trying to offload Encarnacion as soon as he acquired the slugger from the Indians in a three-team trade that also included the Rays last December.The timeline changed when Seattle got off to a hot start, but now that the M’s are accumulating Ls, Dipoto has finally cashed in.
UFC Minneapolis: Despite back-to-back stoppage wins, Francis Ngannou insists the ‘old’ version of him is gone
But was he really back?”No,” Ngannou said point blank to Sporting News. “I don’t have that feeling. That Francis Ngannou isn’t coming back because this now is a better Francis Ngannou. This is something different. This Francis Ngannou is much better than the one the world saw two years ago. The biggest thing is it’s all about the experience, how things happen and how you adapt to the changes because I didn’t have the experience to be able to handle my losses to Stipe and Derrick. I didn’t have a whole lot of time to learn the sport of mixed martial arts and had to learn at a very high level and very quick. That made things very difficult and a little bit hard because everything has gone by fast my entire life.”Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a yearThe 6-5 behemoth whose power has been compared to Mike Tyson’s respects that people want to see the old version of Ngannou, but the former title contender professes that he will be a different fighter when he faces Junior dos Santos at UFC Minneapolis on Saturday. Some have said Ngannou was rushed into a title opportunity with Miocic at UFC 220 back in January. However, the 32-year-old from Cameroon isn’t ashamed to admit that getting dominated by Miocic was the best thing to happen to him because he simply wasn’t ready and needed that experience to refine his skill set. “I think everything happens in life for some reason because especially in the Stipe fight, I think that’s something that happened then that wouldn’t happen in the future because I didn’t have that experience,” Ngannou admits. “That was a mistake I wasn’t aware of. I was able to knock out people at any time. So while the Stipe fight wasn’t the right time to make a mistake, but sometimes you have to go through those things, or otherwise you’d climb higher before you fall. Right now, I don’t want to overthink about things and enjoy the process and have fun doing what I like to do and making adjustments to my game and who I am as a fighter.”A lot is on the line for Ngannou. Not only would he garner two straight wins over former heavyweight titleholders and two legends of the weight class, but could earn himself another crack at gold against the winner of the heavyweight title fight between Miocic and Daniel Cormier at UFC 241 on Aug. 17. All it took was one punch to the man some consider to be the best heavyweight in boxing for fans to proclaim that Francis Ngannou was back.A vicious uppercut that short-circuited Cain Velasquez back in January was a shocking display of power that rinsed away a pair of underwhelming performances in back to back losses to Stipe Miocic and Derrick Lewis. Ngannou (13-3) thinks it’s a no brainer he gets the winner of Cormier-Miocic if he gets by dos Santos. But he isn’t going to earn a second shot at glory by doing it the way he used to do things. “Absolutely,” Ngannou said. “I mean, I think that’s the only option right now because otherwise what makes the most sense.””I win on how the fight goes so I will not fall into the trap again of just looking for the knockout,” Ngannou added. “However, he wants to go is the way I’m going to go.”
“Our Pac-12 universities and entire Conference are thrilled to have our 2020 and 2021 football championship event take place in one of the most anticipated new venues in sports,” Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said in a statement.“Highlighting and showcasing our programs on one of the biggest stages in a major destination market is a tremendous opportunity for our student-athletes, universities and fans, and consistent with our mission to create the best possible experiences for student-athletes. We are excited to work with our new partners in the Raiders, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and MGM Resorts International for these events.” Related News Texas A&M nabs top uncommitted QB in 2020 class The Pac-12 Championship will test out a new home after this season.The title conference game will head to Las Vegas Stadium for the 2020 and 2021 seasons, the Pac-12 announced Wednesday. The newest NFL stadium will be the home to the Raiders after this season. The 2019 season will be the last time the conference holds its championship at Levi Stadium, home of the 49ers. It will be the sixth year in a row the Pac-12 title game is being held in San Francisco.It marks the second major event to be booked with Las Vegas Stadium — the FBS now will have the Las Vegas Bowl starting in 2020, which will be held between at Pac-12 team and either a Big Ten or SEC team. Shaquill, Shaquem Griffin claim former UCF coach George O’Leary made them cut their dreadlocks “The Raiders are excited to host Pac-12 universities and their passionate fans in Las Vegas for the 2020 and 2021 Pac-12 Football Championship Games,” Raiders President Marc Badain said. “The Raiders are proud to work alongside the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority and MGM Resorts International in helping to bring this showcase event to the newest world-class venue in Las Vegas. We’d like to thank Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and the Pac-12 universities and fans for this tremendous opportunity.”According to Brett McMurphy, the Pac-12 originally wanted the conference championship to be held at Hollywood Park Stadium in Los Angeles, but negotiations broke down Tuesday.Was told by sources negotiations broke down last minute yesterday b/w Los Angeles at Hollywood Park Stadium & Pac-12. Larry Scott announces today Pac-12 title game will now be in Las Vegas in 2020 & 2021— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) July 24, 2019
Join DAZN to watch Hooker vs. Ramirez on July 27 and 100+ fight nights a yearMaurice Hooker vs. Jose Ramirez odds, expert pickOnline sportsbook proboxingodds.com has named Ramirez a slight favorite as of July 24 Wednesday. Ramirez comes in at -137, meaning you’d need to wager $137 to win $100. Meanwhile, Hooker is a plus +110, meaning if you bet $100, you’d net $110. To place a wager at William Hill, all you need to do is register on the homepage. Once you register, they will send you an email confirmation, and you will be able to log in and get started.Hooker won the vacant WBO title in June 2018 by defeating Terry Flanagan via split decision in Engal. Since then, Hooker has made two successful title defenses against Alex Saucedo (seventh-round TKO) and Mikkel LesPierre (unanimous decision).Ramirez beat Amir Imam in March 2018 by unanimous decision to capture the vacant WBC belt. Like Hooker, Ramirez defended his championship on two occasions: a unanimous decision nod over Antonio Orozco and winning a fun contest by majority decision over Jose Zepeda.The trash talk between Hooker and Ramirez in the lead-up has been minimal, which is refreshing to see heading into a marquee fight. Looking at their last five fights, Hooker has a better resume. Ramirez has more stoppages (two to one), but Hooker has faced stiffer competition. He made the trek to England and defeated the former lightweight champion in Flanagan, went to Saucedo’s hometown of Oklahoma City and finished him in the seventh round and went down to Mexico to beat former featherweight titlist Cristóbal Cruz in his home country.On the other side, Ramirez fought in the comfort of his backyard in three of his last five bouts, including a late rally to get by Jose Zepeda his last time out in February.For both Hooker and Ramirez, they need to get off to quick starts. Ramirez can’t get behind as he did with Zepeda. Hooker is better than Zepeda and won’t let the 26-year-old back in the fight. Ramirez is the more powerful puncher, but Hooker is the better boxer. Perhaps the most significant factor of them all is the fact the bout is in Hooker’s home state of Texas. How does he handle it all? Can Ramirez adapt to fighting in enemy territory? Whoever can implement their style quicker is going to be the one who walks out the unified junior welterweight champion.SN Pick: Maurice Hooker. I believe Hooker is going to be able to set the tone, use the jab, and show he’s the better pugilist while making Ramirez play catchup. Hooker will make his native Texans proud, become the unified 140-pound champion and hand Ramirez his first pro loss.Best Odds: Maurice Hooker wins; William Hill (+110) Maurice Hooker (26-0-3, 17 KOs) and Jose Ramirez (24-0, 16 KOs) will clash on Saturday in a junior welterweight championship unification bout that has Hooker’s WBO title and Ramirez’s WBC title on the line from College Park Center in Arlington, Texas.And when two highly regarded gladiators prepare for combat in a fight like this, there are bets to be made. So, let’s take a closer look at Maurice Hooker vs. Jose Ramirez.
There are plenty of new features within “Madden NFL 20,” but one of the returning game modes is Madden Ultimate Team, or MUT for short.Here’s how EA Sports describes MUT: (EA Sports) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/ea/38/mut-lewis-young-ftr_1egdbk2refjg51vts3kp05o328.png?t=1299823604&w=500&quality=80 “[MUT] puts together some of the most fun and addictive features of video gaming and football. If you have ever dreamed of throwing a Hail Mary from Tom Brady to Calvin “Megatron” Johnson, or having NFL Legends like Deion Sanders or Ronnie Lott line up in your secondary, Madden Ultimate Team is the place for you.Do you like Fantasy Football and the idea of building a winning team from scratch? Do you like opening packs of items to enhance your line up, sell in an auction environment, trade with your friends or even put in collections for more players, packs, or in-game currency? MUT has all of these things and more!”MADDEN 20 REVIEW: The good, the bad and the new from EA SportsContents:What is Madden Ultimate Team?What’s new in Madden Ultimate Team?Madden 20 MUT game modesWhat is Madden Ultimate Team? Basically, MUT is a four-step process:1. Acquire playersWho and what you pull from packs can drastically improve your team. Use the rewards and players from packs to take your Ultimate Team to the next level.2. Earn coinsBy completing Ultimate Challenges, and playing various modes like H2H Seasons and Squads, you can earn packs and coins to build your team.3. Work the auction houseBid on the players you want and post players for sale in the auction house.4. Customize your teamBuild your unique team of offensive, defensive, and special teams players, while choosing your favorite coaches playbooks and uniforms.What’s new in Madden Ultimate Team?If you’ve already been playing MUT, then you’ll want to know what’s new once you launch “Madden 20.”EA Sports did a deep dive into all of the new MUT features, the biggest of which are Missions.Via EA Sports:Missions offers a new perspective on Madden Ultimate Team. From everything like play experiences to building out sets in your item binder, Missions will help guide you on your quest for the best items and rewards in Madden Ultimate Team. Think of it as a roadmap to upgrading your squad with the items you want, with a clearly laid out path of how to earn those items or rewards. Missions will help you navigate to the content you’re looking for without having to spend valuable time searching for it.Another change in MUT this season is EA Sports has gotten rid of Solo Challenges and replaced them with Ultimate Challenges. Ultimate Challenges are similar, but as the developers explain, it is “the next step in the evolution.”From EA Sports:Before you begin an Ultimate Challenge, you will have the ability to choose from one, two, or three stars. The higher the number of stars, the higher the difficulty and intensity of the challenge. If you want a more casual experience, you can select one star. Once you begin bumping up the star level, the challenge gets more difficult, in any number of ways, to complete.Legend Missions, Ultimate Challenges, and Sets are now available in Madden Ultimate Team. #Madden20 pic.twitter.com/klvhrFyBS0— Madden Ultimate Team (@EASPORTS_MUT) July 29, 2019MUT has also made a few other minor changes, like a new loading setup. Instead of having to back out to the main menu after a challenge, you can now accept the next challenge immediately after. A small change, but should make navigating the menus a lot easier.The new X-Factor features within the game itself will also be inserted into MUT. Developers have also continued House Rules after launching it initially last year.’Madden 20′ MUT game modesMissionsExplained more in-depth above.Ultimate ChallengesGo up against the computer to earn rewards.Squad UpCombine rosters with friends for 2 vs. 2 or 3 vs. 3 team play.Solo BattlesA weekly single-player leaderboard challenge. MUT ChampionsA competitive game mode to showcase your skills by qualifying for the MUT Champs Weekend Leagues.SeasonsChallenge the field in head-to-head matchups and lead your team all the way to the Super Bowl.MUT DraftGain rewards and level up in MUT Draft where you Draft a fresh team that is stacked with stars and take on a six-game challenge against players and/or the computer.
Ski runs in the discipline Super G, which are also the main rehearsal of B&H for the organization of the race of the European Cup in 2014 were held today on Bjelašnica. In the first race of the male competitions, competitors from Slovenia won all first five places. The race was also the first national championship of B&H in the Super G discipline. The best B&H skier was Igor Laikert who ended up on the tenth place. Second best B&H skier was Marko Rudić on the 21st place, and behind him Haris Hodžić, Benjamin Godinjak and Haris Begić.In the first race of the female competition, again best skiers were from Slovenia who won the first four places. Eight competitors participated in the female competition. Only skier from B&H was Ema Gicević who finished the race on the seventh place.Slovenian skiers were much better in the second race of the male competition, and the best skier was Klemen Krejac. Laikert won the eight places. Slovenian skier Katja Jasenko won in the second race of the female competition. First three places went to Slovenia, while Ema Gicević won the sixth place.
The B&H Handball team played a match yesterday in Vitez against Latvia as part of the qualifications for the World Handball Championships in Qatar in 2015. The players led by coach Dragan Marković celebrated with a victory of 27:26.On the eve of the third round, both teams had two wins each. B&H handball players beat Estonia (29:26) and Portugal (31:29), while Latvia beat Portugal (29:26) and Estonia (35:25).There are three matches left, a rematch against Latvia on 5 January, 8 January against Estonia in Vitez, and the last match will take place on 12 January against Portugal in Mafra.(Source: klix.ba)
Preparatory matches in which he scored goals give optimism that the captain of the BiH national team and the player of Roma Edin Džeko will shine in the former glory in the shirt of Roma this season, his second season in this club.Džeko caught up with the rhythm, he adapted well in the Giallorossi and opened doors for achieving the goal he set at the beginning of the season. Apart from goals, Džeko gives a lot to the team, which is especially important for Spalletti. Here are five reasons why Edin Džeko could mark the next season in Roma.TraditionIn his second season in Teplice (2006/2007), Džeko scored 13 goals and that was a clear indicator that this is a player of ultimate predispositions. Scouts of Wolfsburg noticed this and got down to business, the transfer was finalized and he moved to the Volkswagen Arena. First season in the Wolf’s Lair was an indication that they have brought a fantastic capital. He scored eight times and in the second season he scored unbelievable 26 goals.That was in the season 2008/2009, he was playing fantastic and he was one of those who got the most credits for bringing the title into the city of cars. In January 2011 he moved to the Island and signed for Manchester United. He scored two goals in the first semi season, but next season he shook the rival’s net 14 times and again received big credits for the title that they won.Two years later, he was amazing again and scored 16 goals. This season, City got to the top. In summer 2015, Džeko arrived to Rome. First season ended with disappointment. Although he was brought to score goals, captain of the BiH national team scored only eight times. However, the stats show that Edin is better in the second season.AdaptationMany players need to adapt. Without a doubt, Edin passed this period in the capital of Italy. He looks great in Roma’s matches lately and although goals are the pinnacle of a match, it must be noticed that the BiH national team player copes well with all parts of the game. In addition to this, Džeko is a big fighter and he always returned as a champion. Are goals in the past matches against Liverpool and Montreal an announcement of a great season? Will the tradition continue? We will see. Of course, nothing is certain in football, but everything points to the fact that a successful period is ahead of the leader of the BiH national team.MotivationEdin Džeko already has a great career behind. He won trophies, he was the champion of Germany with Wolfsburg and the champion of England with Manchester City, but he is motivated to prove himself in one of the best leagues in Europe – the Serie A.His trump card in the new season will be the experience from tough matches that he played in the shirts on the international scene and the national league. Džeko is hungry for success in the Italian league and highly motivated to prove himself. Perhaps that motivation he had during his career has propelled him to the greatness.Self-confidenceScoring goals in friendly matches as well raises self-confidence and that is an important trait for success. Džeko has been raising the norm lately, and thereby raising his self-confidence. The striker of Roma runs, breaks through the enemy lines and scores goals. If you add discipline in the game and unpredictability in the attack, he certainly makes some problems for the opponent.Support from the coachDžeko has great support from the head of the profession Luciano Spalletti. “I am very satisfied with him,” the strategist of Roma often said. Encouragement from the top means a lot for a player, it brings self-confidence and optimism. Edin has great support from the coach and that is an additional stimulus for new goals. It gives faith and strength. It can happen to every striker to fail in taking advantage of a good opportunity, but when it comes to that, what matters is support from the bench, and Džeko has it.(Source: klix.ba)
Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (3) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +15 Vote up Vote down Great to hear · 380 weeks ago Congratulations on your move to the new place. Your all new ‘Wellness Center’ will not only be more spacious but a prime location as well. Add to that much better parking – it’s a huge plus for your patients. It will be so nice not to see that empty building you enter town from the west . New improvements in the community benefits everyone. Best of luck to all. Report Reply 0 replies · active 380 weeks ago +3 Vote up Vote down MJE · 380 weeks ago Sounds like a great move- plenty of parking…and it will be nice to see that building no longer empty! Report Reply 1 reply · active 380 weeks ago -2 Vote up Vote down JustMe · 380 weeks ago I guess I don’t understand the “it will be nice to see that building no longer empty” part of your post. Doesn’t this just mean that another property will be empty? Not to mention one that will arguablly be seen by more people visiting Wellington. Not exactly a beneficial move, more of a lateral move. Report Reply Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow â€” The Wellington Anders Chiropractic Center will be moving from its current location to the old McDonald’s Restaurant on west U.S. 160 by the end of May.Construction workers have been furiously working on the creative wellness center in hopes of opening the business for the summer season.John Anders, owner of Anders Chiropractic Center, said he is leaving his current locale at 124 West 15th because of a potential lease disagreement. He currently does not own the facility he is currently using. He now owns the facility that once housed the McDonalds Restaurant.Â The original Wellington McDonalds was built in 1989 as part of the business growth spurt on the west side of town. The corporation would then follow Wal-Mart to the east side of Wellington and built a new facility which opened in 2010.The current building has been left vacant for almost three years.“I think when people walk into the new complex, they won’t recognize the place,” Anders said. “We have totally gutted it.”Anders said he paid $100,000 for the building. He first inquired about the building in November and the deal was finalized in May.The cost of purchasing the McDonald’s building and remodeling will cost him less than the potential hike in lease rent at the current facility, Anders said.