Where football greatness and shade tree mechanics collide

Years ago there was a term used routinely to define homespun auto repair shops in obscure locations around town; shops that were usually managed by a couple of guys who could dismantle and reassemble a six-cylinder Chevy with ease. We called them “shade tree mechanics.” The bad ones came and...
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Ramos, imminent debut

After four months of ordeal due to injuries, Sergio Ramos’ debut with PSG could take place this Sunday against Saint-Étienne in the match corresponding to matchday 15 of Ligue 1. The Andalusian central defender, already recovered from his soleus discomfort, has been training for three weeks without problems and, According to L’Équipe, he has a good chance of playing at Geoffroy-Guichard on Sunday.
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#12 Drovers Open SAC-Play with Triumph at UNT-Dallas

DALLAS, Texas – Thursday night, the No. 12 ranked University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (4-0, 1-0 SAC) returned to action against the newest member of the Sooner Athletic Conference, the University of North Texas-Dallas (2-3, 1-0 SAC). The Drovers overcame a slow start, and continued their perfect start to the season with a 74-67 victory over the Trailblazers.
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Division titles at stake when No. 24 Utah hosts No. 4 Oregon

No. 4 Oregon (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 3 CFP) at No. 24 Utah (7-3, 6-1, No. 23 CFP), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Utah by 3½, according to . Series record: Oregon leads 23-10. WHATS AT STAKE?. No. 24 Utah and fourth-ranked Oregon are both in the drivers...

Funeral held for Texas teen who died at Astroworld festival

Brianna Rodriguez, who at 16 was among the youngest of the nine people killed as the crowd surged at the Astroworld music festival in Houston has been remembered by friends and family for her friendliness and love of dance.Over 250 people gathered Saturday in Houston for Rodriguez's funeral, the Houston Chronicle reported. Her white casket was surrounded by flowers and balloons in pink and white — her favorite colors.“Every time she walked into a room, she would light up the room,” said her friend, Ariah Herrera, 16, as she cried. “She cared for everybody. She was a friend...