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Steve Torrence wins Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout

INDIANAPOLIS -- Steve Torrence won the Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout specialty race Saturday at Lucas Oil Raceway as part of the NHRA U.S. Nationals.In the final round of the specialty event with a total purse of $130,000, Torrence, the four-time defending series champion, had a 3.692-second run at 329.02 mph to slip past points leader Brittany Force."First, tons of respect for Brittany Force and that team because
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Paternal posturing likely a symptom of grief, loss – Winnipeg Free Press

Opinion DEAR MISS LONELYHEARTS: My handsome father finally packed up and went home yesterday. He’s a very recent widower, and is just starting to recover. He came for a week, and stayed for a month! My husband just said to me today, “Never again in this lifetime!” Here’s the deal: I was my father’s little princess growing up — we still are very close. He thinks no man can do
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East China suspends ferries, classes as typhoon approaches – Winnipeg Free Press

BEIJING (AP) — Cities in eastern China have suspended ferry services and suspended classes as they brace for the arrival of Typhoon Hinnamnor, a strong storm that is expected to also affect neighboring Taiwan, Japan and Korea. Shanghai on Sunday suspended ferry services and deployed more than 50,000 police officers to aid with rescues and guide traffic away from danger areas. The eastern business hub of Wenzhou also ordered all
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Texas Tech routs Murray State 63-10 in McGuire’s debut – Winnipeg Free Press

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Donovan Smith came off the bench to throw four touchdown passes, Tahj Brooks ran for three scores and Texas Tech blew out lower-division Murray State 63-10 in coach Joey McGuire’s debut Saturday night. Smith had scoring tosses on his first two passes after replacing Tyler Shough in the first half. McGuire indicated he planned to play both, but said at halftime Shough was injured and probably
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No. 14 USC routs Rice 66-14 in big debuts by Williams, Riley – Winnipeg Free Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caleb Williams passed for 249 yards, rushed for 68 more and hit Jordan Addison for two touchdowns, and coach Lincoln Riley’s tenure at No. 14 Southern California got off to a roaring start with a 66-14 victory over Rice on Saturday. Calen Bullock, Shane Lee and Ralen Goforth returned three of USC’s four interceptions for touchdowns. The Trojans scored more points in Riley’s debut than they
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AP Top 25 Takeaways:

Maybe Georgia was underrated. The defending national champions came into the season ranked No. 3 in the country and hardly overlooked behind No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Ohio State. But after losing 15 players to the NFL draft, including nearly half a defense in the first round, it seemed fair to bake in a […] Source link
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Jefferson generates 4 TDs to power Arkansas past Cincinnati – Winnipeg Free Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — KJ Jefferson threw for 223 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another 62 yards and another score to lead No. 19 Arkansas past No. 23 Cincinnati, 31-24, on Saturday. Jefferson ran for the first touchdown of the game in the first quarter, threw a jump-pass touchdown to Trey Knox in the second and found Jadon Haselwood for another score in the third. Cincinnati was held
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Russian Rublev rallies to beat Canadian Shapovalov in five sets at US Open – Winnipeg Free Press

NEW YORK – Russian Andrey Rublev rallied to beat Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 2-6, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 7-6 (7) in a tough third-round men’s singles match Saturday at the U.S. Open. Shapovalov, of Richmond Hill, Ont., had 23 aces and 76 winners in the match, which lasted four hours seven minutes. But he also registered 72 unforced errors, compared to 38 for the ninth-seeded Rublev, who finished with nine aces
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Unity Walk brings local foot patrol groups together – Winnipeg Free Press

They came wearing different uniforms but were united by a common goal. On Saturday afternoon, members of several community foot patrols across the city came together in True North Square to connect, collaborate and share visions on how to move forward. The Bear Clan Patrol organized the event in hopes of sharing and expanding safety resources, said patrol volunteer Melissa Normand. Frontline community organizations representing many of the core neighbourhoods
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Maye’s 5 TDs lift UNC over Appalachian State 63-61 – Winnipeg Free Press

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Redshirt freshman Drake Maye continued his torrid start to the season, throwing for 352 yards and combining for five touchdowns as North Carolina outlasted Appalachian State 63-61 on Saturday despite surrendering 40 points in the fourth quarter. Maye, the younger brother of former Tar Heels basketball star Luke Maye, has thrown a school-record nine touchdown passes in two career starts. He also ran for a score