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Game days are as much about the appetizers as they are about football. These snacks will always be winners, even if your team doesn't make it to the Super Bowl.

Among the many columns I’ve written in the 30 years since Ask the Builder came to be, this one will be unique. I think it’s important for you to know why I switched careers from being a full-time builder, remodeler and master plumber to a syndicated newspaper columnist and then video personality.

Among the many columns I’ve written in the 30 years since Ask the Builder came to be, this one will be unique. I think it’s important for you to know why I switched careers from being a full-time builder, remodeler and master plumber to a syndicated newspaper columnist and then video personality.

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained neck and head injuries after being slammed to the ground Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals, and was stretchered from the field. The Dolphins said Tagovailoa was conscious and had movement in all his extremities after being taken by stretcher from the field and to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. The Dolphins said after their 27-15 loss to the Bengals that Tagovailoa was expected to be released from the hospital and fly home with the team. Miami coach Mike McDaniel said Tagovailoa sustained a concussion when was chased down and sacked by Josh Tupou with about six minutes left in the first half. He remained down for more than seven minutes before being loaded on a backboard and removed via stretcher.

A former vice governor of China’s sprawling Tibet region has been indicted on charges of accepting bribes. The government said Zhang Yongze “took advantage of his former positions and power to seek benefits for others” in obtaining contracts and promotions, while illegally accepting money and valuables in return. Zhang’s case is being handled by prosecutors and courts in another province, as is typical where high-ranking officials and serious charges are involved. Zhang is the latest former leader to be indicted, just weeks before a congress of the Communist Party whose leader Xi Jinping has made fighting corruption a signature issue. Xi is expected to try to break with tradition and award himself a third five-year term as leader.

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