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Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

In this july 20, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter watches his team during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago. The Astros have fired manager Bo Porter in his second season with the club. General manager Jeff Luhnow says the decision wasn't based on Houston's record but because "we need a new direction in our clubhouse." The Astros entered Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in fourth place in the AL West with a 59-79 record, second worst in the league.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team’s 59-79 record than the need for “new direction” and a “united message throughout the entire organization.”

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Jerry Jones: Cowboys looking at ‘uphill climb’

In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones looks on before an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Arlington, Texas. The usually optimistic Jerry Jones is using "uphill climb" rather than "Super Bowl" to describe the outlook of his Cowboys.  (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones opened training camp with stories about how young his Dallas Cowboys were. He told a few thousand fans at the kickoff luncheon that many of those players faced an “uphill climb.”

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Texas QB Ash to miss BYU game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, was injured again and will miss this week’s game against BYU.

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This Date In Baseball

1952 — Mike Fornieles of the Washington Senators, in his major league debut, pitched a one-hitter for a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics in the second game of a doubleheader.

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No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty adjusts his head set while standing on the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against SMU Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Waco, Texas. Despite only playing two quarters, Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping No. 10 Baylor open its riverfront campus stadium with a 45-0 victory over former Southwest Conference rival SMU. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor’s new stadium opened to rave reviews. The 10th-ranked Bears looked pretty good, too.

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