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Sipp’s slip costs Astros in 2-1 loss to Mets

New York Mets' Lucas Duda, left, rounds the bases after hitting a two-run walkoff home run in the ninth inning off Houston Astros pitcher Tony Sipp, right, during an interleague baseball game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Citi Field in New York. The Mets won 2-1. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston pitchers were on cruise control all game, barely breaking a sweat against an anemic Mets lineup.

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Johnson leads Sam Houston to 42-10 win over Lamar

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Jared Johnson threw for 164 yards and ran for another 78 to lead Sam Houston State to a 42-10 win over Lamar in the Southland Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.

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A’s lose in bid to win playoff spot, fall to Texas

Oakland Athletics catcher Geovany Soto (17) cannot tag out Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus (1) at home plate during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/John F. Rhodes)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics stalled in their bid to clinch an AL wild-card spot, losing to the last-place Texas Rangers 5-4 Saturday on home runs by rookie Jake Smolinski and Robinson Chirinos.

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Swoopes TDs, 4 picks help Texas blank Kansas 23-0

Texas' Armanti Foreman (83) fumbles the ball as he is hit by Kansas' Isaiah Johnson, back, and T.J. Semke in the first quarter during an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

LAWRENCE, Kansas (AP) — Tyrone Swoopes passed for one touchdown and ran for another and Texas picked off four Kansas passes, leading the Longhorns to a 23-0 victory Saturday in the Big 12 opener.

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College softball bus crashes in Oklahoma, 3 dead

A wrecker removes the team bus as Highway Patrol and emergency personnel work the scene of a fatality accident just south of the Turner Falls area.on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Davis, Okla.  Four members of a Texas college softball team died after a tractor trailer crossed over the center median on Interstate 35 and collided with the team's bus Friday night.  (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Steve Sisney)

A tractor-trailer veered across the median of a major interstate highway in Oklahoma late Friday and crashed into the side of a Texas women’s college softball team bus, killing four players and injuring a dozen other people.

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