HOUSTON (AP) - Jose Altuve's fourth hit drove in the go-ahead run as the Houston Astros rallied in the eighth inning to beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 yesterday. Matt Dominguez hit a tying homer off reliever Neal Cotts with one out in the eighth. Altuve also doubled twice in matching his career high for hits. Dominguez had an RBI single earlier in the game.
WACO, Texas (AP) - Bryce Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score to help No. 10 Baylor open its riverfront campus stadium with a 45-0 victory over SMU last night. Petty played two quarters because of a bruise to his lower back after taking an early shot. He threw for 161 yards while moving gingerly at times and often grabbing at his back.
IRVING, Texas (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys will get to keep Ryan Williams on their practice squad after the fourth-year running back cleared waivers. Williams was among seven signed to the practice squad yesterday. Williams spent three injury-filled seasons with Arizona after the Cardinals drafted him early in the second round in 2011.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The University of Arkansas at Little Rock women's cross country team placed fifth at the Memphis Twilight Invitational. The UALR men's team had two runners place in the field's top five. The women's team beat out nine other teams in the 14-team field. The Trojan men only had four runners compete and were not eligible for a team score.
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