--Led by Michael Young, Texas is soaring
--Clemens lifts off
--Will the stars play in a World Cup?
--NASCAR rookie Kasey Kahne keeps knocking
--Can Jenson Button catch Michael Schumacher?
COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN BIEVER BYRD CALL The Phillies' Marlon Byrd tries to knock the ball loosefrom Cardinals catcher Mike Matheny in the eighth inning lastThursday, but he was called out as Matheny hung on. St. Louis won5-4 in 13 innings.