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Former NFL player shot while allegedly breaking into Portland home

Officers said they "do not know why Wilson was at the home or why he was naked". Wilson, who was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, was initially charged with attempted burglary and trespassing, although they have since been dismissed.

State of Origin has finally lost its lustre

One thing Game 1 did suggest is that the gap is a little narrower than it was in the final game of the 2015 edition. "We don't let our mates down", Maroons skipper Cameron Smith said. Queensland will now chase their fifth series clean sweep. "It feels shithouse", NSW prop Aaron Woods said. Down 20-16 in the 70th minute, Blues rookie Tyson Frizell nearly kept the series alive when he grounded a James Maloney grubber, only for the bunker to detect a slight Michel Jennings knock-on in ...

Australia change three for final Test against England

Toomua makes his return to the Wallabies after a six-week knee injury layoff to start at inside center in place of Samu Kerevi, who was dropped from the matchday squad. England are already guaranteed a first series win in Australia having won the opening two Tests, while Cheika has been forced to defend himself against accusations he has allowed himself to be bullied by opposite number Eddie Jones.

Carpenter, Holliday homer as Cardinals beat Cubs 4-3

Louis Cardinals arrived at Wrigley Field for a three-game series, manager Mike Matheny shook off questions about their 12 1/2-game deficit to the surging Cubs by insisting he avoids looking at the standings. "We made some adjustments in between innings that paid off in the end". "We had a tough series against the Rangers (last weekend)", Wacha said. "We worked his pitch count and had runners on base".

Joshua warned over Breazeal ahead of title defence

Never lacking in confidence, Joshua believes that he can reach far greater heights in the world of boxing , with the former Olympic gold medallist holding a ideal professional record from his sixteen fights to date. 'If I give them between six and seven and they turn up at 6.59 and I've gone out, I've missed it and that's on me and I get a strike. "I'm going to shock the world-'Trouble" is coming", Breazeale said.

Anthony, Lowry, DeRozan to play in Rio

Others are making a different choice. Coming off a career-high season and a historic playoff run, All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors has agreed to play for the U.S.in this year's summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil .

Maturing Rooney no longer carrying burden for England

I respect Roy's decision. A last-16 tie with the lowest-ranked side in the tournament awaits, but following Iceland on Monday could be clash with the hosts then a semifinal against the reigning champions or World Cup winners. But Rooney refuses to accept England face a harder set of games than if they would had they finished in top spot in their group. Is it slightly concerning that two of the three players who made the Team of the Round are highly unlikely to be at the club next ...

NHL: Penguins seal Stanley Cup with game six win over Sharks

This was one of the most unlikely National Hockey League championship teams in recent times as they struggled mightily to find their game in the first half of the season, taking a back seat to Alex Ovechkin's Washington Capitals in the competitive Eastern Conference standings.

LeBron says he'll stay in Cleveland

I love being here. "I love my teammates", James told Cleveland.com. "There are some technicalities to take care of I'll leave up to my agent". "I've got no plans to go nowhere at this point ", he said. And who knows? After splitting the NBA Finals the past two years, maybe the Cavaliers and Warriors will give fans the rubber match a year from now. The Cavaliers were greeted by around 10,000 fans when their team charter plane landed at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport on Monday ...

Eddie Jones doubts David Pocock's injury status as England prepare for Australia

Craig Joubert has refereed at least one World Cup final and is one of the most respected referees in the world". "We made history tonight, but that's not enough for us". "If you look back at the 2001 Lions series, 2013 Lions series, the Wallabies have always bounced back well", Jones said. Michael Cheika has said that he won't make wholesale changes, but he may make one backline change to bring in another playmaker at 12 to release the pressure on five-eighth Bernard Foley.

Croatia comes from behind to stun Spain and win Group D

Croatia were so close to an equaliser in the 14th minute when a mistake from Spain keeper David de Gea left a shooting opportunity for the Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic who chipped a perfectly judged effort towards goal. Sergio Ramos missed a penalty in the 72nd minute while Uvan Perisic made it 2-1 in the 87th minute. Italy is assured of topping Group E and completes its group program Wednesday against Ireland which must win to have any chance of advancing.

Italy Lose To Ireland In Milan-Esque Fashion

Wes Hoolahan crossed from the right and Brady, timing his run to perfection, met it with a decisive header. We followed that up with a couple of other great European nights against (teams such as) Liverpool, the atmosphere was incredible. It was a fantastic moment for Brady and Reds fans were delighted to see a former youth product enjoying success away from Old Trafford. Mr O'Neill said that the humidity and closed roof at the stadium last night greatly added to the stadium's atmosphere.

Cleveland parties as Cavs' NBA title celebrated with parade

In a letter written by veteran Richard Jefferson to Cavs fans, Jefferson said , "I don't care if you're a LeBron fan or not". Of what he might take from Golden State's collapse, a process that ended with the Warriors unable to make a field goal in the final 4:30 of Game 7, Curry said, "I won't watch the film of the bad because it'll bring up too many bad memories...." That's why more than 1,000 fans were waiting outside James' Bath Township home when he returned from the airport Monday ...

Gap between US and world elites evident in loss to Argentina

While the Americans' competitive run at the Copa America began and ended with defeats to South American powers, the USA sandwiched those disappointments with consecutive wins over Costa Rica, Paraguay and Ecuador. The former Paris Saint-Germain winger had to be stretchered off and has been ruled out of the final. Kyle Beckerman appears likely to replace Jones, with Graham Zusi, Chris Wondolowski, Darlington Nagbe and 17-year-old Christian Pulisic the top candidates for the other two slots.

8 ways life has changed since Cleveland's last championship

James' rant occurred a day after he and the Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals to erase a 3-1 deficit and win the championship. Because you can't hang your iPhone on the wall ...suddenly you want the paper. "I came back for a reason", James said during the post-game interview.

Abreu's double in 10th lifts White Sox over Red Sox, 3-1

Ventura would pull Gonzalez after the at bat for Nate Jones , who on the first pitch grabbed a comebacker to end the inning. The Red Sox are in second place in the AL East and one game behind Baltimore. And this? This is why you don't drop that first game of the series. "He put a good swing on that". "It's a tough lineup to pitch to, especially when you're going up against Chris Sale , you know runs are going to be at a minimum every time he goes out there", Buchholz said.

Tottenham to sign Victor Wanyama from Southampton in £ 11m deal

If Wanyama agrees personal terms and passes his medical successfully, he will become the first Southampton player to be reunited with Pochettino since his arrival at White Hart Lane in 2014. He said: "I am indeed elated at passing my medicals at Tottenham, it's a new dawn in my career and I believe I will give my best for my new team". Wanyama rejected late interest from champions Leicester to hold out for his dream move to Spurs, as MirrorFootball reported last week .

Croatia ends Spain's 12-year unbeaten run at European finals

Nikola Kalinic equalized just before halftime when he steered a Perisic cross into the Spain net with a nice back-heel flick. "We've won the right still to be in the competition", said Del Bosque. Things didn't go our way but we have to move on. "The team spirit helped us and we were fighting until the last minute". Croatia's surprise victory came despite playing without star midfielder Luka Modric and forward Mario Mandzukic, both out with muscle injuries.

Rangers' Lewis takes no-hitter into ninth inning

Muncy had tried to bunt against Lewis in the sixth, something frowned upon in the later stages of a flawless game, but he noted that the Rangers were shifting on him. Not that the subject hasn't come up. So the A's did think briefly about skipping Nashville and plugging Alvarez into the Oakland rotation. Then he was two outs away from a no-hitter.

AMA calls out Labor Medicare campaign

Voters in six marginal electorates received phone calls with a recorded message from Australian Council of Trade Unions president Ged Kearney on Monday night - urging them to consider their local hospitals and access to Medicare on July 2. Another Labor leader, Kevin Rudd, used the very same phrase when he launched Labor's campaign in 2010, but no one gave Rudd a chance of pulling it off, for good reason.