2:15 PM: A 40-year-old Bemidji, Minnesota man was arrested on attempted murder charges for shooting a 17-year-old girl three times after she confronted him about riding his lawn mower through her yard. Chad Pickering is currently in jail on $1 million bail.
2:00 PM: A former Florida International University doctorate student says he deserves research credit on a sixth-grader's science fair project on evasive lionfish, a story that became big news in national media.
1:45 PM: New Dallas Mavericks player Chandler Parsons said it was a "pretty ridiculous statement" from former Houston Rockets teammate James Harden that Harden & Dwight Howard were the "cornerstones" of the Rockets and everyone else were "role players".
1:30 PM: The Charleston (SC) Post and Courier profiles the Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars, an all-black team who was not allowed to play in the 1955 Little League World Series after white teams refused to play them in local & regional tournaments.
1:15 PM: Bryant Gumbel of HBO's Real Sports questions why the Baseball Hall of Fame would induct Tony La Russa but keep Mark McGwire out: "It's hard to understand how the Hall can shame one and fame the other when their achievements are so interdependent."
12:45 PM: A 59-year-old Alabama man is suing two doctors on claims that his penis was amputated without his permission during circumcision surgery. But an attorney for the doctors say the man's claims are "completely untrue".
12:30 PM: Former Notre Dame receiver Will Mahone was sentenced to 10 days in jail & one year probation after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct & resisting arrest charges. Mahone was arrested after scuffling with police officers in a June 15 incident in Austintown, Ohio.
12:00 PM: Kansas City Royals batter Mike Moustakas scored on an inside-the-park home run after Cleveland Indians outfielder Ryan Raburn spiked the ball on his throwing attempt to the infield.
11:00 AM: L.A. Clippers player Matt Barnes has been using his social media accounts to help find Michael Lee Williams, who is wanted for the stabbing death of Barnes' aunt Tanganyika Williams.
10:45 AM: Two men have been arrested in the death of University of North Carolina professor Feng Liu, who had been hit in the head by a rock during a robbery attempt near campus Wednesday afternoon.
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