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Russillo arrested for trespassing

ESPN Radio host Ryen Russillo has been arrested on criminal trespass charges after entering a condo in Jackson, Wyoming. The 42-year-old Russillo, who hosts “The Ryen Russillo Show,” was booked into the Teton County Jail yesterday on a misdemeanor criminal trespassing charge The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that officers were called around 3:30 a.m. yesterday to a condo for a report of a “highly intoxicated male” who was refusing to leave.

Police Lt. Roger Schultz says police found the man in a bedroom Schultz said the man had slurred speech and was incoherent. He says there was no evidence of forced entry. There was no immediate comment after reaching out to ESPN.

WNBA

Rodgers helps Liberty to sixth win in row

Sugar Rodgers scored all 16 of her points in the first half and the Liberty beat the host Indiana Fever, 71-50, for its sixth straight victory. Rodgers only attempted one shot in the second half and played just 20 minutes. Tina Charles added 13 points and nine rebounds for the Liberty (18-12). Bria Hartley had 12 points, and Epiphanny Prince 11. Candice Dupree scored 12 points for Indiana (9-22), which has lost five straight.

GOLF

Payne retires, Ridley new Masters chairman

Fred Ridley, 65, first came to Augusta National to compete in the 1976 Masters as the U.S. Amateur champion, and he played the opening round in the traditional pairing with the defending champion, Jack Nicklaus. He will have a new role in his next round at Augusta National — the seventh chairman in the 86-year history of the club. Billy Payne announce that he is retiring on Oct. 16 when the club opens for a new season, and he chose Ridley to succeed him. “If he’s not better than me, then I failed,” Payne said. “And I fully expect him to be. Ridley, a 65-year-old business lawyer from Tampa, Florida, is the last U.S. Amateur champion who never turned pro.

SOCCER

Rooney quits international play

England record-scorer Wayne Rooney called time on his often tempestuous international career on Wednesday, retiring from duty after spurning an offer to return to the squad. “I believe now is the time to bow out,” the former England captain said in a statement. “I will always remain a passionate England fan.” A return to form since leaving Manchester United to go back to Everton in the offseason had seen England manager Gareth Southgate approach Rooney about returning for upcoming World Cup qualifiers. But the 31-year-old striker has decided to focus on his club career, quitting England duty with a record 53 goals in 119 appearances — more than any other outfield player.

NBA

Source: Clippers name Winger GM

A person familiar with the deal says the Los Angeles Clippers have reached an agreement with Oklahoma City’s Michael Winger, 37, to become their general manager. Winger will replace Dave Wohl, who is staying with the team as a special adviser. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has yet to be announced publicly. Winger had been an assistant GM and counsel for the Thunder for the last seven years. Previously, Winger worked for the Cavaliers. — AP

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