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Chicago Cubs plan opening night Ernie Banks tribute

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs and thousands of fans will honor the late Ernie Banks during the team’s season opener against the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend.

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Blackhawks get big 4-1 victory over Kings

Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) checks Los Angeles Kings center Nick Shore (37) along the boards during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Defensemen Duncan Keith and Niklas Hjalmarsson scored 1:04 apart in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Monday.

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Dave Leitao insists he’s right coach to turn around DePaul

DePaul University's athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto introduces Dave Leitao during a news conference to announced him as their new basketball head coach Monday, March 30, 2015, at the DePaul Student Center in Chicago. Leitao is charged with a big task as he tries to revitalize a struggling program and get it back at least to the level when he led the Blue Demons from 2002 to 2005. (AP Photo/Chicago Tribune, Brian Cassella) MANDATORY CREDIT CHICAGO TRIBUNE; CHICAGO SUN-TIMES OUT; DAILY HERALD OUT; NORTHWEST HERALD OUT; THE HERALD-NEWS OUT; DAILY CHRONICLE OUT; THE TIMES OF NORTHWEST INDIANA OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

CHICAGO (AP) — Dave Leitao can understand why someone might think DePaul is simply standing still by dipping into its past and hiring him as coach for a second time.

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Chicago rooftop owner charged with trying to defraud Cubs

In this June 8, 2013, file photo, fans, top, enjoy a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Skybox on Sheffield, across from Wrigley Field's right field in Chicago. The owner of the rooftop club R. Marc Hamid is locked in a dispute with the Cubs over royalty payments to the baseball team for views of games, and is accused of defrauding the team and tax authorities out of $600,000. Chicago's U.S. attorney's office announced Friday, March 27, 2015, that Hamid faces four counts of mail fraud. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs for years complained that rooftop businesses with views into Wrigley Field sucked away cash that could, in a modest way, help the team win its first World Series in over a century. As of Friday, they can now point to one rooftop owner who’s charged with cheating the team.

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Bears agree to 1-year deal with cornerback Alan Ball

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with former Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Alan Ball.

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