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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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Kris Bryant sent to minors by Chicago Cubs

In this March, 2015, file photo, Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant signs autographs prior to start of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Peoria, Ariz. Bryant was reassigned by the Cubs to their minor league camp on Monday despite an outstanding spring training at the plate, triggering a threat of litigation from the players' association. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp on Monday despite an outstanding spring training at the plate, triggering a threat of litigation from the players’ association.

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Kane County Cougars get special craft beer for 25th season

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — The Kane County Cougars are partnering with Two Brothers Brewing Company to have a special craft beer to mark the team’s 25th season in Geneva.

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