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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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Jackson helps Cubs blank Royals 7-0

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson works the first inning against the Kansas City Royals in a spring training baseball game  Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Surprise, Ariz.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Edwin Jackson arrived at the ballpark in time for a solid spring start with the Chicago Cubs.

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Bradley names Brian Wardle its 14th basketball head coach

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Bradley University has hired Brian Wardle as its new basketball coach.

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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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