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A week before opener, owner Fred Wilpon addresses Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon addressed the team in a closed-door meeting Monday morning.

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NFL suspends Browns GM 4 games for texting

CLEVELAND (AP) — The NFL has suspended Browns general manager Ray Farmer for four games for sending text messages to the sideline last season during games.

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Camp Cal the latest innovation in team building at Kentucky

Kentucky coach John Calipari signals to his team during the first half of a college basketball game against Notre Dame in the NCAA men's tournament regional finals, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

It could’ve easily been called the John Calipari Fantasy Camp.

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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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Recording: Sterling wanted to give woman ‘everything’

In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, sits with V. Stiviano as they watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. Sterling's wife, Shelly Sterling, is going after the $2.5 million in real estate and cars her husband lavished on V. Stiviano in a trial scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles Superior Court. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The woman who recorded Donald Sterling’s racially offensive remarks says she wasn’t the only recipient of gifts from the billionaire.

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