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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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Gonzalez exits, Shields struggles as Padres beat Rockies

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado right fielder Carlos Gonzalez left with pain in his surgically-repaired left knee, and new San Diego ace James Shields struggled in the Padres’ 7-5 victory over the Rockies on Friday night.

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Mariners reliever David Rollins suspended 80 games

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle Mariners reliever David Rollins was suspended for 80 games on Friday for the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

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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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Panthers claim offensive tackle Jonathan Martin off waivers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have claimed offensive tackle Jonathan Martin off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers.

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