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Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips.

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Red Wings reveal plans for new home

The Detroit Red Wings revealed plans for a new home on Sunday as part of a re-energizing of the Motor City's downtown core.

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Clippers’ future on line as probate trial resumes

The trial over the $2 billion proposed sale of the NBA team resumes today.

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Bon Jovi wants to buy the Buffalo Bills

The rocker wants to add NFL team owner to his resumé.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, July 21.

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McIlroy joins greats after repelling Garcia charge

Rory McIlroy suffered several anxious moments but kept the jitters in check to rubber-stamp his status as the newest golfing great by landing the first British Open title of his career.

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly (8) shakes hands with St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny (22) before the first inning of Game 1 of the National League baseball championship series Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in St. Louis.

Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: LA beats STL to avoid sweep

Adrian Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal and the Los Angeles Dodgers salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 4-3 victory on Sunday night.

Florida State's Jameis Winston (5) warms up before the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship NCAA football game between Florida State and Duke in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Jameis Winston: ‘I learned from my mistakes’

Jameis Winston would rather look to the season ahead as the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback for reigning national champion Florida State. He also knows he has to answer questions about his off-field conduct.

FILE - In this April 23, 2014, file photo, the British Open Golf trophy the "Claret Jug" is displayed by the clubhouse at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England. The British Open golf championship begins on Thursday July 17, 2014.

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

Rory McIlroy completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the British Open to capture the third leg of the career Grand Slam.

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James celebrates during Game 1 in the second round of the NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Cleveland.

LeBron James undecided on jersey No. 6 or 23

LeBron turned to social media Friday to help him choose which number he'll wear next season. James wrote "6 or 23...."

The Chicago Bulls newest acquisitions, forward Nikola Mirotic, left, and free agent forward/center Pau Gasol pose with their jerseys at a an NBA news conference Friday, July 18, 2014, in Chicago. The Bulls are hoping the new additions will help bolster their offensive attack after they struggled to score at times last year. Mirotic was acquired by Chicago on June 24, 2011, as part of a draft-night trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves and played last with Spain's Real Madrid CF. Gasol a 13-year veteran of the NBA, comes to Chicago after spending the past six-plus seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Gasol, Mirotic join Chicago Bulls

Weighing a handful of attractive offers, Pau Gasol says a gut feeling led him to sign with the Chicago Bulls.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday while Sergio Garcia provided the fireworks at a blustery Royal Liverpool course.

Rory McIlroy in control at British Open, Garcia on fire

Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday.

Germany's national soccer team captain Philipp Lahm listens to a reporter's question during a news conference in Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Germany will play in group G of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup.

Phillipp Lahm stuns Germany by quitting soccer

Germany captain Philipp Lahm stunned his homeland by quitting soccer at the age of 30, five days after winning a World Cup victory.

NBA legend Bill Russell smiles while he is being honored during the 2014 NBA All-Star Game Legends Brunch at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on February 16, 2014.

Bill Russell ‘okay’ after collapsing in Nevada

Despite being hospitalized, Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell is "okay" after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.

Confetti rains down during the ribbon-cutting and opening of Levi's Stadium Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. The San Francisco 49ers held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open their new home. The $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium, which took only about 27 months to build, also will host the NFL Super Bowl in 2016 and other major events.

49ers open new stadium in Santa Clara

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, linebacker Patrick Willis and left tackle Joe Staley joined 49ers CEO Jed York and city officials to cut the ribbons

Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell takes part in the "Sports and Race: Leveling the Playing Field" panel during the Civil Rights Summit on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Russell discussed using his platform in basketball to raise awareness for civil rights.

NBA’s Bill Russell collapses during Tahoe speech

Team spokesman Brian Olive says the 80-year-old Russell felt faint after the Thursday morning fall at the Hyatt Regency resort in Incline Village

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Complete list of 2014 ESPY winners

Here is a complete list of the winners from last night's ESPY Awards.

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Seahawks’ Sherman wins Breakthrough ESPY

WATCH: Richard Sherman is named the Best Breakthrough Athlete at the 2014 ESPY Awards.

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‘Drake & Blake’ team up with Chris Brown for ESPYs

WATCH: Chris Brown and Drake patched up their differences to shoot a hilarious skit with Clippers star Blake Griffin.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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O’s edge M’s in extra innings

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones gets ready to hit during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

Chris Davis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning, Nelson Cruz also went deep and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a record-tying start by Felix Hernandez in a 2-1 victory Friday night over the Seattle Mariners.

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Bells edge Black Bears in 11 innings

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Bellingham’s Chris Baker hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th to lead the Bells to a 3-2 victory over the Cowlitz Black Bears in West Coast League action Friday at Joe Martin Field.

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Bellingham 11U falls to Helena

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The Bellingham 11-and-under baseball team fell 6-1 to Helena, Montana today at the Cal Ripken Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament in Meridian, Idaho.

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Another Friday Afternoon Bellingham Bank Robbery

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A Washington Federal on Lakeway Drive is robbed.