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Cal alum James Hahn tied for 1st in Byron Nelson tourney

Hahn finished a bogey-free round with a 22-foot birdie putt on 18 to match his lowest round of the season. Matt Kuchar, Jhonattan Vegas, Jason Kokrak and Cameron Tringale shot 66, and top-ranked Dustin Johnson topped the group at 67, a stroke ahead of fourth-ranked Jason Day and Jordan Spieth, the No. 6 player competing in his hometown event. Lexi Thompson had six birdies in a seven-hole stretch and finished with a 6-under 65 to take the first-round lead at the LPGA Tour’s Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Va. Scott McCarron eagled the par-5 18th hole for a 7-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead at the Regions Tradition in Birmingham, Ala., the first of the Champions Tour’s five majors. The United States’ ice hockey world championship run ended with a 2-0 quarterfinal loss to Finland in Cologne, Germany, after a record-equaling run of six victories. The public board that oversees the proposed stadium where the Raiders want to start playing in 2020 unanimously approved a conditional lease agreement for the facility. The Las Vegas Stadium Authority board was dealing with a deadline to approve the lease to avoid delaying the team’s relocation by a year, as NFL owners gathering next week in Chicago plan to take up the document. English soccer is introducing video-review-based bans of at least two matches for players who deceive referees by diving to draw a penalty or feigning injury to get an opponent sent off.

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