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Friday, August 28, 2015
Golf
Yani Tseng leads Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic (The Associated Press)
Yani Tseng closed with an eagle and a birdie for an 8-under 64 and a one-stroke lead Friday in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. Tseng hit a 6-iron to 4 feet to set up the eagle on the par-5 eighth hole just before play was delayed for about 90 minutes because of lightning and rain, then took the outright lead on the par-4 ninth with her sixth birdie of the day. ''I can't wait to come out tomorrow,'' Tseng said.
NASCAR
Stewart claims he didn't see man on track before fatal crash (The Associated Press)
NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn't see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him, and noted the racer was impaired by marijuana and shouldn't have been outside his car, according to court papers filed Friday. Kevin Ward Jr.'s family filed a lawsuit this month that accused Stewart of gross negligence, saying he gunned his engine and put his card into a skid as the 20-year-old Ward walked on the track after a crash at Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Aug. 9, 2014. Stewart's attorney, Brian Gwitt, argued in an answer to the Wards' lawsuit that the racing star didn't see the crash Ward had been involved in and didn't realize anyone was standing on the track.
NBA
Jazz sign rookie forward J.J. O'Brien (Yahoo Sports)
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Utah Jazz have signed free-agent rookie J.J. O'Brien.
NCAA Baseball
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NHL
Al Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82 (Yahoo Sports)
Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. The Islanders confirmed Arbour's death in a release issued Friday afternoon. Arbour had been in declining health, battling Parkinson's disease and dementia, and living in a long-term care facility in Florida.
Local Sports Headlines
Fish & Game discounted wildlife tags now available (08/13/15)
Idaho Fish and Game officials continue to offer discounts for big game hunters who want more hunting opportunities. Through Aug. 31, resident and nonresident hunters can buy remaining nonresident tags as second tags for deer and elk. Starting Sept. 1, sales of these nonresident tags will increase, which doesn't include vendor fees...
Tiger golf tourney planned (08/07/15)
Mountain Home High School hosts its annual Tiger Open Golf Tournament on Aug. 22 at the Desert Canyon Golf Course in Mountain Home. The Tiger Open is a four-person scramble fundraiser for the Mountain Home High School athletic department. Proceeds from the tournament are split between the various athletic teams and groups...

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