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McMurray wins NASCAR Nationwide race in Atlanta

Jamie McMurray took the lead for good on the final restart and held off Kyle Busch to win the Great Clips 300 Nationwide Series race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in the suburb of Hampton, Georgia.

Busch was trying to become the first driver in the 28-year history of the Nationwide Series to win 11 races in a season, fell short in his attempt to catch McMurray late in the race. Busch will have to wait another week to win his 11th victory of the season.

Jamie McMurray (photo credit Getty Images for NASCAR

Busch fell from first to third as McMurray took the lead coming out of pit row following the final caution flag on the 167th lap of 195.

Busch led the most laps in the race and finished second with Carl Edwards placing third. Kevin Harvick was fourth followed by Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano.

McMurray, who raced to his first Nationwide Series win in Atlanta in 2002, won for the first time since Darlington in 2004. He has won twice on the Sprint Cup circuit this year.

Lnfo courtesy of NASCAR Nationwide series

Former Georgia golf star wins Nationwide Tour’s Mylan Classic

Former Georgia golfer Kevin Kisner won the inaugural Mylan Classic for his first Nationwide Tour title, closing the final round with a bogey-free 4-under-par 67 over the weekend for a one-stroke victory over Geoffrey Sisk.

Kisner finished at 13-under-par 271 at Southpointe Golf Club in the Pittsburgh suburb of Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania, and earned $108,000 to move from 5oth place to 14th on the money list with $194,692. The top 25 on the final list will earn their 2011 PGA Tour cards.

Kevin Kisner (R) with his Georgia teammates winning 2005 NCAA title (photo courtesy of UGA Sports/Steve Colquitt)

Geoffrey Sisk, 45, double bogeyed on the 17th hole and then failed to birdie the 18th hole, allowing Kisner to win the title.

Chris Nallen (66) and Steve Wheatcroft (71) tied for third at 10-under-par.

Info courtesy of the Nationwide Tour

Game 1 goes to Clippers as they beat Scranton in 10 innings

Governor’s Cup playoff action returned to Columbus Wednesday night and ended as the hometown fans would’ve liked. Luke Carlin banged out a game-winning two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the clippers a 6-4 win and a 1-0 series lead over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees in the first ever post-season game in the 2-year history of Huntington Park.

Luke Carlin Columbus (MiLB)

Huntington Park's LF line (file photo)

In the bottom of the 10th, Jerad Head led off with a single, his third hit of the ballgame and Luke Carlin was sent up to the plate with orders to bunt. After fouling off a pair of bunt attempts, Carlin drove an 0-2 Amauri Sanit pitch off the scoreboard, giving the Clippers the win.

Zach Putnam earned the win for Columbus with a perfect 10th inning.

Columbus and Scranton will play the second game of the series, Thursday evening at 6:35 pm. Former Yankees right-hander Zach McAllister throws for Columbus, while righty David Phelps gets the call for Scranton.

Info courtesy of the Columbus Clippers

First Tee Open winner is Ted Schulz

Ted Schulz won the First Tee Open this past weekend for his first Champions Tour title, making a 12-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole at Pebble Beach on the way to shooting a 2-under-par 70 and a one-stroke victory over Tom Pernice Jr.

Pernice finished with a 67.

Ted Schultz (photo by Herman Persons)

Schulz, who is 50, playing in the tournament on a conditional status in his 12th start on the Champions Tour, for golfers 50-and-over, finished at 14-under-par 202. It was his first win of any kind since winning the 1991 Nissan Open for the second of his two PGA Tour titles.

Schulz, who quit the PGA Tour in 2000, earned a check for $315,000. the biggest payday of his career. He is currently the director of golf at the University of Louisville.

Mark Calcavecchia and Tom Kite, tied for third. Fred Couples was fourth.

The 2008 and 2009 winner Jeff Sluman, shot a 71 to finish at 6-under-par.

compiled from staff & Champions Tour news

Flyers QB Valentino named PFL player of the week for fifth time in career

University of Dayton quarterback Steve Valentino was named the 2010 season’s inaugural Pioneer Football League Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in leading the Flyers to a 28-14 season-opening win over Robert Morris last Saturday. The UD co-captain and Walter Payton Award candidate accounted personally for 317 of Dayton’s 388 yards in total offense.

QB Steve Valentino (UD photo)

Valentino rushed the ball 16 times for 106 yards and completed 19 of 37 passes for 211 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. This is the fifth career PFL Player of the Week Award for the 2006 Solon (Ohio) High School graduate. He earned four weekly awards last season en route to being named the PFL Offensive Player of the Year and leading Dayton to a share of the PFL title.

Valentino in just 11 games as a starting quarterback, he is seventh in career total offense (3,616 yards). He needs 72 yards to break into the Flyers Top 10 in career passing yardage.

Dayton will be on the road to Pittsburgh this week, taking on its second straight Northeast Conference opponent in Duquesne. Kickoff is 12 noon ET.

The Flyers next home game is Saturday, September 18 when they open up the Pioneer Football League schedule against Morehead State.

Info courtesy of Dayton Athletics

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