Nelson holds 1-shot lead in AT&T Championship

Larry Nelson made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a 4-under 67 and a one-stroke lead over Jay Don Blake, Steve Lowery and Chien Soon Lu on Saturday in San Antonio, in the AT&T Championship, the Champions Tour’s final full-field event of the year.

Nelson, 63, rebounded on 18 after lipping out a 4-footer and settling for bogey on No. 17. He had a 10-under 132 total on the Oak Hills Country Club course in the event’s final year at the A.J. Tillinghast-designed layout.

Blake shot a 64, his best round on the 50-and-over tour. Lowery had a 67, and Chien shot a 68.

LPGA: Song-Hee Kim birdied four holes in a row on the front nine and finished with her second straight 4-under 68 for a one-stroke lead over Na Yeon Choi in the Hana Bank Championship in Incheon, South Korea.

Choi also shot a 68. Vicky Hurst was third at 6 under after a 70.

EUROPEAN TOUR: Graeme McDowell and Gareth Maybin of Northern Ireland have a four-shot lead after a windy third round at the Andalucia Masters in Sotogrande, Spain, sent scores soaring upward.

McDowell shot a 1-over 72, while Maybin had a 70 to reach 6 under. Conditions were so difficult that only six players were under par at the end of a day that began with 13 in minus territory.


ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: U.S. forward Clint Dempsey scored twice to give Fulham a 2-0 win over Wigan and Nani scored a contentious goal in Manchester United’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham.

United was leading on Nemanja Vidic’s 31st-minute header when Nani had a penalty appeal turned down in the closing minutes. The Portugal winger was then seen handling the ball while lying on the turf.

And while goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes lined up what he believed to be a free kick, Nani nipped in front and prodded the ball into an empty net.

SPANISH LA LIGA: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the last eight minutes to rally Real Madrid to a 3-1 win over Hercules. Madrid leads the league with 23 points.

SERIE A: AS Roma’s 2-0 win over Lecce could prove costly after captain Francesco Totti was sent off and continued to be aggressive off the field.

Totti and Lecce’s Ruben Olivera clashed in the buildup to the second goal and referee Andrea Gervasoni immediately sent the pair off.

Totti’s automatic one-game ban will rule him out of the Rome derby on Nov. 7, but he could face further sanctions for chasing Olivera toward the tunnel.

Juventus beat AC Milan 2-1 on goals by Fabio Quagliarella and Alessandro Del Piero either side of halftime.


BOYS’ SOCCER: Chris Wild scored twice to lead Berwick Academy to a 4-1 win over Portsmouth Abbey School at Portsmouth, R.I.

Jordan Sanford converted a penalty kick and Kyle Mullaney also scored for the Bulldogs (11-1, 11-0 Eastern Independent League).

Fergus O’Farrell scored for Portsmouth Abbey (5-6-3, 5-5-3).

FOOTBALL: The Holdernss School (3-3) scored a 55-0 win over Hebron Academy (0-6) at Hebron.

FIELD HOCKEY: Hebron Academy (3-4-2) and Kimball Union Academy (4-5-3) played to a scoreless tie at Hebron.

Mariah Mosher had 14 saves in goal for Hebron. Kimball Union’s Kelly Casey stopped three.

GIRLS’ SOCCER: Alex Carlbom scored three goals to lead Kents Hill School (7-4-1) in a 5-2 win over Hebron Academy (6-3-2) at Hebron.


OTHER NEWS: Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki routed No. 2 Vera Zvonareva 7-5, 6-0 to reach the WTA Championships final against Kim Clijsters in Doha, Qatar. Clijsters shook off a minor car accident en route to the stadium and defeated Samantha Stosur 7-6 (3), 6-1 to adavance. … Defending champion Ivan Ljubicic used his strong serve to beat sixth-seeded Albert Montanes of Spain 6-3, 7-6 (4) and reach the final of the Open Sud de France in Montpellier.