August 24, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

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Toronto wins MLL crown on last-minute goal at Navy

Shawn Williams scored his second straight goal with 45 seconds remaining Sunday before an announced 7,003 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis to give the Toronto Nationals a 10-9 victory over the Denver Outlaws and their first Major League Lacrosse championship. Williams' game-winner was assisted by Joe Walters (Maryland); his tying goal with 4:30 left came on a pass from Jeff Zywicki.

Horse racing: : Apprentice Dusty Ryder Shepherd, 18, won the riding title at the 11-day Laurel Park summer meeting with 10 victories. Six of them were aboard horses prepared by Jerry Robb, who won his first training title at Laurel or Pimlico Race Course since the 2004 winter meet. Live racing will shift to Timonium for the State Fair meet before returning to Laurel on Sept. 12.

WNBA: : Crystal Langhorne (Maryland) had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Washington in the Mystics' 82-60 loss to the host Sacramento Monarchs on Saturday night. The Mystics (13-14) have lost six of eight and are tied with the Chicago Sky for the fourth and final playoff spot in the East. ... Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) scored 23 points in the Atlanta Dream's 91-87 loss Sunday to the visiting Los Angeles Sparks.

Minor league baseball: : The Aberdeen IronBirds were no-hit by Brandon Moore (5-2) in a 5-0 loss to the Brooklyn Cyclones in the opener of a doubleheader in the short-season Single-A New York-Penn League.

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