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November 02, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

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Caps lose, 5-4 in overtime; Ovechkin leaves with injury

R.J. Umberger scored his second goal of the game on a power play 1:45 into overtime to lift the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-4 overtime victory against the Washington Capitals. Blue Jackets left wing Raffi Torres scored twice in the final 6 1/2 minutes of regulation, including the tying goal with 23 seconds left to send the game into overtime. Rick Nash had a goal and two assists for Columbus (6-5-1). Washington (8-2-3) played much of the game without Alex Ovechkin, who left early in the second period with an upper-body injury; he didn't return, and his status is day-to-day.

College football: : Bowie State won a coin-toss tiebreaker Sunday and will represent the Eastern Division in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship game Saturday at 1 p.m. against Fayetteville State in Durham, N.C. The Bulldogs, Elizabeth State and Virginia Union ended the regular season 5-2 in the conference. ... Maryland's game at North Carolina State on Saturday will begin at 1 p.m. and be streamed on ESPN360.

Men's college soccer: : Loyola (8-6-2, 5-0-2) clinched a spot in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship game with a scoreless tie with visiting Fairfield (8-5-2, 4-1-2). ... Liam Maloney had a goal and an assist, helping host Towson (7-9-0, 4-6-0) end a two-game losing streak with a 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association victory over Georgia State (4-9-1, 2-8-0). ... Steve Pathroff scored with 17 seconds left in the second overtime to give host Mount St. Mary's (6-9-1, 5-3-1) a 2-1 win over Central Connecticut State (6-9-1, 1-7-1) in the Northeast Conference.

Women's college soccer: : Loyola (14-4-3, 9-0-0) reached its third straight MAAC title game with a 3-1 victory over fifth seed Canisius in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Greyhounds will face Niagara at noon today. ... No. 4 North Carolina (14-3-1, 7-3-0) scored in the eighth minute and earned a 1-0 win at No. 8 Maryland (12-4-2, 4-4-2) in the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season finale. ... A goal 3:49 into overtime gave host Mary Washington (12-4-3) a 2-1 victory over St. Mary's in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament.

Golf: : Chris Baloga and Mike Stallings finished with a 36-hole 9-under-par 135 to win the Baltimore Cup at Hayfields Country Club.

- From Sun staff and news services

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