Chris Sanderson, who played goaltender for the former Baltimore Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse, died Thursday morning after a 3 1/2-year battle with brain cancer, the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League announced. He was 38. Sanderson, a Virginia alumnus who also played for the NLL's Baltimore Thunder and New Jersey Storm, was diagnosed with the grade IV malignant tumor glioblastoma multiforme in December 2008. The Orangeville, Ontario, native was a Wings assistant from 2005 to 2011 and was selected as the All-World goalie at the 1998 world championships in Baltimore. He is survived by his wife, Brogann, and two daughters, Stevie and Clementine.
Soccer: Paris Saint-Germain will replace Juventus as D.C. United's opponent for the July 28 friendly at RFK Stadium. Kickoff will be at 7:30p.m., 90 minutes later than the proposed Juventus start because live TV is no longer dictating the time. PSG finished second to Montpellier in France's Ligue 1 and features Brazilians Alex and Nene, Brazilian-Italian Thiago Motta and Argentine Javier Pastore.
—Steven Goff, The Washington Post
Golf: Connor Flach (Centennial) of Ellicott City, Erik Dulik of Great Falls, Va., and Randall "Ty" Herriott of Brandywine shot 4-under-par 68 and lead the overall boys division of the Middle Atlantic PGA Junior Championship after one day at Montgomery Country Club in Gaithersburg. Rachel Lee (Marriotts Ridge) of Woodstock leads the overall girls division after shooting a 72. The event is a PGA Junior Championship qualifier. ... Dale Williams won the adult division of the STX Baltimore Putting Championship on the fourth hole of a playoff Wednesday at Mount Pleasant Golf Course. Brendan McKinney finished second. Nick Couzantino was eliminated on the second playoff hole. Schuler Silverman won the junior division, followed by Tommy Kersch and Mike Filler.
Men's college basketball: Towson named Patrick O'Connell (Johns Hopkins, Loyola High) director of student-athlete development and promoted Michael Swets to director of basketball operations. Duane Simpkins left recently as director of basketball operations to accept an assistant coaching position at UNC Greensboro.
College football: Navy announced its 58-prospect 2012 recruiting class, which includes slotbacks Demond Brown (Old Mill) and Colin Osborne (Glenelg) and defensive back Shelley White (Archbishop Spalding).
Boxing: Featherweight Gary Russell Jr. (19-0, 11knockouts) of Capitol Heights will fight Christopher Perez (23-2, 14 KOs) at 9 p.m. Saturday on Showtime. The bout, in Indio, Calif., is on the undercard of an International Boxing Federation junior middleweight championship fight between Cornelius Bundrage and Cory Spinks.
—From Sun staff and news services