Unseeded Maryland beat top-seeded Syracuse, 6-5, Sunday in Foxborough, Mass., to advance in the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament, gaining the semifinals when

Grant Catalino

took a pass from

Ryan Young

behind the net and beat Orange goalie

John Galloway

with 32 seconds left in overtime.

The Terrapins will play Duke in a semifinal at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Saturday.

Defending NCAA champion Duke scored three times in the fourth quarter to beat Notre Dame, 7-5, in the other quarterfinal.

CYCLING: Chris Horner won the Tour of California with a solid performance in the final stage, holding off RadioShack teammate Levi Leipheimer by 38 seconds. Matthew Goss won the 80.2-mile final stage from Santa Clarita to Thousand Oaks, outsprinting his fellow leaders.

Lance Armstrong's former teammate, Tyler Hamilton, said Armstrong and other team leaders encouraged, promoted, and took part in a doping program in an effort to win the Tour de France in 1999 and beyond, according to a report aired Sunday night on 60 Minutes.

Alberto Contador extended his commanding lead and fellow Spaniard Mikel Nieve Ituralde won the grueling 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia.

BASEBALL: La Salle earned the sixth seed in the Atlantic Ten tournament. The Explorers will play third-seeded Dayton at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Campbell's Field.

SOCCER: In MLS action, Stefan Frei made three saves and undermanned Toronto FC tied, 0-0, with the Colorado Rapids. . . . Kevin Hartman made two saves and FC Dallas extended its shutout streak to 399 minutes with a 0-0 tie against Real Salt Lake. The game was delayed by lightning in the 83d minute for 1 hour, 52 minutes.

Blackpool was relegated from the Premier League after a 4-2 defeat to champion Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Liverpool failed to qualify for European football for the first time since 1999 after losing, 1-0, at Aston Villa on the final day of the Premier League season.

Tottenham qualified for the Europa League while relegating Birmingham with a 2-1 victory.

AUTO RACING: Marco Andretti put himself back in the Indianapolis 500 lineup with an incredible final run to beat the qualifying gun. A little more than an hour before that, Danica Patrick qualified for the No. 26 spot, the middle of Row 9. Also qualifying for the May 29 race were Ryan Briscoe and Paul Tracy.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. held off Sprint Cup drivers Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski to win the NASCAR Nationwide series race in Iowa.

Cherry Hill native Tom Hessert finished fifth in the ARCA ModSpace 150 at N.J. Motorsports Park in Millville.

Steve Minghenelli of Sewell was 18th while Guy Lamon of Tabernacle and Joe Volpe of Vineland had transmission trouble.

BASKETBALL: St. John's forward Dwayne Polee II said he plans to transfer so he can help his family "get through a health issue."

Joan Lewis, whose wish to cheer on the UConn women's basketball team was fulfilled during this year's NCAA Philadelphia Regional, died May 7 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

- Staff and wire reports