Digest (May 27): Caps expected to play outdoors at Navy

The NHL plans to announce an outdoor game at the Naval Academy on Monday, and the Washington Capitals are expected to be the home team against the Toronto Maple Leafs, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The game, expected to be played March 3, would be the first time a U.S. service academy hosts an NHL outdoor game. The matchup will be a rematch of the first round of the playoffs, a series that the Capitals won in six games. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (capacity 34,000) will host the event.

— Isabelle Khurshudyan, Washington Post


Arena Football League

Brigade prevail on late kick return for touchdown


Kendall Thompkins returned a kickoff 54 yards for a touchdowns with 39 seconds remaining to send the Baltimore Brigade (2-4) to a 63-60 victory over the Cleveland Gladiators. Shane Carden passed for six touchdowns and 272 yards to lead the Brigade. ... Washington Valor (1-5) took the Philadelphia Soul (7-0) to the wire in a narrow but inspired, 48-47, defeat at Verizon Center. In his Valor debut, quarterback Sean Brackett led a late Washington charge, throwing for 231 yards and five touchdowns in the place of the injured QB Erik Meyer. In his fifth career start, Brackett's had a career-high 26 completions on 44 attempts.


Baltimore senior all-star game gets rescheduled

The Baltimore City Senior Lacrosse Game has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Frederick Douglass High School, 2301 Gwynns Falls Parkway. It was originally scheduled for last Thursday, but inclement weather forced its postponement.


Salisbury's Collins, PietanzaAll-Americans in softball

Salisbury juniors LeAnne Collins (Hereford) and Annie Pietanza each were named All-Americans for the first time in their softball careers, with Collins claiming first-team accolades and Pietanza named to the third team.

Stevenson track: Senior Devonte Williams capped his standout four-year Stevenson career by recording a pair of top-five finishes at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at SPIRE Institute on Saturday. Williams finished fifth in the 100-meter dash, then followed up with a third-place finish in the 200-meter dash. Williams earned All-America status in both events.


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