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Digest: Towson's Kendyl Scott picked in inaugural pro softball draft

Towson University senior outfielder Kendyl Scott was selected in the American Softball Association's inaugural draft Wednesday night. Scott was drafted by the E1 Pro Ballers USA with the second pick in the sixth round (22nd overall). Beginning June 15, the four-team ASBA will play a six-week schedule at Satsuma High School near Mobile, Ala., with the season ending July 31.

College track and field: Navy senior Sean Richards concluded his college career at the NCAA outdoor championships Wednesday night in Eugene, Ore., by finishing 22nd overall in the javelin with a top throw of 61.35 meters. Coppin State sophomore Joseph Amoah finished in 13th place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 20.60 seconds; Eagles sophomore Aaron Lewis didn't finish in the 110 hurdles.

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College honors: Seniors Kristen Confroy of the Maryland women's basketball team and Alex Leto of the Maryland track and field program were named the Terps' Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners.

WNBA: Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx ended a four-game losing streak with an 88-80 victory over the host Washington Mystics on Thursday. Elena Delle Donne returned after missing four games with an illness for Washington (5-4), which lost three of those games. She scored eight points in 26 minutes. Natasha Cloud, who started her college career at Maryland, led Washington (5-4) with 17 points, and Kristi Toliver (Maryland) had 15. The game was moved ahead three hours to accommodate the Washington Capitals' watch party for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final .

NFL: The Washington Redskins hired Steve Ziff as chief marketing officer. A person familiar with the team's organizational structure told The Washington Post that Ziff will fill a new role at Redskins Park and is not replacing anyone. Ziff previously was the vice president of marketing and digital media for the Jacksonville Jaguars , where he handled all of the team's branding, digital media and content marketing from 2014 to 2018.

— Kimberley A. Martin, The Washington Post

Horse racing: In addition to a live program of 12 races, fans at Laurel Park will be able to watch and wager on Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify's quest for history in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Laurel will open its doors a half-hour early at 11 a.m. for Belmont Day. First race post time at Laurel will be 12:35 p.m.

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