Digest (July 4): Burakovsky re-signed by Capitals for two seasons

The Washington Capitals re-signed right wing Andre Burakovsky to a two-year, $6 million contract. Burakovsky, 22, had 12 goals and 23 assists in 64 games with the Capitals during this past season, recording career highs in assists and plus/minus (+13). Burakovsky had a career-high eight multipoint games, including a career-high three-assist performance against the Carolina Hurricanes on Jan. 23. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound right wing had a point in six consecutive games from Jan. 13 to Jan. 23, tied for the fourth-longest point streak on the team last season. The Malmo, Sweden, native was selected by the Capitals in the first round, 23rd overall, in the 2013 NHL draft and has 95 points (38 goals, 57 assists) in 196 career NHL games with Washington.

Pro soccer: Roland Lamah had two goals, Maximiliano Urruti scored for the fourth straight game and FC Dallas beat D.C. United 4-2 on Tuesday night to move into a tie for first in the Western Conference. D.C. United (5-11-3), without goalkeeper Bill Hamid, lost its fifth consecutive road game.

Women's college golf: Towson junior Alix Lowe qualified for the United States Women's Amateur tournament, held Aug. 7-13 at the San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif. Lowe earned the trip by shooting a 4-over 75 on the par-71, 6,338-yard Forsgate Country Club (Banks Course) in Monroe, N.J., on Wednesday.

College rowing: Al Ramirez will step down this summer as head men's and women's coach at Loyola Maryland after 16 seasons with the Greyhounds.

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