Capital Gazette wins special Pulitzer Prize citation for coverage of newsroom shooting that killed five

Cannons' John Tucker (Archbishop Curley) named MLL Coach of the Year

Boston Cannons coach John Tucker (Archbishop Curley) was named the Brine Coach of the Year in MLL on Friday.

Boston Cannons coach John Tucker (Archbishop Curley) was named the Brine Coach of the Year in Major League Lacrosse on Friday. Tucker previously coached boys lacrosse at Severn, Gilman, Loyola Blakefield and Curley as well as the National Lacrosse League's Baltimore Thunder. He also coached the Washington/Chesapeake Bayhawks in 2009-10 and currently coaches girls lacrosse at Lutheran. Tucker led the Cannons to an 8-6 record this season and the No. 4 seed in the MLL playoffs. The Ohio Machine's Bear Davis, the former boys lacrosse coach at Archbishop Spalding, finished second, and Chesapeake Bayhawks coach Dave Cottle was voted fifth.

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City of Gods loses, 84-71, falls short of $1 million final

Overseas Elite defeated City of Gods, 84-71, in New York to advance to the $1 million championship game in The Basketball Tournament. Xavier Silas led City of Gods with a game-high 22 points. Omar Strong (Douglass) shot 4-for-8 and finished with 12 points and three rebounds in 20 minutes, and James Gist (Maryland) had no points and two rebounds in 10 minutes. "It's devastating," said City of Gods coach Joe Connelly (Morgan State), who led his team to a Northeast Region title. "It's simply devastating to get this far and lose."

Triathlon: Katie Zaferes (North Carroll), 26, will look to secure her spot on the U.S. Olympic triathlon team for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro today. The race, which takes place along Copacabana Beach and Avenida Atlantica, features a 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run. To qualify, Zaferes must finish as one of the top two U.S. women and in the top eight of the field.

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NFL: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said cornerback Bashaud Breeland is expected to miss four to six weeks with an MCL problem in his right knee. Gruden addressed Breeland's injury Saturday, a day after the second-year player was hurt during the second practice of training camp. Gruden called Breeland's diagnosis "the best-case scenario, probably, for what we thought" and said "he's a fast healer." Breeland is suspended for the Redskins' season opener.

NHL: The Washington Capitals re-signed forward Marcus Johansson to a one-year, $3.75 million contract Friday. Johansson, 24, had 20 goals and 27 assists in 82 games with the Capitals last season and set career highs in goals, points, shots (138) and games played.

NBA: Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal helped Team World overcome a 20-point deficit and topple Team Africa, 101-97, at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Beal scored a team-high 18 points on 7-for-14 shooting, including four 3-pointers, in the first NBA-sanctioned game in Africa in league history.

Major League Soccer: Perry Kitchen broke a 4-4 tie in the 79th minute and D.C. United beat visiting Real Salt Lake, 6-4. The 10 goals fell one short of the MLS single-game record. Kitchen's header, off a long service from Taylor Kemp (Maryland), beat Jeff Attinella for the winner. Nick DeLeon's left-footed blast provided insurance 6 minutes later. The teams combined for seven goals in the second half, one short of the record for the most in a half. Real Salt Lake (7-8-8) jumped ahead 2-0 on goals by Joao Plata and Kyle Beckerman (Arundel), his first since returning from the U.S. national team. United (12-7-5) halved its deficit before halftime on Chris Rolfe's first goal of the game. He added a goal on a penalty kick to tie it early in the second.

National Women's Soccer League: Crystal Dunn scored three goals in the first half to lead the Washington Spirit over Carli Lloyd and the visiting Houston Dash, 3-1. Christine Nairn (Archbishop Spalding) assisted on the final goal for the Spirit (7-4-3). The Dash fell to 5-5-5.

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