Digest: Towson's Adam Callaway wins Maryland Half Marathon

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Adam Callaway, 36, of Towson won the Maryland Half Marathon on Saturday in Fulton in 1 hour, 23.14.4 seconds. The female winner of the race, which begins and ends in Maple Lawn and winds through Howard County, was Hannah Walter, 21 of Baltimore in 1:30:26.8. Eric Schuler, 25, of Laurel won the 5-kilometer race in 18:53, and Courtney Waldhauser, 28, of Fallston was the women's champion in 21:14. Jicheng Liu, 46, of Ellicott City was second in the half-marathon in 1:27:11.6, followed by Walter, who was third overall. The second women's finisher was Amy Haas of Athens, Ohio, who was 24th overall in 1:41:32.4. The race benefits the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center.

NHL

Caps' Ovechkin , Holtby to make 'Tonight Show' appearance today

After spending the weekend partying in D.C., Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals will head to New York City to appear on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" today. The Stanley Cup champions spent Saturday at the Nationals - San Francisco Giants game, took the trophy around D.C. and ended up in Georgetown at the Milano Cafe, where they met Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. The title was the first in Capitals' history. The Stanley Cup Final had strong ratings for NBC, especially in the Baltimore market. After their TV appearance, Ovechkin and Holtby will join teammates for Tuesday's parade in D.C.

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Late FG gives Brigade sole possession of first place

Mark Lewis kicked a 17-yard field goal with 1.6 seconds left to lift the Brigade (6-2) to a 59-56 win over the host Albany Empire (5-3) on Saturday night in a battle for sole possession of first place in the Arena Football League . Brigade quarterback Randy Hippeard was named the game's Most Valuable Player after passing for a season-high eight touchdowns. Wide receiver Brandon Thompkins totaled 159 yards and three touchdowns on a career-high and Brigade-record 17 receptions.

More AFL: The visiting Washington Valor (1-7) earned a 49-48 victory over the defending-champion Philadelphia Soul (4-4) on Sunday. Valor quarterback Arvell Nelson threw four touchdown passes and ran for two scores, while Roderick Henderson blocked an extra-point attempt with 52 seconds left.

Major League Lacrosse : Josh Byrne had four goals and three assists to help the visiting Chesapeake Bayhawks (5-2) earn their fourth straight victory, 15-12 over the Ohio Machine (2-5) on Saturday night and move into a tie with the Charlotte Hounds for second place. Rookie midfielder Ian MacKay added four goals. Niko Amato (Maryland) made 12 of his 19 saves during the second and third quarters for the Bayhawks, who scored nine of the game's final 14 goals after a rain delay of 1 hour, 40 minutes.

Major League Soccer: Nicolas Lodeiro ended a 362-minute Seattle scoreless drought in the 57th minute, and Magnus Wolff Eikrem headed in the winner in the 83rd as the Sounders (3-7-2) rallied to a 2-1 win over visiting D.C. United (2-6-3) on Saturday night. Darren Mattocks had put D.C. in front in the 53rd minute with his sixth goal of the season.

National Professional Soccer League: FC Baltimore earned a 1-1 draw with visiting Virginia Beach on Saturday. Sebastian Refi scored on a free kick in the 31st minute to give Virginia Beach the lead, but Nate Hall answered with a goal for Baltimore in the 62nd minute, ending the club's 245-minute scoring drought.

Golf: Matthew Barr and Ian Meyers of Fieldstone Club were the overall champions at the Golf Club at South River's member-guest tournament. Flight winners were I – Kevin Burch/Andrew Turgeron (Oak Creek); II – Lee Weigt/Buddy Hummers (Clustered Spires); III – Ken Barr/Phil Geiser (Berwick Golf Club); IV – Barr/Meyers; V – Mark Charnock/Patrick Quinn (River Creek Club); VI – Chip Mather/Scott Mather (Mount Anthony); VII – Michael Crabtree/Jerome McMahon (Mount Hawley); and VIII – John Foran/Don Foran (Glen Riddle).

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