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Towson scores late touchdown, edges Maine 24-19

Towson scores late touchdown, edges Maine 24-19

TOWSON, Md. (AP) Grant Enders passed for one touchdown and ran for another to lead Towson to a 24-19 victory over Maine in Colonial Athletic Association action Saturday.

Enders ran 52 yards for a touchdown with just over three minutes left in the game to seal the victory.

Maine scored with 38 seconds remaining in the game to close the spread to five points, but the Black Bears failed on the two-point conversion try, and Towson recovered the onside kick.

Enders finished 17 of 26 with 260 yards passing and 98 yards rushing on eight carries for the Tigers (3-3, 2-1). He also threw an interception that was returned 92 yards for a touchdown by Maine's Troy Eastman.

Towson's Terrance West ran for 96 yards and a touchdown.

Maine (2-4, 1-2) was led by Marcus Wasilewski, who passed for 159 yards and rushed for 60 yards and a touchdown.

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Now it's a series

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Now it's a series

The Caps looked to be in real trouble after blowing leads and losing in overtime in both Game 1 and Game 2.

After two straight wins, however, Washington is in control against the Columbus Blue Jackets as the series returns to Washington, D.C. for Game 5. 

On the latest eipisode of the Capitals Faceoff Podcast, JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir talk about what changed for the Capitals between Game 2 and 3, as well as resetting their series predictions.

And as always, they answer several viewer questions.

Check out their latest episode in the player below or listen on the Capitals Faceoff Podcast page

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Burakovsky will miss the first round, but Caps won't rule him out for remainder of the playoffs

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Burakovsky will miss the first round, but Caps won't rule him out for remainder of the playoffs

Andre Burakovsky will be sidelined for the remainder of Washington's first-round series vs. Columbus, but he isn’t necessarily out for the remainder of the playoffs, Coach Barry Trotz said on Friday.

Burakovsky suffered an undisclosed upper-body injury in the Capitals' Game 2 overtime loss and has not been on the ice since.

Trotz said the 23-year-old top-six winger needs “minor” surgery.

That procedure, however, will not preclude Burakovsky from returning to the Caps’ lineup in subsequent rounds, should Washington advance.

“That's why I said minor surgery,” Trotz added, asked if Burky might return at a later date.

This latest surgery is the second for Burakovsky this season. In late October, he had a procedure to repair a broken left thumb and missed the next 20 games.

Since his departure in Game 2, Jakub Vrana and Chandler Stephenson have taken turns replacing Burakovsky on the second line with Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie.

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