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Tom Schad

Tom Schad

After spending nearly two years as an intern at The Washington Times, Tom Schad rejoined the staff as a sports reporter in August 2014. A Colorado native and American University graduate, he previously served as a reporter and copy editor at The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun and He can be reached at

Articles by Tom Schad

Washington Nationals shortstop Emmanuel Burriss (16) avoids Detroit Tigers' Jefry Marte (76) as he turns a double play on a  Steven Moya ground ball in the 10th inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game  Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Viera, Fla.  The game ended in a scoreless tie. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Nationals make another round of cuts

Emmanuel Burriss, Manny Delcarmen, Cutter Dykstra, Kila Ka'aihue, Steven Lerud and Derrick Robinson were reassigned to minor-league camp Friday, leaving 36 players in big-league camp. Published March 27, 2015

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez (47) works in the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Viera, Fla.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Gio Gonzalez continues strong spring

Gonzalez allowed only two hits and walked three while pitching five scoreless innings Thursday in Washington's 8-3 loss to the New York Mets. Published March 27, 2015

Maryland players react after Princeton received an offensive foul call in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Monday, March 23, 2015, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 85-70. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Maryland women end Princeton's unbeaten season

Laurin Mincy scored 27 points and the Terrapins used a huge second-half run to defeat the previously-undefeated Tigers, 85-70. Maryland will face Duke in the Sweet 16. Published March 23, 2015

Maryland's Jake Layman (10) looks to pass under pressure from Michigan State's Denzel Valentine (45) and  Matt Costello (10) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament in Chicago, Saturday, March 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Maryland prepares for first trip to NCAA tournament since 2010

The Terrapins aren't concerned about their seed, nor a possible meeting with the tournament's No. 1 overall seed, Kentucky, in the Sweet 16. "The most important thing for us right now is [Valparaiso]," coach Mark Turgeon said. Published March 15, 2015