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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

Robert Griffin III is sacked in the fourth quarter as the Washington Redskins play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in NFL football at FedExField, Landover, Md., Sunday, November 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

As Redskins sink deeper with loss to Bucs, nothing left to do but 'get angry'

There was no way to adequately explain the nine penalties, three turnovers and two missed field goals. Or the numerous blown defensive assignments leading to 56- and 36-yard Tampa Bay touchdowns. Or the resounding loss at home to a one-win team on the heels of a bye week. Published November 16, 2014

Receiver Leonard Hankerson is still recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee. (The Washington Times)

Hankerson returns to uncertain role with Redskins

After tearing two ligaments in his knee almost a year ago, Leonard Hankerson is back on the 53-man roster. But whether he will be active Sunday -- and what role he will fill -- is unclear. Published November 15, 2014

Washington Nationals third baseman Kevin Frandsen (19) comes to celebrate with starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann (27) after a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Washington. Zimmermann pitched a no-hitter as the Nationals won 1-0.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Nats bring back Kevin Frandsen

Kevin Frandsen, a 32-year-old utility man, will return for his second season in Washington. Published November 14, 2014

Maryland guards Dez Wells, front, and Jake Layman react after Virginia Tech called a timeout after a three-pointer by Layman in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in College Park, Md., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Terps will rely on old, new with not much in between

A wave of offseason transfers left the Terrapins with a roster of extremes: four freshmen who are expected to contribute immediately and a strong senior class, led by Dez Wells. Published November 12, 2014