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Tommy Chalk

Tommy Chalk is a sports writer at The Washington Times. Prior to joining The Times in September of 2016, Tommy covered the NHL and NFL for FOX Sports. A 2014 graduate from the University of Maryland, Tommy worked as a freelance writer covering advanced statistics within the NHL and NFL, writing analytical articles for The Washington Post and SB Nation blog Japers' Rink. Additionally, Tommy has sports reporting experience from his time with The Post Game and The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism's Capital News Service.

He can be reached at tchalk@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Tommy Chalk

"If any of my players sit on the bench for the national anthem, they will sit there the rest of the game," John Tortorella said. (Associated Press)

U.S. hockey coach says he'll bench any player who doesn't stand for anthem

John Tortorella, who will be the head coach of Team USA for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey, won't be having any Colin Kaepernicks on his team. "If any of my players sit on the bench for the national anthem, they will sit there the rest of the game," Tortorella told ESPN's Linda Cohn. Published September 6, 2016