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Adam Zielonka

Adam Zielonka

Adam Zielonka is a sports reporter for The Washington Times covering the Capitals, the Wizards and other pro and college sports in the D.C. area. He previously worked for The Capital in Annapolis, Md. A New Jersey native, he graduated from DeSales University and earned his master's at the University of Maryland. Zielonka can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Adam Zielonka

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon watches his two-run home run off Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Manny Banuelos during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) ** FILE **

With Rendon gone, Nationals' offseason checklist becomes clearer

Anthony Rendon left town to sign with the Los Angeles Angels for a reported $245 million over seven years. Days earlier, Stephen Strasburg agreed to a seven-year deal, also for $245 million, to return to the Nationals. With that settled, what's left for the Nationals to do this winter? Published December 12, 2019

Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. This was Oshie's second goal of the night. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

T.J. Oshie scores twice as Capitals win clash with Bruins

T.J. Oshie adjusted the bright red Washington Nationals batting helmet covered in autographs, the prized possession the Washington Capitals are passing around this year to game MVPs after wins. "It's a little big," he said. Published December 11, 2019

Washington Nationals Tim Bogar (24), Bob Henley (13), and Joe Dillon (25) wear a Washington Capitals hat before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) ** FILE **

Nationals shuffle coaching staff with Tim Bogar moved up to bench coach

Winning a World Series title didn't stop the Washington Nationals from tinkering with their coaching staff. Tim Bogar was moved from first base coach to bench coach, while last year's bench coach, Chip Hale, will now take over as third base coach. Published December 11, 2019

Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks gestures during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Bradley Beal, Scott Brooks rip 'unacceptable' officiating

Wizards coach Scott Brooks delivered an uncharacteristic harangue about the officiating during his postgame press conference, and Bradley Beal said his frustration level with the referees was "out the roof." Published December 8, 2019