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Adam Zielonka

Adam Zielonka

Adam Zielonka is a sports reporter for The Washington Times covering the D.C. area's professional and college teams. 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

Virginia's De'Andre Hunter (12) drives past Georgia Tech's Moses Wright (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Charlottesville, Va. (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP) **File**

Virginia locks up No. 1 ACC Tournament seed early with win

Virginia men's basketball defeated Georgia Tech 65-54 Wednesday, and in the process clinched the No. 1 seed in the ACC Tournament in March and at least a share of the ACC regular season title. Even if Duke were to win out and Virginia were to lose out, they would finish tied -- and Virginia owns the head-to-head tiebreaker for beating the Blue Devils 65-63 last month. Published February 22, 2018

Georgetown center Jessie Govan (15) blocks the shot of Butler forward Tyler Wideman (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Georgetown defeated Butler 87-83. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Georgetown hosts Xavier as Big East eyes two No. 1 seeds

A Hoya victory could deal a blow to Xavier's bid for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Musketeers are poised to join No. 3 Villanova in earning two of the national tourney's top seeds, a sign that Big East basketball is returning to national prominence. Published February 20, 2018

In this Aug. 26, 2017, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (22) eludes Cleveland Browns defensive end Carl Nassib (94) during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File)

Doug Martin released by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Tuesday they have released former starting running back Doug Martin. Martin, 29, played six seasons in Tampa and was nicknamed "Muscle Hamster." Published February 20, 2018