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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

Maryland guard Eric Ayala reacts after dunking on Notre Dame during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Smith, Ayala guide Terrapins past Notre Dame

Once the shots started to fall, Maryland played a complete game on Wednesday, outplaying Notre Dame and cruising to a 72-51 win to stay undefeated. It marks the Terrapins' first 9-0 start since the 1998-99 season. Published December 4, 2019

Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing objects to a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against the Duke in the 2K Empire Classic, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) **FILE**

Ewing releases statement as Georgetown continues to play Gardner, Alexander

The Georgetown Hoyas will continue to play junior forward Galen Alexander and freshman forward Myron Gardner while the university's Office of Student Conduct investigates complaints that the players were involved in an apartment burglary. Gardner was accused of sexually assaulting and harassing a woman. Published December 4, 2019

Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing reacts after a series of calls against the team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke in the 2K Empire Classic, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 in New York. Duke won 81-73. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) ** FILE **

Hoyas face turmoil as top starter out, other players investigated

The Georgetown Hoyas are on the road Wednesday night to play Oklahoma State, but however that game goes, the result will be overshadowed by new questions about the state of the District's storied college basketball program. Published December 3, 2019

Washington Capitals center Chandler Stephenson (18), from Canada, skates during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Al Drago) ** FILE **

Capitals trade Chandler Stephenson to Golden Knights

Pressed against the salary cap all season, the Washington Capitals traded forward Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights for a 2021 fifth-round draft pick Monday night. Published December 3, 2019