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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

The par-3 ninth hole at TPC Potomac in Potomac, Md. is seen, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Tiger Woods is the host of the Quicken Loans event, which benefits his foundation. This year, Woods will miss the trophy presentations at both of the PGA Tour events that benefit his foundation. In his absence, Rickie Fowler is the top draw at the Quicken Loans National. The field includes just three of the top 20 players in the world. (AP Photo/Ben Nuckols) ** FILE **

Why this year's PGA Tour stop in Maryland could be the area's last

The PGA Tour makes its annual stop in the Washington area this week with the Quicken Loans National at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, a course in Montgomery County. Whether the Tour will return here beyond 2018 remains a burning question. Published June 26, 2018

NBA draft prospect Troy Brown Jr., right, from Oregon, listens to a question from the media after an NBA pre-draft basketball workout Monday, June 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) ** FILE **

Wizards receive mixed reviews in NBA Draft grades

The Washington Wizards selected Oregon wing Troy Brown Jr. and Ukrainian combo guard Issuf Sanon in the 2018 NBA Draft. The internet's resident basketball analysts were tepid in their responses. Published June 24, 2018

Olivia Spicer, 16, left, Emma Jacobs, 17, and Caroline Schwartz, 18, all of Gainesville, Va., hold up letters spelling the nickname of Washington Capitals' left wing Alex Ovechkin, from Russia, on the National Mall ahead of a victory parade and rally for the Washington Capitals as hockey fans celebrate their winning the Stanley Cup, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Capitals Fan Fest set for June 30 with Stanley Cup photo-op

The Washington Capitals announced their annual Fan Fest will take place Saturday, June 30 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington. The day will include a chance for fans to take their picture with the Stanley Cup. Published June 22, 2018