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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

Cleveland Indians' Yan Gomes runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 27, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) ** FILE **

Nationals acquire catcher Yan Gomes from Indians

The Nationals traded for Yan Gomes from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for pitcher Jefry Rodriguez, outfielder Daniel Johnson and a player to be named later. Published November 30, 2018

Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard looks at the scoreboard during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Al Drago) ** FILE **

Dwight Howard to miss 2-3 months after gluteal surgery

Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard decided to undergo surgery for a piriformis muscle injury that has bothered him since training camp, and his recovery will sideline him for two to three months, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Published November 30, 2018

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Reuben Foster (56) jogs on the field during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. The Washington Redskins claimed Foster off waivers on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, after the 49ers released the linebacker following a domestic violence arrest. The team says conversations with former Alabama teammates led to the decision to claim Foster. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb, File) **FILE**

NFL still grapples with domestic violence in #MeToo, post-Ray Rice era

The Washington Redskins' decision Tuesday to sign Reuben Foster, a troubled linebacker arrested twice this year on domestic violence charges, put the team at the center of a debate over whether the NFL is doing enough to curb the abuse of women by players. Published November 28, 2018