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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 Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher (97) rehabs on the opening day of Washington Redskins Training Camp at Bon Secours Training Center, Richmond, Va., Thursday, July 24, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times) ** FILE **

Richmond votes to refinance loan on Redskins' training facility to avoid default

Richmond City Council voted Monday to refinance a 2013 loan for the Washington Redskins' training camp facility a few months before it was set to default, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. The city will now refinance the loan over the next 15 years and pay $750,000 a year out of the taxpayer-financed general fund. Published February 27, 2018

Virginia's De'Andre Hunter, center, shoots as Pittsburgh's Khameron Davis, left, and Jared Wilson-Frame, right, defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Virginia won 66-37. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) ** FILE **

Virginia maintains hold on AP poll No. 1 while Kentucky returns to rankings

Virginia remained the No. 1 team in men's college basketball in the new Associated Press poll, the Cavaliers' third straight week at No. 1. Xavier leapfrogged Big East rival Villanova to take No. 3 following Villanova's fourth conference loss of the year Saturday. Published February 26, 2018

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