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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

Chloe Kim stays 'hangry,' live-tweets on her way to gold

Chloe Kim is Team USA's new Olympic star. She's just 17 years old, so fans can expect to hear a lot more from the snowboarding gold medalist in the years to come. But fans also heard a lot from Kim's Twitter account in the first several days of these Olympics. Published February 13, 2018

age old: Tackle football would be banned for children younger than 14 under a bill filed in the Maryland General Assembly. Critics say it amounts to government overreach, but supporters say children's well-being should come first. (Associated Press)

Maryland bill limits tackle football for children

Maryland is one of four states considering legislation that would ban tackle football in public schools and parks for children and restrict contact in other sports for young athletes. Published February 11, 2018

North Korean supporters cheer during the preliminary round of the women's hockey game between Switzerland and the combined Koreas at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

North Korean cheerleaders stealing show at Winter Olympics

North Korea decided to send 22 athletes and 230 women in a "cheering section" to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in a joint effort with South Korea to re-engage, though the countries are at war in a decades-long standoff. Published February 11, 2018