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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

This Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, file photo shows Arizona head coach Sean Miller in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game against Utah in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) ** FILE **

Arizona coach Sean Miller doubles down: 'I've never paid a recruit'

University of Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller held an impromptu press conference Thursday to read a statement that doubled down on his denial of allegedly paying a high school recruit $100,000 to come to the school. "I have never knowingly violated NCAA rules while serving as head coach of this great program," Miller said. Published March 1, 2018

Stephen Curry talks to the media after the Golden State Warriors' shootaround Wednesday, Feb. 28 at Capital One Arena. (Screen shot / @Adam_Zielonka)

Warriors talk African American museum, stay mostly mum on politics

The Golden State Warriors, in town this week to play the Washington Wizards, spent Tuesday visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture, bringing along some students from Kevin Durant's nearby hometown of Seat Pleasant, Maryland. Published February 28, 2018

Olympic athletes from Russia celebrate with their coach Oleg Znarok after winning the men's gold medal hockey game against Germany, 4-3, in overtime at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Gangneung, South Korea. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) **File**

IOC lifts Olympic ban on Russia after doping scandal

The International Olympic Committee had days earlier voted not to lift the ban in time for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, preventing the Russian athletes at the game from marching under their nation's flag. Published February 28, 2018

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