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Tommy Chalk

Tommy Chalk is a sports writer at The Washington Times. Prior to joining The Times in September of 2016, Tommy covered the NHL and NFL for FOX Sports. A 2014 graduate from the University of Maryland, Tommy worked as a freelance writer covering advanced statistics within the NHL and NFL, writing analytical articles for The Washington Post and SB Nation blog Japers' Rink. Additionally, Tommy has sports reporting experience from his time with The Post Game and The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism's Capital News Service.

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Articles by Tommy Chalk

Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside (21) walks on the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Miami. The Magic defeated the Heat 116-107. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Hassan Whiteside is having a hilarious time at the beach

The NBA All-Star Weekend allows NBA players who don't participate in the event to kick back and relax. That includes Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside, who's spending some time at the beach. Published February 20, 2017

Eastern Conference small forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks (34) slam dunks as Western Conference guard Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors (30) lies on the court during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Max Becherer, Pool)

Steph Curry avoids Giannis Antetokounmpo dunk

When it comes to the NBA All-Star game, it's all about having fun and showcasing your skills. And, by all means, do not get embarrassed on the court. Published February 20, 2017

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 12, 2016 file photo, American League's Mike Trout, of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, talks to the pitcher after striking out during the second inning of the MLB baseball All-Star Game, in San Diego. Trout was not hurt after being involved in a car crash following a game Wednesday night, Aug. 31, 2016. Trout did not play in Los Angeles' 3-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Angels general manager Billy Eppler confirmed the crash and says in a statement he's spoken to Trout and "he feels fine." Eppler says Trout was at home and is planning to travel with the club Thursday to Seattle. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

Mike Trout has an insane workout

Los Angeles Angeles of Anaheim's Mike Trout is training for the start of the MLB season like everyone else...except Trout's workouts may be a bit different. Published February 17, 2017