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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

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to an official during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, in Washington. The Cavaliers won 140-135 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

LeBron is happy that he’s no longer the oldest NBA All Star

It seems so hard to believe considering LeBron James has dominated the NBA since he came in as a high school phenom, but for the first time in his career, James was set to be the oldest player at the upcoming All Star game. Published February 16, 2017

In this Feb. 6, 2017, photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walks off with his MVP trophy during a news conference after the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Tom Brady reveals mother is battling cancer

In an exclusive interview with Sports Illustrated's Peter King, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady revealed his mother, Galynn, is battling cancer. Published February 15, 2017

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady #12 is seen with owner Robert Kraft before the awards ceremony after beating the Atlanta Falcons at Super Bowl 51 on Sunday, February 5, 2017 in Houston, TX. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

Robert Kraft: Tom Brady’s missing jersey will be returned

Shortly after the conclusion of Super Bowl LI, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady made his way to the locker room, took off his jersey and placed it in his bag. But, when he checked to see if it was there, the jersey was missing. Published February 14, 2017