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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

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Zach Britton walks to the dugout following the third out in the ninth inning of Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Kansas City Royals Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Orioles’ Showalter says Britton was available to pitch in AL Wild Card

In an American League Wild Card that required two extra innings, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter used three different pitchers to get him through the extra innings against the Toronto Blue Jays. None of them were Zach Britton, the Orioles' best option. Published October 5, 2016

Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson (29) is tackled by Washington Redskins defensive back Su'a Cravens (36) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

Redskins win 31-20

Three Browns turnovers allowed the Redskins to secure a 31-20 win, bringing their record to 2-2 on the season. Published October 2, 2016

In this Aug. 4, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon rests during practice at the NFL football team's training campin Berea, Ohio. Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Gordon's suspension is effective immediately and he will miss the entire 2014 season.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Hue Jackson on Josh Gordon: We’re ‘moving on’

Troubled Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon entered a rehab facility just a week and a half before his suspension would be complete. Gordon was suspended for four games following a failed alcohol test. Published September 30, 2016

Alonso High School custodian Matt Stuewe hangs the school's remaining Jose Fernandez jersey after the other was stolen, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 in Tampa, Fla. Officials in Tampa said that a jersey worn by Fernandez in high school was missing following a candlelight vigil at his former high school. Officials at Alonso High School filed a police report and authorities are asking whoever took the jersey to return it.(Anastasia Dawson/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

Stolen Jose Fernandez high school jersey returned

During a candlelight vigil for the death of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, somebody stole Fernandez's high school jersey, which was pinned to the dugout of Alonso High School. Published September 30, 2016