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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.

He can be reached at tchalk@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Tommy Chalk

San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Time features a kneeling Colin Kaepernick on the cover

When San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first began his protest by sitting down during the national anthem at a preseason game -- he has since chosen to kneel instead -- he sparked a national conversation about civil rights issues and police brutality in the United States. Published September 22, 2016