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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

New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia holds the Super Bowl trophy, left, as he and coach Bill Belichick wave during a parade Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Boston to celebrate their 34-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Sunday's NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Bill Belichick leads uncomfortably long chant

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick doesn't show much emotion or even speak that much in public, but he just couldn't help himself while his team celebrated their Super Bowl victory with a parade through the streets of Boston. Published February 7, 2017

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) and wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) celebrate a touchdown scored by Jackson on a pass from Cousins in the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Redskins already given 50-1 odds to win Super Bowl LII

Just a day after the crazy conclusion of Super Bowl LI, sports betting site Bovada has already provided odds for Super Bowl LII, and they don't favor the Washington Redskins very much. Published February 6, 2017

New England Patriots' Tom Brady celebrates a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Tom Brady Super Bowl jersey is missing

Following Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI victory against the Atlanta Falcons, he took off his jersey and placed it in his personal bag within his locker. But when he returned to retrieve the bag, the jersey was gone. Published February 6, 2017

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, second from left, of Russia, celebrates his goal with defenseman John Carlson (74), center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, and right wing T.J. Oshie, second from right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Capitals top line impresses against difficult Bruins top line

The Washington Capitals are blessed with four forward lines that have the ability to contribute each and every night. With each line carrying different levels of responsibility, the one that is relied on and entrusted the most is the top line of Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie. Published February 2, 2017