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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

Ottawa Senators center Zack Smith (15) celebrates a goal with teammates left wing Ryan Dzingel (18) and right wing Bobby Ryan (9) during second period NHL hockey action against the Washington Capitals in Ottawa on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Fatigue showing in latter half of Capitals' back-to-backs

The Capitals themselves probably won't admit it, but the wear-and-tear of the 82-game NHL season was evident in Tuesday's listless 3-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators -- a shutout that saw a road-weary Washington team's 14-game point streak come to an end. Published January 25, 2017

Olivia Munn arrives at "The Newsroom" Season Three Premiere on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Did Olivia Munn take a jab at Aaron Rodgers' family?

Actress Olivia Munn is a big supporter of her boyfriend, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. And after his Packers were eliminated in the NFC Championship Game against the Atlanta Falcons, Munn reached out to Packers supporters to thank them for the year, posting a handwritten message on Instagram. Published January 24, 2017

Washington Capitals center Chandler Stephenson skates with the puck in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) **FILE**

Chandler Stephenson recalled to Capitals

The Washington Capitals announced that forward Chandler Stephenson has been recalled from the AHL Hershey Bears to join the team as they prepare for the Ottawa Senators. Published January 24, 2017

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), of Russia, celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Orlov's 2-goal game testament to defenseman's growth

Following his two-goal performance Monday against the Carolina Hurricanes, the second multi-goal game of his career, Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov received the highest praise possible from his captain and fellow countryman Alexander Ovechkin. Published January 24, 2017

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, sportscaster Erin Andrews speaks during an interview at the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII media center in New York. An attorney for Andrews told a jury Tuesday, Feb. 23,2016, that she felt horror, shame and humiliation when she discovered that someone had secretly filmed her nude and posted the video on the Internet.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Erin Andrews diagnosed with cervical cancer last year

In a conversation with Monday Morning Quarterback's Emily Kaplan, FOX Sports reporter and Dancing With the Stars host Erin Andrews discussed the pain and difficulty she dealt with in the aftermath of her peeping Tom scandal, but she also revealed that she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Published January 24, 2017

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) warms up before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Landover, Md., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Kirk Cousins replaces Matt Ryan in Pro Bowl

The upcoming Pro Bowl in Orlando will feature another Redskin, as quarterback Kirk Cousins was added to replace Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who is missing the game due to the Super Bowl. Published January 23, 2017

T.J. Oshie named Third Star of the Week

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie has been named the NHL's Third Star of the Week for the week ending Jan. 22, per the league. Published January 23, 2017

CBS announcer Jim Nantz, right, interviews New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, second from right holding the AFC championship trophy, beside team owner Robert Kraft, left, honorary captain Tedy Bruschi, second from left, and head coach Bill Belichick after the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots defeated the the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17 to advance to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Brady: No animosity toward Roger Goodell

The relationship between New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is understandably dicey. Published January 23, 2017

Tom Brady swears on live TV following win

The New England Patriots' 36-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC championship game punched a ticket to the Super Bowl for Tom Brady and his teammates, and he was clearly excited. Published January 23, 2017