Adam Kilgore

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering national sports

Education: Syracuse University, attended

Adam Kilgore attended Syracuse University and made his first stop at The Washington Post immediately after college, serving a two-year internship and primarily covering college sports, mostly Virginia and Virginia Tech. He was part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team that covered the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech. He moved to Boston in fall 2008 to cover the Red Sox for the Boston Globe and returned to The Post in February 2010 to cover the Washington Nationals.
Latest from Adam Kilgore

The NFL kick return is dead. Long live the kick return.

On Tuesday, the NFL hastened the kick return’s presumptive demise with a rule change that turns fair catches made inside the 25-yard line on kickoffs into touchbacks.

May 24, 2023

Lamar Jackson became the highest-paid player in NFL history his way

After Lamar Jackson signed his contract Thursday, his message and the Ravens' could have been the same: I told you so.

May 5, 2023

The Lions missed their chance, and the Eagles are smarter than everybody

The 2023 draft was full of surprises — and lots of quarterbacks. The Lions' early picks didn't inspire confidence, and the Eagles may have gotten a steal.

April 30, 2023

The NFL draft waiting game ends on Day 2 for Will Levis, Hendon Hooker

The QBs are drafted into backup roles. Levis went in the second round to the Titans, and Hooker was picked in the third round by the Lions.

April 28, 2023

The NFL draft’s first round was packed with deals and rolls of the dice

Alabama’s Bryce Young went No. 1 to the Carolina Panthers. It was hardly a surprise, but the slightest QB ever taken in the first round is emblematic of the risks NFL teams take.

April 27, 2023

After a year of tragedy and resilience, Bryan Bresee is ready for the NFL

Bresee’s younger sister, Ella, battled brain cancer and died in September. As he looks to the NFL draft and beyond, he’ll keep playing to honor her memory.

April 26, 2023

The NFL’s riskiest behavior: ‘Nexting’ while drafting

Player comparisons are an embedded part of scouting reports in the NFL, but they can be misleading, especially when it comes to quarterbacks.

April 21, 2023

Signing Odell Beckham won’t bring Lamar Jackson back — but it can’t hurt

The Ravens may have overpaid for the star receiver, but introducing him still made for a good day after an offseason of Lamar Jackson drama.

April 13, 2023

The Masters highlights: Jon Rahm wins his second career major championship and first green jacket

The 28-year-old Spaniard came from two shots back of Brooks Koepka at the start of Sunday’s final round to win his first Masters. Koepka and Phil Mickelson tied for second.

April 9, 2023

Hoot and holler: Florida Atlantic beats Kansas State to reach Final Four

The Owls' dream season continues into a fantasy as they earn a trip to Houston next weekend.

March 25, 2023