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

Patrick Mahomes’s Chiefs outlast Bills to earn a spot in AFC championship game

The Chiefs and Lions secured their spots in the conference championship games.

January 21, 2024

49ers survive scare from Packers to reach NFC championship game

Baltimore used a dominant second half to roll past Houston, while San Francisco went down to the wire against Green Bay but escaped.

January 20, 2024

The cold case of Patrick Mahomes’s cracked helmet

What happened to Mahomes’s helmet during the Chiefs-Dolphins game was unusual. Experts say players shouldn’t worry about how theirs will perform in the cold.

January 18, 2024

Few can outrun Lamar Jackson. Even fewer can out-think him.

It is impossible to ignore the physical miracles Lamar Jackson performs. But they are only possible, his coach said, because he sees the game like “a savant.”

January 18, 2024

Lions hold off Rams for first playoff win since 1991 season

Detroit won its first playoff game in more than three decades, while Green Bay upset Dallas, snapping the Cowboys’ home winning streak.

January 14, 2024

With C.J. Stroud and DeMeco Ryans, the Texans aren’t waiting for the future

The future is already here: Houston’s standout quarterback and first-year coach are off to the divisional round of the playoffs after dominating the Browns.

January 14, 2024

Chiefs ease past Dolphins in historically frigid playoff encounter

The Kansas City Chiefs rolled against the Miami Dolphins at a freezing Arrowhead Stadium. Earlier, the Houston Texans blew out the Cleveland Browns to open the playoffs.

January 13, 2024

More than a ‘big meathead,’ Dan Campbell has resurrected the Lions

Dan Campbell inherited a lost franchise three years ago. On Sunday, a team built in his image will host a playoff game for the first time in more than 30 years.

January 13, 2024

Six pressing questions heading into the NFL playoffs

Where’s Taylor Swift? Will Lamar Jackson break through? Are the Eagles toast? Will Joe Flacco turn into a pumpkin?

January 11, 2024

College Football Playoff highlights: Michigan beats Washington to claim national title

The top-ranked Wolverines claimed their first national title since 1997 with Monday night’s win over the No. 2 Huskies in Houston.

January 8, 2024