By:GINA M. FLORIO
On Sunday night, Super Bowl LI was watched by millions of people across the country. Even if you're not a football fan, you don't need to know anything about the NFL to know that all the referees out on the field were men. In fact, until 2015, there were only male referees in the NFL. Not a single woman had ever broken into the field — that is, until Sarah Thomas changed the game. She was the first woman to ever referee in the NFL, and she's trailblazing the way for countless other women ... Read More
“I don’t think I’ve ever seen so much girl power in one room.” This statement from Shelly Zalis, CEO & Founder of The Girls’ Lounge, perfectly sums up the two-day NFL ‘Plays for Life’ Women’s Summit for teen girls. The star-studded event with emcee Pam Oliver of FOX Sports featured over 30 speakers, panelists, and special guests inspiring the young attendees to follow their dreams and be bold despite the challenges they may face in life.
Over the past two days, 250 Houston-area teen girls heard from prominent leaders from across the NFL and beyond ... Read More
By: Trisha Calvo
If you’re serving chips, these easy recipes will help you lighten things up.
Amid the cheesy nachos, Buffalo wings, and pepperoni pizza, it’s nice to find something to snack on at a Super Bowl party that you won’t regret eating the next day. These healthy dips fit the bill. Serve them with chips (some are healthier than others), pita, or, ideally, sliced veggies. Try some less-than-usual options such as asparagus, baby artichokes, fennel, jicama, kohlrabi, and radishes along with the standard carrots and celery. Creamy and flavorful, these healthy dips are so tasty that ... Read More
By: Alaina Getzenberg-Contributing Writer
Guard Arie Kouandjio had a quite an exciting 2016, starting his first regular season games for the Redskins and becoming a citizen of the United States in September.
When Arie Kouandjio first came to the United States from Cameroon at six years old, he flew into Dulles Airport to meet his mother in their new home. He would grow up in the Washington, D.C., area through high school and only leave to attend school and play football at Alabama.
But before that came a lifetime of growing up in a country and culture that ... Read More
By: Jake Kring-Schreifels Staff Writer
The Redskins continued to make changes to their coaching staff by promoting Chad Englehart to head strength and conditioning coach on Monday.
The Washington Redskins announced more coaching changes on Monday, promoting Chad Englehart to head strength and conditioning coach.
Additionally, the team announced that it has hired Kavan Latham to fill Englehart’s previous role as assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Englehart finished up his seventh season with the Redskins as the team’s assistant strength and conditioning coach after being hired to the position on Feb. 26, 2010. He served in that role ... Read More
When he was the NFL’s head of officiating, Mike Pereira advised a marketing intern.
The intern played football, and Pereira, now a rules analyst for Fox Sports, agreed to review game tape. Another man in the league office, whom the intern did not recognize, observed from the back of the room.
“I got a call later from him, saying, ‘We’d like to offer you another internship,’’’ the intern said. “Then I said, ‘Do I have to apply? Do I need to go online?’ He said, ‘No, I am hiring you because you could run left and throw right ... Read More
Sports Industry Networking & Career Conference (SINC17)
Be a part of everything SINC17 has to offer!
Join a community of hundreds of industry professionals and like-minded students looking to break-in to the sports industry.
The Sports Industry Networking & Career Conference is a two-day event, being held February 24th- February 25th in Washington D.C. The conference is dedicated to educating students, young professionals, and career changers on the business of sports. Those who attend learn about the sports industry and network with well-known leaders from across the industry.
At SINC you will connect with friends and colleagues, and meet ... Read More
Fifth-year Washington Redskins cheerleader and captain Rachel shares her experiences from her first few days at the 2017 Pro Bowl.
Hi Redskins fans!
It's Rachel here, and I am currently in Orlando, Fla., representing the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders at the 2017 Pro Bowl! Going to the Pro Bowl is truly a dream come true for me! I was so anxious on Monday morning as I was waiting to leave for Orlando. I felt like a rookie again, traveling to partake in an amazing experience for the first time. Once I landed in sunny Florida, everything finally hit me; I ... Read More
By: Stephanie Mansour, Special to CNN
Already having a hard time keeping your New Year's resolutions?
The National Institutes of Health says you're more likely to stick to a change in your routine by taking one small step at a time -- so break down your resolutions into bite-size chunks.
It's helpful to envision your overall goal, but putting one foot in front of the other is easier than jumping in with two feet. Here are some simple tips to get you back on track.
First, keep your health on the forefront of your brain. You can do ... Read More
By: Stephen CzardaSenior: Writer And Content Coordinator
For the first time in his career, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is headed to the Pro Bowl.
The team on Monday announced that Cousins – who was named an alternate for the 2017 Pro Bowl – is replacing Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Cousins was one of three Redskins to be named an alternate along with returner Jamison Crowder and cornerback Josh Norman.
Tackle Trent Williams, guard Brandon Scherff, tight end Jordan Reed and linebacker Ryan Kerrigan were selected to the Pro Bowl, although only Williams out of the group will head ... Read More
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