04.06.2015 / Blog Posts
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Sarah Thomas, a Mississippi native who Wilson said has been a finalist for an NFL position previously, has officiated Conference USA games in the NCAA for nearly a decade. She has also officiated during NFL camps and the preseason previously.
A technicality would keep Thomas from being the first woman to ever officiate an NFL game though. That honor belongs to Shannon Eastin, who was on the field working when replacement officials were brought in by the league during a referee lockout in 2012. Thomas, however, would be the first female to be hired ... Read More
04.04.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
Do you need some ideas for the perfect Easter Cocktail? No worries!
Here are 5 scrumptious cocktails that fit any Easter brunch gathering:
1. Agricole-Guava Cooler
2 ounces guava nectar
2 ounces rhum agricole
3/4 ounce lime juice
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
1/2 ounce Navan
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 ounces club soda
Freshly grated cinnamon
Mint sprig, cinnamon stick or lime wheel, for garnish
Fill a shaker with ice. Add the guava nectar, rhum agricole, lime juice, Simple Syrup, Navan and bitters; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass; top with club ... Read More
04.03.2015 / Blog Posts Community
Easter has almost arrived and it’s time to get hoppin’ to this year’s easy, budget-friendly crafts. Keep your little chickadees busy with the most darling DIY projects for kids!
Easter Bunny Hand Craft:
Kids will love getting their hands painted for a project! Watch out though, this creative project can be messy!
Pom-Pom Chicks Craft:
This project will stimulate your child’s imagination while they work at improving their creative skills and their motor skills.
The Tradition Of Easter Grass:
Some people follow the tradition of grass growing ... Read More
04.03.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
You can take a nap while your spouse or friend drives and show passion for your favorite team with these Redskins Head Rest Covers! Perfect for the ultimate Redskins fans, this two pack head cover set fits most vehicle head rests.
Item: Redskins Head Rest Cover
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Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion. Read More
04.02.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
WOW sits down with Kickboxing Instructor and Personal Trainer GeniLee.
Ever consider a different workout routine??! Cardio Kickboxing is always fun and never boring and it provides a total-body fitness workout routine! Not only is Cardio Kickboxing popular but it is also an excellent workout that actually replaces your aerobics machines and indoor exercise equipment routines.
First - CHANGES AND RESULTS HAPPEN with Cardio Kickboxing. What else?
You Definitely Lose Weight
Cardio Kickboxing increases the heart rate and helps to burn fat and calories. During a one-hour workout, you can expect to burn as many as 800 calories, or more!
You ... Read More
04.01.2015 / Health and Wellness
Week Three: Are You Keeping A Training Log?
A training log is a chronicle, journal, memoir and diary. It allows you to keep track of your personal events, experiences and observations. Logging everything you do can be one of the best tools for you to improve your goals. Since you can’t see change overnight recording your change over time can be beneficial to your personal evaluation.
Understanding a few things about a training log can help use them effectively:
Why should I use a training log?
As we mentioned earlier in the week, using a training log can be ... Read More
03.31.2015 / Blog Posts Community
From egg hunts to Cherry Blossom Celebrations, there are a number of kid-friendly events to mark on your calendar this weekend!
Here's a short list of local events that will keep your kids smiling:
Cherry Blossom Family Celebration
WHEN: Tuesday April 4, 2015 | 11:30 AM- 3 PM
WHERE: Penn Quarter, Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th and F Streets, Washington D.C.
MORE INFO: The cherry blossom fun isn’t over just yet! Enjoy traditional Japanese music and dance performances while you make tatebanko (Japanese paper dioramas) with guests from the Freer Sackler. Fold origami birds with Smithsonian Gardens ... Read More
03.30.2015 / Blog Posts Community
Seen on espnW by Nicole Blades
Throughout her life in Pakistan, Fatima Saleem has seen how ongoing war can affect the mindset of a nation. The most recent example also hit closest to home, when terrorists attacked a school in Peshawar in December. Seven gunmen associated with the Taliban stormed a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan and opened fire, killing 150 people, most of them schoolchildren.
The country was traumatized, and adults were scared to send kids back to school. "But," Saleem says, "We still must send them."
The journalist has long resolved to change minds and reset the psyche ... Read More
03.29.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By: Deanna Jefferson, Nike and Celebrity Trainer
Now that spring is finally here you may have, yet again, picked up a new workout and diet regimen to prepare for warmer weather and drop those menacing pounds that always seem to find their way back home. In fact, 50% of women say that within six months they gain back any weight they've managed to ditch. And more than 25% have dieted so many times they've lost track of the number. Here are my 10 "to-do" tips that guarantee (in the absence of any medical condition) that you will kick ... Read More
03.28.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Yesterday, the Argentinian team participated in a training session at FedExField in Landover, Maryland in preparation for the international soccer match against El Salavador.
Soccer star Lionel Messi’s presence was enough to gather quarterback Robert Griffin III and Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin to pay the legend a visit Friday.
Messi currently holds four "FIFA Ballon d'Or" awards which are given to the best player each year. He is the first futbol player in history to win four “FIFA Ballon d’Or,” all of which he won consecutively, and the first to win three European Gold Shoe awards.
Griffin ... Read More
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