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  • 10 of the Best Beaches Around Washington DC To Visit This Summer

    The one thing Washington DC is missing is a good beach. Luckily it's not a far drive from some incredible beaches. You can find party towns, quiet towns, shopping havens, nature preserves and enough miles of beautiful beaches to satisfy your ocean craving this summer. Here are 10 of the best beaches around Washington DC to add to your summer bucket list.

    1. Sandy Point State Park

    If you need to get to the beach ASAP, Sandy Point State Park is the closest beach to Washington DC in Anne Arundel County on the west side of the Chesapeake. At ... Read More

  • 15 Most Influential Women in Football

    via NFL.com

    Not all battles in football are won on the field. These 15 women are proof. This group of pioneers has built the National Football League into the meritocracy that it is today, each in her own way. Martha Firestone Ford is a revered owner. Amy Trask is a Super Bowl executive. Sarah Thomas is a full-time referee. Beth Mowins is set to break ground as a national play-by-play announcer. Charean Williams is a national writer and Hall of Fame selector. From the front office to the field, these women have made significant in-roads towards defining the direction ... Read More

  • 10 Beat-the-Heat Summer Smoothie Recipes

    via Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, Daily Burn

    It’s official: Summer’s in full swing — as are the heat and humidity that goes along with it. But chill out. Really. All you need to do is mix up one of these seasonally inspired smoothies for a cool treat that’s got major health benefits, too. Below are our favorite recipes, but feel free to tweak and add your own extras for your delicious summer sip.

    1. Grape-Berry Protein Smoothie

      Sweet frozen grapes are an ideal complement to berries. Mix them together, and you’re in for an antioxidant-rich treat. Plus, when you ... Read More

  • Come Rally At The Redskins' 85th Anniversary Summer Kickoff Celebration

    via Redskins Blog

    If you haven’t been aware, the Redskins are celebrating their 85th anniversary this year. Accordingly, the team announced last month the establishment of their largest fan engagement program to date: The Hall of Fans.

    But there are more opportunities to show your fandom and celebrate the team’s 85 years of existence.

    Fans will have the opportunity to meet Clinton Portis and Santana Moss for a Redskins Rally kickoff event starting at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 19, at The Exchange Saloon in downtown Washington, D.C. Admission is free.

    There will be giveaways ... Read More

  • Collette Smith Becomes Second Female Coach in the NFL

     via Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated

    The Jets will hire Collette Smith as an intern to work with defensive backs during training camp, making her the first female coach in team history, the New York Daily News reports.

    Smith, 44, works as a coach and marketing executive for the New York Sharks of the Independent Women’s Football League. She formerly played for the team.

    Smith, who is from Queens, NY and grew up a fan of the team, spent time at Jets practices last year and connected with head coach Todd Bowles, effectively shadowing

    “I’m over the top. I ... Read More

  • Get to know #98 Matt Ioannidis

    WOW: Where is your favorite place to go on vacation?

    Matt Ioannidis: Cancun. I went this past February and I really liked it there.

     

    WOW: Who is your role model?

    MI: My mom

     

    WOW: What is your favorite sport besides football?

    MI: Baseball

     

    WOW: What is your favorite movie?

    MI: Captain America, Civil War  Read More

  • Recap: 2017 WOW Fitness Bootcamp

    On Saturday, June 3, WOW members came out to FedExField for the 2017 WOW Fitness Bootcamp with Nike and celebrity trainer Deanna Robinson. Guests participated in a variety of circuit-style workouts throughout the stadium. The workouts were highlighted by the run the stars in the stadium, ab workouts in the locker room, partner workouts in the concourse and a circuit workout in the Bud Light Party Pavilion. Guests were able to work out from music by DJ P Knock.

    Redskins players Kendall Fuller and Fabian Moreau were on-site as they coached the guests through the different activities.

    Fuller was excited ... Read More

  • Free Summer Concerts in the Washington DC Area

    via Rachel Cooper, tripsavy

    Summertime brings a variety of free concerts to the Washington DC area. So, pack a picnic, grab your lawn chairs and head outdoors to listen to great local music. Here are some suggestions of places to find free concerts in Dc and the Maryland  and Virginia suburbs. Check out these family friendly performances and listen to a variety of local bands and musicians.

     Washington, DC Concerts

     Military Band Concerts - The Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force bands perform on alternating days at a variety of destinations throughout the summer. Just about every night of the ... Read More

  • The Definitive Guide to DC's Best Donuts

    via Laura Hayes, Thrillist.com

     

    Disks of fried dough can jumpstart even the gloomiest of mornings. They can absorb the most tortured breakups, or even lessen the sting of a day sitting in jury duty or the DMV. When you’re not eating your feelings, you should be chowing down on the city’s best donuts anyway because they’re damn delicious. New openings over the past two years have made DC’s donut game better than ever -- but you will have to visit the 'burbs to try some of the leading contenders. These are the DC area’s eight ... Read More

  • Ryan Kerrigan Opens Sixth 'Kerrigan's Korner' at Inova Children's Hospital

    via Sean Cox, Blitz for the Better Foundation

    On May 31st, Redskins’ Ryan Kerrigan unveiled his sixth Kerrigan’s Korner at Inova Children’s Hospital on the Hematology/Oncology/Ortho Trauma floor on Tuesday afternoon.

    The Kerrigan’s Korner, a program of Ryan Kerrigan’s Blitz for the Better Foundation, will provide patients and families access to technology as a means for relaxation and communication during their hospital stays. The mobile technology cart is filled with laptops, video games, movies, a TV, and more.

    “It’s important for kids to have access to games and technology,” said Kerrigan. “Not only ... Read More

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