By: Jake Kring-Schreifels Staff Writer
We’re just one year away from the 2018 Winter Olympics, which means Redskins tight end Vernon Davis is just one year away from traveling to South Korea.
That’s because, since 2010, when the Olympics were held in Vancouver, Davis was named an honorary captain for Team USA Curling, serving as more of brand ambassador to help promote the sport and gain curling more exposure within the United States.
“I love the sport of curling because it’s just you and the stone and the broom,” Davis told ABC News and ESPN’s The ... Read More
FOX 5 shares Valentine's Days recipes.
Chocolates might be the No. 1 gift on February 14, but everyone knows that dinner dates are a Valentine's Day necessity. But the cost of a romantic dinner with your significant other might turn your Valentine’s Day love story into a nightmare.
Zagat reports that 53 percent of couples will be going out for a romantic meal. But the toughest part about this is that the average expected tab on Valentine's Day is a whopping $170.53. That price tag is a 16 percent hike from just five years ago ... Read More
By: Jake Kring-Schreifels Staff Writer
One of the Redskins’ most vocal players, both in the locker room and on the field, is linebacker Will Compton, who will have plenty more than football to bark about when the team returns to Loudoun County, Va., for spring workouts.
Compton was voted the most attractive player on the Redskins, and fifth most attractive in the league, headlining a Washington unit voted the third most attractive team in the NFL.
Those responsible for producing such calculations are the good people at Fanatics.com, which had 400 participants rate player headshots on a 1-10 scale ... Read More
By: Mike Carter- Conneen/ ABC7
Dozens of female student athletes - normally competitors who face off on D.C.’s many basketball courts or soccer fields - gathered Thursday to celebrate their sisterhood on National Girls & Women in Sports Day.
It is the first time the District of Columbia Interscholastic Athletic Association has formally celebrated the day.
Roosevelt High School junior Merelyn Giron said, “As women, we should all come together to at least support each other.”
School Without Walls High School junior Madelyne Cabico said, “It shows a lot of unity and that we all care about this.”
The students were ... Read More
By: Stephen CzardaSenior Writer And Content Coordinator
The Redskins continue to build their defensive coaching staff under new defensive coordinator Greg Manusky with the hiring of assistant defensive backs coach James Rowe.
The Washington Redskins on Thursday hired James Rowe as assistant defensive backs coach, the team announced.
Rowe was most recently the defensive coordinator for Valdosta State, a position he held for one season prior to joining the Redskins. During his season with the Blazers, the defensive unit finished with a Division II-best 27 interceptions and ranked fifth in opposing passing efficiency, limiting opposing quarterbacks to a 96 ... Read More
By: Stephen CzardaSenior- Writer And Content Coordinator
The Washington Redskins announced on Wednesday that they have hired Torrian Gray as the team's new defensive backs coach.
The Washington Redskins have hired Torrian Gray as the team’s new defensive backs coach, the team announced on Wednesday.
Gray, 42, was most recently the assistant defensive backs coach for the Florida Gators during the 2016 season.
Prior to his year at Florida, Gray served as defensive secondary/passing game coordinator for Virginia Tech (2013-15), defensive secondary coach for Virginia Tech (2006-12), assistant defensive backs coach for the Chicago Bears (2004-05 ... Read More
By: Mike Roussell, PhD
Almond Apple Spice Muffins
These high-protein muffins are made with almond flour instead of the higher-glycemic wheat flour. They're perfect for reduced-carbohydrate diets, easy to eat on the go, and will keep you feeling full and energized all morning.
2 cup almond meal
5 scoops vanilla protein powder
4 whole eggs
1 cup apple sauce
1/2 stick butter
1 TBSP cinnamon
1 tsp all spice
1 tsp cloves
How to Prepare: Preheat oven to 350°F. Melt butter in microwave (~30 seconds on low heat). Thoroughly mix all the ingredients in a bowl ... Read More
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
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