• RECAP: WOW and WISE College Leadership Series

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    On Wednesday, April 5th, the Women of Washington (WOW), Women in Sports and Entertainment (WISE) and Division of Sport, Revreation and Tourism at George Mason University hosted a panel on GMU's campus featuring four successful women in the sports industry. During the panel titled Women in Sports Leadership – Challenges and Opportunities the group discussed their current roles in the industry, the road they took to get to where they are today and the different challenges that have come up in their career.  The panel featured the following guests:

    -Christine Bolger, Associate Director, Coaching Education at United States Olympic ... Read More

  • 16 Warm-Up Moves You Should Do Before Every Workout

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    By: Sally Tamarkin- BuzzFeed News Reporter

    Donkey kicks

    Get on all fours with your wrists under your shoulders and knees under your hips. Keeping your knee bent at 90 degrees, lift one leg behind you until it reaches hip height. Squeeze your glutes and keep your foot flexed and your back straight. Do 15 reps, then switch sides and repeat.

    Single-leg deadlift

    With a slight bend in the knee of your weight-bearing leg, pull your shoulders back and keep your hips squared as you hinge at the hips, bending over and reaching toward the floor. Keep your back flat. Reach ... Read More

  • Football Operations Symposium for Women Just a Start

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    If you can help a team succeed, there is a place for you.

    That was among the many messages shared at the NFL's women's career development program during the owners' meetings.

    Dozens of women from across the NFL, along with several working at universities, attended the symposium at which they learned about football administration, operations, coaching and scouting. They went to presentations, panel discussions, breakout sessions and experienced networking opportunities with club and league executives.

    No press coverage. No social media entries about the discussions.

    Just honest, in-depth sharing of knowledge, advice, even war stories.

    "No event in ... Read More

  • Clinton Portis To Provide A Helping Hand In Haiti

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    By: Nicholas Tolisano- Contributing Writer

    Former Washington Redskins’ running back Clinton Portis is heading out on a four-day mission trip to Haiti as a part of the JBF Worldwide Global Ambassador Tour from April 7-11. This will mark the third consecutive year that Portis has traveled to Haiti with JBF Worldwide to continue its mission to “empower from within.”

    According to the Jack Brewer Foundation, “The JBF Worldwide Global Ambassadors Program connects influential individuals including current and former professional athletes, artist and celebrities to philanthropic organizations. These Ambassadors fulfill the promise of corporate social responsibility by engaging in global advocacy ... Read More

  • Spring Cleaning: Breaking Bad Habits

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    By: Byron Garrett-Contributor

    There’s no time like now (whether you’re reading this in spring, summer, fall, or winter) to assess and improve your routine. Here are some common areas where bad habits sneak in, and tips on how to get back on track.

    Procrastination. Whether it’s getting work done, going to bed at night, or waking up in the morning, kids will often test the limits on things they don’t want to do. I understand the need to pick your battles on a day to day basis, but instilling an ability to prioritize tasks is essential ... Read More

  • 11 Things Powerful Women Do Every Day

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    By: Beth Shapouri 

    Success secrets, right this way.

    Work, life, love, friends, family, world domination—sometimes it seems like you have to be some sort of magical being to stay on top of it all. But some ultra-successful women truly have it all under control while they're killing it as leaders in their fields. They may seem like superheroes but we assure you they don't have capes, they just have strategies. Below are daily habits from female entrepreneurs at the top of their industries.

    1. They start the day with a good mindset.

    For power players, having a ... Read More

  • 10 Great Hiking Trails in the DMV

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    Now that winter is finally in the rearview mirrors, plan your spring adventure. 

    Patuxent River State Park—Located 34 miles north of Washington DC, Patuexent River State Park boasts miles of unmarked hiking trails for runners, hikers and those looking to just get outdoors. The park is located in the Maryland suburbs, perfect for city dwellers and suburbanites who need to escape the bustle of the city. Because the trails are unmarked, it is important to pack extra food and water, and go with a hiking buddy.

    Potomac Heritage Trail—While you don’t need to cover all 800 miles ... Read More

  • Five Takeaways: Bruce Allen At NFL League Meetings

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    By: Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer and Content Coordinator

    Here are five takeaways from Redskins President Bruce Allen's sitdown with CSN Mid-Atlantic's JP Finlay at the 2017 League Meetings in Phoenix.

    1. The Redskins have already accomplished some of their offseason goals.
    While free agency has died down quite a bit from its apex on the first day of the new calendar year, Allen likes where the Redskins currently stand entering the month of April.

    Washington has been able to re-sign quite a few impact players on both sides of the ball, including tight end Vernon Davis, tackle Ty ... Read More

  • A Big-Body Receiver, Brian Quick Eager To Join Redskins' Offense

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    By: Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer and Content Coordinator

    New Redskins wide receiver Brian Quick is coming off the best season of his career, hoping his positive play will extend into his first season in Washington. 

    Brian Quick is coming to Washington to prove his 2016 season is just the start of a fruitful career as he enters his late 20s.

    “It was progression,” Quick said on “Redskins Nation.” “I feel like I am progressing and I was getting better as the years went along. Before I got hurt in 2014, my numbers were doing good but that happened and it ... Read More

  • After Re-Signing, Ty Nsekhe Ready To Build In Washington

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    By: Stephen Czarda- Senior Writer and Content Coordinator

    Ty Nsekhe's road to NFL success didn't come easy, but the third-year Redskins tackle is ready to continuing growing in what has become an impressive late bloomer story.

    For the first time since high school, Ty Nsekhe will be able to call a place home for three straight seasons. The Washington Redskins officially re-signed Nsekhe on Monday, ensuring that the team’s most important backup offensive lineman would remain on the roster for the 2017 season.

    “I take it as a great blessing to get another opportunity to sign another ... Read More

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