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Ever since the One Man Gang’s arrival in Washington in 2006, Lorenzo Alexander has been as dynamic in the Redskins community as he has on the field. Together with his A.C.E.S. (Accountability, Community, Educational excellence, Sports) Foundation, Alexander has designed programs to guide the youth of the greater-Washington area.
Now, with the help of Hooters of Fairfax, he’s adding further academic programs to his slate of initiatives. The idea is twofold:
1. Starting as soon as possible, the foundation will be offering an SAT prep program in collaboration with credential educators. The foundation will offer the following 2 hour workshops to provide youth with information/resources needed to complete high school and prepare for a higher education (college, vocational training) or outline their personal goals:
• High School Graduation Requirements/College Entry Requirements
• SAT Preparation, Review, including:
• Problem Solving Techniques
• Test Taking Strate...
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This past weekend’s NBC4 “Health and Wellness Expo” was an opportunity for people in the greater metropolitan area to come out and celebrate the fairly self-explanatory topic of health and wellness.
One of the more entertaining events of the weekend was the Zumba presentation “Zumbratomic,” coordinated by the Redskins, Sport&Health and The...
USC has settled a lawsuit brought by former running back Stafon Johnson, who was injured in 2009 when a bar carrying 275 pounds fell on his neck in the school's weight room.
USC and Johnson released a joint statement Wednesday evening.
"The University of Southern California and former student-athlete Stafon Johnson wish to jointly announce that Mr. Johnson has resolved...
Interested in becoming a Redskins Cheerleader, but don’t know the moves? This is your chance to get a leg up on the competition by signing up for the Audition Prep Classes with the Redskins Cheerleaders, beginning on February 28th.
Each class is $25, and are taught by current cheerleaders and the cheerleader choreographer every Tuesday and Thursday night through March 29th...
Over the last five years, anyone can tell that social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have dominated the internet. It is a known fact that Facebook is the most popular website on the internet garnering more hits a day than other website. Social media sites are the norm and it is through these sites that people from all over the world are able to keep in touch and the newest...
After another disappointing season in D.C., the Redskins look towards an offseason that could mean Coach Mike Shanahan is the savior or the next coach that is on his way out the door. With a record of 5-11, Washington fans are dying for a game changer, a player that will take them back to glory.
With the fifth pick in the 2012 NFL draft, they are more than likely going to miss...
Despite a disappointing finish to the 2011 season, the Redskins had very rare success against the conference rival Giants, sweeping the season series for the first time since 1999.
On Sunday, the Giants will take on the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC conference crown, leaving Redskins fans to wonder if this has any bearing on the value of the Redskins’s season. Redskins...
In 2002, Weinstein was honored by the Washington, D.C., Achievement in Radio Awards as Best Sports Reporter for his coverage on Sportstalk 980. - ESPN MediaZone
We’ve managed to do it again. The miracle that is social networking has led us to an in-depth interview with ESPN’s Bram Weinstein. Some of you may remember Bram from his days at ESPN Radio, others from ESPN News or Sportscenter...
Lou Spanos has been selected as UCLA's defensive coordinator, completing new coach Jim Mora's staff.
Mora hired the veteran NFL assistant coach on Tuesday.
Spanos was the Washington Redskins' linebackers coach for the past two years, coaching NFL tackles leader London Fletcher, Brian Orakpo and Rocky McIntosh to Pro Bowl seasons.
He spent the previous 15 seasons with...
Spanos has been with the NFL team since 2009 and previously was an assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The hiring gives UCLA the NCAA limit of nine assistant coaches.Lou Spanos, linebacker coach for the Washington Redskins, has been hired as UCLA's defensive coordinator.