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    Bram Weinstein is the latest addition to ESPN 980’s team, hosting “The Bram Weinstein Show” weekdays from 11am-1pm presented by Window Nation!   “The Bram Weinstein Show” will deliver provocative sportstalk led by Weinstein, whose passion for DC sports runs deep, having grown up in Silver Spring, MD.

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  • Thu., Apr. 27, 2017 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM EDT Live The Morning Blitz The Morning Blitz with Al Galdi is a fast-moving, high-energy show that covers everything you need to begin your day.  Redskins, Nationals, Wizards, Capitals, Terps, Hoyas, Orioles…Galdi covers them all in addition to hitting on the national sports stories that matter to you.  Galdi is a DMV-lifer, a huge proponent of analytics and a big fan of old-school hip-hop.  He also hosts The Official Redskins Postgame Show after every Redskins game and Chin Music with Al Galdi on Saturdays from 9am-10am.  Tweet him: @AlGaldi

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  • Thu., Apr. 27, 2017 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Live Cooley & Kevin

    Join Cooley & Kevin on each weekday morning from 7-11am on ESPN980!

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  • Thu., Apr. 27, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT Live The Bram Weinstein Show

    Bram Weinstein is the latest addition to ESPN 980’s team, hosting “The Bram Weinstein Show” weekdays from 11am-1pm presented by Window Nation!   “The Bram Weinstein Show” will deliver provocative sportstalk led by Weinstein, whose passion for DC sports runs deep, having grown up in Silver Spring, MD.

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Cheerleaders

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Candess

Candess

  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • Hometown: Upper Marlboro, MD
  • Tenure: 2
  • College: University of Maryland

Hey Redskins Nation!

I am extremely honored to be cheering on the very best team in the NFL as a Washington Redskins Cheerleader rookie this season. It has been a long time dream of mine to wear the burgundy and gold and I cannot wait to meet you all at FedExField. I hail from Prince George's County, Maryland where I was born and raised. I grew up in a divided household where my father, brother, sister and I loved the Redskins, but my mother was a little confused and supported the blue and silver. However, she is gradually discovering the light and is coming over to the good side...I like to think that I had some influence in that! (She is going to be upset with me for calling her out, but it is all out of love, Mommy!)

Hey Redskins Nation!

I am extremely honored to be cheering on the very best team in the NFL as a Washington Redskins Cheerleader rookie this season. It has been a long time dream of mine to wear the burgundy and gold and I cannot wait to meet you all at FedExField. I hail from Prince George's County, Maryland where I was born and raised. I grew up in a divided household where my father, brother, sister and I loved the Redskins, but my mother was a little confused and supported the blue and silver. However, she is gradually discovering the light and is coming over to the good side...I like to think that I had some influence in that! (She is going to be upset with me for calling her out, but it is all out of love, Mommy!)

I am a recent graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park where I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. I was a student athlete at UMD where I spent three and a half years cheering on the Terps along the sidelines and court side with the Maryland Dance Team. I currently work as a Software Engineer for a Fortune 500 consulting company in northern Virginia.

My dance background is pretty vast, as I have been trained in various studios since the age of three. One of my favorite memories (besides dancing for this amazing team, of course) was when I had the opportunity to dance for President Barack H. Obama and the first family for his second inaugural parade. I was also presented with another chance to dance for him when he came to a UMD basketball game. (Can you tell that I am really excited to say that I have danced for the president; twice?!) I have trained in studios such as The Ballet Arts Academy, The Debbie Allen Dance Academy and Capitol Movement, Inc. I have also danced on screen for national television stations like BET, and I have opened up for recording artists like Bow Wow and Omarion. It is a pleasure to shift my dance career from the studio and stage, to a NFL field with such a prestigious organization as the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders.

I give all praise to my personal Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. It is solely because of His unwavering love and grace that I get to do what I love, every day. I also want to extend my love and gratitude to my supportive parents, siblings, family, boyfriend and friends. You all have been so instrumental in my life and I am so fortunate to have a support circle so loving and uplifting. I was honored to be awarded the fan favorite vote for auditions this year so I cannot wait to reciprocate the love to you all and the rest of Redskins nation when I dance on the field this season.

Redskins fans, are you ready? Let's get it!

Much love and #HTTR,

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