Coming Up
  • Mon., Dec. 12, 2016 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM EST 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

    Listen live here.

  • Mon., Dec. 12, 2016 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST Live Cooley & Kevin Join Cooley & Kevin on each weekday morning from 7-11am on ESPN980!

    Listen live here.

  • Mon., Dec. 12, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST 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.

    Listen live here.

  • Mon., Dec. 12, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST Live Inside the Locker Room Join Doc Walker, B-Mitch and Scott Jackson weekday afternoons at their new, expanded time – 1pm-4pm on ESPN980!

    Listen live here.

  • Mon., Dec. 12, 2016 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST Live The Sports Reporters Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin are live from 4-7pm on ESPN980!

    Listen live here.

  • Tue., Dec. 13, 2016 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM EST 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

    Listen live here.

  • Tue., Dec. 13, 2016 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST Live Cooley & Kevin Join Cooley & Kevin on each weekday morning from 7-11am on ESPN980!

    Listen live here.

  • Tue., Dec. 13, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST 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.

    Listen live here.

  • Tue., Dec. 13, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST Live Inside the Locker Room Join Doc Walker, B-Mitch and Scott Jackson weekday afternoons at their new, expanded time – 1pm-4pm on ESPN980!

    Listen live here.

News

Print
RSS

Redskins Teach Positivity With Football

Posted Oct 24, 2012

Tuesdays are typically an NFL players' day away from the office, an opportunity to step away from football and relax, but that wasn't the case at FedExField yesterday.

Tuesdays are typically an NFL players' day away from the office, an opportunity to step away from football and relax.

That wasn't the case for Stephen Bowen, Niles Paul, Brandon Banks and Joshua Morgan, who spent yesterday at FedExField as part of the Live Positively Youth Flag Football Clinic, presented by the Redskins Charitable Foundation and Coca-Cola.

"These days, every kid wants to stay in and play video games.  They don't really want to go out and ride bikes like I did when I was a kid," Bowen said between games.  "This is a chance for them to come out here and have some fun, so that's great. 

"We also have a chance to remind kids to stay hydrated and live a positive life."

Coca-Cola’s Live Positively initiative is a partnership between the Redskins, Coca-Cola and other Washington, D.C.-area professional sports teams to combat childhood obesity.

This was the third year for this Redskins event, with each team in the area offering a fitness clinic to area youth, focusing on healthy habits, positive attitudes and fitness.

For Tuesday's event, the Redskins invited more than 200 middle school students from Washington D.C. and Prince George's County school districts.  After warming up with the players, the students played two 20-minute football games with a member of the Redskins.

"It's give-back Tuesday, and I'm just out here having fun with the kids," Banks said on the sideline.  "When I was a kid, I remember the older athletes coming back and giving back in my community, encouraging me.

"If I can come out here and give them a positive attitude, give them some feedback on some of the things that I went through, they'll want to stay active and live positive too."

.

.

.

widget powered by zoomph