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Combine Boating and Baseball this Summer!

Combine Boating and Baseball this Summer!

What better summer activities are there than Boating & Baseball?

DC Sail has combined the two for a perfect summer outing perfect for all ages! You can purchase tickets today for a one-of-a-kind sailing, sporting adventure. Your afternoon will begin with a sail aboard DC's only schooner, the American Spirit, docked at the Gangplank Marina on the Southwest Waterfront. Pack a picnic and bring some beer or wine to enjoy while sailing past our nation's monuments and memorials down to Old Town Alexandria. Return to the dock right in time for the game. Grab your mitt because DC Sail will provide you with tickets for a great night of baseball just a short walk away at the Nat's stadium!

Cruises depart from the Gangplank Marina promtly at 3:00 pm, so be sure to arrive a bit early. Nat's games start at  7:05 pm. Ticket price includes Schooner Sail and admission to the game.

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WWE Champion John Cena Visits Kids At Georgetown University Hospital

WWE Champion John Cena Visits Kids At Georgetown University Hospital

You might know John Cena as a beast wrestler in the ring and current champion of WWE.

But Tuesday morning, some Georgetown pediatric patients saw a softer side to the superstar, who is in D.C. promoting this Sunday's WWE event "Capital Punishment", which will take place at Verizon Center.

Check out the video above for more on Cena's hospital visit, including an interview with the wrestler.

Also, check out Cena's message to Lebron James here.

Pulling a Rabbit Out of the Hat

Pulling a Rabbit Out of the Hat

Dedicated Wizards fans soon hope to find out if General Manager, Ernie Grunfeld, can find the big ticket in this years’ NBA Lottery. After receiving the sixth overall pick in the 2011-2012 NBA Draft, the Wizards will be looking to add depth to their perimeter and low post game. Circulating reports from draft experts have the Washington Wizards selecting Enes Kanter, a 6’11” Power Forward, out of The University of Kentucky. Kanter, who has a knack for dominating the boards, coupled with an extremely high basketball IQ, was permanently ineligible this season for receiving more than $33,000 in benefits, while playing for his Turkish club team, Fenerbahce.

Girls On The Run DC Announces Secretary Sebelius' Appearance at June New Balance 5k

 

This story comes to us from Rebecca Mark:

Girls On The Run D.C. is happy to announce some exciting news today! Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius will join Girls On The Run DC for their annual spring 5k on June 5, 2011.

 

So...How Does D.C. Feel About The Wizards' New Jerseys?

So...How Does D.C. Feel About The Wizards' New Jerseys?

Just two days after the Washington Wizards unveiled their new, old-school style uniforms, the jury is still out on the jerseys.

We hit the streets right in front of Verizon Center and asked a few locals their opinion on the uniforms.  Check out the video above to see what they had to say.

What do you think about the new jerseys. Good call with the throwbacks?  Not a fan?

Let us know.

Answer the poll below and sound off in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

 

Volleyball Clinic for Dream For Kids in Washington, D.C. This Weekend

 

This story comes to us from Rachelle Brehm:

(Washington, D.C. May 9, 2011) Albert "AL-B" Hannemann, 18 year volleyball veteran and Professional Beach Champion has created The National Volleyball League (NVL), a domestic professional beach volleyball tournament series which will take place at 6 events across the United States this year.  The first stop on this journey will be in the nation's capital with charity events, volleyball clinics and an inaugural soiree to kick off its opening season.

 

D.C. Fitness Challenge To Tackle City's Obesity Epidemic

This story comes to us from Sarah Massey:

Washington, D.C. — Aimed at battling DC's alarming obesity rate, one of the highest in the country, on Saturday May 14, 2011 Project Fitness Community and WIAS (Wellness In American Schools) will host the second annual DC Fitness Challenge. The event will take place at McKinley Technology High School, located at 151 T Street, Northeast, D.C., from 10 a.m.—2 p.m.

The DC Fitness Challenge is a community-focused health and fitness competition designed to help combat the city's overweight and obesity crisis through encouraging local communities to get active and fit. The Challenge began last year as a way to motivate fitness enthusiasts to reach back into their communities and inspire young people to get involved in health and fitness activities. Through friendly competition, participants motivate future generations to start their fitness journey.