DeAngelo Hall: ‘My hard work is getting rewarded’

The same day that Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall agreed to a new contract that will keep him in Washington, he also played in an annual charity basketball game in Richmond against members of the Virginia Assembly. While there, he briefly discussed his new deal.

“Something we’ve been going back and forth with the last couple weeks,” he said, via Comcast SportsNet. “And I’m excited. You know, it makes me feel good, that my hard work is getting rewarded. You know, I came back, sacrificed myself for the team. And it’s nice to be rewarded for that, and it’s nice to be appreciated.”

Hall also noted his new deal on Twitter, writing “HTTR for LIFE.”

 

PHOTO OF THE NIGHT

More from The Post’s Jonathan Newton, in Viera. Here, Adam LaRoche and his beard chat with principal owner Mark Lerner.


(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

BAD BEAT OF THE NIGHT

Never gamble on sports.

QUOTE OF THE NIGHT

Marcin Gortat on the Raptors, via Jason Reid:

“They make shots, they play hard, they are competing,” Gortat said, assessing the Raptors’ performance. “I guess they have more will than we have to win.”

THE BEST SPORTS-RELATED CORRECTION

From a Wall Street Journal story about Eagles tight end Brent Celek doing yoga:

An earlier version incorrectly said Mr. Celek had Two Chairs on his playlist instead of 2 Chainz.

WHAT TO WATCH TODAY

The Wizards are in Atlanta at 7:30 on Comcast SportsNet. George Mason hosts Saint Louis at 7 on NBC Sports Network. All radio and TV listings are here.

Dan Steinberg writes about all things DC sports at the DC Sports Bog.
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