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NFL names first female instant replay official

By Nick Forrester Jun 29, 2017

The NFL named Terri Valenti as an instant replay official on Thursday, making her the league's first female instant replay…

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Sam Gordon files Title IX lawsuit to create girls’ high school football programs

By Adele Jackson-Gibson Jun 27, 2017

Nearly five years ago, Sam Gordon first broke the internet as a 9-year-old female football star, blazing past boys on…

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Katie Sowers announced as coaching fellow for San Francisco 49ers

By Kayla Lombardo Jun 14, 2017

The San Francisco 49ers have named Katie Sowers one of the organization’s eight Bill Walsh NFL Diversity Coaching Fellows, head coach…

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Maggie Nichols thanks Bob Stoops for service at Oklahoma

By Nick Forrester Jun 7, 2017

Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops announced that he is retiring, effective immediately, on Wednesday, and Oklahoma gymnast Maggie Nichols wished…

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Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against NFL over cheerleader wages

By Nick Forrester May 27, 2017

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the NFL accusing the league and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages…

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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski donates $70,000 for women’s sporting equipment

By Nick Forrester May 24, 2017

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski donated $70,000 to Boston Schools to support funding for women's sporting equipment. On…

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