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AFFL’S FIRST WOMEN’S FOOTBALL DIVISION KICKS OFF WITH PAY EQUITY TO LEVEL PLAYING FIELD

The American Flag Football League (AFFL) in the US has announced its new women’s division, with pay equity from the kick off.

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’21 Strong: Callie Brownson’s history-making year as a trailblazer for women in the NFL

Not many people are brave enough to take a job billed as “anything and everything,” with a bit of “unpredictable” thrown in, too.

However, they aren’t Callie Brownson. In 2020, she saw an opportunity as Cleveland Browns’ Chief of Staff as a dream come true.

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These Women Were N.F.L. ‘Firsts.’ They’re Eager for Company.

Two women will coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in this year’s Super Bowl, a milestone in the N.F.L.’s gender diversity efforts. Women in football hope their presence quickly stops being noteworthy.

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Sarah Thomas on Making History as the First Female Referee to Officiate a Super Bowl

Sarah Thomas is at the top of her game. The NFL referee will make history once again when she officiates Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7, becoming the first female to do so.

programs & training

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Former Mentor assistant Alex Hanna of Oberlin one of the nation’s few female college football coaches

Alex Hanna is one of the nation’s few female college football assistant coaches after recently being hired as director of football operations and cornerbacks coach at Oberlin College.

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The Future of Football is Female

On Saturday, September 28th, nearly 200 girls from all over New York attended the Jen Welter Girls Flag Football …

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Women’s football combine a success for Team Ontario

Women’s football’s Team Ontario hosted a combine at Guelph University late last month. A total of 39 football players …

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adidas Announces Multi-year Partnership with Football Coach Dr. Jen Welter

adidas announced a multi-year partnership with Dr. Jen Welter, the first female NFL coach and newly named Defensive Specialist Coach …

health & safety

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Casio’s OmniSync STB1000 an Ideal Sports Watch!

To make exercising more comfortable and enjoyable, the STB1000 allows wearers to operate their iPhone’s music player without having …

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Women May Have Harder Concussion Recovery than Men

After a concussion, women tend to have worse symptoms than men. That’s the case even when athletes were injured …

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Sociologist Examines the Challenges of Women in Professional Football

Women playing full-contact tackle football face challenges beyond the playing field — yet there’s little research about this niche …

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Why Birth Control Pills Help a Concussion + Why You Should Care

The recently published study, ‘Menstrual Phase as Predictor of Outcome After mTBI in Women’ is so exciting because this study goes …

mvp & rookies

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Where Are They Now: Uxbridge native Allison Cahill stays on grid, still calling the signals

Cahill, the former Uxbridge High basketball and softball all-star who was a standout guard at Princeton University, will enter her 18th year playing football when the Renegades resume practice for the 2021 season this month.

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’21 Strong: Callie Brownson’s history-making year as a trailblazer for women in the NFL

Not many people are brave enough to take a job billed as “anything and everything,” with a bit of “unpredictable” thrown in, too.

However, they aren’t Callie Brownson. In 2020, she saw an opportunity as Cleveland Browns’ Chief of Staff as a dream come true.

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A lesson from one of the best receivers in the game

Number 10 for the Boston Renegades has compiled one of the most decorated careers in tackle and flag football in the game. Adrienne Smith’s receiver resume and stats go back more than 10 years.

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Sarah Thomas on Making History as the First Female Referee to Officiate a Super Bowl

Sarah Thomas is at the top of her game. The NFL referee will make history once again when she officiates Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7, becoming the first female to do so.

videos

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Inside the world of women’s tackle football

About 4,000 women in the U.S. play competitive tackle football — but unlike men, there’s no paid professional league. …

shop

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BLITZ CHAMPZ: a football card game for jocks & nerds.

We have just launched the Kickstarter campaign for BLITZ CHAMPZ, a fun and competitive card game based on the sport …

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5 Football Books You Should Read

The Games That Changed the Game: The Evolution of the NFL in Seven Sundays: NFL strategy is a living …

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Livestream Adrienne Smith and the Boston Militia

“Heading off to Boston for practice. We have a big game Saturday against the 2013 defending champs, the Chicago …