teams & leagues

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The winningest team in pro football history has been overlooked

There is a football dynasty taking shape — but you probably haven’t heard of it. The Boston Renegades of the Women’s Football Alliance have won three championships in a row (in 2018, 2019 and 2021; the 2020 season was canceled because of covid-19), and regularly beat opponents by more than 50 points.

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In telling story of forgotten women’s football league, new book details NFL battle still being fought today

Jon Gruden’s emails revealed misogyny is very much alive at the highest levels of the NFL. That hasn’t stopped women, from former NWFL star Linda Jefferson to current Bucs assistants Lori Locust and Maral Javadifar and league official Sarah Thomas, from pushing the boundaries. (Courtesy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame/Yahoo Sports’ Erick Parra Monroy)

Matt Leinart Flag Football League

Matt Leinart kicks off girls flag football league

The league is a new development from the Matt Leinart Flag Football league in Orange County. Run in conjunction with the NFL Flag Football program, the league was for kids in 1st-8th grade, but this fall opened to girls in high school.

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Ravens, Under Armour partner to bring girls’ flag football to Maryland high schools

The Ravens and Under Armour commit to grant funding and resources for girls’ flag football programs.

programs & training

Kansas City Glory camp

Kansas City women football players want girls to know the sport is ‘meant for everyone’

For some people, football is the epitome of toughness and masculinity. But Jen Welter and women in the Kansas City Glory are working to change how people perceive the game.

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Flag football presents new opportunities for girls

With the Alabama High School Athletic Association sanctioning girls flag football for the 2021-22 school year, doors were opened for many student-athletes, including those at both Homewood High School and John Carroll Catholic High School.

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Tennessee Titans, Williamson County Sports Launch Girls Flag Football League

The Tennessee Titans and Williamson County Sports Conference announced that they have partnered to form the first-ever interscholastic girls flag football league in the state of Tennessee.

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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.

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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USA Football selects Callie Brownson as head coach of the 2022 U.S. Women’s Tackle National Football Team

USA Football, the sport’s national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee, has selected Cleveland Browns Chief of Staff Callie Brownson to serve as head coach of the 2022 U.S. Women’s Tackle National Team.

Shenell White

Female football player is no lone Wolf

Shenell White, 15, is the only girl on the Deltona Wolves football teams. A sophomore, White is a starting running back on the offensive line of the Wolves’ junior-varsity team.

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“Whatever the boys can do, I can do”: Westover Middle football team has girls at quarterback, linebacker

Alonnie Muldrow, left, and Jazmine Church play on the Westover Middle School’s football team.

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12-year-old Fairview girl tackles game of football

If you happen to catch the Fairview Middle School Falcons on the football field this season, you may have noticed a long ponytail protruding from the back of one of the junior varsity helmets.

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 …