teams & leagues

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Pro-Football Player & Blitz Champz Creator Adrienne Smith Heads Up American Flag Football League’s New Women’s Division

Adrienne Smith, creator of Blitz Champz, Boston Renegades Wide Receiver, football advocate and spokesperson, Orange is the New Black actress, and entrepreneur, has joined the American Flag Football League (AFFL) to head up the new Women’s Division. In this role, she will oversee football operations and corporate partnerships.

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Virginia Beach teacher becomes the NFL’s first Black female official

“Maia’s years of hard work, dedication and perseverance — including as part of the NFL Officiating Development Program — have earned her a position as an NFL official,” Troy Vincent, the NFL’s executive vice president of football operations, said in a release.

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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.

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 …

Running back Emilie Halle had a standout performance at the Team Ontario combine. (Shannon Vizniowski photo)

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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Highlands’ first female football player kicks pair of extra points in debut

New Mexico Highlands’ Valerie Baca, a freshman from Porterville, Calif., is congratulated by teammates during Friday’s game against Fort Lewis in Las Vegas, N.M. Baca, Highlands’ first female football player, kicked a pair of extra points in the fourth quarter.

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A new No. 63: Teresa Andruzzi makes high school football debut

School history was made in the junior varsity team’s 30-0 victory over Cranston High School West as a familiar name and number to Patriots fans made its football debut.

No. 63, Teresa Andruzzi.

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Pro-Football Player & Blitz Champz Creator Adrienne Smith Heads Up American Flag Football League’s New Women’s Division

Adrienne Smith, creator of Blitz Champz, Boston Renegades Wide Receiver, football advocate and spokesperson, Orange is the New Black actress, and entrepreneur, has joined the American Flag Football League (AFFL) to head up the new Women’s Division. In this role, she will oversee football operations and corporate partnerships.

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Trio of Moline girls play high school football for the Maroons

Moline students Caroline Hazen, Vivian Veto and Ruby Sepeda are playing high school football for the Maroons.

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 …