How ESPN Documentary ‘Born to Play’ Shows Football in Its ‘Purest Form’

In the opening scene of documentary “Born to Play,” members of the Boston Renegades are seen, quietly at first, engaged in the pre-game ritual of putting on pads and uniforms. But pretty soon, a chorus of hands slapping locker doors and throaty cheers erupt as the all-women Division-I tackle football team gets hyped up to step onto the field.

teams & leagues

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European Flag Football Tournament kicks off in Israel Thursday

Preparations for the ninth edition of the Flag Football European Championships are set and ready to light up Jerusalem for the …

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Jennifer King steps in to coach Panthers running backs at Fan Fest

CHARLOTTE — At 5:15 p.m., Jennifer King was getting ready for Fan Fest practice at Bank of America Stadium …

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Why women in football won’t have a future until they have a past

There have been no women inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. To most fans, that’s not surprising: …

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Former Coolidge football coach Natalie Randolph is DCSAA’s new Title IX coordinator

The last time Natalie Randolph took a job working in the District’s high school athletics scene, her arrival was …

programs & training

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NFL Coach Jen Welter to Host FREE NYC Girls Football Camp (9/22)

The first female coach in the NFL, Dr. Jen Welter, partnered with the NFL Alumni to bring cities across …

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Flag football camp for girls set July 31

Cynthia Zordich, founder of nflthread.net, a private platform for NFL women, has joined forces with NFL Alumni and Grrrridiron …

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Manning Passing Academy to hold football camp for girls

The Manning Passing Academy, entering its 23rd year, will launch its inaugural MPA Football Clinic and Camp for Women …

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Girls’ Flag Football Camp Hosted by NFL Alum Jen Welter

For all girls who want to play football, this is for you! NFL coaching alum, Jen Welter, is kicking …

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mvp & rookies

Jen Welter has become an ambassador and role model for women in sports a year after her month-long coaching internship with the Arizona Cardinals. Christian Petersen/Getty Images

How Jen Welter’s life has changed a year after making history

Fifty-three weeks ago, Jen Welter was teaching aerobics and running boot camps in Dallas while coaching linebackers and special …

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Philly-born Temple product Lori Locust makes history as a female NFL coach even if that wasn’t her goal

It was late in a May practice on a steamy Florida afternoon, one of those moments when overheated players …

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NY Jets’ first female coach on surviving rape and seeking to inspire

When Collette V. Smith was 18, she had just moved from New York City to Alabama to attend Tuskegee …

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Allison Cahill ’03 Raises the Bar for Success, Longevity in Women’s Football

Allison Cahill ’03 earned her place in the record books in four years with the Princeton women’s basketball team, …

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