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.

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Do Pro Male Athletes Really Care About Having Female Coaches?

The training video opens on a sunny January afternoon with Atlanta Legends defensive lineman T.J. Barnes ready to pounce from the 30-yard line. …

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Let The Women Score: Gender Dynamics At Play In Washington Flag Football League

It’s a blustery Saturday morning at a park in Burtonsville, Maryland when two coed flag football teams — the …

Sam Gordon at 4/25/19 NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Girls’ football lawsuit to gauge interest in school teams

SALT LAKE CITY – The question of how many girls would play football for an all-female high school team …

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REDBLACKS host first female tackle football game at TD Place

The Ottawa REDBLACKS welcomed St. Mark High School to TD Place on Monday for the venue’s first all-girls tackle …

programs & training

Bills co-owner Kim Pegula was among the speakers at the Women's Careers in Football Forum this week in Orlando.

Voices of the NFL’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum

ORLANDO, Fla. — The NFL kicked off its Women’s Careers in Football Forum on Thursday with panels featuring Bills co-owner Kim …

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Pro Bowl week helps shine light on roles for women in football

When he was the NFL’s head of officiating, Mike Pereira advised a marketing intern. The intern played football, and Pereira, …

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Women’s World Football Games 2017

USA Football is excited to announce that the 2017 Women’s World Football Games will be hosted in Orlando, FL …

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Cool! Saturday is Girl Scout Day at College Football Hall of Fame

Well, they both get to wear cool uniforms, right? News that Saturday is Girl Scout Day at Downtown’s sleek, sports-centric …

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mvp & rookies

Marjorie Herrera Lewis was taught how to throw a spiral by her mother, a rabid Notre Dame fan. (Photo by Hoyoung Lee)

How a Female Sportswriter Went From Covering to Coaching Football

Marjorie Herrera Lewis discovered the story of her sportswriting career in her allergist’s office. The former Star-Telegram and Dallas Morning News writer had …

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Seekonk High co-captain Garabian finds success on the football field

It will be on the soil at Robert T. Roy Field on the campus of Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School …

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Cheerleader turned defensive back hopes to play football at Franklin College

FRANKLIN, Ind. — She’s on the field throwing passes, helping the defensive backs run different routes. She’s carrying around …

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Kicking their way to history: West Branch duo making impact on football team

BELOIT, Ohio (WYTV) – It’s been a busy fall for two West Branch girls soccer players. Gillian Koneval and …

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