Tag: women in the NFL

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The Game-Changing Women of the N.F.L.

“The guys don’t think of me as a female; they see me as just another official.” — Sarah Thomas …

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Meet the Woman Who Is Transforming the NFL

Sam Rapoport has spent nearly 15 years working in football, a dozen of those years with the National Football League. …

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The NFL Wants More Women On The Field

While women compose an ever-growing portion of the National Football League’s fan base, they’ve struggled to land coaching or …

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NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job ‘pipeline’ for women at team level

The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the …

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Jen Welter: Huddling for a Q & A with the NFL’s first female coach

Watching pint-sized youngsters playing at private academies in Florida can give one the feeling of looking through the wrong …

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For the love of the game: Alumna to make NFL coaching debut

“Oh, wow, you play football?” the young woman asked Katie Sowers, who was waiting to have her photo taken …

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Jen Welter meets President Obama, who then quotes her in a speech

The picture was worth the wait. More than six weeks after meeting President Barack Obama at the White House …