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HK Poet Kills at NFL Summit with ‘Sisterhood of Sport’

Heading into Superbowl 50, the NFL held its first ever “Women’s Summit” (#inthehuddle) in San Francisco this week. Taking place in the ornate Beaux Arts Julia Morgan Ballroom atop the Merchants Exchange Building in the Financial District, the room was packed with lots of female athletes, journalists and executives. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell shared opening remarks before turning …

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Shelby Osborne (@cornerbackprincess) first female defensive back to play college football

Have you ever been on the sidelines of a game and felt like you could play better than the athletes on the field? Shelby Osborne felt that way after attending a lopsided high school football game. The 5’6″ 140-pound high school senior from Jeffersonville, Indiana approached her team’s coach who told her if she performed well she could …

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Is Katy Perry Tough Enough for Football?

There’s been a big uproar against Katy Perry’s single “Roar” in Cincinnati. The Bengals will no longer enter the field to Perry’s tiger-themed hit after complaints from fans on social media, team representatives said. The pop star’s “Roar” blared over the Paul Brown Stadium PA during introductions last week and the lyrics seemed to fit right …

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12 Year-Old Sacked from School Football Team for Being a Girl

Last season, 12-year-old Maddy Paige was the defensive tackle for her school’s football team in Georgia. Even though she was the only girl on the team, Maddy was encouraged to continue by her classmates and principal who went to see her play, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It was really fun because they were really supportive. …

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Twelve-year-old Wins Her Crusade to Play Football on Catholic Youth Team

It was a huge Title IX victory in Pennsylvania this morning, as a 12-year-old girl from Philadelphia won her crusade to play football for a Catholic Youth team.  Caroline Pia, who has played organized football since kindergarten and for the past two years was an All Star guard and defensive end, was told last fall …

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Female Kicker Blazes Trail at NFL Regional Combine

Lauren Silberman, a 28-year-old from New York City,  will make history March 2 when she becomes the first female to ever participate in a regional NFL Draft Combine according to  NFL.com . Silberman,  who has kicked a 40 yard field goal but never played competitive football, will tryout as a kicker.  This is a story that could have …

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