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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Recognizes Star Female Football Player

Sharon Vasquez, a defensive back for the Pittsburgh Passion of the Independent Women’s Football League (IWFL), helped the United States beat Canada 66-0 in the first International Federation of American Football Women’s World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden on July 3rd.  … Continue reading

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Woman Stars in (Referee) Stripes

With her blonde hair tucked into her black referee hat, it’s relatively easy to overlook Sarah Thomas and assume that she’s just another male college football referee—only she’s not. Thomas is major college football’s only female referee. She started as … Continue reading

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WVU ADs Get it Right on Title IX

Last week, the West Virginia University student newspaper reported on some recent changes to the school’s athletics program: In 2003, then-West Virginia University President David Hardesty asked the athletic department to develop a strategic plan for the future. Among the … Continue reading

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