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NFL Gets First Female Referee

Sarah Thomas is a full-time hire for the upcoming season

(Newser) - The NFL is getting its first full-time female referee in the upcoming season. The news of Sarah Palmer's hire first came via tweet from a Baltimore Sun reporter, and the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. The league itself hasn't made the news public, but the LAT reports that... More »

She Might Be NFL's First Female Referee

Sarah Thomas among the pack up for next permanent promotion

(Newser) - One female ref got a brief taste of life in the NFL last season when the league locked out union referees, but when the impasse ended, things went back to being an all-boys club. That has a real chance of changing on a permanent basis, perhaps this season or... More »

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