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How a professional women’s football league broke barriers

Dec 3, 2021
"Hail Mary" tells the story of the pioneering National Women’s Football League, which found it hard to compete for attention with men’s sports.
The National Women’s Football League started in 1974 and folded in 1988. Above, a scene from a game between the Dallas Bluebonnets and the Los Angeles Dandelions.
Photo provided by Joyce Johnson of the L.A. Dandelions