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NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH ANNOUNCES OLYMPIC CHANNEL TO CONTINUE COVERAGE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE SEASON

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 19, 2018) – National Pro Fastpitch announced an agreement with the global Olympic Channel for regular season and championship action from the 2018  NPF season. The agreement includes more than twenty games and will…

ESPN+ and NPF Announce Exclusive Broadcast Partnership

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Summer-Long Schedule Features Multiple Appearances from Every Team in the League Addition of NPF Grows ESPN’s Softball Portfolio, Continues Long-Standing Commitment to the Sport  Per ESPN (May 24, 2018) ESPN+ has added more exclusive…

National Pro Fastpitch Cancels 2020 Season Due to COVID-19

Nashville, TN (May 15, 2020) - The National Pro Fastpitch league will not take the field in 2020 for what would have been the league’s 17th season of competition. The league cited COVID-19 as the sole factor in decision making. “It is…

Covid-19 Complications Sideline Aussie Peppers for 2020 NPF Season

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Nashville, TN (March 31, 2020) - National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) announced today the Travelodge Aussie Spirit squad, known in the NPF as the Aussie Peppers of Minnesota, will not be able to participate in the 2020 season of NPF competition. The…

National Pro Fastpitch Update

Nashville, TN (March 16, 2020) - National Pro Fastpitch has announced the following scheduling adjustments related to restrictions and regulations connected to the coronavirus. NPF Draft postponed indefinitely. The Draft was originally…

AUSSIE PEPPERS OF MINNESOTA FIND A NEW HOME IN 2020

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Mankato, MN (March 3, 2020) – The Aussie Peppers of Minnesota are proud to announce they will be playing in a new home throughout the 2020 NPF season. With assistance from the Mankato Moondogs, a Northwoods league baseball organization, and…

NPF COLLEGE DRAFT PRESENTED BY BSN Sports SET FOR 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 27, 2020)– The National Pro Fastpitch College Draft Presented by BSN Sports will be held this year in Rosemont, IL, home of the league’s longest existing franchise, the Chicago Bandits.   The much anticipated…

AUSSIE PEPPERS, COLEY RIES AGREE TO CONTRACT EXTENSION

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Local Standout and Former Mankato Pepper, Coley Ries to play for the Aussie Peppers in 2020 Mankato, Minn. (Feb. 13, 2020) – After a landmark trade brought Ries back to Mankato a year ago to date for the Aussie Peppers inaugural season…
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Bandits Acquire Pitcher Nicole Newman from Peppers for 2021 Draft Pick

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 12, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have acquired RHP Nicole Newman from the Aussie Peppers in exchange for Chicago’s third round pick in the 2021 NPF Draft. Newman was selected in the third round of the 2019 NPF…

CHICAGO BANDITS TO HOST TASTE OF TOKYO, AN OLYMPIC PREVIEW PRESENTED BY WILSON

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 7, 2020)– The Chicago Bandits will host an Olympic preview series event from June 11-14 called Taste of Tokyo presented by Wilson, league officials announced Friday afternoon. Among the teams in the series event…
NPF Announces Partnership with She Plays

National Pro Fastpitch Partners with She Plays

[Orlando, FL – January 10, 2020] - The National Pro Fastpitch League (NPF) today announced a new partnership with She Plays. This partnership will allow greater visibility and financial support for the league, and through the partnership…

Aussies Return To Mankato For 2020 NPF Season

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 7, 2020) – Softball Australia and Peppers Pro made it official today that the Aussie Peppers will return to Mankato as their home base for the National Pro Fastpitch competition of 2020. The Aussie Peppers, made…