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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…
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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…

Pitcher Kelly Barnhill Signs One-Year Agreement with Bandits

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 10, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits and RHP Kelly Barnhill have agreed to terms on a one-year contract agreement, team officials announced Monday afternoon. “I am very excited to be returning to Chicago,” Barnhill…

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…

2019 All-NPF Infielder Abby Ramirez Agrees to One-Year Extension with the Bandits

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 6, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms with Abby Ramirez on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Thursday afternoon. “We are super excited to have Abby…
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Chicago Bandits Announce 2020 Home Opener

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Rosemont, Ill. (January 31, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits first home game of the 2020 NPF season will be played Wednesday June 10 th at 7:00 PM against the NPF’s newest expansion team, the California Commotion. “We are really excited…

Bandit Outfielder Emily Crane Returns to Rosemont for 2020 Season

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (January 29, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits and Emily Crane have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF Season, team officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Just out of her third season with the…

Flores Returns as Bandits Assistant Coach

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Rosemont, IL (January 24, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have re-signed Assistant Coach Amber Flores for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Friday afternoon. “I couldn’t be more excited to rejoin the Bandits. This is more than…

Morgan Zerkle Signs with Chicago Bandits for 2020 NPF Season

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Rosemont, Ill. (January 21, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits and outfielder Morgan Zerkle have agreed to terms on a one-year contract for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Tuesday morning. “We couldn’t be more excited to add…

Bandit Jessie Scroggins Announces Retirement

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Rosemont, IL (January 17, 2020) – Chicago Bandits outfielder Jessie Scroggins has announced her retirement from professional softball. “The love and energy that Jessie has for the game will be hard to replace,” Bandits GM Toni Calmeyn…

Bandits, Taran Alvelo Agree to One-Year Contract

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Rosemont, IL (January 15, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with RHP Taran Alvelo for the 2020 NPF season. Alvelo was drafted 8th overall by the Aussie Peppers in the 2019 NPF Draft before getting traded…