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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…

Pride Shut Out Bandits to Take Game 1 of the NPF Championship Series

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Rosemont, Ill. (August 15, 2019) - The USSSA Pride won the first game of the NPF Championship Series 3-0 over the Chicago Bandits behind a strong pitching from their pitching staff on Thursday. National Pro Fastpitch Pitcher of the Year Jolene…

Eagles fall to Bandits and Pride in Doubleheader

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Daytona Beach, Florida (July 30, 2019)— The Beijing Shougang hosted yet another doubleheader that included the top two teams in the NPF. Both games didn’t go exactly as planned as the Eagles fell 4-0 and 4-1. Game 1 was dominated by the…

Eagles fall to Bandits and USSSA in doubleheader

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Daytona Beach, Florida (July 26, 2019)—The Chicago Bandits and Beijing Shougang Eagles were scoreless until the last inning of play in Game 1 of Friday’s doubleheader. Starting pitchers, Wang Lan and Danielle O’Toole were tremendous in…

O’Toole Wins Pitching Duel Against Parnaby as Bandits Edge Peppers, 1-0

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 ROSEMONT, Ill. (July 19, 2019)—Danielle O’Toole threw a complete four-hit shutout, leading the Bandits to a 1-0 victory to clinch a series win.  O’Toole and Peppers ace Kaia Parnaby were locked in a pitchers’ duel right from the…

O’Toole and Safeco Insurance Announce OPAL Partnership

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 12, 2019) – Chicago Bandits pitcher, Danielle O’Toole, and Safeco Insurance, recently announced an On Player Ad Location (OPAL) partnership for the remainder of the 2019 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season.  O’Toole,…

Bandits Win Pair of One-Run Games for Six-Game Sweep of Wild

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Bandits continued to showcase their magic in one-run games, taking a pair of tight decisions from the Canadian Wild to sweep the six-game series. Chicago won the opener with a fifth-inning rally, and then took the nightcap…

O’Toole, Extra-Base Hits Lead Bandits Past Wild

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — Jenna Caira came into Friday night’s game having pitched 27.2 innings this season without allowing an earned run. But that didn’t seem to bother Amanda Chidester and the rest of the Bandits’ offense. Chidester set…
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Bandits Win Season Opener Against the Comets

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ROSEMONT, III.(June 6, 2019) – The Chicago Bandits started the season off strong with a 2–0 victory over the Cleveland Comets on Thursday (Jun. 6). Lauren Lappin claimed her first win as head coach in tonight’s matchup. The former…