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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…

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…
O'Toole Traded to Comets for 2020 Season

O’Toole Traded To Cleveland Comets For First Round Pick To Prepare for 2020 Olympics

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Rosemont, IL (January 11, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have traded LHP Danielle O’Toole to the Cleveland Comets in exchange for a first round pick in the 2020 NPF Draft. “We will miss Danielle and everything she brought…
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Chicago Bandits Southpaw Paige Lowary Announces Retirement

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (December 18, 2019)– After two seasons in the NPF, Chicago Bandits southpaw Paige Lowary has announced her retirement from professional softball. “We will miss Paige’s ability and character in our bullpen,” General…

O’Toole, Bandits Reach One-Year Deal For 2020 Season

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (December 9, 2019) – The Chicago Bandits and southpaw Danielle O’Toole have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Monday afternoon. “We can’t wait to see…

USSSA Pride Capture Second Straight Cowles Cup

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By Kayla Lombardo, Softball America on August 17, 2019 ROSEMONT, Ill. – It was déjà vu for the USSSA Pride in 2019. After a 2018 National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series that saw USSSA record a three-game sweep over the Chicago…

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…

NPF Awards Banquet Kicks Off 2019 Championship Series

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ROSEMONT, Il. (August 14, 2019) — “Unanimous” was the word used to describe the selection of Amanda Chidester of the Chicago Bandits as the Park Planet Player of the Year. Chidester wrapped up the 2019 NPF regular season Wednesday night…

NPF 2019 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES PRESENTED BY PARK PLANET

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 12, 2019) – National Pro Fastpitch will host its hallmark event Championship Series this week in Rosemont, Illinois. The action format is a best-of-five series between the league’s regular season Champions, Chicago…