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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’ OCASIO INKS OPAL DEAL WITH HITTRAX

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2019)– Aleshia Ocasio and HitTrax agreed to an On Player Ad Location (OPAL) activation that will pair the two for the 2019 season. The OPAL program was launched by the league in December and designed specifically…

VETERAN RICKETTS TO REMAIN A FORCE ON THE PRIDE; SIGNS 2-YEAR EXTENSION

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VIERA, FL. (February 14, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride has signed 6 year veteran pitcher Keilani Ricketts to a 2-year extension, team officials announced today. Former Oklahoma standout, 2013 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and Honda…

NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH ADDS BIG LEAGUE CHEW

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 14, 2019)– National Pro Fastpitch and Big League Chew announced a partnership today that will couple the world’s premier professional softball league with the iconic bubble gum brand beginning with the 2019 season. Big…

Coley Ries to Play for Aussie Peppers in 2019

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Mankato, Minn. (Feb. 13, 2019)– The Aussie Peppers of MN and Chicago Bandits agreed on terms for a trade that will return Coley Ries to Mankato as a member of the inaugural Aussie Peppers professional softball team competing in the National…

Bandits, Team USA Member Flippen Agree to One-Year Deal

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Feb. 12, 2019 Photo credit: USA Softball ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Chicago Bandits have signed Team USA infielder Hannah Flippen to a one-year contract, team officials announced Tuesday afternoon. Flippen,…
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Bandits Name Illinois Assistant McMahon to Coaching Staff

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Photo credit: University of Illinois Athletics ROSEMONT, Ill (February 8, 2019). – The Chicago Bandits named University of Illinois assistant coach Lance McMahon to their coaching staff for the 2019 season, team officials announced…

2019 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RETURNS TO PARKWAY BANK SPORTS COMPLEX

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Nashville, TN (February 6, 2019) - The National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series will return to Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, IL in 2019, the league announced Wednesday. Dates for the Series are August 15-19. The league’s hallmark…

Bandits Sign Team USA Standout Chidester to One-Year Deal

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Photo credit: USA Softball   ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have agreed on a one-year contract with veteran catcher/infielder Amanda Chidester, team officials announced Monday afternoon. Chidester, the 11th overall selection…

WIGGINS PARTNERS WITH SWINGRAIL IN OPAL DEAL

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 31, 2019) – Megan Wiggins and SWINGRAIL have reached an agreement to partner through the National Pro Fastpitch On Player Ad Location (OPAL) program for the 2019 season.  Wiggins, a highly decorated veteran of…

USSSA PRIDE SIGN VETERAN CHAMBERLAIN TO TWO-YEAR EXTENSION

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VIERA, FL. (January 18, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride has signed 4 year veteran standout Lauren Chamberlain to a 2 year extension, team officials announced today. Though somewhat sidelined by injury throughout her professional career…