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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…

Burroughs Lands OPAL With BreakThrew Fastpitch

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2019) – Jessica Burroughs signed an NPF On Player Ad Location (OPAL) agreement with BreakThrew Fastpitch that will put the training school brand on Burrough’s forearm sleeve for the duration of the 2019 season. Burroughs,…

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…

Rosemont Tourism Bureau to Sponsor Entire Bandits Team with OPALs

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ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 21, 2019) —In a partnership announced Thursday afternoon, the Chicago Bandits and the Rosemont Visitor and Tourism Bureau have reached an agreement that will provide every Bandits player and coach with an On-Player…

BIANKA BELL SIGNS 2-YEAR EXTENSION WITH USSSA PRIDE

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VIERA, FL. (February 14, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride has signed a 2-year extension with three year NPF veteran utility player Bianka Bell, team officials announced today. Stellar former LSU Tiger and Tampa native, Bell helped lead LSU…

HENDERSON SIGNS 2-YEAR EXTENSION WITH USSSA PRIDE

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VIERA, FL (January 30, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride have signed veteran pitcher Jolene Henderson to a two-year extension team officials announced today. Henderson in 2018 earned the Diamond Sports Pitcher of the Year Award after the…

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…