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  1. espnW

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    espnW is fully dedicated to serving female athletes and fans. We'll shine a brighter spotlight on women's sports, and give you added perspective on the sports stories of the day, while offering personal training tips and guidance to help you connect with your inner athlete.

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  2. County official banned for four months for sexist comments made t...

    The Football Association has banned a county official for four months after he told a female referee "a woman's place is in the kitchen and not on a football field." According to BBC Sport, Northumberland County FA vice-president John Cummings told r...

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  3. espnW -- NBA ref Violet Palmer paved the way for other women

    Johnette Howard

    Controversy greeted Violet Palmer as one of the first female refs in the NBA. Today no one seems to care that two new women are in training. You can thank Palmer for that, Johnette Howard writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  4. Shannon Eastin officially becomes first female to referee NFL gam...

    Shannon Eastin has become the first woman to officiate an NFL game.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  5. Report -- Female ref Shannon Eastin's poker past OK with NFL

    The NFL has has no problem with female referee Shannon Eastin having played in the World Series of Poker.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  6. Woman set to officiate NFL game for first time

    Kevin Seifert

    A woman will be part of an NFL officiating crew for the first time Thursday night, the league confirmed Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  7. Kyle Lowry of Houston Rockets pleads no contest in Las Vegas misd...

    A lawyer has entered a no contest plea for Kyle Lowry in a bid for dismissal of a misdemeanor battery case alleging the Houston Rockets guard threw a basketball at a female referee and threatened her during a game at a Las Vegas gym last September.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2012
  8. NBA referee Violet Palmer stands her ground

    Adena Andrews

    In the second installment of a two-part series, NBA referee Violet Palmer, the first female referee and a 13-year veteran, talks to espnW about her hectic travel schedule and being on the floor during a legendary NBA fight.

    Blog | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  9. NBA referee Violet Palmer is making the calls

    Adena Andrews

    Violet Palmer was the first female referee in the NBA, and 13 years into her NBA career, she still is calling the shots. In the first installment of a two-part series, Palmer talks to espnW about her life as a referee.

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2011
  10. Thomas will become first female referee in top tier of college fo...

    Sarah Thomas will be wearing the zebra stripes when the University of Memphis plays Jacksonville State of Alabama at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2007
  11. Broadcaster offers on-air apology for sexist remarks

    Boston Celtics radio analyst Cedric Maxwell apologized on the air Wednesday night for saying that a female referee should "go back to the kitchen" after he disagreed with one of her calls.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2007
  12. Palmer first female to ref NBA playoff game

    Violet Palmer became the first woman to referee an NBA playoff game, working Game 2 of the first-round series between the Indiana Pacers and New Jersey Nets on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2006
  13. Female referee set to make history in Italy

    Anna De Toni will make history on Sunday when she becomes first woman to referee a match in the Italian men's professional leagues on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2005
  14. Brazil: Female ref in red card storm

    Female referee Silvia Regina de Oliveira had to be escorted off the pitch after she sent off three Criciuma players in their 1-1 draw at Atletico Mineiro in the Brazilian championship at the weekend.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2003
  15. Swiss woman to ref qualifier on Aug. 14

    A female referee will officiate at the UEFA Cup for the first time next month when she works a men's game between Swedish and Icelandic teams in the European club competition.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2003
  16. Female referee for UEFA Cup match

    A female referee will take charge of a UEFA Cup match for the first time next month, European soccer's governing body said on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2003
  17. Kantner reportedly had no warning before firing

    Dee Kantner, one of the NBA's two female referees, has been fired, the NBA said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2002