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Daily Cover: How One Women’s Football Team Took Control Away From the Men

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In the 1970s, the Columbus Pacesetters weren’t satisfied being an afterthought or a gimmick, so they bought their franchise—and the ability to make decisions for themselves.


Adapted from Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League, by Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo. Copyright © 2021. Available from Bold Type Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc.