Why are there so few female refs in the NBA and NFL?

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    bluesradioposted 2 years ago

    Why are there so few female refs in the NBA and NFL?

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    Mills Pposted 2 years ago

    I suppose it never occurred to NFL and NBA leadership that women could have that great an interest in sports played by men. They are learning, though, that that isn't always true. If they continue to show competence and professionalism, though, women will play bigger officiating roles in both sports in the future.

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      bluesradioposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I thought of this after watching Family Feud of all things.  A member of the Palmer Family who was competing was a original Female Ref in the NBA. Later I learned she was also a trailblazer in equality in other ways too, coming out as a lesbian...

 
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