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Women's football players' passion is priceless

Athletes gather to play a game that's priceless

Originally Published: July 30, 2011
By Adena Andrews

While the NFL and its players were meeting in fancy Park Avenue boardrooms deciding how to divvy up $9 billion, the players of the Women's Football Alliance were running routes on the gridiron for a more valuable reason -- love of the game.

And love, it turns out, isn't free. Participation in the WFA is contingent upon meeting a $1,000 player fee, which is required of all athletes who want to play.

"To have to go through so much effort to play is frustrating," said ...

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