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Women earning their stripes in NYC

Women earning their stripes in NYC

Originally Published: August 13, 2011
By Amanda Rykoff

If you head out to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, N.Y., on Wednesday evening, you might see a future NFL referee on the field at the NFL Officiating Academy. It's possible that one of the two women taking part in this year's program will someday work on NFL Sundays.

Since July 13, Annie Treherne and Jenice Hampton have been among the 60 New York City residents participating in the NFL Officiating Academy through a partnership with the New York City Public Housing Authority.

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