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Purple pride: Inside the Ravens' female fan club

Purple pride: Inside the Ravens' female fan club

Originally Published: November 23, 2011
By Melissa Jacobs

In 2000, Baltimore's Li Na Goins fit the stereotype when it came to women and football. She never watched games and complained that her husband watched too many. She had neither the knowledge nor interest to become fully invested in the sport. But sometime in 2001, between the start of the playoffs and then-coach Brian Billick hoisting the Lombardi Trophy for the Baltimore Ravens, Goins, a human resources director, became infected by the electricity that overtook the Baltimore region. She purchased ...

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