Woman to officiate game
A woman will be part of an NFL officiating crew for the first time Thursday night, the league confirmed Monday.
Shannon Eastin, who has been a referee in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, will work the preseason game between the Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET). The news had been reported earlier by The Los Angeles Times.
Eastin was not immediately available for comment.
A resident of Tempe, Ariz., Eastin also has won six national judo championships. ...
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