National Football League hires first woman to officiate games full time

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Posted: Apr 08, 2015 11:05 AM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Football League has hired the first woman to officiate games full time, the league announced on Wednesday.

Sarah Thomas will join the NFL as a line judge and will be the second woman to officiate in a regular-season NFL game, the league said.

(Reporting by Suzannah Gonzales; Editing by Paul Thomasch)