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Female Fans Love Their Steelers

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Female Fans Love Their Steelers

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A sports marketing firm says the Pittsburgh Steelers has the largest female fan base in professional football. A third of Pittsburgh-area women consider themselves Steelers fans. You can buy an official team jersey that's pink; and the team sponsors classes for women to learn more about football.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Finally, we have an explanation for the editor on this staff who says she can't get enough of the Pittsburgh Steelers. A sports marketing firm says the team has the largest female fan base in pro football. One-third of Pittsburgh-area women consider themselves Steelers fans, which the Steelers consider no accident. You can buy an official team jersey that's pink. And the team sponsored classes for women to learn more about football.

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