The Boston Renegades are trying to take women's football to new heights

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Adrienne Smith (center) of the Boston Renegades. (Courtesy Adrienne Smith)
Adrienne Smith (center) of the Boston Renegades. (Courtesy Adrienne Smith)

The Boston Renegades might be the best team in the area, winning five championships in a row.

So why don't we know more about them?

Because they play women's tackle football, a sport that isn't nearly as well recognized as its male-dominated counterpart.

But with women's sports, especially college and professional basketball, having a major moment, could women's football finally get the recognition its players have been searching for?

This segment aired on May 31, 2024.

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