Professional career She became the second woman ever drafted by an NBA team, after Denise Long, who was selected by the San Francisco Warriors in the 1969 draft. However, the league voided the Warriors’ selection, thus Harris became the first and only woman ever officially drafted.
MMA fighter Conor McGregor was the highest paid athlete worldwide in 2021, racking up on and off field earnings of around 180 million U.S. dollars. Characteristic Salary/Winnings Endorsements Lionel Messi (soccer) 97 33 Cristiano Ronaldo (soccer) 70 50 Dak Prescott (football) 97.5 10 LeBron James (basketball) 31.5 65 May 14, 2021
On April 8, 2015, Thomas was hired as the first full-time female official in NFL history, and for the 2020 NFL season, she was on the officiating crew headed by referee Shawn Hochuli. In February 2021, she became the first woman to officiate in a Super Bowl. Sarah Thomas (American football official) Sarah Thomas Children…
In 1992, goalie and Olympic silver medalist Manon Rheaume played for the Tampa Bay Lightning in an exhibition game against the St. Louis Blues, becoming the first female NHL player. In 2016, Dawn Braid became the first full-time female coach in the NHL, serving as skating coach for the Arizona Coyotes.
National Women’s Football League The NWFA was originally called the National Women’s Football League, but changed its name after the 2002 season. The name change came after pressure from the National Football League. The NFL also required the league to change the logos of some teams whose logos resembled those of NFL teams.