The Cincinnati Sizzle is a women's professional full-contact/tackle football team from Cincinnati, Ohio. The team was established in 2003, by former Cincinnati Bengals running back Ickey Woods. Steve Sherman is the current owner of the Cincinnati Sizzle, as of the 2018 season, with Pam Schreiner as President. Michelle Terrel continues in her 15th year as General Manager. The regular season spans from April to July. Currently the home games are played at Walnut Hills High School (Cincinnati).
The Sizzle played in the National Women's Football Association (NWFA) for 4 seasons 2005 to 2008. Later joined the Women's Football Alliance (WFA) in 2009 to 2014. In the 2013 WFA season the Cincinnati Sizzle made its first ever playoff appearance as a first-round wild-card match-up against the Pittsburgh Passion. By the 2014 season the Women's Football Alliance (WFA) had 63 teams across the United States making it the largest-ever women's tackle football league in the world.