Southfield (CBS Detroit) – As Women’s History Month continues, two trailblazers on the national stage in pro sports appear on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” this Sunday at 7:30 am as NFL Official Sarah Thomas, the first female to ref in the league and the Super Bowl,  and Flint’s Claressa Shields, who has won two Olympic Gold Medals in Women’s Boxing and also holds three world Titles.

Michigan Matters Host Carol Cain, with first female NFL Official, Sarah Thomas

Thomas appeared with Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain  as she talked about her unique career and recent appearance before 100 million people who watched the Super Bowl and saw her at work.

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NFL Official Sarah Thomas with her family at the Super Bowl (Courtesy of Sarah Thomas)

Thomas’ three children were also at the game and watched from the sidelines.

NFL Official Sarah Thomas with her son at the Super Bowl (Courtesy of Sarah Thomas)

Thomas also talked about the off season and how she is hoping to inspire girls and boys to achieve their dreams.

And Claressa Shields, the two-time Olympic Gold Medalist in Women’s Boxing, who has three World titles, talked with Cain about her world titles and what she is planning next.

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Michigan Matters Host Carol Cain, with World Boxing Champion and Flint-native Claressa Shields

Shields is dominating Women’s Boxing as she just won over Canada’s Marie-Eve Dicaire in the Junior Middleweight Title unification bout held as a pay-for-view event in Flint a week ago. It was the first event to feature all female boxers.

March 5th fight night between Claressa Shields and her opponent Marie-Eve Dicaire at the Dort Federal Event Center, Flint. (Credit: Silvia Jones, ILE Photography)

Shields referenced comments made by retired boxer Laila Ali about the wanting to get into the ring with her.

March 5th fight night between Claressa Shields and her opponent Marie-Eve Dicaire at the Dort Federal Event Center, Flint. (Credit: Silvia Jones, ILE Photography)

Shields also discussed her home town, which continues to recover from the water crisis, and the importance of giving back and helping the  community.

She too has been inspiring young girls and boys to think big and overcome challenges to achieve their dreams.

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Watch MICHIGAN MATTERS, Sunday at 7:30am on CBS 62