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Q&A: Chicago Bliss stars Yashi Rice and ChrisDell Harris talk before Eastern Conference Championship game

The Chicago Bliss will play the Atlanta Steam in the Eastern Conference Championship on Saturday, and the Chicago Sun-Times had the opportunity to interview Bliss’ star players ChrisDell Harris and Yashi Rice about playing in the Legends Football League and more.

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Bliss running back ChrisDell Harris, 28, has played for Chicago since 2011, and she says she encourages women to be their self and do what they believe in.

Harris leads her team with 1,671 rushing yards and 35 touchdowns since 2011. She was also the 2014 LFL Offensive Player of the Year.

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Bliss defensive end Yashi Rice, 31, has a singing career as well as disrupting offensive lines in the LFL since 2010. She currently has a single on iTunes called “If I Had My Way,” which is written and produced by Grammy Award winners Rico Love and Jim Jonsin.

Yashi is also the sister of Super Bowl winner and Pro Bowler Simeon Rice, who she gives a lot of credit to for her football career.

The 31-year-old defensive end has 20 tackles, four tackles for loss and two sacks in six games this season.

Rice mixes her football and singing career during the LFL season. Before two home games this season, Rice sang the National Anthem.

The Eastern Conference Championship game will air on Fuse Saturday at 8 p.m.