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NBA To Consider Giving Refs More Replay Rights

For now, the rules are clear about what referees can look at. But Commissioner Adam Silver says the league will ‘inevitably’ reach a point where they can do more.

04/25/2014

FC Dallas v Chicago Fire

MLS Prepared To Start Season Without Regular Refs

Major League Soccer is prepared to start its season this weekend even if there isn’t a labor deal with its referees and other on-field officials.

03/04/2014

Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks (Photo GEORGE FREY/AFP/Getty Images)

Mavs’ Cuban Wants Ref ‘Transparency’? Nah. I’m Good

The call for more NBA officiating ‘transparency’ comes now from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban in the wake of the NBA having twice in the last two weeks announced that last-second calls that went in Dallas’ favor were…

01/15/2014

Uruguay v Italy: 3rd Place Match - FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013

Brazilian Soccer Referee Decapitation

Cory Mageors is in for Skin, and he reports on a crazy tale of a soccer referee who is beheaded after he stabs a player.

105.3 The Fan–07/09/2013

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NCAA Refs Get Leeway In Calling Elbows To Head

Pending approval by the Playing Rules Oversight Committee next month, referees who call an elbow to the head will be allowed to use a video monitor to determine the severity of the blow

05/09/2013

NFL Referee

NFL Refs Vote On New Deal In North Texas

The NFL’s regular referees are in Irving, deciding whether to agree to a proposed contract from the league.

09/28/2012

NFL Referee

Talks Resume Between NFL And Refs Union

A person familiar with the situation says the NFL and its locked-out officials have resumed talks in an attempt to resolve an impasse that has created a firestorm over the use of replacements refs.

09/26/2012

NFL Referee

Could Players Take Action If NFL Ref Issues Continue?

“If it keeps going on, it’s going to get ugly,” Green Bay Packers player TJ Lang said during a Tuesday afternoon interview with CBS Radio Detroit.

09/25/2012

Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

NFL Upholds Seahawks’ Disputed Win Over Packers

The league said in a statement Tuesday that Seattle’s last-second touchdown pass should not have been overturned.

09/25/2012

Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

NFL’s Fail Mary Call Is Deliciously Dramatic, Yet Deadly Detrimental

The first final-play, game-winning touchdown in the 43-year history of Monday Night Football has set off a firestorm of criticism of the NFL, commissioner Roger Goodell and the regular officials. As it should.

09/25/2012

Jerry Jones

Cowboys’ Owner Claims No Awareness Of GB-Seattle Controversy

“I just read a little note in the paper that the Seahawks pulled it out,” Jones told New School, insisting that he hadn’t seen the game, reviewed the replays or received a phone call about the 14-12 Seattle win.

09/25/2012

Miami Dolphins v New England Patriots

Texas High School Ref Called Up To NFL

Before he officiated two high school games in West Texas last weekend, Amarillo businessman Wayne Bernier worked an NFL game between the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets.

09/03/2012

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