NCAA Referee Is Target Of Death Threats After Kentucky LossReferee John Higgins of Omaha reported he received death threats after Kentucky's loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final, a Nebraska law enforcement official said Wednesday.
NFL Referees Association Gives Super Bowl Tickets To CharityThe NFL Referees Association has donated more than 20 Super Bowl tickets to charities nationwide benefiting a variety of causes.
Mavs Owner Cuban Blasts 'Ridiculous' NBA Officiating In Clippers-Nets Game Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is again expressing frustration with NBA officials, although this time his criticism has nothing to do with his own team.
Texas High School Football Coach Pleads Guilty In Player Attack On RefereeMack Breed, former assistant football coach at John Jay High School in San Antonio, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge Monday in a Burnet County court.
Referees Struggle With Respect Amid Growing HostilityBy all accounts from those involved, finding and retaining referees is becoming more and more difficult. In fact, recognizing the potential shortage, many desperate state high school associations have taken lead roles in recruiting new talent to an aging workforce facing startlingly hostile conditions.
Texas High School Football Coach Denies Telling Players To Hit RefereeThe UIL also suspended the two players, a senior and a sophomore, from sports for the rest of the academic year.
Assistant Coach Accused Of Instructing Texas H.S. Referee Hit ResignsA Texas assistant football coach accused of instructing two players to hit a referee during a game has resigned, school officials said Thursday.
Texas Football Players Who Hit Ref To Remain In Alternative SchoolThe two suspended students, Michael Moreno and Victor Rojas, appeared Wednesday at separate disciplinary hearings, which were closed to the public.
Picture Of Texas H.S. Football Player Helping Ref Goes ViralA viral picture showing a true act of sportsmanship between a North Texas high school football player and an umpire has captured the hearts of many.
Texas Football Players Say Coach Told Them To Strike RefereeTwo Texas high school football players say a coach told them to strike a referee during a game because of missed calls that had hurt the team.
Texas High School Player Ejected After Shoving Referee In GameA South Texas high school says a football player is no longer on the team and has been given a three-day suspension after being ejected from a game for shoving a referee,
Coaches Conduct Questioned In Texas Referee Targeting IncidentHigh school sports officials in Texas are questioning whether the coaches of two players accused of intentionally hitting a referee should have done more to calm emotions in what had been a tense game.