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.
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
The NFL’s regular referees are in Irving, deciding whether to agree to a proposed contract from the league.
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.
“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.
The league said in a statement Tuesday that Seattle’s last-second touchdown pass should not have been overturned.
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.
“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.
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.
The NFL Referees Association was locked out in early June and talks on a new collective bargaining agreement went nowhere.
Shannon Eastin could be the first of several female game officials in the league, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says.
The NFL Referees Association has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the league with the National Labor Relations Board.