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NFL referees

Farewell to Bad Calls or Just Less Complaining?

Maybe I just enjoy defending the dead horse that keeps getting kicked or the indefensible (like Monday's Night's call against

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FIFA referees

Punish the Referee?

Another broken leg in the EPL, this time to Newcastle's Hatem Ben Arfa, and the FA is -- according to

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NBA Locks Out Referees

Labor relations in professional sports are notoriously contentious. Nobody gets along. Players strike, owners lock out players, referees strike, owners

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NFL referees

The Replacements

A few observations on the NFL "replacement ref" situation: 1. The locked-out refs hold a very weak bargaining position.   Unlike

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College Basketball Referee Compensation

John Feinstein has an interesting column in today's Washington Post about David Hall, a college basketball referee. Sports officiating, even

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Imperfection, and Grace

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig will apparently not reverse the blown call which cost Armando Galarraga a perfect game last Wednesday.

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