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You Think Writing Rules Is Easy?

When I think about the process of writing rules, I remember a "The Far Side" cartoon in which some solemn-looking American colonists were gathered around another...

I’m Working With Who?

Partners and crewmates come in all different shapes, sizes and personalities. There are a lot of good ones out there, but then there are...

One Strike And You’re Out

It’s a warm, humid early September evening as two traditional soccer rivals take to the pitch. Late in the first half, lightning flashes several...

Can They Say That?

When a Missouri girls’ high school basketball coach openly criticized the officiating after his team’s playoff loss last season, athletic administrators there pondered a...

Military Intelligence

Bob Delaney, vice president of referee operations and director of officials for the NBA, sees something special in officials with military backgrounds. Teamwork and trust...

The Player Safety Mandate

W hen it comes to player safety, photos (and film clips) speak a thousand words. A video montage created for a session at a recent NASO Sports...

Catch This If You Can

It’s a question fans have debated for years: What’s the hardest thing to do in sports? Hit a baseball? Shoot par in golf? Score...

A Touchy Subject

By Tim Sloan It doesn’t always take a feature-length movie to define a complicated issue. On one night during the volleyball season, it took about...

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