Hiding in ‘Plane’ Sight
Plane rides used to offer periods of solace for Referee magazine Publisher Barry Mano. These days, seatmates are quick to ask questions about the world of officiating. In fact, there’s a new openness permeating sports conversations — including on rules and officiating — and that’s putting sports officials in a new and potentially uncomfortable role. In his Publisher’s Memo from the December 2014 issue of Referee, Mano weighs in on those new responsibilities.