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The Sports Officiating SUMMIT@HOME was an incredible success! All the videos are still available for EVERYONE to watch ON-DEMAND, totally free. The National Association...

Sports Seasons Modifications Update

(10/27) The NFHS is tracking the status of high school sports as fall seasons approach. Because of the pandemic, several states have delayed the...

No suspension is expected for Gabe Jackson after Sunday’s ejection

(10/26) Referee Scott Novak explained why Jackson was ejected in comments to a pool reporter after the game. “On the play after the touchdown,...

Man found guilty of assaulting referee at lacrosse tourney

(10/26) A man who assaulted a referee during a lacrosse tournament in Orillia last year has been found guilty. In an Orillia courtroom today,...
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High School Coach, Wife Banned from Sporting Events

(10/25) An Idaho soccer coach and his wife have been banned from all Idaho High School Activities Association sporting events for the next year,...

Historic Officiating Crew Takes the Field in Minneapolis

(10/24) The Big Ten Conference is proud to announce that the game between Minnesota and Michigan featured the first all-African American football officiating crew...

Four Women Among 18 Indian Referees Named in Elite FIFA Refereeing International List

(10/24) Four women made it to the elite list of FIFA International Referee from India among a total of 18 Indian referees named in...

Veteran NBA Referee Details Why Allen Iverson was the Toughest Player to Officiate

(10/24) Playing at both guard positions, Iverson was one of the most athletic players the league has ever seen. He charged into the paint...
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Rugby league referee Belinda Sharpe urges girls to ‘go for it’ and consider the...

(10/23) Referee Belinda Sharpe says she is well prepared for the intense pressure that comes with controlling the game on rugby league’s biggest stage....

Christ-following umpire Chris Guccione returns for his second World Series

(10/23) After four years, MLB umpire Chris Guccione is back in the Fall Classic. He is among the crew calling the first-ever neutral site...

Army-Navy football game will be held at Michie Stadium in West Point instead of...

(10/23) History will be made once again in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. It was announced Friday that the 121st Army-Navy football game...

Chatham Participates in NJSIAA’s ‘Officials Appreciation Week’

(10/23) Sports officials are receiving more than paychecks this week when working Chatham High athletic contests. "We're participating in the NJSIAA's 'Officials Appreciation Week'...
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Muskegon Catholic Central’s game starts early, refs needed across town for second game

(10/23) The kick off to Friday night's varsity football game at Muskegon Catholic Central was moved from 7:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. so the...

KMAC offering to pay for officiating classes

(10/23) The Knox Morrow Athletic Conference (KMAC) continues to look for new officials, as the average age of officials in Ohio is over 50...

Trailblazing SEC football ref Hubert Owens wore the referee’s white cap, and it fit...

(10/22) You may not know his name, but you know his face. You probably know his voice. He’s the guy in stripes who always...

Bob Delaney Expands Role With SEC Basketball Officiating

(10/22) The Southeastern Conference announced on Thursday that the role of Bob Delaney, the SEC’s Special Advisor for Officiating Development and Performance, will expand...
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A University of Wisconsin study suggests high school athletes are not at a higher...

(10/22) A University of Wisconsin study released Thursday suggests participation in high school sports does not increase the risk of acquiring the disease.

State football officials association won’t referee independent games without insurance

(10/21) The Connecticut Football Officials Association made official Tuesday its decision to refrain from working independent high school-level games unless they are provided insurance...

How MLB umpires made it through a ‘surreal’ season

(10/21) For three months, they showed up in masks, having distanced themselves from other humans for the 21 hours between baseball games, having eaten...

All-Female Crew to Officiate USPHL Game

(10/21) The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) will feature an all-female officiating crew for Wednesday’s Elite Division game between the Islanders Hockey Club...
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For first time in 70 years, a Kansan will be umpiring at the World...

(10/21) The last Kansan to work as home plate umpire was George Barr in Game 5 of the 1948 World Series when Bob Feller...

Former MLB umpire auctions memorabilia for worthy cause

(10/21) From 1976 to 2016, former Major League umpire and North Lima resident John Hirschbeck collected a lot of stares from coaches, boos from...

‘We know the expectations’: Grand final referee ready for pressure

(10/21) Grand final referee Gerard Sutton says he understands the expectations that will be placed on him and is preparing for a high level...

Altercation cuts short girls soccer game

(10/20) There was a high school girls soccer game on Saturday – a big one, too. Sugar-Salem knocked off American Falls 4-1 in a...

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