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NFL Adds Butterworth & George to Officiating Leadership

Mark Butterworth is VP of Replay Training and Development and Ramon George is VP of Officiating Training and Development.

Patriot League Announces Hiring of Dwayne Gladden

The Supervisor of Men's Basketball Officials will work with the Men’s Basketball Officiating Alliance (12 other conferences).
Baseball 2024 – Prep

USA Pickleball and NASO Announce Partnership Agreement

USA Pickleball officials are joining NASO under NASO’s group membership program.

Former HS football player who tackled referee pleads no contest

Emmanuel Duron, 22, will spend a year on community supervision.

From construction zones to end zones, Reno’s Dale Keller balances life as an NFL...

Dale Keller goes from construction zones on weekdays to end zones on weekends.

PRO Insight: Preparing for in-stadium announcements

Our goal was to improve the experience for fans, and the feedback we have received from around the world has been positive.
Softball 2024 – Rules Challenge

NBA fines Timberwolves’ Rudy Gobert $75,000

Gobert made inappropriate and unprofessional gestures that questions the integrity of the league and its game officials.

NFHS Voice: Unacceptable Behavior at Sporting Events

Unacceptable behavior at high school sporting events – it’s still happening. And much continues to be directed at contest officials.

Death threats, AI, prosecutions: how should we stop referee abuse?

Multiple approaches are needed to stem vitriol aimed at officials but it is clear that examples need to be set at the top.

Sources: John Parry leaving ESPN for new role with Bills

ESPN NFL rules analyst John Parry is leaving the network to take a job with the Buffalo Bills, multiple sources confirmed.
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2024-25 High School Basketball Rules Changes

A new definition and subsequent warning for faking being fouled (flopping) has been added for the 2024-25 season.

WNBA announces rules changes for 2024 season

The WNBA implemented the Coach’s Challenge and timeout format for the 2024 season.

Webb: Premier League referees set to explain VAR decisions

Explanations would only be announced when a referee has visited the pitch-side monitor.

High School Wrestling Rule Changes

Beginning with the 2024-25 season, high school wrestlers will be inbounds with only one point of contact.
Baseball 2024 – Rules Challenge

NFL Hires New Officials, Walt Anderson in a New Role

The National Football League is pleased to announce the addition of five new officials to its roster for the 2024 season.

36 officials for 2024 NBA Playoffs

The officials on the playoff roster average 16.2 years of NBA experience, with 28 having 10 or more years.

MSHSL: 2024 Officials Distinguished Service Awards

The Minnesota State High School League annually recognizes contest officials who show commitment and excellence.

Obituary: Rogers Redding

Longtime SEC football referee, and later national coordinator of football officials, Rogers Redding has died at age 81.
Baseball 2024 – Prep

Men’s basketball officiating consortium taps John Higgins

The Big Sky, Big West, Western Athletic, and WCC will join the Big 12 and Missouri Valley men’s basketball officiating consortium.

NFHS: Flag Football Expanding Nationwide

As a result of this recent growth, the NFHS has been asked to consider publishing national playing rules for flag football.

Bob Delaney: Hiding In Plain Sight

Retired NBA referee and former undercover New Jersey state trooper Bob Delaney talks with Nick Nanton about his incredible careers.

11 ejections occur after collision at plate

After a tag out at home, both benches clear resulting in 11 ejections.

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