NFL: Cheffers and Vinovich are Conference Championship referees

Vinovich will be in Kansas City for the AFC showdown between the Bengals and Chiefs; Cheffers will be in Los Angeles for the NFC...

UConn men’s basketball radio man Mike Crispino balances work on the mic with work...

You may notice that Crispino is a little easier on the referees, and there’s a good reason why: He is one of them.

Sweaters to Stripes – a referee family

Ryan Carter spoke with three brothers from Hutchinson, Minnesota who turned to refereeing to keep their hockey passion alive.

Mike Pereira Discusses USFL Officiating on Green Light Podcast

This is the first time we’re getting a look at the officiating standards that will utilized in the 2022 season.
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Robot umpires at home plate moving up to Triple-A for 2022, one step away...

MLB's website posted a hiring notice seeking seasonal employees to operate the Automated Ball-Strike system.

Three brothers refereeing one game makes an everlasting memory

The Korger brothers grew up with referees, around referees, and as referees. With over 100 years of combined experience, there was one game that...

NASO Statement on Dak Prescott

The National Association of Sports Officials acknowledges Dak Prescott’s “walk-back” from comments he made on Sunday, January 16.

NFL ANNOUNCES DIVISIONAL ROUND OFFICIATING CREWS

The officiating crews for the NFL's Divisional Round have been announced.
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FRANCINE MARTIN – KSHSAA RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Francine Martin of the Kansas State High School Activities Association has announced her retirement from the staff effective June 30, 2023.

Henry Chen proving to be one of top volleyball officials in NCAA

“First time at the finals,” Chen said. “I have made the semifinals four of the last five years. I have had a super great...

Junior football referee’s heartwarming gesture towards girl, 6, playing her first game

A heartwarming moment from the game has taken social media by storm, with referee giving his gloves to Euxton player during a cold day...

NFL: SUPER WILD CARD WEEKEND OFFICIATING CREWS

The officiating crews for the NFL's Super Wild Card Weekend have been announced.
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CFP Championship game: Two controversial calls, explained by the referee

After Alabama's 33-18 loss to Georgia in Monday's national championship game, the referee explained two controversial calls.

Referee named for El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona in the Spanish Supercup

Referee Munuera Montero is the man in charge of Wednesday’s match between Real Madrid and Barcelona in the Spanish Supercup Semifinals.

NHL fines Dallas Stars coach $25,000

Dallas Stars coach Rick Bowness was fined $25,000 by the NHL for his actions during a stick-swinging tirade.

First Black woman to referee Big Ten football also has full-time job in financial...

“I’m honored to be able to do it while having a full-time job. I still want people to look at me as an official,...
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Tony Corrente, the longest-tenured active NFL referee, is one of 8 retiring officials

Corrente is the last referee from the 1990s and the last active referee hired by director of officiating Jerry Seeman.

Officials staying busier than ever as unsung prep sports heroes

Sports officials already had faced shortage problems before the global pandemic, and the situation only has gotten even more dire since the return of...

Sacramento Kings fined for interacting with scorer’s table during game play

The Sacramento Kings have been fined $50,000 for owners and executives interacting with scorer’s table personnel during game play.

NFL: Week 18 referee assignments

Clete Blakeman will be the referee for Game 272 — SNF Chargers and Raiders. Carl Cheffers is off this week.
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Referee Wes McCauley Makes Another Memorable Call

Giovani Smith and Jacob Middleton may have dropped the gloves, but it was referee Wes McCauley who dropped the mic with another memorable call.

Celebrating Completion of Fall Sports, Winter Activities Outlook

Before we report on the start of the winter high school sports and performing seasons, we want to celebrate the conclusion of fall activities...

Referee Chris Rooney Mic’d Up for Winter Classic

Referee Chris Rooney was mic’d up for the 2022 Winter Classic between the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild. Here’s a quick clip from...

School district aims to combat referee shortage with partnership geared toward respecting officials

Mitchell School District announced a partnership with Officially Human, “to restore respect to game officials.”

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