Volunteer Spotlight: Kris Engstrand

(5/14) Kris Engstrand is used to wearing a uniform, having served 23 years in the Stamford, Connecticut, police department, the last four years as...

MLB umpire Dreckman lends a hand around hometown during sports shutdown

(5/14) You probably wouldn't recognize Dreckman. But the native of Marcus, Iowa has been a Major League Baseball umpire for over 20 years. It...

AAU says it’s moving forward with volleyball tournament, could bring up to 15,000 people...

(5/14) The Amateur Athletic Union announced Wednesday that its Junior National Volleyball Championships will be held on June 16-28 in Orlando, Florida, with a number...

Howard Webb says officials will be ready when MLS resumes

(5/13) Referees and their assistants are confident the game will be safe when soccer resumes in North America, says former top referee Howard Webb....
Baseball 2024 – Rules Challenge

Prep notes: State officials take advantage of pros’ knowledge

(5/13) The guests have been speaking on various technical aspects of officiating, plus overall themes. Among them: adversity in football officiating, which was included...

NRL confirms plans to return to one referee for 2020 season

(5/13) On Wednesday night, the NRL announced it would officially be having one referee as well as a six-again call for ruck infringements.

AN NHS FRONT-LINE WORKER AND A LEVEL FIVE REFEREE, MATT ARTHUR SPEAKS ON HIS...

(5/13) In the latest of our 'On The Spot' series we catch up with Matt Arthur, who's a Level 5 referee, aiming to step...

How an NBA referee stays sharp during the stoppage, plus how Knicks missed Wilt

(5/12) Zarba is one of the millions of parents across the country forced to adapt in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. On...
Baseball 2024 – Rules Challenge

OHSAA Q&A: ‘Everything is on the table’ for fall sports

(5/12) We will make that decision in conjunction with recommendations from the governor’s office and the Ohio Department of Health. Though it’s not popular,...

Owners to push back rules change votes

(5/12) According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post, the NFL plans to delay voting on any rules changes until a May 28 videoconference.

Houston TASO Chapter to begin training of new officials this week, need 200-300 new...

(5/11) The weight of that burden to make sure that every middle school, sub-varsity and varsity game across the area is properly staffed comes...

Umpires also take a hit during pandemic

(5/11) Mark Zallek, of St. Peter, still has his sense of humor, even though he has not been able to do something he has...
Softball 2024 – Umpires Manual

Soccer referee helps make the right calls against the coronavirus

(5/11) As a soccer referee, she worked five games in last summer’s Women’s World Cup in France, the ultimate reward from a game that...

MLB Looks To July To Start A Shortened 2020 Season

(5/11) Major League Baseball is determined to have a 2020 season, but how that will look still remains unclear. No plans have been finalized,...

Fiba Africa to conduct online training for coaches, referees starting today

(5/11) Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) assistant secretary Ambrose Kisoi has praised the move by Fiba Africa to organise online courses for coaches and referees...

GHSA eyeing possible return in early July

(5/10) While Executive Director Robin Hines says there is no concrete news to report, the GHSA is optimistic high school fall athletics will start...
Baseball 2024 – Package

‘Outrageous’: One-referee plan for NRL sparks strike threat

(5/10) Referees are considering strike action before the scheduled May 28 resumption of the NRL season in protest over plans to revert to one...

Marietta’s Corey Rockwell will be ready when MLS resumes

(5/10) Thanks to grit and technology, whenever the league restarts from its COVID-19 forced hiatus, Rockwell has his flag and whistle on hand to...

Baseball League to Have 40 Teams: Games Scheduled to Start as Soon as May...

(5/10) Organizer Kent Getsee has been able to pull together many organizations which normally play American Legion baseball, but were stranded when the Missouri...

Youth baseball returns to area after coronavirus shutdown

(5/10) GameTime Tournaments planned a socially distanced, Mother's Day weekend tournament. The attendance is down from the normal 180 teams to roughly 40. For...
Softball 2024 – Rules Challenge

Joya puts humanity over refereeing

(5/10) Bangladesh’s first FIFA recognised female international referee Joya Chakma on Sunday claimed that she was not disappointed about missing her chance to officiate...

Judge blocks city from shutting down softball games at Houston Sportsplex

(5/9) Before opening on Friday, May 1 Houston Sportsplex set stringent rules in place amid COVID-19 concerns.

NCAA’s Mark Emmert says fall sports likely a no-go if campuses aren’t open

(5/8) NCAA president Mark Emmert said he does not envision schools being ready to begin competing in college football or other fall sports unless...

Q&A with Rob Wigod: How the CIF and the Southern Section are planning for...

(5/8) Earlier this week, CIF Southern Section commissioner Rob Wigod spoke with Scorebook Live about contingency plans for high school sports in 2020-2021, as...

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