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Dreams of becoming first junior female FIBA referee

(11/18) Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea (BFPNG) historic visit to Kerama yielded exceptional results in terms of participants in their basketball, 3x3, coaching,...

Mitigation Efforts Must Intensify as Winter Sports, Performing Arts Begin

(11/18) To play or not to play winter high school sports and other activity programs – that is the decision being considered by state...

Boxing: Legendary Referee Joe Cortez Battling Covid-19

(11/17) As the Covid 19 pandemic continues with rising numbers all over the U.S., word has come that legendary referee Joe Cortez is battling...

NFL to use all-Black officiating crew for first time ever on Monday night for...

(11/17) An all-Black officiating crew will work an NFL game for the first time on Monday night in Tampa, allowing the league to make...
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TED BARRETT: GRATITUDE, SERVANTHOOD AND HEART ON A 25+ YEAR MLB JOURNEY

(11/17) Few people represent the values of Umpire Inspire more than veteran MLB Umpire Ted Barrett. It’s his servant’s attitude toward umpiring and the...

Official Volleyball Signals Using an Electronic Whistle

(11/17) Officiating Volleyball: Electronic Whistle provides tips and techniques to create seamless signal sequences while utilizing the E-whistle. Video examples of various signals by...

NSAC Head: Upon Further Review, Referee Russell Mora Was Unequivocally Correct

(11/16) “During this fight there was no conclusive evidence to overturn the referee’s decision. In fact, based on the screen shots the Referee...

SDHSAA officials coordinator Timmins dies

(11/16) Buck Timmins -- a Mitchell resident and long-time South Dakota sports official -- died Monday after battling COVID-19. William “Buck” Timmins began his...
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MHSAA Suspends Fall Tournaments, Winter Sports Per MDHHS Emergency Order

(11/15) The Michigan High School Athletic Association has suspended its Fall tournaments for girls volleyball, girls swimming & diving and football, and all winter...

Officials stretched thin, but have been ‘troopers’

(11/15) You can’t blame local high school football officials for being couch potatoes on Sundays. That’s because the 21 officials in the Western Colorado...

Pandemic perspective from a high school basketball referee

(11/15) Leroy Schluter remembers attending a local high school basketball game in 1998, shortly after he moved from St. Louis back to his east...

‘We Take Pride In What We Do’

(11/15) Players on the bench were spread far apart, watching. The cheers of the spectators were muffled by masks. This was not a normal...
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Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby downplays talk of delaying College Football Playoff

(11/13) Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby on Friday downplayed his comments about potentially delaying the College Football Playoff and New Year's Six bowls because...

‘Man in the Middle’: UEFA announces documentary on Champions League referees

(11/12) UEFA will deliver an unprecedented insight into one of the toughest jobs in football with next week’s release of an original documentary series...

‘One of the good guys’: North Branford mourns beloved umpire, community servant

(11/12) Residents saw him everywhere. He umpired baseball games, refereed basketball games and served on the Little League board. Previously chairman of the Board...

NFL: Week 10 referee assignments

(11/12) Brad Allen will be the referee for the AFC South matchup in Nashville, Tenn. between the Colts and Titans. Carl Cheffers, John Hussey,...
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The vale tudo tales of UFC’s first referee

(11/12) Joao Alberto Barreto worked as a referee at UFC 1. But he made history as an undefeated fighter decades before. A red belt...

California’s top health official: guidance ‘soon’ for competition

(11/11) The secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency delivered at least a partial update Tuesday that many in the high school...

Referee of infamous West Germany v France World Cup semi dies aged 84

(11/11) Former referee Charles Corver, who officiated the notorious 1982 World Cup semi-final between West Germany and France, has died aged 84, Dutch football...

Sewickley’s Furman South had an unusual road to becoming an NHL referee

(11/10) Employed as an NHL referee, the native of Sewickley hasn’t worked a game since all of hockey was brought to a halt in...
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NFHS Learning Center Debuts New Video for Electronic Whistle Use in Volleyball

(11/10) As part of its continued effort to educate officials on new procedures and protocol in officiating, the National Federation of State High School...

NFL owners approve playoff, diversity measures

(11/10) NFL owners began planning for the possibility that their 2020 regular season will be cut short by COVID-19 cancellations, one of several developments...

NFL considers changing rules next year as more teams go for it on fourth...

(11/10) The NFL also established criteria for its playoff eligibility should teams not complete the season playing the same amount of games but tabled...

Three sets of father-son officials work game together

(11/10) Fans attending the Appalachian at Woodville football game Oct. 23 didn’t realize they were witnessing a rare occurrence happening with the officiating crew...

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