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Ups and Downs of Jump Balls

Jump balls set the tone for the rest of the game. It’s the first action directly related to the game, and that first impression...

Team Officiating Beyond Out-of-Bounds Plays

Officials who are looking for a way to distinguish themselves should look no further than the topic of team officiating. The best officials at all levels have...

You Are There: UCLA Streak Snapped

There are only three “streaks” in sports that matter: DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Ripken’s 2,632 consecutive game “iron man” streak and UCLA’s 88-game winning...

Prep for Bang-Bang Plays

Crashes should not catch basketball officials by surprise. That’s a mantra from Jon Levinson, NCAA women’s basketball secretary-rules editor, and assigner for the Patriot...

Strong Signals Can Defuse

Reporting fouls to the table is a time to project strength and believability. Your signal should lend credibility that you stand by your call...

Second Nature

The first thing most of us do in the morning is look at our alarm clock, watch or phone. When we look at our...

Don’t Match Fouls on The Other End

It is understood that the goal of matching is to pair likenesses. Millions of dollars are being spent every day to find and make that perfect match. The...

Stay Home in Primary

Supervisors want officials to master the fundamentals, creating good habits and developing a consistency to their game — characteristics shared among the elite in...

Listen to Everything You Hear

When was the last time you heard someone say, “Consider the source”? That saying has been around for as long as one can remember, but what is the...

Let’s Meet Up

There are times in a game when officials should get together as a crew. There are times when officials shouldn’t get together. During warmups is...

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