Referee Magazine – April 2019 Highlights


  • Employee or Independent Contractor? A Pennsylvania case involving lacrosse officials may impact sports officials nationwide.
  • Stop! Oklahoma soccer referee tackles bad behavior by using social media.


  • Baseball. Who can enter or re-enter the game?
  • Basketball. Crews must work together to get plays right.


  • The News. Four NFL officials retire after 2018-19 season.
  • Law. Being professional, knowledgeable and proactive are the keys for an official to avoid discipline.

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