• The Chickasaw Way. With a work ethic passed down from his ancestors, Mike Weatherford has earned everything he has achieved.
  • The Squawk Box. The strike zone you see on TV is not the one on the field.


  • Football. Coming to an agreement when officials disagree.
  • Baseball. NFHS tweaks rules regarding jewelry, pitching positions.


  • The News. MLB changes umpire school model.
  • Profiles. Transition from coach to referee is smooth so far.

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