Referee Magazine – September 2018 Highlights


  • Just Say No! When it comes to conflicts of interest, perception matters as much as reality.
  • 53 Things Every Rookie (and Veteran) Should Know. Things we wished we had known in our first year of officiating.


  • Soccer. IFAB updates 2018-19 Laws of the Game.
  • Softball. Mechanic gives umpires an angle at the plate.


  • The News. Terry McAulay, Gene Steratore leave field for analyst jobs.
  • Getting It Right. Umpire’s quick thinking saves lives.

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