Stories tagged: officiating
Thu., May 9, 2019
The replays stream onto our sets in high-definition on a practically endless loop, with no detail too small, or too big, to ignore: fingernails nicking basketballs, horses veering out of …
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018
NBA players are upset at the officiating. Referees are upset that players keep grousing about the officiating. There is a simple solution here: Either find better officiating or stop whining …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
In a perfect world – and, boy oh boy, at the moment we are so far from a perfect world, it feels like I’m subletting a studio in Dante’s Inferno …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016
This has been the year of the penalty in the NFL.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
In a divided nation, NFL officials are a unifying factor, because everyone seems to disagree with them.
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016
Usually, we come to criticize referees, umpires and those who officiate the games we play.
Sat., Jan. 21, 2012
Here’s the deal, football fans: NFL officials are going to mess up. Calls will be missed. Others will be made that shouldn’t have been. Even the league knows that – …
Sun., Oct. 25, 2009
So intent were the 6,000-plus Gonzaga congregants on identifying and bonding with all the new Zags – Is that Manny? Which one is Dower? – that few noticed their favorite …