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Dave Jamieson

NFL Refs Return While Other Lockouts Grind On | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business

Each week in Muscatine, Iowa, Tony Newton and his friends watch the trucks haul grain out of the local corn-processing plant, trying to gauge producti...

'The Free Market Has Spoken: That Was A Great Call!'

Posted 09.26.2012 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert cares about America, and most people would agree that the NFL referee lockout is pretty un-American. But Stephen loves our country har...

NFL Replacement Ref Was Fired By The Lingerie Football League

Posted 09.26.2012 | Sports

The Lingerie Football League revealed that one of the referees used as a replacement ref for the National Football League was actually fired from the ...

NFL on MNF: Monday Night Fiasco

Terry Lyons | Posted 11.25.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

In the worst officiating debacle since the 1972 Munich Olympic Games -- when incompetent game and table officials literally robbed the United States men's Olympic basketball team of a gold medal -- the National Football League became the laughingstock of professional sports Monday Night.

Ryan On Unionized NFL Refs: Time To Bring Them Back

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

CINCINNATI -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the Republican vice presidential nominee, became on Tuesday the latest politician to weigh in on the growing co...

Dave Jamieson

Scott Walker Calls For End To NFL Referee Lockout | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Once NFL owners have lost Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), perhaps it's safe to say they've lost the nation. After Walker's Green Bay Packers suffe...

Green Bay Packers Fans Must Reap What They've Sown

Scott Janssen | Posted 11.25.2012 | Sports
Scott Janssen

It hurt to watch my Green Bay Packers lose a must-win football game due to the shoddy work of replacement officials who have absolutely no business walking the NFL's sidelines. But what hurts even more is that Packers fans got exactly what they voted for.

WATCH: These NFL Refs Suck

Posted 09.20.2012 | Comedy

With the NFL referee lockout still in full effect, they've had to staff up with some less-experienced people in order for the seasons to start. Do...

Dave Jamieson

NFL Referee Lockout: Refs Resist Pension Freeze, Cite League Profits | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.13.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- When week two of the NFL season starts in Green Bay, Wis. Thursday night, fans won't see the league's most experienced referees taking t...

NFL Drawing Replacement Referees From Lingerie Football League -- Awesome

Brian Frederick | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Does the Lingerie Football League count as a semi-professional league? Because that's where at least one NFL replacement official reportedly came from. Ee should all shudder to think how bad some of the worst replacement crews might be.

The Best and Worst Moments for Workers in 2011

Kimberly Freeman Brown | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Kimberly Freeman Brown

From Wisconsin to Washington, D.C., on the football field and the factory floor, we've seen unprecedented attacks on working families from big corporations and their friends in elected office.

NFL Lives During The Lockout

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 11.08.2011 | Sports

As a result of the NFL lockout, players had a little extra time off to engage in activities outside the confines of football. Some of these ventur...

Dave Jamieson

NFL Players Union Rejoins AFL-CIO | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The AFL-CIO announced Monday that the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) is rejoining its federation of unions, boosti...

Trymaine Lee

The Wait Is Over: 'Madden NFL' Franchise Returns | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.29.2011 | Black Voices

Like the long-awaited, post-lockout NFL season, the latest installment in the Madden NFL video game franchise is upon us. Madden NFL 12, the newest...

Jordan Schultz

NFL Power Rankings: Top 15 Teams | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.15.2011 | Sports

It's still mid-August but the dramatic period of free agency is finally over. Which means... Football is here! The best we can do now is forecast a...

Lakers and Knicks Fans Would Lose Most in NBA Lockout

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 10.09.2011 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

With the distinct possibility of a prolonged NBA Lockout, we decided to look at the economic implications of both a full and a half season of lost ticket sales, for each team and the league overall.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 10.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The ballpark has become a menagerie. What with scoreboards making so much noise, and telling fans to get louder. So I have to applaud the Texas Rangers. They want to ban the wave.

What Fans Should Take Away From the 2011 NFL Lockout

Brian Frederick | Posted 09.27.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

The silver lining of this lockout has been that it has exposed the way the NFL does business, and I'm not talking about rookie wage scales, salary caps or revenue sharing. I'm talking about the way it views its fans, or, more accurately, its customers.

Cowboys Make Some Cuts

Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

It appears a few former pro bowlers are getting the big heave from Big D. According to, the Cowboys have released running back Mari...

Tebow First At Practice, Orton On Chopping Block

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver

Tim Tebow, hopeful Broncos starting quarterback, was one of the first players to arrive for minicamp practice at the Broncos Dove Valley headquarters ...

NFL Players Thank Fans In New Video

Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

The NFLPA seems to love making videos. Shortly after the NFL lockout began, the players' association made their "Let Them Play" commercial (which was ...

What Could Have Been: A World Without NFL Football

Dan Treadway | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports
Dan Treadway

The situation in Dallas, Texas is drastic. Millions of men are outside of their houses playing with their children, feigning a sort of happiness that can't possibly be genuine. It is November 13th, 2011, and there is no football.

Ravens Already Making Moves

Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: According to Jason La Canfora, the Baltimore Ravens are still hopeful that they will be able to re-sign Todd Heap, Derrick Mason and Kelly Gre...

Trading in Housewives for Football

Melissa Smith | Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports
Melissa Smith

I have barely hung on this summer with the lack of training camp, appearances, and all the goodies that the offseason offers.

The Best Available NFL Undrafted Free Agents

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 09.24.2011 | Sports

With the lockout now over, there will be a mad scramble for NFL teams to sign players in preparation for training camp. If we learned anything dur...