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Another Controversial Call By NFL Refs

Posted 12.23.2013 | Sports

NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino may have some more explaining to do this week after officials made a controversial call that cost the ...

NFL Admits Ref Was Wrong On Controversial Touchdown

AP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Pagano took no solace in what everybody else at the Colts' complex already knew. Sunday's replay reversal, ...

NFL Admits To ________

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Every week of the NFL season brings its share of incredible catches, touchdown celebrations, cringeworthy injuries and press conference cliches. To th...

Here Is The Ref's Explanation Of Final Play

Posted 11.19.2013 | Sports

By Aaron Wilson, National Football Post The New England Patriots lost to the Carolina Panthers in controversial fashion Monday night. Patriots q...

Unions in the News

Frances Causey | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Frances Causey

We cannot afford to allow our unions to be dismantled. Unions, after all, are the manifestation of the idea that we are more powerful and able to fight for our rights together.


AP | SCHUYLER DIXON | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

IRVING, Texas — NFL officials ended their labor dispute with the league by approving a new eight-year contract with a 112-5 vote Saturday, then ...

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...

Grand Old Party Fouls: Romney Outscores Replacement Referees in Competition for Worst Performance

Christina Pesoli | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Christina Pesoli

Despite all the recent polls that show Romney lagging behind Obama, there is one competition in which Romney can already claim victory: The battle of the Romney campaign vs. the replacement referees.

Goodell To Fans: 'You Deserve Better'

AP | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell tells fans "you deserve better" than games worked by replacement officials. In an open letter released by ...

'It's Good To Be Back'

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE — Referee Gene Steratore turned on his microphone to greet the captains of the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens for the pre-game ...

LIVE: Ravens vs. Browns

Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens 8:30 PM ET M&T Bank Stadium Baltimore, MD TV: NFL Network Live Blog: You're Already Here Gene Sterator...

Thursday Night's Head REAL Referee

AP | Posted 09.27.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The NFL has selected veteran referee Gene Steratore to lead a seven-man crew of regular officials in calling Thursday night's game between...

WATCH: Letterman Rips Bad NFL Refs

Posted 09.27.2012 | Comedy

While the NFL referee lockout may be over effective Thursday, there may still be some refs out there who aren't sure how they match up to the union gu...

Refs Back To Immediately

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The NFL's regular officiating crews are back. Their return couldn't have come soon enough for many players, coaches and fans. After two...

'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...

Ref Who Botched Touchdown Call Works For Bank Of America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.27.2012 | Business

Bank of America employees have been criticized for incompetence in the past, but the bank's Santa Maria, Calif., vice president of Small Business, Lan...

REPORT: NFL, Refs Close To Deal

Posted 09.26.2012 | Sports

We may not have the replacement referees to kick around for much longer, according to a report by Chris Mortensen of ESPN. The officiating debacle tha...

Obama Calls In To Iowa's Biggest Newspaper To Talk NFL Refs, National Debt

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Those who wondered Tuesday why President Barack Obama did not have time to meet with foreign leaders at the United Nations have their answer. He ha...

The NFL's Replacement Referee Fraud Finally Exposed

Brian Frederick | Posted 11.25.2012 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Just how big is the fraud the NFL has been trying to sell the American public? So big that even its loyal business partner ESPN (and other media establishments) can no longer sit idly by without feeling compelled to point out the obvious.

Doomed to Fail: Boycott the NFL

Gavin Shulman | Posted 11.25.2012 | Sports
Gavin Shulman

Trust me, I love football more than I love waking up the days a game isn't on, but right now it's not football were watching. It's some three-team sport where you have to hope an athlete makes a play and then an old chemistry teacher doesn't screw it up.

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...

Ref Rages Grows After 'Monday Night' Meltdown

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 11.25.2012 | Sports

SEATTLE — Just when the anger and complaints from a weekend of contempt toward replacement officials couldn't get any hotter, a disputed call tr...

Seahawks Stun Packers

AP | TIM BOOTH | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports

SEATTLE -- Golden Tate shoved a Green Bay defender out of the way, wrestled another for the ball and was awarded a disputed touchdown on the final pla...

From Bad To Worse: NFL Replacement Refs Continue To Cause Uproar

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

-- Replacement officials are getting to Bill Belichick, too. The New England Patriots coach grabbed the arm of an official as they were leaving the ...