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  1. Players point finger at themselves, not refs

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Following the lead of their coach, the Pittsburgh Steelers players pointed a collective finger at themselves for missing the playoffs even though a blown call probably prevented them from extending their season. The NFL reached out t...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  2. NFL admits referees missed penalty on San Diego Chargers at end o...

    The NFL has acknowledged that the playoff-bound San Diego Chargers should have been penalized on the final play of regulation in Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2013
  3. San Diego Chargers should have been called for penalty late in re...

    A missed call late in regulation could have cost the Chiefs a chance at another game-winning field goal and the Steelers a trip to the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2013
  4. NFL concedes officiating mistake in Houston Texans-San Diego Char...

    The NFL admitted on Tuesday that the illegal hit by Chargers defensive tackle Cam Thomas that negated a Texans field goal in the fourth quarter of San Diego's 31-28 loss to Houston Monday night was incorrect.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  5. San Francisco 49ers received incorrect extra down, ref says

    The San Francisco 49ers got an extra third-down play in the first half because of an officiating error -- and scored a touchdown on it.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  6. NFL- Power Rankings Audit - Underrated Denver Broncos, overrated ...

    Khaled Elsayed

    Pro Football Focus dissects the NFL Power Rankings and explains why the Denver Broncos are underrated and the Cincinnati Bengals are overrated.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  7. Suspicious modifications to NFL rulebook

    Steve Etheridge

    OK guys, so something weird is going on. Last night I checked the NFL rulebook to make sure I wasn't missing anything, to be 100 percent sure the refs blew the call, and sure enough, it was a blown call indeed. But this morning I decided to doubl...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  8. espnW -- Players, coaches on right side of ref controversy

    Jane McManus

    The NFL should be grateful Monday night's debacle is the worst development to come out of the replacement ref saga and find a way to get the regular officials back on the field before the NFL loses any more credibility.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  9. Jerry Jones on Seattle-Green Bay ending: Didn't see it

    Tim MacMahon

    Controversy can apparently travel as slow as a billionaire NFL owner wants. The furor over the league's replacement referees reached a fevered pitch on the final play of the Monday night game, when a blown call gave the Seattle Seahawks a game-win...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  10. NFL - Missed call significantly impacts playoff odds for Packers,...

    Keith Goldner

    Following the touchdown/interception debacle that touched off a Monday Night Football firestorm, numberFire explains how one missed call may have significantly shifted the postseason picture.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  11. Calling the Shots -- Officially unbalanced

    Jane McManus

    There is only one woman official in major American men's sports. But there are some who hope to soon break that glass ceiling.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  12. Ken Griffey Jr., "Glee" and more headline Page 2's Weekly Best

    Cam Martin

    Ken Griffey Jr. rules our weekly list of random news tidbits.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  13. Joe Girardi: Armando Galarraga had classy 'Harwell moment'

    Joe Girardi was impressed with the class Armando Galarraga showed after losing his perfect game.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  14. Five controversial calls in Dallas-Fort Worth sports history

    Tim MacMahon

    Piling on the controversial call that cost Armando Galarraga a perfect game Wednesday, here are the five most controversial calls in Dallas-Fort Worth sports history.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  15. NFL VP of officiating acknowledges blown call in Cowboys-Packers ...

    Calvin Watkins

    Mike Pereira, NFL VP of officiating, admitted to a blown call in the Cowboys-Packers game.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2009
  16. Ed Hochuli call spurs NFL to look at instant replay change

    The NFL will look into changing instant replay rules in hopes of avoiding a repeat of the blown call by referee Ed Hochuli that helped cost San Diego a game last season.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2009