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  1. Dick Bavetta, longtime NBA referee, retires after 39 years

    NBA referee Dick Bavetta is retiring after a 39-year career in which he never missed an assignment.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. Referee Mark Geiger contributes to U.S. soccer history

    World Cup Central

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  3. Refs need to be just as good as women's play

    Steve Wulf

    The most disappointing thing about the U.S.-Canada women's hockey game on Wednesday was not the result, but rather the quality of the officiating. The referees failed to whistle a couple of too-many-players-on-the-ice infractions by Canada, and at...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  4. U.S. scores 3 in 55 seconds in rout of Swiss

    U.S. forward Amanda Kessel appeared to score for her first Olympic hat trick, only to watch the referee skate over to the boards for a video review.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- U.S. women's hockey scores 3 in 55 seconds...

    Monique Lamoureux, Brianna Decker and Amanda Kessel all scored within 55 seconds in the first period as the United States romped to a 9-0 victory over Switzerland on Monday to all but clinch a spot in the Olympic women's hockey semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  6. espnW -- Monique Lamoureux and Jocelyne Lamoureux hoping to make ...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    Sochi hopefuls Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux caught the hockey bug as kids, spending hours with their brothers at Grand Forks' coulee.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  7. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Abby Wambach drew ref's attention to Cana...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    That rarely called whistle on Canada's goalkeeper didn't come out of nowhere. U.S. forward Abby Wambach had been pointing out the delay tactics all game Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  8. 2012 London Olympics -- Boxing referee Ishanguly Meretnyyazov exp...

    An boxing referee from Turkmenistan was expelled from the London Olympics on Thursday for his handling of a bout in which the result was overturned on appeal.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Turkish Olympic boxing official, 73, dies...

    Olympic boxing official Garip Erkuyumcu was found dead in his London hotel room, the International Boxing Association said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  10. Neymar inspires Brazil to thump United States in friendly

    Neymar converted a penalty kick and assisted on goals by defenders Thiago Silva and Marcelo as Brazil took advantage of a sloppy American backline to beat the United States 4-1 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  11. Chinese champions sack player in ref spit row

    Chinese champions Shandong Luneng have sacked former Serbia international Aleksandar Zivkovic after he was handed an eight-match ban for spitting at a referee.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2009
  12. Platini joy as extra ref plan gets green light

    UEFA president Michel Platini is certain that two extra assistant referees behind the goal-line will become part of football after the game's rulemakers gave the go-ahead for further trials.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2009
  13. Castro: Matos rightfully indignant over disqualification

    Fidel Castro on Monday defended the Cuban taekwondo athlete who kicked a referee in the face at the Beijing Olympics, saying Angel Matos was rightfully indignant over his disqualification from the bronze-medal match.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2008
  14. Matos faces lifetime ban after kicking referee following match

    A Cuban taekwondo athlete and his coach were banned for life after Angel Matos kicked the referee in the face following his bronze-medal match disqualification.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2008
  15. Mexico 2-1 Ghana: Essien the hero and the villain

    Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien turned from hero to villain to set Mexico on the way to victory over Ghana in tonight's international friendly at Craven Cottage.

    Recap | March 26, 2008
  16. Vukovic banned for 15 months for slapping ref

    Central Coast goalkeeper Danny Vukovic has been banned for 15 months for manhandling referee Mark Shield in Sunday's Australian A-League grand final loss to Newcastle.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2008