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  1. NFL hires 13 new officials for 2014 season

    The NFL hired 13 new officials for the 2014 season and promoted three veterans to referee.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  2. espnW -- Female referees deserve their chance at the pros

    Jane McManus

    The NFL has included two women on its list of officials. Clearly they know what they're signing up for, so let them prove their mettle, just like their male counterparts did.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  3. NFL hires 12 new officials, promotes 2 to referee

    The NFL has hired 12 new officials for the 2014 season and promoted two veterans to referee.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2014
  4. Troy Vincent says NFL will establish developmental league

    New director of football operations Troy Vincent can see in the NFL's future a developmental league, an eighth official on the field for games, and coaches using tablets on the sidelines to call plays.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014
  5. Justin Tucker addresses 'Tucker Rule'

    Jamison Hensley

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- NFL team owners voted to increase the uprights from 30 feet tall to 35 feet tall, which should help referees better determine whether a kick is good. This really should be called the "Tucker Rule" because the proposal was made by ...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  6. RTC: Centralized replay approved

    Michael DiRocco

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The NFL's officials will have even more help beginning this season. The league on Tuesday approved a centralized replay system, which will feature feeds from every game and allow referees at each game to consult with an Officiatin...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  7. NFL owners allow centralized system to aid instant replay

    Jeff Legwold

    NFL owners voted Tuesday to use a centralized system to aid referees in stadiums make decisions on replay reviews.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  8. Graziano: More rule changes the NFL should adopt

    Dan Graziano

    The extra point isn't the dumbest thing the NFL does. The antiquated use of first-down chains headlines six other things in the game Dan Graziano would like to see the NFL eliminate.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  9. Refs union moves step closer to MLS strike

    Jeff Carlisle

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  10. Secret Dance of Pass Interference - Flem File

    David Fleming

    Flem File: The Super Bowl could turn on how the refs react to grabbing, shoving and flopping -- aka The Secret Dance of PI.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  11. Terry McAulay will be Super Bowl referee for 3rd time

    Terry McAulay will be the referee at the Super Bowl, marking the third time he has worked the NFL title game.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  12. Art Rooney II of Pittsburgh Steelers favors full-time referees, m...

    Scott Brown

    Art Rooney II favors the NFL making referees full-time employees -- or at least looking into it -- as well as including more plays that can be reviewed during the course of the game.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Ref responds to critical plays

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- In response to three controversial calls during the Arizona Cardinals' 17-10 win against the Seattle Seahawks, referee Scott Green conducted an interview with a pool reporter following the game. The most controversial of the three ...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  16. Officials breakdown: Bill Leavy

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- For the second straight year, Bill Leavy will work a Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins game with him serving as the referee for Sunday's game at FedEx Field. He called the Thanksgiving Day game at AT&T Stadium in 2011, which ...

    Blog | December 18, 2013