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  1. Refs union moves step closer to MLS strike

    Jeff Carlisle

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Many elements to the improbable comeback

    Rob Demovsky

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- At one point on Sunday, referee Walt Coleman forgot to turn off his microphone. As he walked to the sideline to look at a replay of a key play in the fourth quarter, he asked two other officials: "So what happened?" All 91,054 ...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  4. Officials breakdown: Walt Coleman

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys will see Walt Coleman referee Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers at AT&T Stadium. It's the first time Coleman has worked a Cowboys game since Week 16 last year, a 34-31 overtime loss to the New Orleans Sai...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  5. Officials breakdown: Jeff Triplette

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Jeff Triplette will be the referee in the Dallas Cowboys' game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. The last time the Cowboys saw Triplette came in Week 13 last year when they beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 38-33. The Eagles were p...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  6. Bill Leavy, downgraded NFL referee, makes another mistake on pena...

    Kevin Seifert

    Referee Bill Leavy, who was downgraded after a Week 1 mistake, erred again in applying the NFL rule book Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  7. NFL downgrades San Francisco 49ers-Green Bay Packers ref Bill Lea...

    The NFL downgraded referee Bill Leavy, whose crew gave the San Francisco 49ers two third-down plays in the first half of their victory over the Green Bay Packers, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Lance Easley, Golden Tate of Seattle Seahawks reunite at charity ...

    The replacement referee who made the controversial touchdown call that gave the Seattle Seahawks a victory over the Green Bay Packers last season was the guest umpire at Richard Sherman's charity softball game on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  10. Ah, the memories: 49ers with Boger as ref

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Jerome Boger is the referee assigned to the San Francisco 49ers' divisional-round playoff game against the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. Boger is working with an all-star crew, customary for the playoffs. Regular-season crew tend...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  11. Why Mike McCarthy didn't get 'Schwartzed'

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Many of you are asking why referee Mike Carey didn't employ the "Jim Schwartz rule" here at the Metrodome after Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy challenged a turnover late in the third quarter. That includes two Minnesota Vikings ...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  12. Social media: Super Bowl is tops for 2012

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    From the New York Giants to the San Francisco Giants, the NFL referee lockout to the NHL lockout, #linsanity to #HeIsManziel, 2012 will go down as a win for sports and social media. In recognition of another banner year, here are the top sports a...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  13. Mike McCarthy says call to ref was the 'right thing'

    Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Friday that he called the replacement referee who made the call on a final play that cost the Packers a game against the Seattle Seahawks to offer his support.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2012
  14. NFL Hot Read: Replacement refs tell their side of the story

    Elizabeth Merrill and Wayne Drehs

    The NFL's replacement refs came from all walks of life and exited the stage in dramatic fashion. Who were they? Why did they do it? And where will they go now?

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  15. John Clayton's Last Call

    John Clayton

    The Texans and Falcons appear to be the class of their respective conferences, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2012
  16. NFL refs approve deal, scramble for Sunday return

    NFL referees have voted and approved a new eight-year deal with the league. Now they all can get back to the business of calling games.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2012