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  1. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban -- PA announcer Sean Heath's jo...

    Tim MacMahon

    Public-address announcer Sean Heath's brush with the NBA office won't affect his future with the Dallas Mavericks, with owner Mark Cuban saying he had no problem paying the $25,000 fine the league assessed the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2014
  2. Dallas Mavericks PA announcer Sean Heath suspended for tweets

    Tim MacMahon

    The NBA issued a two-game suspension to Dallas Mavericks public address announcer Sean Heath due to tweets criticizing officiating, multiple sources briefed on the situation told ESPNDallas.com.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  3. NBA acknowledges refs blew critical call in Dallas Mavericks-Gold...

    Tim MacMahon

    The NBA acknowledged referees erred in failing to call Jermaine O'Neal for goaltending on a critical block of Mavericks guard Monta Ellis' potential go-ahead shot late in the Warriors' overtime win Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  4. Dirk not content with explanation of no-call

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The referees' explanation didn't make any sense to Dirk Nowitzki. Before walking off the floor after the Dallas Mavericks' 122-120 overtime loss Tuesday to the Golden State Warriors, Nowitzki asked the officiating crew of Danny Crawford, ...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  5. Carlisle: Dalembert needs to be more disciplined

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Coach Rick Carlisle called out center Samuel Dalembert, blaming the big man's early foul trouble on a lack of discipline. Dalembert didn't see it that way, blaming the referees for cheap whistles and noting that he finished the game with...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  6. Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks encouraged by NBA reviews of late ...

    Tim MacMahon

    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban considers the NBA office's willingness to acknowledge officiating mistakes that occur late in close games to be an encouraging first step.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  7. Dez deals with frustration, finishes strong

    Tim MacMahon

    PHILADELPHIA -- Dez Bryant's exasperated expression of gratitude was broadcast for everybody to hear. "Thank you! Thank you!" Bryant said as he jogged by the referee while he was announcing a pass interference penalty early in the third quarter, a...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  8. Rick Carlisle rips O.J. Mayo

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS -- Rick Carlisle bolted a couple of steps onto the court, right in the path of O.J. Mayo dribbling up the sideline, to frantically call a timeout midway through the fourth quarter. After the referee blew the whistle, Carlisle shot...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  9. NBA fines Rick Carlisle of Dallas Mavericks for comments on refer...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle has been fined by the NBA office for his comments criticizing the officiating following Thursday's loss to the Golden State Warriors.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2013
  10. Coach Rick Carlisle, owner Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks critici...

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban fired a quick jab at the refs Thursday night, and coach Rick Carlisle added his own criticism of late-game officiating in the league.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  11. NBA publicly ignores Mark Cuban's latest ref criticism

    Tim MacMahon

    UPDATE: The NBA office did fine Mark Cuban $50,000, a league spokesman confirmed Tuesday evening. The NBA did not announce the fine, however. It appears as if Mark Cuban's most recent criticism of NBA referees wasn't strong enough to merit a react...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Replacement refs take away Tampa Bay TD

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The replacement refs gave Jerry Jones, a hard-line NFL owner, reason to continuing praising their otherwise oft-criticized performances. The refs robbed the Buccaneers of a touchdown with a quick whistle in the third quarter. ...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  14. Jerry Jones: Always have been officiating complaints

    Tim MacMahon

    All is well with the NFL's replacement referees. Just ask Jerry Jones, who continues to take a hard-line stance against the locked-out officials. "You've got to remember that you've got all kinds of complaints at any time about officiating," J...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  15. Jerry Jones: Regular refs 'make a lot of mistakes,' too

    Tim MacMahon

    Jerry Jones certainly isn't going to say anything to give up a lick of leverage as the NFL heads back to the negotiating table with its locked-out officials. In fact, Jones fired a shot at the referees during his Friday radio show. "As long as ...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  16. Replacement refs don't concern Jerry Jones

    Tim MacMahon

    Jerry Jones played a leading role in ending the NFL lockout last season. Just don't expect him to do the same with the lockout of the NFL officials. Jones said at the beginning of training camp that the lockout of the officials didn't especiall...

    Blog | August 21, 2012