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  1. Requiem for the Ghost Goals

    Joseph Neighbor

    Every so often there is a strange moment in soccer in which no one can tell if the ball has crossed the goal line or not. Everyone looks at the referee. The referee looks at his assistant. The players swarm both officials, gesticulating wildly, shout...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  2. The Hillsborough Stadium disaster and the Boston Marathon bombing...

    Brian Phillips

    The Hillsborough Stadium disaster, the Boston Marathon bombing, and the facts about how we experience and understand tragedy.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  3. Match-Fixing in Soccer

    Brian Phillips

    How #*%!ed is the beautiful game?

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  4. Fans venting on the replacement referees, plus the Thursday pick

    Bill Simmons

    The shockwave of the replacement referees' legacy, plus Thursday's Skunk of the Week.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  5. Cleaning out the inbox, plus Week 3 picks

    Bill Simmons

    The Sports Guy fears an official-induced riot as he goes through his inbox and makes his Week 3 picks.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  6. About Last Night: Orioles Love Them Some Extras

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Adam Jones bashed an 11th-inning home run to lead the Orioles past the Mariners 3-1 and give the club its 15th straight extra-innings win, the longest ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  7. The Designated Player: Sympathy for the Devil

    Graham Parker

    I'm interviewing Peter Walton, the general manager of the new Professional Referees Organization, in his office in New York, and something's nagging at me. He's reminding me of someone, or something, that I can't place. It's not as simple as his acce...

    Blog | September 13, 2012