Uruguay's Jorge Larrionda and Italy's Roberto Rosetti, whose blunders have prompted FIFA to rethink using video technology, have been left off the list of referees for the rest of the World Cup.
With its performance in South Africa and some unwitting help from a referee, the U.S. soccer team has thrust itself into relevance.
Clint Dempsey says the referee who disallowed a late American go-ahead goal against Slovenia encouraged rough play in the penalty area by failing to whistle infractions early in the game.
I have sympathy for the referee, Jeff Bradley writes.
The United States' controversial 2-2 World Cup draw with Slovenia drew the most households for a soccer match in ESPN's history.
Despite a bad call by a referee, the U.S. soccer team has plenty of other issues it must resolve if it hopes to advance.
FIFA will not address the performance of referee Koman Coulibaly, the embattled official from the Americans' 2-2 draw with Slovenia, before Monday, a spokesman has said.
Malian referee Koman Coulibaly, criticized for disallowing a potentially U.S.-winning goal off a free kick in Friday's U.S.-Slovenia World Cup clash, may be dro
Meet the tournament's new sentimental favorite, writes Jemele Hill
Podcast: Mike Tirico talks about the U.S.' lackluster defense
Modern soccer has turned the penalty area into a wrestling ring, and that's what cost the U.S. the win in its World Cup match against Slovenia on Friday.
Podcast: Tommy Smyth and JP Dellacamera weigh in on the U.S.-Slovenia tie.
Referee Pablo Pozo of Chile is injured, FIFA said Tuesday, and will be replaced by Carlos Batres of Guatemala for Sunday's game between Algeria and Slovenia in Group C.