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  1. Candice Dupree of Phoenix Mercury suspended 1 game for ref contac...

    Phoenix forward Candice Dupree was suspended one game by the WNBA for making contact with an official during the Mercury's game against Indiana on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
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  3. Calling the Shots -- Where's the next Violet Palmer?

    Pat Borzi

    The NBA opened its door to women referees in 1997 but since then has not promoted anyone from the D-League. Officials say it will happen.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  4. Violet Palmer joins Pac-10 as coordinator of women's refs

    Referee Violet Palmer has been hired as coordinator of women's basketball officials for the Pac-10 Conference and will continue to officiate games in the NBA, where she has worked for 13 seasons.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2010
  5. David Stern happy with backups, but ready for regular refs

    David Stern is pleased with the performance of his replacement referees, though hoping his regular staff is ready to come back to work.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2009
  6. Sources: NBA, referees getting closer to agreement

    Marc Stein and Chris Sheridan

    Sources say that the NBA and referees are getting closer to an agreement to end the lockout.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2009
  7. NBA replacement referees have uneventful debut in first preseason...

    Tre Maddox, Deldre Carr and CJ Washington managed to stay out of the spotlight Thursday night as the NBA kicked off its preseason games with replacement referees.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2009
  8. NBA preseason starts with replacement referees

    With its regular referees locked out, the NBA is confident in its roster of replacements -- even the two it previously fired.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2009
  9. NBA to teams: Replacement refs to start season

    Chris Sheridan

    The NBA has told teams that they will start the season with replacement referees.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2009
  10. Sources: NBA refs decline league's latest offer

    Chris Sheridan

    NBA refs declined the league's latest offer in a 3-2 vote, sources say.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2009
  11. NBA referees union stunned that ex-NBA referee Michael Henderson ...

    Chris Sheridan

    The lead negotiator for locked-out NBA referees finds it "amazing" that a former referee at the center of a controversial job action nearly six years ago is on the league's preliminary list of replacement officials.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2009
  12. Sheridan: Spokesman for NBA referees says lockout 'imminent'

    Chris Sheridan

    NBA referees expected a lockout to be "imminent" after negotiations Wednesday between their union and the league office failed to produce a new collective agreement.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2009
  13. NBA ref Violet Palmer to coordinate West Coast Conference officia...

    Violet Palmer will become coordinator of women's basketball officials for the West Coast Conference and continue to officiate in the NBA, where she has worked for 12 seasons.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2009
  14. Good news is all around us in the sports world

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Enough of the crooked refs and fighting dogs. Plenty of stars have a heart ... and they're willing to share it.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2007
  15. To avoid scandals, ACC performs background checks on refs

    The Atlantic Coast Conference has performed background checks for the past year on game officials in three sports in an effort to prevent gambling scandals like the one faced by the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2007
  16. Officials say winning basket should not have counted

    The Women's Basketball Officiating Consortium ruled Wednesday that the game officials made a series of mistakes that led to them to count the game-winning basket in South Dakota State's victory over the Minnesota Gophers women's team on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2007
  17. WNBA fines Shock coach Laimbeer for criticizing refs

    The WNBA fined Shock coach Bill Laimbeer for criticizing the officiating after his club's loss to the Monarchs in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2006