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  1. Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 4 picks

    Bill Simmons

    It's a final cleansing of the Sports Guy's inbox, plus Week 4 picks.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  2. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Bret LaGree of Hoopinion on Larry Brown's ejection via replacement referee: "Larry got his 2nd T from Kevin Scott, who never got within 35 feet of Brown before, during, or after the call. Brown tried to engage any of the refs on the occasion...

    Blog | October 13, 2009
  3. 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
  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. The Sports Guy's Mailbox: AntiReplacement Refs Edition

    Bill Simmons

    A sampling of the responses that trickled into my e-mail over a three-hour span last night, from 8:08 p.m. PDT until 11:15 p.m. PDT, in order from when they were received, presented without comment: Today, I was at the gym and the Packers/Seahawks...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  6. Report: NBA, referees agree on five-year deal

    The NBA and its referees approved a new five-year deal Thursday, just two years after a contract dispute nearly caused the league to open the season with replacements.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2011
  7. 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
  8. Pini Gershon's Madison Square Garden Show

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan Israeli and Euroleague coaching legend Pini Gershon butted heads Sunday with the NBA's new replacement referees, and it took a rabbi, several security guards and a whole lot of time to get the situation defused. In one of the ...

    Blog | October 18, 2009
  9. New York Knicks game delayed when Maccabi Tel Aviv coach won't le...

    The exhibition game between the New York Knicks and Maccabi Tel Aviv has been delayed for about 10 minutes because the visiting coach refused to leave the floor after being ejected in the third quarter.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2009
  10. NBA fines Orlando Magic, Stan Van Gundy for criticizing refs

    The Orlando Magic and coach Stan Van Gundy have been fined $35,000 each for his criticism of referees earlier in the week.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2009
  11. Mark Cuban on Replacement Referees

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Cuban was on the Dan Patrick Show, where some of his love/hate feelings towards the regular referees: I want to see the traditional -- the old refs -- come back. They've worked their butts off and given a lot of blood, sweat and tears and so ha...

    Blog | October 15, 2009
  12. Charlotte Bobcats' Larry Brown struggling with replacement refs

    Bobcats coach Larry Brown is having a difficult time adjusting to replacement referees.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2009
  13. Replacement refs bumble 3-point free throw call early in Pistons ...

    The replacement referees caused confusion in the first quarter of the Pistons' 113-104 preseason win over the Milwaukee Bucks Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  14. Replacement referees pad Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki's number...

    Dirk Nowitzki had 23 points on 3-of-12 shooting after three quarters. How the heck does that happen? With a lot of trips to the free throw line.The replacement ref crew has awarded Dirk, who has been aggressive posting up and taking the ball to the b...

    Blog | October 05, 2009
  15. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Milwaukee coach Scott Skiles has a brilliant way around the NBA's ban on criticizing replacement referees: "A huge percentage of our fouls," he says, "were legitimate." Kevin Arnovitz of ClipperBlog, toying with the notion of...

    Blog | October 05, 2009
  16. 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