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  1. Teaching respect for umps, refs, officials

    Steve Wulf

    Coaches who think it's OK to ride the refs, fans who feel it's cool to yell at officials all the time and the confusion of professional sports with youth sports lead to a breakdown in respect for authority.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  2. Kings: Murray comes out swinging after loss

    Dan Arritt

    One thing I've learned in five years coaching Little League is never let the kids know they're overmatched. Talk about it with the assistant coaches, maybe tell a parent or two, even tip off the plate umpire. You never know, it might get you a close ...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  3. All part of the show

    Buster Olney

    The umpires have become a topic of conversation again, after Joe West's run-in with Mark Buehrle and Ozzie Guillen last week, after Bill Hohn's skirmish with Roy Oswalt, and after Joe Maddon had his issues with Angel Hernandez in the ninth ...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  4. Until Bud Selig says otherwise, umpires like Joe West are part of...

    Buster Olney

    While other sports have worked hard to subdue any interaction between coaches, players and referees -- can you imagine Bill Belichick racing out to argue with Ed Hochuli? -- MLB continues to offer up its umpires and their battles as part of the show.

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  5. Umbrellas, and Eastern Conference predictions

    John Buccigross

    A rant about umbrellas?! This is the psychological effect the Stanley Cup playoffs can have on a rational person. Still, that's not stopping Bucci from making his Eastern Conference predictions.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2010
  6. Selig says 'confidence is growing,' but hedges on official OK

    Major league ballparks are being wired for instant replay, and commissioner Bud Selig says his "confidence is growing" that the technology to assist umpires will be ready soon.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  7. Ump: MLB can set 'gold standard' in use of replay

    Major League Baseball, which has forgone replay over the years but has the potential to set the highest standard of the practice if it maximizes the technology, the sport's top umpire said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2008
  8. After a rough week for umpires, calls for instant replay gaining ...

    Chipper Jones has seen enough. Now, he wants baseball to take a closer look -- at instant replay.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2008
  9. GMs vote 25-5 to use replay to aid home run decisions

    Major League Baseball's general managers voted Tuesday to continue exploring the use of instant replay -- but only on home run calls.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2007
  10. Uni eye for the ump guy

    Paul Lukas

    Uni Watch takes us behind the plate and checks out what the umpires have been wearing.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2005