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  1. Richie Phillips, MLB ump, NBA referee negotiator, dies at 72

    Richie Phillips, a tough-talking Philly lawyer who became a negotiator for Major League Baseball umpires and NBA referees, has died. He was 72.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Officials and umpires deserve the benefit of instant replay

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Instant replay can ease the pain of bad calls, but that isn't the only reason to use it. Here's another: The hard-working officials and umpires making those calls deserve it.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  4. 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
  5. Referees make mistakes

    Henry Abbott

    ESPN's Amy K. Nelson has written a fantastic story about baseball umpire Jim Joyce. Joyce did all he could do: Called the play as he saw it. And in the moment, he was certain he was correct. But what can you do? Decades of elite umpiring do not...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  6. Blown call still haunts Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce

    Amy K. Nelson

    Blown call in Armando Galarraga's perfect game still haunts umpire Jim Joyce.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  7. Should the outcomes of games be subject to reversal? Tuesday Morn...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Should game outcomes ever be reversed? TMQ states his case.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2010
  8. Milton Bradley Auto-Tunes His Image As Baseball's Kanye West

    AP Photo/Paul Connors Milton's next act: find a way to upstage Taylor Swift Joe Mauer. When the Mariners traded for Milton Bradley they gambled on an explosive talent with an equally combustible reputation with umpires and teammates. It's a per...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  9. The List: Worst cases of foot-in-mouth

    An epidemic is plaguing the sports world, Page 2's, Jeff Meron diagnoses foot-in-mouth disease in this week's list.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2003
  10. Al Clark suddenly out in 26th year

    Al Clark, fifth among Major League Baseball umpires in seniority, has been fired, the New York Post reported on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2001