officiating

Darrin Klimek
Newell Normand
June 07, 2019 - 10:14 am
Parents, who harass referees at high school games or children’s sporting events, face new penalties for bad behavior - including up to 90 days in jail and mandatory community service, because of a new bill passed in the legislature. Is that necessary? We create a lot of these “feel good” laws and...
Read More
Kristian Garic
January 24, 2019 - 10:03 pm
After the No-Call in the NOLA game, the NFL world is talking about solutions. How do we prevent that from happening again? What’s the solution? Should we expand replay? Have a central office monitoring calls or in this case no calls? What is the fix…or fixes? Brandon Lang, a sports handicapper, had...
Read More
USA TODAY Sports
Seth Dunlap
January 22, 2019 - 7:02 pm
The entire Saints fan base is still in collective mourning over the NOLA No Call and the Saints loss to the Rams in the NFC Championship. It was one of the worst moments in league history -- on-field officials making the worst officiating mistake ever seen on a football field while robbing the New...
Read More
USA TODAY Sports
Seth Dunlap
January 21, 2019 - 7:34 pm
The football world still reeling more than 24 hours after yesterday's missed pass interference and helmet-to-helmet calls in the Saints-Rams NFC Championship game. Nearly everyone agrees that Rams' cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman committed a blatant pass interference penalty on Saints' wide...
Read More
USA TODAY Sports
Kristian Garic
January 21, 2019 - 4:06 pm
Sports books around the country are crediting or refunding point spread and money line bets placed on the Saints. Why? A “no call” for pass interference against the Rams in the final two minutes of regulation play that cost the Saints a trip to the Super Bowl. When Las Vegas and other sports books...
Read More
USA TODAY Sports
You think you’re mad, hurt, outraged about the Saints loss to the Rams, because of the “no call” pass interference penalty? The Cajun Cannon Bobby Hebert is FUMING! “That official needs to move out of the United States! Who cares about the league calling an apologizing to the Saints! This isn’t a...
Read More
USA TODAY Sports
Zach Strief
January 21, 2019 - 8:01 am
The New Orleans Saints heartbreaking loss to the Los Angeles Rams left a team, a fan base, an entire region hurting. “If you play this game long enough, you’re going to have the highest of highs; and you’re going to have the lowest of lows,” Saints quarterback Drew Brees said. “Whether that’s an...
Read More
USA TODAY Sports
Seth Dunlap
January 20, 2019 - 7:58 pm
In what could likely be described as the worst call, or non-call, in NFL history the officials in the Saints-Rams NFC Championship game missed obvious pass interference and helmet-to-helmet hits that should have been called on the Rams during a third down play with under two-minutes to go in the...
Read More
USA TODAY Sports
Seth Dunlap
January 20, 2019 - 10:55 am
The NFC Championship game won't be played until this afternoon, but Los Angeles Rams fans are already lining up excuses for their team's possible loss. Rams fans started a petition earlier this week to remove referee Bill Vinovich from officiating their matchup against the New Orleans Saints in the...
Read More
USA Today Sports
Seth Dunlap
April 29, 2018 - 8:50 pm
Oh, the panic! Pelicans fans from Gentilly to Grand Isle are still in a bit of shock tonight from the pasting applied to the team by the defending champion Golden State Warriors in game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals by a final score of 123-101. Yes, the Warriors did this without Steph...
Read More

Pages