Tag Archives: blown call

  • Rugby Judge Makes Ridiculously Bad Call (Video)

    Rugby Judge Makes Ridiculously Bad Call (Video)

    Even if you don’t know the first thing about rugby, you’ll still be able to appreciate this blow call by a touch judge, which would make an NFL referee look like the HAL 9000. It’s a simple case of a player being out of bounds and not being called as such, but it’s the sheer […]

  • The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    We’re only six weeks into the 2013 MLB season, and already we’ve seen umpires blow a number of calls that have had real impacts on the outcomes of games. Are the umpires somehow worse than they used to be? Probably not. The increase in the number of bad calls probably has more to do with […]

  • Avs’ Matt Duchene Scores a Goal From a Mile Offside (Video)

    Avs’ Matt Duchene Scores a Goal From a Mile Offside (Video)

    If you’re a hockey fan, then you probably heard a lot of pundits saying we should expect some pretty sloppy hockey to start the 2013 NHL season. They said that with the extended lockout and the six-day training camps, there was no way teams would start out as well-oiled machines. Of course, this line of […]

  • Missed PAT Called Good, Somehow Upheld After Review (Video)

    Missed PAT Called Good, Somehow Upheld After Review (Video)

    Instant replay has been added to the game of football in an attempt to help eliminate the numerous amounts of blown calls by officials that seemingly take place during every game.  But can instant replay really be trusted to eliminate all blown calls?  What happens when the referees that made the mistake on the field […]

  • Delwyn Young Makes Catch Of The Year, Ump Doesn’t Think So [Video]

    Delwyn Young Makes Catch Of The Year, Ump Doesn’t Think So [Video]

    Total Pro Sports – Luckily Tim Lincecum was on the mound for the San Francisco Giants, preventing any sort of increased controversy over this blown call.  Whether the incredible barehanded catch made by the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Delwyn Young will be considered for catch of the year nominations remains in question after second base umpire Dale […]