Tag Archives: referee

  • Wild’s Cal Clutterbuck Punches A Referee (Video)

    Wild’s Cal Clutterbuck Punches A Referee (Video)

    One week ago I said that soccer, not hockey, may be the toughest sport to officiate.  After watching NHL linesman Darren Gibbs take a punch to the face from Cal Clutterbuck, I think I’d like to retract that statement. The incident occurred during a fight between the Wild’s Clutterbuck and the Vancouver Canucks’ Maxim Lapierre.  […]

  • Soccer Player Punches Referee In The Face (Video)

    Soccer Player Punches Referee In The Face (Video)

    As tough as it may be having to break up a fight between two giants on skates, I still say that the toughest sport to officiate is soccer.  After all, soccer players tend to be loose canons at times, and you never really know what they are going to do.  One second they are rolling […]

  • Let’s Watch Shonn Greene Run Over A Ref (Video)

    Let’s Watch Shonn Greene Run Over A Ref (Video)

    The New York Jets’ ground attack has been rather weak throughout the first five weeks of the 2011 season, as they have averaged well under 100 yards rushing per game.  This comes after finishing first in the league in rushing in 2009, and ranking fourth on the ground in 2010. They were looking to regain […]

  • Referee Makes A Nice Tackle On Valencia’s Sergio Canales (Video)

    Referee Makes A Nice Tackle On Valencia’s Sergio Canales (Video)

    Many sports fans will tell you that the best officials are the ones that you barely notice during games, as they let the players play the game and refrain from having a significant influence on the final outcome.  So with that being said, what should we make of Eduardo Gonzalez’s officiating during Saturday’s La Liga […]

  • Soccer Linesman Hit In Head With Cash Register Paper Roll (Video)

    Soccer Linesman Hit In Head With Cash Register Paper Roll (Video)

    If your hometown soccer team is getting embarrassed by the opposition on home soil and you can’t bare to sit in your seat and watch anymore, you may want to try throwing something at the referee.  Not only will it help you release some of the built up frustration, but it should also force the […]

  • Kim Couture Gets Choked Out, Ref Stops Fight 10 Seconds Later (Video)

    Kim Couture Gets Choked Out, Ref Stops Fight 10 Seconds Later (Video)

    Female mixed martial artist Kim Couture shouldn’t have been allowed to take part in her bout with Sheila Bird in Calgary on Friday due to an indefinite medical suspension.  However, a mix-up by the Calgary Combative Sports Commission and their failure to review the MMA database allowed Couture to take part in the fight, and […]

  • Referee Bill Kennedy Humps The Air During Game 5 (Video)

    Referee Bill Kennedy Humps The Air During Game 5 (Video)

    Plenty of basketball fans and Heat haters were happy to see Miami fall to the Dallas Mavericks during Game 5 of the NBA Finals last night, but perhaps no one was more overcome with joy than referee Bill Kennedy, who couldn’t stop himself from dry-humping the air during a foul call late in the second […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Watch The Eyes Ref!

    Picture Of The Day: Watch The Eyes Ref!

    During Monday’s game between Slovakia and Denmark at the 2011 IIHF World Hockey Championships, Miroslav Satan and Jesper Jensen (you can guess which one is Slovakian and which is Danish) mixed it up after the whistle, leading to this rather vicious eye-gouge from one of the linesmen.  I guess with so little fighting taking place […]

  • Check Out This Matrix Referee (Video)

    Check Out This Matrix Referee (Video)

    In the sport of wrestling, it appears as though the wrestlers aren’t the only ones who can put their incredible athleticism on display.  As indicated by the video below, the referees can do the same when given the opportunity, as was the case during this match, when the official in the black suit was required […]

  • Kelly Sutherland Proves That NHL Referees Are Tough Too (Videos)

    Kelly Sutherland Proves That NHL Referees Are Tough Too (Videos)

    Many sports fans will tell you that the National Hockey League has the toughest players in any North American professional sport.  I am here to tell you that the NHL also has the toughest referees in any North American professional sport.  Kelly Sutherland proved that last night while officiating a game between the Buffalo Sabres […]

  • Sharks’ Jason Demers Punches A Linesman In The Face (Video)

    Sharks’ Jason Demers Punches A Linesman In The Face (Video)

    When it comes to officiating the game of hockey, some may say that the referees have the toughest job, having each of their calls analyzed and scrutinized by the media and fans who have the luxury of taking a closer look at every play through the use of instant replay.  There is no denying the […]