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  • Dwyane Wade Stares Down Ref Until He Calls a Foul (Video)

    Dwyane Wade Stares Down Ref Until He Calls a Foul (Video)

    Everyone who watches sports knows that veteran stars get calls that the younger guys don’t. In MLB, for example, veteran pitchers will get borderline calls against younger hitters, while veteran hitters will get borderline calls against younger pitchers. And in the NFL, the old timers are more likely to get certain calls—such as roughing the […]

  • Idiot Soccer Ref Ejects Commentator for Criticizing His Calls (Video)

    Idiot Soccer Ref Ejects Commentator for Criticizing His Calls (Video)

    If you thought Major League Baseball umpires were sensitive, get a load of second division Costa Rican soccer referee Jimmy Torres. This week he ejected a commentator for criticizing his calls up in the broadcast booth. During a second division game between Municipal Coto Brus and Barrio México, a linesman called Torres over and told […]

  • Neymar Tries Jersey Exchange with Ref, Gets Rejected (Video)

    Neymar Tries Jersey Exchange with Ref, Gets Rejected (Video)

    It’s common practice after international soccer games for players to take off their shirts and exchange them with members of the other team so everybody has a memento. Obviously, it’s a bigger deal for the guys from smaller countries who play world-class teams with superstar players only a handful of times in their careers. But […]

  • NFL Suspends Ref Who Screwed up the Clock on Monday Night Football

    NFL Suspends Ref Who Screwed up the Clock on Monday Night Football

    The NFL has disciplined the referee responsible for starting the clock too early on the Steelers’ final possession against the Chargers on Monday night. According to Pro Football Talk, side judge Rob Vernatchi, who inadvertently deprived Pittsburgh of 18 seconds, has been suspended for one week with pay. The NFL has also disciplined the referee […]

  • Watch NBA Ref Joey Crawford Take a Spill…Again (Video)

    Watch NBA Ref Joey Crawford Take a Spill…Again (Video)

    NBA referee Joey Crawford is either an attention-starved physical comedy genius, or he’s the klutziest official in the history of professional sports. Normally, of course, you’d never suspect that an official might stumble and fall on purpose during a playoff game. But the flamboyant Joey Crawford has a very long history of stealing the spotlight […]