The Scab Who Blew The Seattle Touchdown Call Now Wants To Get Paid For …

You remember Lance Easley, yes? Side judge who signaled "touchdown, Seattle," overruling his colleague and singlehandedly becoming the biggest reason the lockout ended when it did. It's not often someone gets famous for being bad at his job, but if Lance Easley is going to be bad at his job, he might as well try to make… » 9/28/12 4:45pm 9/28/12 4:45pm

Seahawks Truthers Continue To Insist Golden Tate Caught That Touchdown

Everyone still refers to Seattle's game-winning touchdown as "controversial," but that's a misnomer. It's actually one of the least controversial plays out there, one that everyone from sports writers to casual fans agree should have been an interception. This is only a slight simplification, but the call on the field… » 9/27/12 11:15am 9/27/12 11:15am

Official Who Signaled Seahawks Touchdown Was Deemed Not Ready For…

To clear things up: Yes, the owners are wholly responsible for the lockout. But we identify and delve into the backgrounds of the replacement refs not to be mean, but for two legitimate reasons. First, they're scabs, and without them crossing the picket line, the lockout would have been over months ago. And second,… » 9/26/12 9:35am 9/26/12 9:35am

Packers Lineman Josh Sitton Is More Upset With Pete Carroll And Golden …

Green Bay Packers guard Josh Sitton, whose angry postgame tweets made him an Internet superstar (and quadrupled his follower count overnight), appeared on The Jim Rome Show today and remarked that while replacement officials "have no idea what they're doing" and stated he'd go on strike if it was possible, he considers… » 9/25/12 1:55pm 9/25/12 1:55pm

New Jersey State Senator Wants To Ban Replacement Referees

After witnessing the debacle that was last night's Packers-Seahawks game, New Jersey state senator Stephen Sweeney announced that he is planning to introduce legislation that will ban replacement officials from being used in professional sporting events, a move that is totally reasonable and definitely not an… » 9/25/12 11:50am 9/25/12 11:50am

One Online Sports Book Is Refunding Everyone Who Bet On The Packers…

The NFL is the biggest sport in America because of betting. WagerMinds estimates that in Nevada, $12 million rides on any given football game. Marc Lawrence of PlayBook.com says another $250 million is at stake in offshore betting on a typical Monday Night Football game. So last night's debacle in Seattle didn't only… » 9/25/12 11:30am 9/25/12 11:30am

"If They Overturn This, The Officials Will Not Get Out Of Here Alive":…

Last night's debacle in Seattle is prompting national outrage today, with (one assumes) the exception of the state of Washington. To Seahawks fans, the right and proper call was made—and listening to the Seahawks Radio Network on KIRO in Seattle, it's evident their broadcasters helped prompt that response. Give it a… » 9/25/12 10:51am 9/25/12 10:51am