According to the Baltimore Sun’s Aaron Wilson, the NFL has hired the league’s first-ever female official.
You know what it's like. You're just trying to set up camp in the corner, maybe get the puck and then fire a pass in front of the goal, and the damn referee keeps getting in your way. My favorite part of this video is when the ref yells "I'm not moving!" Exactly, dude, that's why Tyler Seguin is mad at you!
Some things are worth being suspended from your job for a week, and for English Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg, those things include attending an Ed Sheeran concert.
Mike Carey was an NFL referee for 19 seasons before joining CBS to act as the network's rules analyst during NFL broadcasts. On Monday, Carey told the Washington Post's Mike Wise that he hasn't worked a Washington game since 2006, after specifically requesting that he not be assigned to their games because of the…
A youth hockey official in Cromwell, Ct. was arrested and charged with breach of peace and risk of injury to a minor for physically escorting a player off of the ice after issuing a penalty.
Associated Press reports don't get much more grim than this one, concerning the death of a youth-soccer referee after he was beaten by a group of kids from the game he was officiating:
There were the usual complaints: She's blowing her whistle too suggestively, the shorts show too much skin and yet not enough skin, why can I see her panty-line, she should wear a thong, the ref stripes make it impossible to see whether she'd look good topless, you know, the same old sturm und drang that Ed Hochuli…