Yes, Referees Are Biased Towards Brazil

Today, Brazil will face off against Germany in the World Cup semi-finals, and they'll do it without their superstar Neymar, who was taken down in Brazil's game against Colombia. FIFA has decided that they won't punish Juan Camilo Zúñiga, whose knee-to-the-back tackle fractured Neymar's vertebrae. But some are arguing » 7/08/14 12:02pm 7/08/14 12:02pm

SEC Tournament Punctuated By Overenthusiastic Referee's Technical Foul

Today's Tennessee-Florida SEC tournament semifinal from Atlanta has featured plenty of #refshow, with technical fouls, flagrant fouls, and the always-awful "official replay." Referee Pat Adams took things to the next degree, though, when he emphatically T'd up Volunteer Jeronne Maymon after a high-level staredown. » 3/15/14 3:22pm 3/15/14 3:22pm

Jeff Triplette Is Working A Playoff Game For Some Reason

How many referees' names do you actually know? In an ideal world, it'd be Ed Hochuli, and that's it. But the name Jeff Triplette has popped up a few times this year, and not for anything good: Triplette's crew had major game-changing screw-ups in consecutive weeks. And what do you know? Triplette's working a playoff… » 1/02/14 10:21am 1/02/14 10:21am

Swearing, Scoring, And Fighting: Watch This Hockey Ref's Helmet Cam

AHL referee David Banfield wore a GoPro camera for the Rockford IceHogs/Charlotte Checkers game on Dec. 7, and although these perspectives are sometimes surprisingly boring, this one's entertaining. Long, but entertaining. We get to watch Banfield break up scrums, allow fights to happen, argue with players, and get… » 12/22/13 11:39am 12/22/13 11:39am

Jeff Triplette's Officiating Website Does Its Best Triplette Impression

NFL referee Jeff Triplette has had a rough December so far. There was a botched ruling in Week 13's Giants-Skins game killing Washington's chance at a comeback. During this past Sunday's Colts-Bengals game, Triplette overturned a call after viewing a replay, giving BenJarvus Green-Ellis a touchdown when video showed… » 12/10/13 9:23pm 12/10/13 9:23pm