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Referee Magazine Articles

  • Have No Officiating Regrets
    by Referee on July 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Sometimes you can do everything in your power to get a call right and still blow it. That’s a tough regret to live with, but it’s even tougher to live with the regrets that you could have avoided. You can do things while the action unfolds in front of you so you have no officiating […] The post Have No Officiating Regrets appeared first on […]

  • Literally Lateral
    by Referee on July 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    When San Antonio Trinity University used 15 backward passes to score the winning touchdown on the last play of an October 2008 game against Millsaps College, the film showed up on more than just sports highlight shows. The play took a full minute, nine different players were involved and it covered 61 yards. The play […] The post Literally Lateral appeared first on […]

  • You Say It Best When You Say Nothing At All
    by Referee on July 10, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    I’ve always felt the following are some of the greatest sayings relating to speaking: “You can’t be misquoted for something when you say nothing.” “When speaking, try not to step on your own tongue.” “A still tongue makes a wise head.” “Speech is silver, silence is golden.” “A word to the wise is enough.” In […] The post You Say It Best When You Say Nothing At All appeared first on […]

  • A Guide to Defending Your Officials
    by Referee on July 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    10Every season association officers get letters, letters and more letters that may lead you to defending your officials. “How could we have 10 fouls and they have only two? That’s wrong.” “My kids can’t understand why they get held on every play and nothing happens, and we get a flag every time we get inside […] The post A Guide to Defending Your Officials appeared first on […]