#2014 FIFA World Cup

Watch This Soccer Ref Keep New York City In Check By Handing Out Red And Yellow Cards

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Comedian Yoni Lotan hit the streets of New York City to hand out yellow and red cards to people committing social faux pas.

#UFC

‘Dan Miragliotta’s Finest Moments’ Is The Best In Terrible Refereeing

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'Dan Miragliotta's Finest Moments' is a master class in bad refereeing, and also in making timely Shrek references.

SUBMISSIONS

Here’s MMA Fighter Nathias Frederick Getting Submitted. By The Referee.

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A lot of weird things happen in the world of MMA, and one of them is a ref choking out a fighter who won't stop punching his KO'd opponent.

THIRST

Two Minutes For Being Thirsty: Dick Move Or The Most Pathetic Call In Hockey History?

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In one of the most wonderful/awful calls in the history of hockey, a WHL player got unsportsmanlike conduct for drinking an opposing goalie's water bottle.

TORONTO RAPTORS

What The Crap Is Going On With The Officiating At Sacramento Kings Games?

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For the second time in a week, NBA refs ejected an opposing player at a Sacramento Kings, and this call on Kyle Lowry is a real doozie.

REFEREES

With Leather’s Watch This: Joakim Noah Told These Refs What We’ve All Been Thinking

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After Joakim Noah was ejected last night for arguing with the refs, he really let them know how he felt with some potty words.

TOM IZZO

You Should Watch Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo’s Tearful Thank You To Retiring Ref Ed Hightower

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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo stopped a game with two minutes left to honor retiring referee Ed Hightower, a man who's made him mad for years.

WATCH THIS

With Leather’s Watch This: Joey Crawford Was A Total Dick To This Ball Boy

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NBA referee and grown man Joey Crawford held up a game last night to stare down and embarrass a ball boy.

#gifs

Sumo GIF Of The Day: Watch This Referee Get His Face Kicked In

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Your sumo GIF of the day (we have one of those?) features a wrestler getting hip-tossed and caving in a referee's face with his foot. Ouch.

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

Tottenham Hotspur Fans Threw A Flare At A Referee Because Attempted Murder Is Hilarious

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Two guys at a Tottenham Hotspur game tossed a flare at a referee and hit him in the neck. Keep in mind that flares involve FIRE. Well done, soccer fans.

SEAN MILLER

College Basketball Refs Are Cheating Now Like NBA Refs

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It might be time for Pac-12 men’s basketball coordinator of officials Ed Rush to do the noble thing and retire.

SOCCER

Today In Positive Soccer News: Chilean Fans Tried To Beat A Referee To Death

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It's pretty sad that I have to preface every soccer violence story with an, "at least nobody <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/12/a-turkish-soccer-match-gets-interrupted-by-smoke-bombs-because-of-course-it-does" target="_blank">tried to kill them with grenades</a>" thing, but here we are.

#NFL

Logan Paulsen Obliterated A Ref's Face With A Gentle Football Lob

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Here's an NFL ref taking a slow, harmless lob of a football to the face from Washington Redskins tight end Logan Paulsen and selling it like someone had just shot him in the face.

#FLORIDA

Assistant Coach Doesn’t Like Unsportsmanlike Conduct Call, Punches Ref Because ‘Sportsmanship’

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An unsportsmanlike conduct call turned into for-real unsportsmanlike conduct during a game between the West Park Saints and Miramar Patriots in West Park, FL, on Saturday.

#NFL

With Leather’s Watch This: Welcome Back To Thursday Night Football, Regular Refs

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Well, all of our complaining and cursing did it… just kidding.

#NFL

Tuh-Tuh-Tuh TODAY JUNIOR

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Being an NFL replacement ref is easy, right.

WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS

10 Reasons Why Joey Crawford Is The Worst Thing About The NBA

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I made myself a promise before both NBA Conference Finals series began – do not get caught up in the officiating blame game.

UNC ASHEVILLE

UNC-Asheville Got Jobbed

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I'm not one for conspiracy theories, especially when it comes to sports.

YOUTH SPORTS

In Less Sad News, Here Is A Dancing Referee

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entertaining football referee at TC Wolverines vs Corona youth football game That.

#NFL

NFL Ref Has Pretty Sweet Setup

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The NFL has named its officials for Super Bowl XLV, and normally that wouldn't be such a big deal.


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