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.


Referee Joey Crawford Almost Ejected A Ball Boy

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The NBA's second-oldest referee, 62-year-old Joey Crawford, has always been quick with a whistle.


Lance Stephenson Called For Laughable Taunting Technical

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The Indiana Pacers are go 8-0 after beating their Western Conference doppelgängers, the Memphis Grizzlies.


Dancing Kyle O’Quinn Exposes Absurdity Of New NBA Rule (Gif)


This season saw a number of new referee points of emphasis.


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


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.


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.


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


It's pretty sad that I have to preface every soccer violence story with an, "at least nobody tried to kill them with grenades" thing, but here we are.


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.


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.


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.



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Being an NFL replacement ref is easy, right.


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.


The Top 5 Referee Blow-Ups in NBA History


You don't have to have coached as long as Doc Rivers to know the simple rule for NBA officiating.


UNC-Asheville Got Jobbed

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I'm not one for conspiracy theories, especially when it comes to 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 Ref Has Pretty Sweet Setup


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


NHL Ref Chris Rooney Became A Man


Last week, NHL referee Chris Rooney became Internet famous for all the wrong reasons, after his voice cracked while he was calling off a goal during a game between the Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Islanders.


Justin Smith Was Ejected For That?

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While the San Diego Chargers were busy thrashing the San Francisco 49ers 34-7 last night, Niners defensive tackle Justin Smith got into a bit of a verbal bout with Chargers tight end Randy McMichael.

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