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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.

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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.

TONY ALLEN

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.

#BOSTON CELTICS

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

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

#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 tried to kill them with grenades" 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.

#NBA

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.

REFEREES

The Top 5 Referee Blow-Ups in NBA History

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

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.

REFEREES

NHL Ref Chris Rooney Became A Man

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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.

#NFL

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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