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Soccer Referee Punched By Player In Utah Dies

Police have accused a 17-year-old player in a recreational soccer league of punching a ref after the man called a foul on him.

97.1 The Ticket–05/05/2013

BALTIMORE - SEPTEMBER 27: Referees confer during the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium on September 27, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the Browns 23-16. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Cheers As NFL Refs Return: ‘It’s Good To Be Back’

Referee Gene Steratore turned on his microphone to greet the captains of the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens for the pre-game coin toss Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2012

DETROIT - DECEMBER 05: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz argues an Unnecessary Roughness call on Ndamukong Suh #90 by NFL referee Ed Hochuli #85 during the fourth quarter of the game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on December 5, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bears defeated the Lions 24-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Regular Refs To Work Thursday Game After Agreement

The NFL’s regular officiating crews are back. Their return couldn’t have come soon enough for many players, coaches and fans.

97.1 The Ticket–09/27/2012

ead coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions argues a call with the referees during the game against the New Orleans Saints. (Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

NFL Reaches Tentative Agreement With Refs

So long, replacement refs. The NFL’s regular crews will be back on the field starting Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–09/27/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 23: Referee Robert Dalton during a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on September 23, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Tentative Deal Between NFL, Regular Referees Is ‘At Hand’

The long, somewhat-overblown national nightmare that’s been the referee lockout appears headed to a conclusion.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2012

NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith (credit: Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)"

NFLPA Executive Director Demaurice Smith Statement To Players On Referee Lockout

The decision by the NFL owners to lockout the referees jeopardizes your health and safety.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2012

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 24:  Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The NFL Needs Their Locked Out Officials

The replacement officials in the NFL have been less than stellar thus far, in fact, this past weekend they have regressed significantly.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2012

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Conan Reveals That The Replacement Refs Are Worse Than We Thought

In week one of the NFL season, people were somewhat tolerant of the replacement referees.

97.1 The Ticket–09/20/2012

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 1: Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions talks with referee Walt Coleman and back judge Greg Yette during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on January 1, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Ways To Tell That The NFL Is Using A Woman Referee…

7 “Ways to know there is a female official? The game doesn’t start on time!”

97.1 The Ticket–08/09/2012

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz argues an Unnecessary Roughness call on Ndamukong Suh #90 by NFL referee Ed Hochuli #85 during the fourth quarter of the game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on December 5, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bears defeated the Lions 24-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NFL Plans To ‘Proceed Immediately’ With Hiring Of Replacement Referees

The NFL is preparing to head into 2012 with another labor situation unresolved, as the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the referees and the league is still up in the air.

97.1 The Ticket–06/05/2012