Category Archives: Referee Lockout

A Short History of Refereeing

The Washington Post has a good short history of the NFL and the very concept of refereeing, which I felt was worth re-posting: “British rugby operated under an honor code. Team captains acted as the rule keepers, and “fair play” … Continue reading

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Roger Goodell and the Wacky Referee Lockout: A Tragic and Comical Story

Logophilia runs in my family. There’s no known cure, doctors say, but it seems to hurt less when the words flow both ways. Ingest a few chapters from a book in the morning, expel a blog post later that afternoon. … Continue reading

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