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The NFL Will Stop Using Pink Penalty Flags

The NFL will stop using pink penalty flags as part of their campaign to promote breast cancer awareness, the league announced today.

10/07/2013

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Female NFL Official In-Training At Saints Camp

A woman who could become the NFL’s first female official is training at New Orleans Saints training camp this week.

08/02/2013

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Will Officials Stand In The Way Of Chip Kelly’s Speedy Offense?

NFL officials say they’re not going to do their jobs differently just because Chip Kelly wants them to.

07/30/2013

Richie Phillips (L), general counsel to the Major

Richie Phillips Dies At 72; Led Umpires, NBA Refs

Richie Phillips, a hard-charging negotiator for NBA referees and Major League Baseball umpires, has died. He was 72.

06/04/2013

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Roger Goodell Apologizes To Fans For Replacement Refs

The NFL’s regular officiating crews are back, and Commissioner Roger Goodell has apologized to the fans who fretted about the replacements the last three weeks.

09/27/2012

Stigall Show Log 9.27.12

Chris celebrates the return of the NFL referees, ending the lockout. He details the raises give to non-union city employees by Mayor Nutter and explains the biased national polls that claim Mitt Romney is losing to President Obama. He also discusses the Inquirer suing the state of Pennsylvania to be able to see the first execution in 13 years and talks to Jerome Corsi from World Net Daily.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/27/2012

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Belichick Fined 50K, Kyle Shanahan 25K By NFL

The NFL fined New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick $50,000 and Washington Redskins assistant Kyle Shanahan $25,000 on Wednesday for their conduct toward replacement officials.

09/26/2012

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Dallas Cowboys

Report: NFL And Referees Reach Deal In Principle

A report says the NFL referee lockout is nearly over.

09/26/2012

Green Bay Packers v Seattle Seahawks

Packers Seething As NFL Replacement Refs Take Heat

With the Green Bay Packers still seething, fans pondering the possibility of turning off their televisions on NFL Sundays and even the President weighing in, it’s official: Overnight, the NFL’s replacement referees went from minor nuisance to staggering problem.

09/26/2012

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Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement Refs

Want to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.

09/25/2012

Green Bay Packers v Seattle Seahawks

NFL Upholds Decision In Game Between Packers And Seahawks

The NFL upheld the referees ruling in the game between the Packers and Seahawks.

09/25/2012

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Dallas Cowboys

Ref Rage: Seahawks Stun Pack On Final Play, 14-12

A controversial call by replacement referees decided last night’s Monday Night Football game.

09/25/2012

Miami Dolphins v New England Patriots

Ref Says He Incorrectly Awarded 49ers Challenges

Replacement referee Ken Roan says he mistakenly awarded San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh two challenges after the coach had called his last timeout on Sunday against the Vikings.

09/23/2012

Oakland Raiders v Miami Dolphins

NFL Replacement Officials Affecting Vegas Bets

Las Vegas casinos think this weekend’s NFL games will be the highest-scoring ever thanks to the league’s replacement officials.

09/20/2012

Oakland Raiders v Miami Dolphins

Marc Farzetta: Real NFL Referees Are A Necessity

94WIP’s Marc Farzetta thinks the NFL need to act immediately to bring back the referees.

09/18/2012

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