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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Articles tagged: Referees

SEC officials missed penalty by Auburn on last play of game (Video)

SEC officials missed what should have been a penalty on the last play of the game between Auburn and South Carolina Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Auburn won the game 42-35 when Gamecocks quarterback Dylan Thompson was intercepted in the end zone as time expired. A look at the replay shows that Auburn actually had two…Read More

SEC ref furious with himself for turning wrong way (Video)

One of the officials who was working Saturday’s game between Texas A&M and Mississippi State made a very minor mistake. The referee, Ken Williamson, accidentally turned the wrong way when making a holding call. His back ended up to the camera for a few seconds. It happens, but Ken clearly thought it was unacceptable. As…Read More

NFL ref throws flag 31 yards (Video)

Thursday night’s preseason game between the Chicago Bears and Jacksonville Jaguars featured some serious rust, at least from the players. The officials, however, were in midseason form. Jay Cutler may have missed on a few throws, but one referee managed to throw a 31-yard strike when calling a penalty. A referee who was standing in…Read More

Greece beats Ivory Coast after controversial stoppage time foul (Video)

The drama thus far in the 2014 World Cup has been nothing shy of incredible, and Tuesday afternoon’s action was no exception. Just when it appeared that Ivory Coast would be advancing to the knockout stage with a draw, a controversial penalty in stoppage time handed Greece a 2-1 win. Greece forward Giorgos Samaras was…Read More

Referees screw Clippers at end of Game 5 vs. Thunder (Video)

The NBA officiating crew of Tom Washington, Bennett Salvatore and Tony Brothers stole Game 5 from the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night and gave it to the Oklahoma City Thunder with a series of bad calls at the end of the game. The Clippers blew a 7-point lead with 49 seconds left to lose…Read More

Florida State taunting penalty takes away 2-point conversion (GIF)

For a time during the BCS National Championship Game, it looked like the referees were going to have a major impact on the contest. Florida State was flagged for a taunting penalty after scoring a touchdown to make it 21-19 Auburn in the fourth quarter. The penalty pushed FSU back 15 yards on the extra…Read More

Referees miss pass interference by Lardarius Webb on Kris Durham

The referees in the Detroit Lions-Baltimore Ravens game on Monday night missed a pass interference call that may have cost the Lions a touchdown. Late in the third quarter, the Lions had the ball at the Baltimore 23 for a 3rd-and-9 situation. Matthew Stafford threw a go route to Kris Durham, who was covered one-on-one…Read More

Patriots-Panthers game ends with referees picking up penalty flag (GIF)

The Carolina Panthers-New England Patriots game ended in controversy on Monday night after the referees decided to pick up a penalty flag thrown on the final play of the game and walk off without explaining why they weren’t calling a penalty. The Patriots were down 24-20 and had a 2nd-and-3 from the Carolina 18 with…Read More

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