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NFL, Referees Closing In On Tentative Deal

CBS Sports is reporting the NFL and the locked out referees are on the verge of a signing a deal that could bring veteran officials back to the field this weekend.

09/26/2012

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Packers Fans, Players Outraged Over Replacement Refs’ Call

A day later and that infamous play during Monday night’s Seahawks vs. Packers game still dominates conversation at local sports bars.

09/25/2012

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Obama, Ryan Address Replacement Referee Fracas

The embarrassing NFL referee saga and the disputed call that gave Seattle a victory over Green Bay Monday night has reached the campaign for the White House with President Barack Obama deeming it “terrible” and saying it was time to get the regulars back on the job.

09/25/2012

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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

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Packers-Seahawks Game Ends In Controversy

If you know anyone who’s a Packers fan, you might want to steer clear of them on Tuesday.

09/25/2012

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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

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