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NFL refs director on criticism: 'We call what we're told to call'

Despite a recent wave of criticism from coaches and players regarding officiating – particularly around the new roughing the passer rules – NFL Referees Association executive director Scott Green says officials are grading out with a high percentage of correct calls while adapting to the league’s evolving rule changes. “There will be issues with officiating. There always are,” Green told ...

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Hayley Wickenheiser joins Maple Leafs as player development assistant director

Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas wasn’t specifically looking to add a woman to Toronto’s front office. Hayley Wickenheiser was simply the best fit. One of the top players in women’s hockey history, Wickenheiser was named the club’s new assistant director of player development Thursday. The four-time Olympic gold medallist will monitor Leafs prospects in the WHL, and is expected ...

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Alabama gives athletic director Greg Byrne raise, extension

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has given athletic director Greg Byrne a raise and three-year contract extension through June 30, 2025. Byrne is set to earn $ 980,000 this year with the salary rising to $ 1.13 million in his final year. Trustees approved that deal and new contracts for several coaches on Friday, including the previously announced eight-year, $ ...

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Report: 'Space Jam 2' in talks with new director; LeBron gets script approval

The rumored “Space Jam” sequel may have a new director. Terence Nance, whose work includes the new HBO series “Random Acts of Flyness,” is in advanced negotiations with Warner Bros. to direct “Space Jam 2,” according to Umberto Gonzalez of The Wrap. “The Fast and the Furious” director Justin Lin was previously in talks to helm the film. <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/players/72" ...

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NBPA re-elects executive director Michele Roberts to 4-year term

The National Basketball Players Association announced it has unanimously re-elected Michele Roberts as executive director for a second four-year term. It’s official. Michele Roberts was re-elected as Executive Director of the NBPA for another 4-year term. pic.twitter.com/DyDUNCU5Dx<… NBA | theScore

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NFLPA names former Bills GM Doug Whaley director of college scouting

The NFLPA announced Doug Whaley as its new director of college scouting on Wednesday. “We are thrilled to have Doug join our team,” said Teri Smith, NFLPA Collegiate Bowl director and deputy managing director of the NFLPA. “His knowledge of the scouting landscape, along with his vast NFL resume, will help continue the Collegiate Bowl’s growth and benefit the game’s ...

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NBPA launches mental health program; 13-year vet Dooling to serve as director

The National Basketball Players Association has launched a new mental health and wellness program. “In recent months, several of our players have spoken candidly about their internal struggles,” NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts explained in a press release. “Their stories have reminded us all that mental health challenges may be faced by everyone, including professional athletes. … NBA | theScore

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