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4 officials promoted to referee ahead of 2018 NFL season

The retirement of four prominent NFL referees has resulted in the promotion of four officials. Following the departures of Ed Hochuli, Jeff Triplette, Gene Steratore, and Terry McAulay, the NFL announced its list of officials for the 2018 season, including new referees Shawn Hochuli, Alex Kemp, Clay Martin, and Shawn Smith. Related – <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///news/1564806" href=… NFL | theScore

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FIFA referee team to brief media after group stage

FIFA will hold its second referee media briefing of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium at 3:00pm local time (CET+1 hour) on Friday 29 June, and you can watch it live on FIFA.com. Chairman of the FIFA Referees’ Committee Pierluigi Collina and FIFA’s Director of Refereeing Massimo Busacca will reflect on refereeing matters during the 48 group ...

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Nestor Pitana to referee the Opening Match of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

Argentina’s Nestor Pitana has been assigned as the referee for the Opening Match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ between Russia and Saudi Arabia on Thursday 12 June at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. He will be assisted by compatriots Juan Pablo Bellati and Hernan Maidana, with Sandro Ricci from Brazil designated as the fourth official. The Video Assistant Referee ...

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Durant fined $15,000 for criticism of referee

NEW YORK (AP) Kevin Durant was fined $ 15,000 by the NBA on Thursday for his comments about referee James Williams. Durant criticized Williams after he was ejected from Golden State’s 123-112 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night. Durant apologized Wednesday, saying after watching replays that he acted like a ”diva” and a ”jerk” and vowed to ...

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NBRA accepts Kevin Durant's apology for comments about referee

As far as the National Basketball Referees Association is concerned, All-Star Kevin Durant is forgiven for his words. Durant accused referee James Williams of targeting him for an ejection during Tuesday’s game against the New York Knicks. Durant was ejected from the game with 2 minutes, 50 seconds by Williams.  A day later, the Golden State Warriors’ star took a moment to reflect on his… ...

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