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Two Groups Renew

Two officials groups renewed their memberships with NASO in recent weeks.

Washington Assigned to Game 4

NASO board member Tom Washington has been assigned to officiate Game 4 of the NBA Finals tonight in Miami.

Host to Receive Amateur Football Award

Former NASO board member Jim Host will be honored at the 57th NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 9 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

Uyl Assigned to CWS

NASO board member Mark Uyl has been assigned to the 2014 College World Series (CWS) in Omaha, Neb.

NHL Official Receives Great Call Award

When 18-year-old hockey linesman Scott Miskiewicz was assaulted, the young official decided the game fee wasn’t worth the aggravation.

Summit Session Showcases Video Plays

For quite a few years, video has been all the rage in critiquing officiating performance.

Summit Early Bird Registration Extended

There is still time to take advantage of the early bird registration discounts for the 2014 Sports Officiating Summit in Albuquerque, N.M., on July 27-29.

NAIA Hiring Director of Officiating Initiatives

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), which is an NASO Education Partner, is seeking to hire a Director of Officiating Initiatives.

NASO Endorses USA Football’s Heads Up Program

NASO has endorsed USA Football’s Heads Up Football program to make the sport better and safer for the millions of youth and high school athletes who play.

Hightower to Retire

Ed Hightower, a former NASO board member and longtime NCAA men’s basketball official, recently announced that he will retire as an educator at the end of the next school year.

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