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Rugby Group Joins NASO

The Potomac Society of Rugby Football Referees (PSRFR) became one of the latest groups to join NASO.

Land Clark to be at Summit

Land Clark, a referee in the PAC-12, will be a presenter at the 2014 Sports Officiating Summit. Clark will break down one his own plays in the session, "What I Learned From That Play." Clark was the white hat for the 2013 BCS National Title Game between Alabama and Notre Dame.


The Orange County (Calif.) Baseball Officials Association began its group membership on Feb. 1 with about 200 members

Kansas Legislators Push for Assault Legislation

On Monday (Feb. 17), Kansas legislators discussed House Bill 2532, which would increase the penalty for assault and battery against a sports official.

Umpires Group Renews

The Contra Costa Umpires Association recently renewed their NASO group membership plan.

The Future of NBA Officiating?

Bleacher Report looks at the potential future of NBA officiating — using former players as officials.

After Super Bowl, Veteran NFL Referee Goes Out on Top

For field judge Scott Steenson, getting to work Super Bowl XLVIII at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium wasn’t just a nice way to finish the season. It was a great way to punctuate a career.

Rogers Redding on Summit Panel

Rogers Redding, CFO National Coordinator of Football Officials, will be a panelist at the 2014 Summit being held July 27-29 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He will be one of the experts exploring the question: Player Safety Rules and Enforcements: Are They Working?

Even Back Then, McAulay Had 'It"

People from around his hometown of Baltimore recount how Terry McAulay got his officiating start.

Make the Call, Get Death Threats

Former NFL referee Bill Carollo, the NASO treasurer, recounts what it was like to work the Super Bowl, and other NFL experiences, including receiving death threats.

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