Labor Day: No Rest for Refs, Officials & Umpires

Labor Day is traditionally a national day of rest for American workers. But, refs, umpires and hard working sports officials who oversee all the action on the playing field, basketball court, hockey ice, soccer pitch, etc. never seem to get … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Appreciating Refs, Officials & Umpires

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog throws a curve ball and asks fans about appreciating refs, officials and umpires today. That’s right. I am asking sports fans to show some love for the guys wearing the stripes and squatting behind … Continue reading

Referees: Seen at Every Game in Every Sport

You can see them at every game in every sport at every level.

They never actually play in a game, but they’re most deserving of our respect and appreciation.

Why? Their presence is absolutely essential.

Today’s blog focuses on none other than the guys and gals who preside over games, blow the whistles, make the calls, enforce the rules and enact all the penalties.

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