NFL Refs

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - SEPTEMBER 23: Referee Donovan Briggans works the game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 23, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

The Sports Kings: So Long Replacements…

The NFL’s regular officials are coming back. The league and the referees’ union have reached a tentative contract agreement following three tumultuous weeks that included several blown calls by replacement officials. Although the contract must […]


WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 23: DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the National Football League, announces a boycott of Hyatt Hotels during a press conference hosted by the UNITE HERE hotel workers union… By: T.J. Kirkpatrick (Getty Images)

The Sports Kings: Smith Weighs In On Replacement Refs…

NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith is speaking out about the use of replacement officials.  In an interview with “Sports Illustrated,” Smith said on a scale of one-to-10, his level of concern about using […]