Posts Tagged: scab refs

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The ‘Touchdown Seahawks’ Scab Ref Is Hanging Out With The Seahawks

The ‘Touchdown Seahawks’ Scab Ref Is Hanging Out With The Seahawks

By Christmas Ape | 19 comments

Lance Easley, the replacement referee who signaled a touchdown for the Seahawks in the infamous Fail Mary play from last season's Week 3 Monday night game between the Seahawks and the Packers, took part in a charity softball game set up by Richard Sherman.

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The Seahawks Now Have Two Victories Thanks To Bad Calls

The Seahawks Now Have Two Victories Thanks To Bad Calls

By Christmas Ape | 135 comments

While the scab refs' Fail Mary ruling in Week 3 will be better remembered, it won't end up being the only bad call that helped the Seahawks to a win in 2012.

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Of Course Hochuli Celebrated Going Back To Work With Pushups

Of Course Hochuli Celebrated Going Back To Work With Pushups

By Christmas Ape | 21 comments

World's most jacked lawyer and NFL referee Ed Hochuli told the LA Times' Sam Farmer that when the deal between the league and the refs union came down, he dropped to the floor and started cranking out pushups.

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So Long, Scabs. Welcome Back, Slightly Less Terrible Refs

So Long, Scabs. Welcome Back, Slightly Less Terrible Refs

By Christmas Ape | 63 comments

After a day full of reports that the two sides were quasi-close-ish to coming to a resolution, one has arrived, not just in time for the scabs to GTFO before this Sunday's games, but also before Thursday night's epic tilt between the Browns and the Ravens.

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Bill Belichick Receives Relatively Mild Ginger Hammering

Bill Belichick Receives Relatively Mild Ginger Hammering

By Christmas Ape | 28 comments

After the Ravens' winning field goal on Sunday night went suspiciously close to going over the uprights, Bill Belichick ran down a scab ref and grabbed him by the arm.

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OMG A REPORTED DEAL WITH THE REFS! Oh Wait, It’s Mort

OMG A REPORTED DEAL WITH THE REFS! Oh Wait, It’s Mort

By Christmas Ape | 25 comments

Just because this week has supplied the utmost urgency for a deal to be completed between the referees' union and the NFL doesn't actually mean it's going to get down.

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The Scab Refs Get The Taiwanese Animation Treatment

The Scab Refs Get The Taiwanese Animation Treatment

By Christmas Ape | 17 comments

These days, you can't have a cause celebre in the sports world without the folks at Next Media Animation applying their skewed version of reality to it.

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Just What This Disaster Needs: Grandstanding Politicians And Gregg Easterbrook

Just What This Disaster Needs: Grandstanding Politicians And Gregg Easterbrook

By Christmas Ape | 40 comments

The scab refs story was already a huge deal going into this weekend, but the events of Monday night have propelled it into full-blown national scandal status, meaning a larger circle of stupid people now have a incentive to DO SOMETHING about it, if only to assert their own value and brilliance to the world.

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