NFL Referees Lockout Showing Value of a Well-Trained Workforce

By: Wednesday September 26, 2012 6:49 am

Kudos to the New York Times for trying to peddle this poor helpless Roger Goodell spin. This is the NFL Commissioner who has lined up a $10 million ANNUAL pay increase at a time when the annual gap between the NFL and its referees is around $3.2 million. He could literally pay for the entire gap out of his pay raise and have nearly $7 million a year left over. I don’t dispute the idea that the tight-fisted owners have made the call to lock out the refs, but don’t tell me Goodell has no agency here.

NFL Referees Strike: Fans Must Tune Out for Labor to Succeed

By: Tuesday September 25, 2012 7:40 am

The replacement ref incompetence has now officially cost one team a game, and the frustration on display in the third week of the lockout just grew even more.

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