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High school football players could face charges for tackling ref

Marble Falls - Authorities in a small Texas city said Monday they are considering charging two high school football players with assault for a blindside tackle of a referee in the closing minutes of a game last week.

Caught on tape: Texas HS football players smash ref from behind

In a video shocking sports fans around the world, two high school football players are caught diving into a referee one play after the ref ejected several players from that team.

Bayless is third man in the ring at Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Boxing referee Kenny Bayless has been appointed as the third man in the ring when unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao collide on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Moyes accepts FA charge over ref remarks

London - Manchester United manager David Moyes on Wednesday accepted a Football Association charge after criticising match officials following his side's defeat by Sunderland last week.He will now face a face a fine or a warning after a disciplinary hearing.

Scrivens notches another shutout as Leafs power past Panthers

Toronto - Ben Scrivens made 37 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs improved to a 10-6-0 record with a convincing 3-0 victory over the Florida Panthers.

Newfoundland minor hockey parents required to take respect course

Parents whose children are beginning minor hockey in Newfoundland and Labrador will be required to take a one-hour online course on how to behave at the arena.

Soccer: Dutch Cup match cancelled after goalkeeper attacks 'fan'

Amsterdam - A Dutch (KNVB) Cup match was abandoned last night, following an incident in which AZ Alkmaar goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado attacked an Ajax "fan". After referee Bas Nijhuis issued Alvarado a straight red card, he cancelled the game just minutes later.

Op-Ed: Argentinian referee scales fence after being attacked by players

It's common for soccer players to surround the referee when they disagree with a decision, but an Argentinian fifth division match recently got a little out of hand. After the referee was physically attacked, he scaled a nearby fence in fear for his life.

Footballer drives his 4x4 on the pitch at referee after red card

Southport - A Sunday league footballer who drove his 4x4 vehicle onto the pitch after he was sent off has been jailed by Liverpool magistrates in north-west England for 24 weeks.

World Cup: Players show referees advanced command of profanities

Johannesburg - Some world-class soccer players become famous for their prodigious ability with the ball. Many are also very gifted and highly proficient on the use of the worst rhetoric when expressing their disagreement with referees’ decisions.

Cuban Taekwondo Athlete Banned For Life After Kicking Referee

At the Beijing Olympics, a Cuban taekwondo athlete and his coach were banned for life after the athlete kicked the referee in the face. The referee had disqualified him for delaying the match.

Referee sends off "Confusing" Mascot in the Premiere League

Referee sends off the Mascot because he was getting confused, the players and the mascot were wearing the same uniform.

Hockey referee attacked, but doctors find tumour

Hockey player saves referee's life by cross-checking official in the face as ref was throwing him out of game. The problem is...where do I post this article.

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Atletico Tostado players attack referee.
Atletico Tostado players attack referee.
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Jon Dawson
A referee signalling for a touchdown
A referee signalling for a touchdown
FOOTBALL COUNTRY: View from a roadside park on U.S. Hwy 281 shows the city of Marble Falls  Texas  w...
FOOTBALL COUNTRY: View from a roadside park on U.S. Hwy 281 shows the city of Marble Falls, Texas, where two visiting high school football players are being investigated for tackling a referee near the end of a game last week.
Larry D. Moore

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