Reporting from Canton, Ohio Art McNally, long considered the father of modern football officiating, will get all of the usual adornments that come with the enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: the gold jacket and the bronze bust. Sometimes overlooked, each new enshrinee also reveives a ring to recognize
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is now displaying a Class of 2022 locker exhibit, which contains artifacts of each enshrinee. Art McNally, the former head of officiating and referee, is the single enshrinee from the contributor category in this year's class, and will be the first on-field official enshrined
The USFL enters its 4-team playoff from the site of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Postseason games were assigned by crews, not individually like the NFL playoffs. There are minimal substitutions that are not performance based. Two crews will work the Semifinal Playoffs with a third crew
http://gty.im/97636443 Happy birthday to former NFL official and league officiating supervisor Jim Daopolous, who just turned 75 years old. Daopolous entered the NFL in 1989 as a field judge (at that time, the deep wing position was named back judge), and in his first game he immediately caught the eye of the
The USFL has one more playoff spot to be determined entering the penultimate weekend of the season. Games are moving back to Protective Stadium, after being played at Legion Field last weekend. Here are the officiating assignments for Week 9 of the 2022 USFL season. Game assignments All games are played at Protective
The USFL is entering the playoff stretch, and the games move across town to Legion Field, after 7 weeks at Legion Field. Here are the officiating assignments for Week 8 of the 2022 USFL season. Game assignments All games are played at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala., and times listed are Eastern. Friday, June
Here are the officiating assignments for the seventh week of the 2022 USFL season. Game assignments All games are played at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Ala., and times listed are Eastern. Saturday, May 28 New Jersey Generals vs. Tampa Bay Bandits, 12 noon USA -- Duane HeydtNew Orleans Breakers vs. Michigan Panthers, 9 p.m.