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Rams time management nixed by clock op

Week 1: Rams at Lions 4th quarter | 2:45 remaining | Tied 20-20 | STL ball | 2 & 12 @ DET 31 “First, let me explain this to you,” Rams head coach Jeff Fisher prefaced his comments. “This is separate from the officiating. This is a clock operator error.” Fisher, who also serves on…

Eastin on sideline for Preseason Week 2

[media-credit name="Mike Jurecki | XTRA 910 Sports." align="alignright" width="150"][/media-credit] Shannon Eastin will have to wait at least week to continue her history-making stint as the first female NFL referee. A source with knowledge of the second week assignments of the replacement officials indicates that Eastin will be in uniform, but will be an alternate. In…

Gambling ties sneak in back door of NFL

The gap between the NFL and legal gambling activities has just become much narrower. It was from a side of the business that the league would least like to have associated with games of chance. The NFL Referees Association has pointed out that replacement official Shannon Eastin, who will become the first woman to officiate…