In a year of awakening, Big Ten fields a historic officiating crew

The Big Ten conference began its covid-19-belated season this weekend and officiating coordinator Bill Carollo put together a special crew for the Michigan-Minnesota game at Minneapolis, the home of George Floyd. Carollo put together an all African-American officiating crew to call the game for the first time at the Power Five

XFL breaks new ground by having a woman on every officiating crew

Football Zebras exclusive As the NFL concludes it's season by having a majority minority officiating crew in Super Bowl LIV, XFL head of officiating Dean Blandino is opening doors in the creation of a diverse officiating roster for that league's reboot in February. To that end, Blandino did something unprecedented: there