They're happy but not satisfied. They'd rather be on the field, but don't want the circumstances happen that put them on the field. Who are they? The alternates. They are the three to five people assigned, ready to go into a playoff game should an on-field official get hurt or
A photo this past week from the Dallas Morning News (cover photo) illustrates the dangers of being an official. In Washington, a fan threw a full drink can on the field and it barely missed field judge Eugene Hall.There have been many stories and accounts of fans throwing debris on
If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you ...
If—, Rudyard Kipling
Kipling was never a professional or amateur football official, but just about every sports official claims that famous poem as a motto. Each