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"My Hands Were Shaking": The Impact Abuse of Officials Has on Youth Referees

By Lilly Bianchi

Picture this: a bitter Saturday morning draws families out of bed to get their little ones to the rink. They tie skates, sip coffee and chat as the kids take to the ice for a game. 376 more words


Florida Welfare Officials Give Blankets for Sleeping Deaths of Babies

In Florida, the state child welfare officials are donating 2,000 blankets to stop the deaths of babies while they sleep. In 2013 the Department of Children and Families started a campaign regarding sleeping deaths and educating more people on how to prevent them, in particular by not allowing a baby to go to sleep with a loose blanket that could cover their face, which makes them unable to breath. 41 more words

Your Kentucky-Arkansas Officials Are...

Kentucky is 63-21 under Doug Shows including 4-0 this season. As a reminder, he called Kentucky’s last loss. Anatomically speaking, he is a horse’s ass. 238 more words

Kentucky Wildcats

Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be held when Brazil hosts next year’s Olympics. 662 more words

Latin America/Caribbean

Even the NFL can't screw up and make pass interference a 15-yard penalty

When the NFL Competition Committee meets in Florida next week, there will evidently be a discussion about the league’s current pass interference rules, changing the penalty from a spot foul to a 15-yard penalty… 1,008 more words


Tom Bozek Marks 6,000th Game in Officiating Career

By Ross Forman

Tom Bozek was on the ice for an adult league game at Twin Rinks Ice Pavilion in Buffalo Grove on Friday night, Feb. 522 more words