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referees

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Hoopla! The inventor of basketball returns -- via hologram

A holographic version of Dr. James Naismith makes a cameo appearance to talk hoops during the NBA's tech summit.

By February 12, 2016

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World Cup referees to use goal-line technology to settle the score

The time-honored tradition of the FIFA World Cup is getting a surge of new technology when it kicks off in Brazil. This year, the referees will get a sophisticated camera network to help verify goals, cutting the chances of controversy. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains how this goal line tech works.

By June 6, 2014

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Throw the best party while you kill time between commercials

Not interested in the the Big Game? Add some well-reviewed gadgets to your watch party this Sunday to make things more interesting.

By February 5, 2016

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Football meets tech: A brief history of technology on the gridiron

Infographic: Technological improvements complement football better than almost any other sport. Here are some highlights.

By February 3, 2016

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Goal-line technology hits Premier League for first time

Referees will be left in no doubt when a goal has been scored as Hawk-Eye goal-line technology comes to British football.

By August 9, 2013

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NBA makes Mark Cuban pay $50k over critical tweet

The fiery Dallas Mavericks owner earns a jaw-dropping fine for criticizing basketball referees on Twitter.

By January 9, 2013

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Ep. 1137: Where we're changing the rules

Aunt Jill educates us on how to atone for our sins...and why scab referees have no place in the NFL. We'll also check out the teaser for MySpace's second relaunch while Jeff explains his secret plan to monetize mobile applications, because Facebook certainly hasn't figured it out yet.

By September 25, 2012

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The 404 1,137: Where we're changing the rules (podcast)

Aunt Jill educates us on how to atone for our sins and why scab referees have no place in the NFL. We'll also check out the teaser for Myspace's second relaunch while Jeff explains his secret plan to monetize mobile applications, because Facebook certainly hasn't figured it out yet.

By September 25, 2012

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Facebook death threats for soccer referee

After Wednesday's big semifinal between Chelsea and Barcelona doesn't go Chelsea's way, fans turn to Facebook to make death threats against the Norwegian referee.

By May 7, 2009

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Digital referees to avoid conference room fights

"RoomWizard" makes and monitors office schedules.

By January 14, 2008