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Ref officiates basketball game while on phone

Technically Incorrect: A middle school basketball game carries on with the referee signaling calls one-handed. In the other, he's making a call.

By January 7, 2015


Coaches could challenge refs with TV replays, says soccer boss Sepp Blatter

The controversial World Cup boss appears to soften his stance on technology with proposals for TV replays aiding appeals from coaches.

By September 8, 2014


iLuv iHP636 ReF headphone

While iLuv ReF headphone has a lot of pluses, including a sturdy, comfortable design, strong bass, and an Apple-friendly inline remote/microphone, it falls short in the clarity department.

By March 20, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating March 20, 2013

iLuv ReF headphones: Bring on the bass

This comfortable $99 on-ear headphone goes heavy on the bass but a little light on clarity.

March 20, 2013


O2 Matchday app puts rugby ref's mic feed on your mobile

O2 has launched the Matchday app, giving fans the ability to eavesdrop on the ref's live mic feed during Six Nations games.

By February 21, 2013


Steve Ballmer screams louder than at any developer conference

Technically Incorrect: As his team defeats the San Antonio Spurs in game 1 of the NBA playoffs, the former Microsoft CEO is finally in his element. His screaming element.

By April 20, 2015


Record-breaking NFL tweeter celebrates end of ref lockout

Green Bay Packers guard T.J. Lang sends out one more jab, a day after his infamous tweet breaks a retweet record.

By September 27, 2012


Samsung in Olympic form showing how to work the refs

Samsung's attorney decides to cross the judge in an amazing display of chutzpah -- but it may pay off later in its legal fight with Apple.

By August 1, 2012


Samsung exec puts Apple on notice: No phone without our patents

As the ITC gets ready to review an earlier decision siding with Apple, Samsung's mobile boss works the refs in impromptu comments to reporters.

By November 21, 2012


NFL players tweet to bosses: Are you blind?

The sheer embarrassment of last night's Seattle-Green Bay game, where replacement refs needed their eyes replaced, causes players to express open hostility to their bosses on Twitter.

By September 25, 2012