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NFL was right to reverse Tate’s touchdown

With 12 seconds remaining, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford threw what appeared to be a 1-yard touchdown pass to receiver Golden Tate — a score that would have lifted the Lions…

NFL’s average game time has dropped

One of its time-saving tools is an instruction for referees to start the 40-second game clock immediately after touchdowns, effectively limiting the length of celebrations even through restrictions on their…

How to fix the NFL’s horrible officiating

Monday night saw the umpteenth and umpteenth plus one officiating controversies of the 2015 NFL season, as an inadvertent whistle stopped what might have been a Danny Amendola touchdown and…

World Team Tennis’ shot clock continues to push the sport

If players don’t serve within the 25-second allotted time and fans are invited to count down with the clock, a la college basketball they receive a warning after the first…