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Monday Night Football Or Monday Night Meltdown?

It's nearly a month into football season and fans are riled up over referees. The NFL locked out its regular refs and the replacements are taking the heat for a weekend of blunders capped by a Monday night meltdown. The Nation's Dave Zirin talks with guest host Celeste Headlee about the NFL's officiating issues.
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Bring Back The Real NFL Refs! Debacle At End Of Game Adds To Outrage

Replacement refs blew it big time last night, most observers agree, when they gave Seattle a touchdown that sent Green Bay to defeat. That's only added to the outrage over what's been going on with the regular refs on the sidelines because of a contract dispute.
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Calls Grow For NFL To Settle Dispute With Refs

Replacement referees have been officiating the games since the National Football League locked out officials. The outcome of Monday night's game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawk's is prompting new calls for the lockout to end.
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NFL Replacement Refs Under Fire For Bad Calls

The National Football League is the most popular sport in America. But this year, a close second is complaining about NFL replacement referees. Everyone wants them gone, but how bad are they and when are the real refs coming back? Robert Siegel talks to Mike Pesca.

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