Saturday, September 29, 2012
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Boycotting the NFL this week, but still want to watch football? Soothe your replacement referee rage by dressing as a ref for free admission to the Racine Raiders game this Saturday.
Frustrated with the NFL? You might want to turn to the Mid-States Football League for your football fix, especially if you’ve decided to boycott the NFL after watching the Packers-Seahawks game last night. The Packers suffered a controversial 14-12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in which a last-play touchdown appeared to have two blown calls that would have overturned the touchdown. The calls were made by replacement officials, working in place of locked-out, unionized NFL officials. But the Racine Raiders, a local semi-pro football team, is holding a Replacement Referee Night at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Horlick Athletic Field, 1648 North Memorial Dr. They’ll face the Roscoe Rush in MSFL Western Conference Championship. Dan Pfeifer, the …
Fed up with blown calls, a group of football fans is urging others to stop watching games for five days.
Fed up with the inconsistent quality of replacement referee and blown calls, a group of football fans are calling for a five-day boycott of the NFL. Organized by several Racine County residents, the boycott would run from Sept. 27 through Oct. 1 to cover the fourth week of the season. The fans say their patience was already thin with the bad officiating, but the final call at the end of the Green Bay Packers-Seattle Seahawks game was the ruling that spurred them to action. Brian Dey and Eddie Willing, both of Caledonia, issued a statement that said: "The union contract negotiations have been mishandled for several seasons, and this is the worst, at the hands of (NFL Commissioner) Roger Goodell." Even Gov. Scott Walker weighed in on the …