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Goodell apologizes to fans for replacement games

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is apologizing to fans for having to use replacement officials during a lockout of regular refs. The impasse led to three weeks of questionable calls - and one that cost the Green Bay Packers a win. More>>

UPDATE: NFL refs back to work Thursday

After two days of marathon negotiations - and mounting frustration throughout the league - the NFL and the officials' union announced at midnight Thursday that a tentative eight-year agreement had been reached to end a lockout that began in June. More>>

Local reaction to possible NFL deal

Multiple sports agencies are reporting an agreement between the NFL and the referee's union is in the final stages. And, just the suggestion that regular refs could be back on the field is welcome. More>>

Casino offers refunds on Seattle-Green Bay game

A Las Vegas casino took an unusual step Wednesday and offered refunds to gamblers who lost money when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial touchdown at the end of Monday night's game. More>>

Any sympathy for replacement refs?

Local football referees in our area are also sounding off on the controversial call. Some of them kind of sympathize. More>>

Rodgers: NFL's replacement refs tarnishing game

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers isn't buying the official explanation for a controversial, decisive call in the Green Bay Packers' 14-12 loss at Seattle on Monday night. More>>

Eye clinic offering free exams for NFL referees

One local business is responding to the referees' call, by questioning their judgment and their eyesight. More>>

Packers fans react to controversial call

Just one day after arguable the most controversial call in the NFL this season, Green Bay Packers fans are still upset. More>>

Controversial call creates social media firestorm

Monday night's controversial call at the Packers-Seahawks game created a social media firestorm. More>>

Candidates weigh in on NFL ref situation

Both sides in the battle for the White House are in agreement today. More>>

NFL upholds Seahawks' disputed win over Packers

The NFL has upheld the Seahawks' 14-12 win over the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football. More>>

Obama: Disputed game means NFL needs regular refs

President Barack Obama believes that a disputed end to the Green Bay Packers-Seattle Seahawks football game means it is time to resolve a labor dispute and get regular referees back to officiating NFL games. More>>

STATEMENT: The NFL upholds ruling on the field

After a controversial call during Monday night's game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, the National Football League has announced the ruling made on the field will be upheld. More>>

Governor calls for return of union refs

Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who made a national name for himself by going after public employee unions last year, posted a message on Twitter calling for the return of the NFL's locked-out unionized officials after a disputed call led to a Seattle Seahawks 14-12 victory over the Packers on Monday night. More>>

State senator tweets Goodell's office number

One politician let his feelings be known after the wild ending of the Seattle Seahawks' 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night. More>>

Packers stunned by final call in 14-12 loss

M.D. Jennings was convinced he had the ball pinned to his chest the entire time and would be awarded an interception to cap Green Bay's comeback victory. More>>

Ref Rage: Seahawks stun Pack on final play, 14-12

Replacement ref rage peaked Monday night thanks to Seattle's Golden Tate, and a bizarre touchdown call that will be debated, questioned and re-ignite frustrations over the locked-out officials. More>>

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