NFL's replacement refs have become embarrassment to league, fans - Michael Rosenberg - SI.com
Ottway Ducard stashed this in sports
What would it take to end the officials' lockout? My colleague Peter King wrote today that the gap between what officials want and what the NFL is offering is around $3.3 million per season.
Gosh. That is a big number, isn't it? I don't know how the NFL is supposed to come up with $3.3 million every year ... hey, wait, I just stumbled upon this little news item: The NFL recently signed nine-year agreements with Fox, NBC and CBS that are worth $3 billion a year.
Ironic if it would be football that would motivate the country's average citizens to riot agains the wealthy.