Referee

A person hands out shirts to people entering the 'Our Lady of Guadalupe' Catholic Church for the funeral of Ricardo Portillo on May 8, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ricardo Portillo was the soccer official that was punched by a teenage player after a yellow card during a game last week. Ricardo Portillo died of his injuries this past weekend. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

17-Year Old Tried As Juvenile After Killing Ref Over Call, Could Serve Less Than 4 Years

A teenager charged with killing a Utah soccer referee because he didn’t like the man’s call during a game pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of homicide by assault in a case that brought new attention to the issue of violence and sportsmanship in athletics.

08/05/2013

Lois and Alan Goodman in an undated photo (CBS)

Tennis Ref Cleared In Husband’s Murder Reinstated As Professional Judge

A former professional tennis line judge accused and later cleared in her elderly husband’s murder has been reinstated as a professional tennis referee.

12/21/2012

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Attorney: ‘Lack Of Blood’ Proves Tennis Ref Innocent In Husband’s Death

Lawyers for Lois Goodman say the “lack of blood” at her Woodland Hills home suggests their client is innocent of murder.

10/03/2012

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