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Expectations for replacement officials were too high

September 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A majority of my Sunday’s are spent watching football and sitting on Twitter. Continue Reading

Time to replace the NFL referee replacements

September 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

It’s time to stop playing games with the games.
By now even the casual fan has figured it out it’s just not working. The NFL’s replacement referees have had their 15 minutes of fame, and can tell everyone back home they worked on the big stage. Continue Reading

Area referee suffers heart attack at halftime

January 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic

A well-known area referee, umpire and former amateur baseball player suffered a heart attack Thursday night at halftime of a basketball game he was officiating.
Dan Sudbeck, of Dimock, was taking a break from officiating the O’Gorman-Yankton girls’ basketball game in Sioux Falls on Thursday night, O’Gorman Athletic Director Steve Kueter said. During halftime, Sudbeck slumped in his chair and suffered a heart attack in the officials’ room at 8:15 p.m. Continue Reading