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SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Referees Must Be Held Accountable for Unfair Officiating

SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Referees Must Be Held Accountable for Unfair Officiating

Finding order in chaos is difficult in any part of life, but it is particularly daunting to serve as the beacon of order in a sea of chaos, which describes the everyday life of a professional referee. Refereeing professional sports requires immense knowledge, focus and acute decision-making abilities. Yet given[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

“Forza Azzurri!” The echoes of that cheer lasted for 11 years of ups and downs for the Italian National Team, all in the aftermath of the most glorious moment in all of sports: winning the World Cup in 2006. Now, the sounds of Italian splendor and joy seem a distant[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

SANTAMARIA: USMNT Stars Return to MLS

It’s no secret that Major League Soccer is one of the least-watched leagues in professional sports. It had an extremely low attendance of about 6 million people in 2012, which stands out when compared to the next lowest in attendance, the NFL, which had about 17 million people. However, the[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns