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Max Pacioretty #67 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates a second period goal with his teammates against the Boston Bruins during Game 7 of the 2014 Eastern Conference Semifinals on May 14, 2014. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Officiating Wasn’t Great, But Not The Reason Bruins Lost Game 7

Ten penalties called in a Game 7 is more than you’d like to see. The officiating wasn’t great, but it’s also not the reason the Bruins lost.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/15/2014

NFL referee Ed Hochuli (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Finally Replacement Refs Are Gone!

Gresh & Zo started the day off discussing football and the return of the regular referees to the NFL. The guys are very excited for the return of the regular officials.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/27/2012

An NFL referee (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement Refs

Want to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.

09/25/2012

Kicker Justin Tucker #9 of the Baltimore Ravens kicks the game winning field goal to give the Ravens a 31-30 win over the New England Patriots. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Last-Second Field Goal Helps Ravens Soar Past Patriots

Felger and Massarotti opened the day discussing the New England Patriots 31-30 loss to the Baltimore Ravens last night.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/24/2012

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 17:    Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder looks on as referee Joe Crawford gestures during Game Three of the 2012 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder at American Airlines Arena on June 17, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Officiating In The NBA Finals, Clemens’ Success In 40s

Felger, Mazz, and Jermaine Wiggins continued the day talking about the NBA Finals, LeBron James, NBA officiating, and a little steroids in baseball.

06/19/2012

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 13:   Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots argues with the umpire Bill Schuster #129 side judge Tom Hill #97 after a call during the game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on November 13, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

NFL To Start Hiring Possible Replacement Referees

The NFL will start hiring and training possible replacement officials with a deal not yet completed with the NFL Referees Association.

06/05/2012

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat plays defense against Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 28, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Wiggy’s Open Letter To David Stern

Felger and Massarotti were joined by Jermaine Wiggins to discuss the Boston Celtics, last nights 93-78 Game 1 loss to the Miami Heat, and the officiating in last nights game.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/29/2012