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Athletics

NFL Referees Should Furnish Footballs for All Games

Ballghazi, deflategate, the eballa scandal. Whatever you want to call it, it's completely avoidable by changing one simple rule.

by Cameron Tinsler on February 1st, 2015, 2:23 pm PST. This Ivia has been viewed 1,136 times.

If the NFL believes game balls must meet certain specifications: size, weight, and perhaps most importantly, PSI, why allow teams to control or modify game balls at all? The NFL itself, via the officiating staff, should furnish game balls.  Period.  Letting teams control or modify game balls prior to kickoff is unreasonable.  Change the rule.

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