The Art of Officiating

Here’s something a bit odd to think about: You really can tell how important officiating is to a sport by how many officials the sport uses. For instance, in tennis there can be up to 11 officials in professional matches -- I think the breakdown is one chair umpire, four sideline judges. four service line judges, and two baseline judges -- PLUS a referee and a chief umpire, PLUS an advanced camera system called Hawk-eye to be the final word.

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