November 4, 2014

THEY DIDN'T LET HAROLD STASSEN MODERATE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES:

Study: Shorter NBA Refs Call More Fouls (BEN COHEN, Nov. 4, 2014, WSJ)

NBA referees have been scrutinized over the years for every imaginable bias. Now, though, new research has whistled another trait that may shape how refs call games: their height.

As it turns out, the league's shorter referee crews call more fouls than its taller officiating teams, according to a Journal of Sports Economics study by Paul Gift and Ryan Rodenberg that examined more than 4,000 regular-season games over four recent NBA seasons.

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