An NFL replacement referee was pulled from the officiating crew of a game on Sunday morning due to a Facebook photo he posted of himself decked out in a hat and sweatshirt supporting one of the teams involved. Now, the league says it’s reviewing social media use the temporary referees who are overseeing games while the league and its regular officials union negotiate a labor dispute. “We are doing a thorough review of the situation involving the current officials and social-media sites,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told Bloomberg in an email. Read the full story at Mashable.
Under Review: NFL Refs’ Social Media Use
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