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Official (American football)

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In American football, an official is a person who has responsibility in enforcing the rules and .... High school and college officials wear socks with a "Northwestern stripe" pattern, whil...

Why Do Referees Wear Stripes? | Wonderopolis

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Feb 6, 2012 ... For example, in soccer, referees often wear either solid black or ... In most North American sports, referees wear vertical black and white stripes.

Who Made That Referee Shirt? - The New York Times

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Nov 3, 2013 ... When the black-and-white-striped uniform made its first appearance on the field in 1921, the fans ... How did you begin wearing the ref shirt?

Why do referees wear striped black and white? | Yahoo Answers

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Nov 16, 2008 ... Referees typically wear clothing to distinguish themselves from the ... by association football referees, or the vertical black and white stripes ...

Uni Watch: How the zebra got its stripes. - Slate

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Mar 10, 2004 ... That got Uni Watch thinking: Why do officials in so many sports wear ... of the conceptually brilliant Referee magazine, the striped design was ...

New Refs: Understanding The Required Gear – In The Opinion Of ...

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Jan 9, 2013 ... The three-stripe sock is just that: an all black sock with three simple ... Most referees wear a black Under Armour or similar moisture ... But, those flashy lime green boots you bought as a player definitely won't do as a referee.

What are the black string-like things football referees wear on their ...

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They are used to keep track of downs. I personally wear that on my right hand. Thumb: it's first ... Why do referees wear stripes? ... There are a few different ways to do this but generally one finger through the loop is for first down, two for second, ...

Why do football referees typically no longer wear black shirts? - Quora

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Jul 6, 2014 ... Tradition (The local vicar wore a black shirt with a white collar.) gave way to ... Why do mimes traditionally wear striped shirts? Why do ...

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Sep 9, 2016 ... In early American football, referees wore white outfits with black bow ties, but in 1921 the first striped official outfit made its debut and it didn't ...

Referees' Uniform Policy Is Changing - latimes

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Aug 5, 2006 ... The zebras are changing their stripes. ... Referees will wear the new shirts and the traditional white knickers for most games, and in cold ...

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The Real Reason Referees Wear Stripes | Highsnobiety

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Jun 11, 2015 ... The Real Reason Referees Wear Stripes ... you live to be 90 years old and do as many things as Lloyd Olds did, well, you just thank God.

Ever Wonder: Why do referees wear stripes? | NBC Sports

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In early American football, referees wore white outfits with black bow ties, but in 1921 the first striped official outfit made its debut and it didn'

Fashion statement: NFL refs to sport new uniforms - ESPN.com

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Aug 5, 2006 ... Gone are the traditional vertical black-and-white stripes that have been a staple ... Referees will wear the new Reebok-designed shirts and the ...