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Harsin pondered aloud if the refs could work around the action, but said the issue does need to be fixed.
It could be argued that the game would have been over had the refs got the call right initially.
Cardinals QB Carson Palmer connected with Jalon Brown for a 22-yard-gain, and the refs tacked on 15 more after a weak Jabaal Sheard roughing-the-passer penalty.
Enzo Amore, after being dominated most of the match, hit a low blow on Neville as the ref’s back was turned, and won the title.
Same game, Stephen Curry fires his mouthpiece at the ref after a noncall, which, upon further review, was a nonfoul.
The night began with him being ejected from the Chiefs-Raiders game for pushing a ref, but leave it to Marshawn Lynch to instantly overshadow any bad press with his pure, endearing hilarity.
Though refs blow the whistle when defenders step foot in the same area code as quarterback Brandon Wimbush, the 6-3, 258-pound Hayes was credited with at least one sack and was close to a couple more.
The ref waited for Mahal to stand, and then called for the bell, signifying the match.
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