Referees In Major College Football Game Are Getting Destroyed

first_imgFans cheer on the Texas Longhorns against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks.AUSTIN, TX – SEPTEMBER 5: Fans cheer on the Texas Longhorns against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks on September 5, 2009 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)It’s common for the referees to face major criticism over the course of a game. This has gone to an extra level in one major college football game today, though.The referees in this afternoon’s Texas-West Virginia game are getting absolutely destroyed, with some saying it’s the worst officiating they’ve ever seen.FOX Sports 1’s Joel Klatt went off on the refs earlier:“It’s an emotional game. They spend all their time, their entire life, getting ready for moments like these. Let’s not take it away from them,” he said.”It’s an emotional game. They spend all their time, their entire life, getting ready for moments like these. Let’s not take it away from them.”@joelklatt on the “too tight” officiating so far in @WVUfootball vs. @TexasFootball pic.twitter.com/ldEX5qS93G— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) November 3, 2018There have been several questionable penalties, including an ejection.ESPN’s Will Cain says it’s the worst officiating he’s ever seen.“No exaggeration, Texas-WVU is the worst officated game I have ever seen. Both teams getting screwed,” he tweeted.No exaggeration, Texas-WVU is the worst officated game I have ever seen. Both teams getting screwed.— Will Cain (@willcain) November 3, 2018Texas is currently leading West Virginia, 28-27.The game is on FOX.last_img read more

Salesforce buying Tableau Software in 157B allstock deal

SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce is buying Tableau Software in an all stock deal valued at $15.7 billion.Tableau uses self-service analytics to help people with any skill level work with data. Once the transaction closes, Tableau will operate independently and stay headquartered in Seattle.The acquisition is expected to add about $350 million to $400 million to Salesforce.com Inc.’s fiscal 2020 revenue.Each share of Tableau common stock will be exchanged for 1.103 shares of Salesforce.The deal, which was approved by both companies’ boards, is expected to close during Salesforce’s fiscal third quarter.Shares of Tableau jumped 36% before the market opened Monday. Salesforce’s fell 3%.The Associated Press read more