The 20 Worst Cases of Ref Abuse in Sports

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The 20 Worst Cases of Ref Abuse in Sports

If the Miami Heat thought they were over-analyzed, try being a referee for a day. 

They have to deal with large, scary and sometimes aggressive players, the constant booing from the crowd, and the unyielding scrutiny of every blown whistle from those across the Internet and every sports network.

It's a tough job, and it has some calling for refs to be replaced with robots. OK, I'm calling for refs to be replaced with robots, but at least then they won't be abused like in the following 20 instances.

Now let's look at some referees getting beat down, questioned, yelled at and sexually harassed, and as we'll see, they're never safe.  

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