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Whistling while they work

Referees brought in for practice

By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / October 6, 2006

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Doc Rivers told the rent-a-refs at practice yesterday to call scrimmages tight for two reasons. First, he wanted players to learn the importance of running back on defense and not waste time debating calls. Second, he hoped to encourage better overall defense with players more attentive to proper positioning. (Full article: 834 words)

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