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According to Black Sports Online, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman posted on his Facebook page that he hired Lance Easley to officiate a charity softball game that he put together. He’s the referee that blew a huge call on Monday Night Football that prompted the NFL to get a deal done with the regular officials.
“Remember the Ref who called TD during the Green Bay Game Monday Night??? His name is Lance Easley and he is going to Umpire for us July 7th! Don’t be surprised if a few flags are thrown,” Sherman wrote.
Leave it to Sherman to make a move like this.
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Richard Sherman is bringing back a familiar face for his charity softball game.
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On July 7, Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman will host his Celebrity Softball Game for charity, as his teammates and other local bigshots will take the field at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma for nine innings of good, clean fun. And just to make sure that it is extra fun for the Seahawks fans donating their hard-earned coin to people in need, the Shermanator has invited a very special...
For those of you who didn't know already, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is hosting a charity softball game in July and he got a very special person to help call the game.
The replacement referee who helped the Seahawks score a week three victory against the Green Bay Packers in 2012 NFL Season.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Lance Easley just will not go away.
The NFL replacement referee who infamously ruled a touchdown on the final play between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks in Week 3 last season is once again making the most out of his blown call.
Easley will umpire an upcoming charity softball game that is being hosted by Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.
Better find Richard Sherman’s lawyer or Olivia Pope.
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