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Monday, October 25, 2010
Columns as they see 'em: Dolphins loss
A rundown of opinionated coverage
about the supposed lack of recoverage
of Ben Roethlisberger's fumble in the Miami Dolphins' heartbreaking home loss Sunday:
Palm Beach Post reporter Ben Volin blogs
as much visual evidence as he can muster
to show Dolphins outside linebacker Ikaika Alama-Francis recovered the ball.
Not only is referee Gene Streratore from the Pittsburgh area, but the official who signaled touchdown,
head linesman Jerry Bergman, is a Pittsburgh native
, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette points out.
Miami Herald columnist Greg Cote notes: "The ref owns a Washington, Pa., company called
Steratore Sanitary Supplies, by the way. That's appropriate
South Florida Sun-Sentinel columnist Dave Hyde hashes out a number of issues pertaining to the controversial call, including whether
it was followed to the letter and conspiracy theories
Miami Herald columnist Armando Salguero bemoans
the officiating crew's inability to use common sense
because a lack of video evidence forbade it.
Palm Beach Post columnist Greg Stoda writes "The refs
quit on a crucial play, and then concocted a cover-up