Going through withdrawal

The three referees who botched Wednesday's St. John's-Rutgers game have voluntarily withdrawn from the Big East tournament. Here are a few other sports figures who should follow suit.

Updated: March 11, 2011, 7:34 AM ET
By Sarah Spain

March 9 was a dark day for officiating, as the three referees responsible for the St. John's-Rutgers game combined to miss a series of calls so obvious, Stevie Wonder sitting courtside at the All Star Game could've seen 'em. With each passing moment after the game clock expired, fans' disbelief, incredulity and anger grew. The world of refereeing hadn't been subject to a Twitter-thrashing of yesterday's magnitude since Jim Joyce made that fateful "safe" call back on June 3 that ruined Armando ...

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