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Called Jason Donald safe at first with two outs in the 9th inning, ruining Armando Galarraga's perfect gameMLB
Ejected Tim Duncan for laughing on the bench and challenged him to a fightNBA
Ruled a Jay Cutler fumble an incompletion, costing San Diego a game-winning takeawayNFL
Called the Royals' Jorge Orta safe at first base in the 9th inning of Game 6 of the 1985 World Series, leading to the Royals winning the game and eventually the seriesMLB
Ruled a Derek Jeter fly ball interfered with by a Yankees fan to be a home run in Game One of the 1996 ALCSMLB
Misheard Jerome Bettis' call of 'tails' for the overtime toss in a 1998 Thanksgiving game and awarded the ball to the Lions, who scored to win the gameNFL
Called George Brett out, after he hit a go-ahead two-run home run, for having too much pine tar on his batMLB
Didn't notice Argentina's Diego Maradona using his hand to score the first goal in a 1986 World Cup quarterfinalFIFA
Forgot he had already awarded Croatia's Josep Simunic a yellow card when giving him a second, therefore not sending him off until he got his third late in the gameFIFA
Admitted to fixing and betting on games he worked onNBA

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