"My 67-year-old mother-in-law can see it from the club deck. There's an official standing right there and you're asking me why I'm having a go at the fourth official? ... (The fourth referee) sends
me off for saying, 'The referee's having a fricking stinker?' Not F-bomb. Fricking. F-r-i-c-k-i-n-g. Just in case there was a language breakdown. To send me off was an absolute amateur decision.
That's why I'm really upset."
-- Portland coach John Spencer continues complaining about the officiating in his team's 1-0 loss last Saturday to Colorado, citing what he says was a missed handball in the Rapids' penalty area. (The Oregonian)