Learn what it takes to become a professional hockey referee at the California Referee School at Toyota Sports Center. Rob Shick, our lead referee discusses his background, career highlights, and insights into this fascinating training process while Andrew Santino is put to the test on the ice with the other trainees.
Everyone's seen the time lapse videos, but what *really* goes into flipping a stadium from one sport to the next? This week, we get down and dirty with Clay Wood, Head Groundskeeper of the Oakland Coliseum, as he oversees the transformation of the A's baseball field into Raider Nation. From moving 24,000 lb slabs of concrete to dropping in the seats for the "Black Hole," we get an inside look at how the last dual-use stadiums in the country gets flipped for gameday.