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Opinion: A fan's guide on how to yell at sports officials

OK, so you want to yell at a referee or umpire. Go for it. But before you do, know there is a right and wrong way to do it.
I recently wrote a story on how Fort Collins-based Triple Crown has stiffened its policy on ejecting fans who behave badly as a way to combat the growing shortage of sports officials and to improve the experience of more rational fans.
Many people read the story because many people are subjected to these outbursts by adults on a daily basis — twice as much on tournament weekends