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Bellmore's Dean Blandino named NFL's new director of officiating
Dean Blandino, a member of the NFL's Officiating Department for 15 years and the director of the league's instant replay program, has been named NFL vice president of officiating. He takes over for Carl Johnson, who announced in December he would become the leaguje’s first full-time game official after Super Bowl XLVII.
Blandino, a native of Bellmore who played football at Mepham High School,...