The summer sports season for kids is fast approaching and right now, across Michigan, there's a problem. There aren't enough referees and umpires for the season.
A lot of the blame from referees we've talked to falls on parents. They say that parents are the ones scaring off young referees.
In one instance, a referee told us that five different parents had to be escorted out of a game with a police escort.
Then, there's the story of a Livonia man being sucker punched and eventually dying.