Yes, I think that the refs have tended to avoid making
by jt (2019-02-04 11:01:57)

In reply to: I actually agree with him there.  posted by PeteatND

"controversial" calls in the last 5 minutes of the game so as not to become "the" story. The same thing happens in the NBA.

It's bothered me for years--if it is in the damn rulebook, it's there for a reason and it's there for the whole game, not just 90% of the game.