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Lowell T Wilson, Herbert A Plassmann: Portable basketball set. The Ohio Art Company, Hugh Adam Kirk, March 20, 1979: US04145044 (88 worldwide citation)

A preschool knock-down portable indoor basketball set comprising a sponge-rubber ball and a weighted vertically adjustable stand for a basket with a removable bounce-board.The weighted base of the stand has an annular socket for one end of a pair of telescopic tubes, adjustable in length by a pin th ...


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Jerry D Stubblefield: Basketball shoe sole. Pensa, Saidman Sterne Kessler & Goldstein, October 15, 1985: US04546556 (83 worldwide citation)

An outer sole especially designed for basketball shoes which is lightweight, stable, and provides a greater degree of shock absorption than heretofore possible. The sole includes a plurality of kinetic levers or tread members which extend downwardly and outwardly from the peripheral portion of the b ...


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Glenn R Bernard: Stadium game for fans. John R Ross, John R Ross III, September 25, 2001: US06293868 (81 worldwide citation)

A game which is played by fans of sports events such as baseball, football, basketball and soccer. Each player makes advance predictions as regarding the outcome they expect to occur during the event. The player records his predictions in a form that can be checked by a computer. The record of the p ...


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David H Stewart, Sheila C Lehner: Protective athletic pants having diagonal protect pads around hip, buttocks and thigh areas. Crash Pads, Kenneth R Schaefer, September 3, 1996: US05551082 (80 worldwide citation)

An athletic garment designed to protect the wearer from injury during athletic activity such as in-line roller skating, skiing, volleyball, mountain biking, basketball, hockey, field hockey, ice skating or gymnastics. The invention uses strategically placed and rib-shaped gel, air or elastic foam pa ...


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Slider Gordon R: Basketball practice glove. January 2, 1973: US3707730 (75 worldwide citation)

A glove, to be worn while practicing basketball, having palm, back, and wrist portions, and open thumb and finger portions. The palm portion includes a pad, which spaces the wearer's palm from the ball, and the back portion includes a longitudinally extending stay, which limits bending movement of t ...


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David J Hall, Jonnathan H Kim: System and method for using impulse radio technology to track the movement of athletes and to enable secure communications between the athletes and their teammates, fans or coaches. Time Domain Corporation, William J Tucker, December 9, 2003: US06661342 (72 worldwide citation)

A system, electronic device and method are provided that utilize the positioning capabilities of impulse radio technology to track one or more moving athletes. The movement of these athletes can be displayed on a television, a handheld unit or an Internet site. In addition, the present invention can ...


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Barry Hallenbeck: Shoe, especially an athletic, leisure or rehabilitation shoe having a central closure. Tretorn, July 12, 1994: US05327662 (70 worldwide citation)

A shoe, especially an athletic, leisure or rehabilitation shoe, with an upper part consisting, at least partially, of a flexible material which covers the ankle of the foot (3/4 mid-height) or rises above the ankle (high top) and which is provided with an instep cover coveting the instep of the foot ...


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David I Grable: Portable basketball goal. John M Harrison, July 26, 1988: US04759545 (69 worldwide citation)

A portable basketball goal for location on the pool deck of a swimming pool, which includes a base adapted to seat on the pool deck and internally receive a first quantity of water for ballast and externally receive a second quantity of water or other ballast, a backboard support extending upwardly ...


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Dolan Edward M: Portable basketball backstop construction. Jaros Edward F, October 15, 1974: US3841631 (69 worldwide citation)

A portable basketball backstop construction readily assembled and disassembled and having a novel base including a hollow yieldable rubber-like container adapted to be filled with a sufficient volume of water to immovably fix and stabilize the backstop at a desired playing location. The construction ...


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Rafael J Guerra: Footwear with optical fiber illuminating display areas and control module. McHale & Slavin PA, September 29, 1998: US05813148 (65 worldwide citation)

Footwear with optical fiber illuminating display areas provides emphasis on illuminating certain features of the footwear, such as trademarks, logos, team sports, cartoon characters, and other artistic designs primarily for advertising, decoration and enhancing the visibility of the wearer. Footwear ...



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