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Raymond F Tonkel, Alexander L Gross: Cushioning and impact absorptive means for footwear. Kangaroos U, Paul M Denk, January 23, 1990: US04894933 (41 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to the encapsulation of a cellular insert, in the form of cellular components, formed of woven material fabricating such cellular components that present voids or cavities therein, or which may be formed from spirally or helically wound strands of a polymer having a hardness ...


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Nelson F Newcomb, Nelson F Newcomb Jr: Illuminated playball. C Yardley Chittick, January 11, 1977: US04002893 (41 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises a hollow self-supporting ball, in the form of a football, basketball, volleyball, etc. made of translucent plastic material and having an internal source of illumination of such intensity that the ball may be used in the dark. A battery powered light source is mounted within ...


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Albert Cazares, Holland R Gibson Jr: Basketball gripping glove. Matthews & Associats, November 21, 1989: US04881275 (41 worldwide citation)

A new and improved basketball gripping glove or gripping glove for any similar size spherical object or ball to be worn by a Basketball player or other athlete. The glove is constructed of a wrist anchor strap with a plurality of five elastomeric bands extending therefrom the other end of the bands ...


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Gianni Kail: Conducting games of chance using predicted sum of scores. Supra Engineering, Abelman Frayne & Schwab, January 18, 2000: US06015345 (40 worldwide citation)

A weekly or other regularly scheduled game of chance is conducted in conjunction with a series of seasonal sporting events, such as baseball, football, hockey, U.S. and international basketball and volleyball games, in which a number of specific games are identified on a printed or electronic game c ...


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Stephen F Nye: Method and apparatus for adjusting a basketball goal. Lifetime Products, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, November 1, 1988: US04781375 (40 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for adjusting the height of a basketball goal comprising a telescoping support pivotally mounted to form a diagonal within a deformable parallelogrammatic structure. The telescoping support has an outer cylinder slidably connected over a concentric inner cylinder. The inner cylinder has ...


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McNabb James R: Basketball retrieval and return device. December 4, 1973: US3776550 (40 worldwide citation)

A large basket shaped framework enclosed by an outer covering is positioned beneath a basketball basket. A chute leads from the bottom of this framework to a basketball return mechanism. The return mechanism comprises a motor driven rotating projecting arm and a transfer arm for transferring a baske ...


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Pulley Harvey E: Support structure for basketball board and hoop combinations. Equalizer, April 9, 1974: US3802702 (40 worldwide citation)

Basketball hoop and board support structure constructed for mounting to an upright standard. The support structure basically comprises a three dimensional parallelogram having nominally parallel but adjustable parallelogram bars and also vertical, forward and rearward elemental frame structures. The ...


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Ernest L Thornell: Adjustable height toy basketball goal. Spang & Company, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, December 27, 1988: US04793611 (39 worldwide citation)

Portable, lightweight-construction toy basketball set made of releasably interlocking plastic parts for ease of assembly and disassembly in which backboard structure and a base support are interconnected by an elongated upright standard. An elongated upright is provided which is divisible into separ ...


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Philip Anastasakis: Basketball goal. Bryce Jones, Rogers Bereskin & Parr, September 26, 1989: US04869501 (39 worldwide citation)

A movable basketball goal has a base and first and second support members extending up from the base. Each of the first and second support members comprises two separate elements, one of which is pivotally attached to the base. The other elements are pivotally attached together at their upper ends. ...



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