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Irving M Everton: Game apparatus for use in conjunction with the viewing of a spectators sport. February 27, 1979: US04141548 (95 worldwide citation)

A spectator participation game apparatus for use in conjunction with the observance of a program or sporting event such as a football game in which one or more observers on separate game apparatuses try to predict the type of "play" or occurrence which will next ensue, as well as predicting separate ...


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Patrick Hughes, Michael Hughes, David Yager: Computerized statistical football game. Michael B Hughes, Patrick J Hughes, David C Yager, Dickstein Shapiro & Morin, April 17, 1990: US04918603 (93 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for playing football. The football game is played on a computer system and is based upon actual football performances by a database of football players. The computer football game is played by a league of individuals, each of whom can individually, or in groups, own a franchis ...


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Jay Smith III, Kevin Hudson, Bill Hudson: Throw-measuring football. Smith Engineering, Price Gess & Ubell, July 14, 1998: US05779576 (90 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses an amusement projectile characterized in a first embodiment by a football shape which is thrown by a user and which comprises electronics therein to measure and display the distance traveled by the thrown ball to the point of impact with the ground or to another user. Using a ...


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Yoshi Sekiguchi, Risa S Vuillemot, Chika Sekiguchi, Juri Sekiguchi: Process and display with moveable images. Yoshi Sekiguchi, Thomas W Tolpin, February 27, 1996: US05494445 (88 worldwide citation)

An efficient economical process is provided to produce an intricate impressive display with outstanding marketing and advertising appeal. In the process, multiple images are formed, such as on a central processing unit, the images are masked and striped, and portions thereof are superimposed. The su ...


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David J Marinelli: Speed, spin rate, and curve measuring device using magnetic field sensors. Silicon Pie, James R Young, November 21, 2000: US06151563 (82 worldwide citation)

A device for measuring a movable object, such as a baseball, football, hockey puck, soccer ball, tennis ball, bowling ball, or a golf ball. Part of the device, called the object unit, is embedded, secured, or attached to the movable object of interest, and has a spin detection circuit, electronic pr ...


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Curtis A Vock, Peter Flentov, Dennis M Darcy: Sport monitoring systems and associated methods. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage L C, February 15, 2005: US06856934 (81 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for determining speed, power and/or impact (sporting characteristics) of persons involved in activity. Wireless signals may be generated indicative of the sporting characteristics for receipt and display on a watch worn by the user or on a remote display. Sensors ma ...


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Ariano Rosalba, Fontanella Bartolomea: Electronic device for the simulation of an animated game, in particular the game of football. Browdy and Neimark, April 1, 1975: US3874669 (77 worldwide citation)

An electronic device is disclosed which can simulate any animated game between two single players or two teams. Said device can be preselected for three types of game; manual with the direct piloting by two rival operators; semiautomatic wherein only one operator pilots his player or team against th ...


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Glenn R Bernard: Stadium game for fans. John R Ross, John R Ross III, September 25, 2001: US06293868 (74 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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Frederick T Haas Jr: Synthetic turf playing surface with resilient top-dressing. Schwartz Jeffery Schwaab Mack Blumenthal & Koch, June 29, 1982: US04337283 (72 worldwide citation)

A playing surface for athletic games comprising a stable subsurface, a pile fabric resembling grass and a compacted top-dressing comprising a mixture of from 25 to 95 volume percent resilient particles and from 5 to 75 volume percent fine sand. The inventive surface is particularly suited for use as ...


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Robert A Wolfe, Gleisner Donald: Shoulder, chest and neck protecting device. All American, Gustalo Nunez, May 27, 1986: US04590622 (72 worldwide citation)

A protective gear assembly includes cantilever-type protective pads to be used by those athletes engaged in contact sports such as football, hockey, etc. The pads are releasably attached to a one piece padded vest type jacket by strap like members which pass through apertures thereon. The vest jacke ...



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