Bobby V Hundley: Dual compartment food tray. Emrich & Dithmar, January 17, 1995: US05381901 (62 worldwide citation)

A nestable food or snack tray having a pair of recessed food storage compartments each adapted to receive and hold food is vacuum molded from a single sheet of lightweight plastic, such as polystyrene. A first recessed compartment is shaped in the form of an athletic field or stadium such as a tenni ...

Melvin J Robey: System and process for providing durability enhanced area. Purdue Research Foundation, John R Nesbitt, May 17, 1977: US04023506 (60 worldwide citation)

A system and process is disclosed for providing a durability enhanced area that is particularly well suited for use as an athletic playing field. A vegetative crop has one or more layers of netting associated therewith so that each layer of netting has portions of the vegetative crop extending there ...

Douglas R Kralik: Inflatable padded game ball. Figgie International, Senniger Powers Leavitt and Roedel, April 28, 1987: US04660831 (60 worldwide citation)

An inflatable padded game ball, such as a football, having an outer carcass, a padding inside the carcass, a liner inside the padding and a bladder inside the liner. The liner is so dimensioned relative to the carcass that the liner establishes the final dimensions of the ball when the bladder is in ...

Gianni Kail: Method and apparatus for conducting games of chance. Supra Engineering, Abelman Frayne & Schwab, August 15, 2000: US06102797 (59 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 and basketball games, in which a number of specific games are identified on a printed or electronic game card, and the participant marks the ...

William J Bowerman: Athletic shoe for artificial turf with molded cleats on the sides thereof. BRS, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh Hall & Whinston, March 25, 1980: US04194310 (59 worldwide citation)

Athletic shoes with molded cleats of resilient material for use on artificial turf or other hard surfaces are disclosed including first cleats provided on the bottom of the shoe sole positioned beneath the foot of the wearer and second cleats provided on both sides of the shoe. The second cleats are ...

James C Wingo Jr: Football shoulder pad. Riddell, Ben D Tobor, July 9, 1991: US05029341 (58 worldwide citation)

A shoulder pad for a football player, includes a rib protector pad body disposed adjacent to the body arch members and releasably connected to the pad body disposed beneath the body arch members of the shoulder pad.

Jean Marie Donntag, Jacques Casper: Inflated sports ball. Adidas Sarragan France, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 26, 1993: US05181717 (58 worldwide citation)

An inflated bladder-type sports or leisure ball, e.g., a football, having as a cover, an external layer of polyurethane or polyurethane-polyurea foam with compact integral skin. The thickness of the covering layer is between about 1.5 and about 5 mm, whereas the thickness of the compact integral ski ...

John W Reed: Protective helmet containing an integral transceiver. Richard C Litman, August 25, 1992: US05142700 (58 worldwide citation)

A protective helmet, such as a football helmet, motorcycle helmet, construction helmet, or the like comprises a shell made of impact-resistant material. Inside of the helmet is a complete transceiver system which allows two-way wireless communication between persons in the same location or to a remo ...

Dennis J Iannazo, James W Lacy, Cheryl J White: Football interactive simulation trainer. Dennis J Lannazzo, James W Lacy, James E Bradley, March 16, 1999: US05882204 (56 worldwide citation)

A football interactive simulation trainer for quarterbacks and kickers provides true perspective views of a simulated playing area during practice plays, as would be seen by a training player on a regulation size football field during an actual play. The trainer includes a sonic tracking system whic ...

Raymond H Pelfrey: Football punting shoe. Naylor Neal & Vilkema, January 3, 1978: US04065861 (53 worldwide citation)

A pair of impactor elements are fixedly attached to a football shoe along the side and even with the top and sides of the arch of the foot. These impactors are provided with planar ball impacting surfaces which materially increase the area of contact between the shoe and the football. These impactor ...

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