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Steven Rehkemper, Michael Kass, Bret Gould: Electronic football capable of measuring throwing statistics. Rehco, June 24, 2003: US06582330 (59 worldwide citation)

The electronic football of the present invention is capable of calculating various throwing statistics. The electronic football includes a start switch in communication with a timer means that starts when the start switch is released approximately simultaneously when the football is thrown. Upon imp ...


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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.


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Tony Verna: Systems, devices and methods for reviewing selected signal segments. ScanZ Communications, Covington & Burling, January 20, 2004: US06681398 (58 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides on-field sports officials and other similarly situated users with systems, methods and portable devices for monitoring, reviewing and evaluating sports, entertainment, news and other events and occurrences in nearly real time. These systems, methods and devices for exa ...


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Carl Joel Abraham: Apparatus for enhancing absorption and dissipation of impact forces for all protective headgear. August 14, 2001: US06272692 (56 worldwide citation)

An improved protective headgear apparatus for usage in connection with sporting activities, such as football, hockey, cycling, and the like, and other activities requiring the usage of protective head gear. The protective headgear apparatus is specifically designed to improve the absorption and diss ...


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Nicole Durr: Sports helmet. McHale & Slavin, September 10, 2002: US06446270 (55 worldwide citation)

An improved helmet constructed with a rigid shell having a soft outer covering which absorbs impacts and disperses energy thereby protecting the wearer of the helmet, as well as protecting the impacting object. When used for contact sports such as football, this covering is effective in preventing i ...


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Aldean Burdett Bassette, Nicole Durr: Sports helmet. A V E, McHale & Slavin, February 3, 1998: US05713082 (54 worldwide citation)

An improved helmet constructed with a rigid shell having a soft outer covering which absorbs impacts and disperses energy thereby protecting the wearer of the helmet, as well as protecting the impacting object. When used for contact sports such as football, this covering is effective in preventing i ...


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Colin MacIntosh, Tony Rice, Shaun Holthouse, Igor Van de Griendt: Sports sensor. MNT Innovations, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, October 11, 2011: US08036826 (54 worldwide citation)

A data logger for a monitoring sports which includes an accelerometer, a gyro sensor to sense angular displacement, a GPS unit to sense position and velocity, a magnetometer to sense direction of movement, a heart rate monitor, and a controller programmed to manipulate the data and provide a display ...


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James T Hayden: Football helmet with breakaway face mask. Wood Herron & Evans, August 14, 1990: US04947490 (54 worldwide citation)

A football helmet is provided with a releasable face mask which is attached to the helmet by hook-and-pile fastening means. Abutment means prevent relative movement of the face mask in response to a force which impinges on the mask in a direction toward the wearer's face, but permit the mask to brea ...


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Raymond H Pelfrey: Football punting shoe. Naylor Neal & Vilkema, January 3, 1978: US04065861 (54 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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Douglas G Guenther, Bradley Lee Gaff: Football. Wilson Sporting Goods Co, March 30, 1999: US05888157 (53 worldwide citation)

A football includes an elongated bladder and a plurality of longitudinally extending rubber strips which are secured to the bladder. Each of the rubber strips has a longitudinally extending groove. A plurality of cover panels surround the bladder and the rubber strips. Each of the cover panels has a ...



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