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Invention Hall of Fame

Page 2's Jim Caple keeps score on the greatest inventions in sports history, from Nerf to sports bras.

Updated: August 26, 2003, 12:19 AM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2 columnist

Sports has been constantly evolving since the Scottish began seeking longer distance from their golf balls. But when you look at our $400 million stadiums and watch our 24-hour sports networks and buy our $180 replica jerseys, it's easy to think that modern sports has finally reached its absolute peak, that there can be no further improvements, that there is nothing left to invent. Or at least nothing that Billy Beane hasn't already thought of first.

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