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Please NFL, keep 1st down chain gang

Originally Published: August 8, 2010
By Jerry Greene | Special to Page 2

Technology, what's it good for?

The NFL is thinking about selling its soul to Cairos Technologies, the German company that's been trying to sell its "smart ball" to the other football (i.e. soccer). It's a computer chip-in-ball plus a magnetic field around the football field that allows the ball to know where it is at any moment and pass that information to the referee by a phone-watch on his wrist.

Ref: "Hello, who is this?"

"The ball."

Ref: ...

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