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Charles Murray
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Re: Techy sports
Charles Murray   11/28/2012 6:29:50 PM
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I agree, Rob. There's been a gigantic technology change in sports broadcasting. I can't even remember what it was like to watch a fotball game without stopping for a review. Of course, the networks love the review because they can insert a commercial or two while the refs are looking at the replay.

Charles Murray
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Re: "kill the ump"
Charles Murray   11/28/2012 6:31:05 PM
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I can't imagine how long it would take to watch a baseball game if umps were constantly stopping to review balls and strikes. Baseball is already too long.

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Re: Techy sports
Rob Spiegel   11/29/2012 11:08:41 PM
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You're right about the extra commercials, Chuck. Not all sports, of course, are adopting the new technology. In baseball, it's still what the umps can see.

Charles Murray
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Re: Techy sports
Charles Murray   12/11/2012 5:55:59 PM
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One other amazing technological change in sports: JumboTron scoreboards. The Dallas Cowboys scoreboard is so big that (according to Wkipedia) it would take 4,920 52" flat panel TVs to equal it.

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The bottom line is
matt214   8/26/2014 4:28:34 AM
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The bottom line is that sports have become more tough in terms of competition in the recent years. So apparently, yes, there is a connection between technology and people making use of it to do better in sports. However, there's a range of outdoor sports out there that don't necessarily need technology to make them even better. You could find some clues on AlarioBros. A lot of people find the resource appealing for what it has to offer them.

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