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adosch writes: The latest lockout antics are ancient history, preseason brawls are over and America's number one sport is back in action. Football uses a lot of interesting technology that we take for granted, and in this article I'll answer the question, how the heck do they get that yellow first-down line on the field?
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The Technology Behind Footballs' Magical Line

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You can tell how far we have to go, when FORTRAN is the language of supercomputers. -- Steven Feiner