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5 sport technologies we love... and 5 we hate

Tech has changed sport, not always for the better


Many technologies can enhance a fan's enjoyment of sports. Some others are just plain annoying. Here's five that we love and five that we're not so keen on.

Fantasy sports websites

When fantasy sports leagues were organised with pen and paper they were, frankly, more busy work than fun. But recently, fantasy sports have ballooned in popularity thanks in part to websites such as Yahoo, which offer live scoring, an easy-to-use draft application, injury reports, and detailed statistical analysis and player comparisons.

Most importantly, the sites' chat forums offer a convenient place to hone your trash-talking skills.

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