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40 Sports Apparel Innovations

From Shock Bonnets to Polynesian Hoop Gear

— January 30, 2012 — Lifestyle
In the world of sports continuous improvement is necessary, and thankfully these sports apparel innovations will keep teams on the cutting edge. The refusal to evolve could end in disaster, and adjustments in sports can range from the mundane such as aerodynamic jerseys, to marvelous concussion preventative headgear.

These sports apparel innovations continue to push pro-sports further into the future. It's hard to tell where sports will be in ten years, but thankfully these developments will ensure better safety for a number of different events. For baseball, non-breakable bats would be a great way for athletes to avoid blinding splints in the eyes, and better headgear will hopefully protect from receiving any concussion at all.
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Freshness
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Portably Packed Footballs
Portably Packed Footballs
Bring the Stuff Football Everywhere Without Taking Up Space
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39
Spiral-Analyzing Apps
Spiral-Analyzing Apps
The Replay Football App Teaches You to Throw the Perfect Pass
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38
Infinitely Inflated Balls
Infinitely Inflated Balls
The Spalding Neverflat Basketball Goes a Year Without Fill-Ups
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37
Eco-Friendly Uniforms
Eco-Friendly Uniforms
The Adidas NBA Revolutionary 30 Jersey Took Four Years to Create
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36
Sporty Stationery
Sporty Stationery
The Hockey Stick Pencil Will Inspire Fun and Games
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35
Kevlar-Inforced Hockey Sticks
Kevlar-Inforced Hockey Sticks
The Easton Stealth RS Brings the Pain on the Ice
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34
Remote Control Cleats
Remote Control Cleats
The Remote-Controlled Football Boot is All About Fun and Games
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33
Religious Sports Star Bracelets
Religious Sports Star Bracelets
'What Would Tebow Do?' Wristbands Ask the Iconic Questions
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32
Solarific Soccer Balls
Solarific Soccer Balls
Greendix Releases World's First Solar-Powered Football
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31
Virtual Pigskin Controllers
Virtual Pigskin Controllers
Football for Wii Allows You to Quarterback Your All-Madden Team
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30
Hockey Stick Headsets
Hockey Stick Headsets
The Astro A-Star is a Must-Have for the Holidays
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29
Recycled Soccer Jerseys
Recycled Soccer Jerseys
Soccer Stars to Sport Recycled Jerseys at the 2010 World Cup
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28
Battle-Ready Baseball Bats
Battle-Ready Baseball Bats
Warstic Wood Bat Co are Perfect for All Ages and Skill Levels
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27
Supreme Soccer Shoes
Supreme Soccer Shoes
The Tiempo Legend IV Elite Nike Kicks Are the Cream of the Crop
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26
Sporty Seasoning Accessories
Sporty Seasoning Accessories
The Baseball Bat Pepper Mill Combines Athletics With Dinner
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25
$5,200 Soccer Balls
$5,200 Soccer Balls
The Harrod Croc-Skin Soccer Ball Adds Bling to the Football Craze
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24
Polynesian Hoop Gear
Polynesian Hoop Gear
The Adidas Basketball Maui Invitational Apparel Brings Tropical Swagger
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23
Sci-Fi Sports Jerseys
Sci-Fi Sports Jerseys
The 'Doctor Who' Hockey Jersey Lets You Play for Team TARDIS
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22
Garbage-Filled Soccer Balls
Garbage-Filled Soccer Balls
The Trash Ball Lets You Show Your Footwork the Eco-Friendly Way
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21
Golden World Cup Gear
Golden World Cup Gear
The Adidas Jo Bulani Ball Gives a Reason for the Crazed to Get Even Crazier
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20
MLB and Louisville supports Breast Cancer with Pink Bats
MLB and Louisville supports Breast Cancer with Pink Bats
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19
New York Times Crossword Puzzle Baseball
New York Times Crossword Puzzle Baseball
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18
Condoms for Cleats
Condoms for Cleats
Cleatskins Extend the Life of Your Athletic Shoes
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17
Crowdsourced Designed Sportswear
Crowdsourced Designed Sportswear
Stade Francais Rugby Team Uniforms are Colorful and Fan-Inspired
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16
Stellar Soccer Shoes
Stellar Soccer Shoes
Mercurial Superfly Vapor II Features Adaptive Traction Technology
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15
$100 Baseball
$100 Baseball
Unforgettaballs
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14
Superhero Athletic Apparel
Superhero Athletic Apparel
The Dwight Howard Superman Clothing Line is for Both Geeks and Athletes
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13
Luxury Baseball Gloves
Luxury Baseball Gloves
Custom Pieces at the Hermes Man Store in NYC
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12
Winter-Inspired Baseball Hats
Winter-Inspired Baseball Hats
The Corduroy Yankees 59FIFTY Caps Keep Heads Warm in Cold Seasons
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11
Eco Soccer Jerseys
Eco Soccer Jerseys
Nike Unveils the New Brasil National Team Kit
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10
Jersey Vests
Jersey Vests
Paris Fashion Line In-vests in NBA Team Jersey Athletic Wear
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9
Featherweight Court Sneakers
Featherweight Court Sneakers
The AdiZero Crazy Lights Are the Lightest Basketball Shoes Ever Made
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8
Heated Blades
Heated Blades
Thermablade To Revolutionize Hockey
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7
Baseball Cap Restorations
Baseball Cap Restorations
'Fitted Pro' Restores and Revives Your Beloved Fitted Caps
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6
World Cup Flip-Flops
World Cup Flip-Flops
Havaianas 'Teams' Sandals Let You Rep Your Football-Frenzied Country
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5
Shock Bonnets
Shock Bonnets
Xenith X1 Football Helmet Cushions Impacts With Air
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4
Hip-Hop Sportswear
Hip-Hop Sportswear
The Wu-Tang Clan Hockey Jersey is Nothing to Mess With
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3
See-Through Soccer Balls
See-Through Soccer Balls
AGENT Suggests a Transparent Alternative with the CITRUS Soccer Ball
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2
Carbon Fiber Cleats
Carbon Fiber Cleats
Nike Mercurial Vapor Soccer Shoes Feature Super-Light Support
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1
Anti-Concussion Helmets
Anti-Concussion Helmets
The Michael Princip Bulwark Helmet Boasts Safety Technology
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