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Super high-vision: a green bottle with a long neck

When high-definition television came along, it revolutionized the game. Watching sports got way better all over the world for literally millions, if not billions, of viewers.

For fans of American football: think, for instance, of Mario Manningham’s clutch 38-yard catch that sparked the New York Giants’ winning drive in Super Bowl XLVI, and the sideline tap-dance that was part of it. High-def made it all so real.

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No fear, one DQ, two golds

DAEGU, South Korea — John Smith, the Southern California track coach for whom there are two ways — his way and the highway — has a mantra he particularly likes.

Fear, he says, is nothing but “false evidence appearing real.” There’s no fear in anything, he says. Get out there and 100 percent do your best. Just execute.