There's a retrograde little sports event happening in England this week called Wimbledon.
The organizers still force players to wear predominantly white clothing. Yes, even on the practice courts.
And yet, way back in 1980, Wimbledon began employing Cyclops technology to make service line calls.
Meanwhile, soccer (or football, as most of the world knows it) contented itself with sad little men carrying flags, often somehow blind to balls crossing the goal line.
But that perhaps will soon be no more. For the BBC reports that the International Football Association Board has finally decided that it should experiment with goal-line technology, starting in December at the slightly insignificant FIFA Club World Cup (not to be confused with the World Cup).… Read more