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Commentary: Football programs that adopt cutting-edge technology may have a competitive advantage. Is that unfair? It depends.

College football is crossing over to the high-tech gridiron age, a new era that could end up making competition unbalanced - in football and other sports - with technological-haves outstripping the have-nots. But the reality of this modern athletic age is far more nuanced than that.

Competition could not exist without opponents possessing advantages and disadvantages. If each team was theoretically equal, there would be almost no contest and each game would essentially end in a tie. As early 20th century American

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