Best inventions 2005: Game Point

Sport Shades
Inventor: Alan Reichow at Pacific University for Nike
Availability: Now, $60 for box of six lenses. Purchase requires fitting by a professional; monthly replacement recommended.
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These amber-tinted MaxSight contact lenses from Nike filter out blue light to reduce glare and improve the visibility of baseballs, tennis balls and other moving targets. A gray-green version gives golfers an edge by enhancing the dips and curves of a distant putting green. Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts credits his...

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