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What If We Had Perfect Robot Referees

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Technological innovations have become part of how we experience sports. The problem is that most viewers at home don't realize the imprecision of the machines.

Credit: Larry W. Smith / EPA / Redux

Last month, Mark Clattenburg, who is generally regarded as one of the finest referees in professional soccer, left England's Premier League for a better-paying position in Saudi Arabia.

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