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Don't Open Until 2112
December 31, 2012
A time capsule of things we'll miss
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December 31, 2012

Don't Open Until 2112

A time capsule of things we'll miss

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One hundred years from now, the games we play and watch will be radically different. Football players should finally have those long-promised jet packs. Basketball players will dunk on 15-foot goals. The halftime act at Super Bowl CXLVI will be the Rolling Stones. (O.K., not everything will change.) To show the futuristic fan what he or she is missing, SI created a time capsule of things that left the sports world in 2012, indexing each item by likability and cultural importance:

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