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The newest synthetic surfaces aren't perfect, but they're a smoother, safer ride

By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / October 16, 2005

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Quinton Porter exposes the inside of his right elbow, lifting it just high enough to reveal a quarter-sized scab. That's nothing, the Boston College quarterback says. Had he been on AstroTurf, his entire arm might be the deep raised red of the abrasion. (Full article: 2194 words)

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