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Sports Teams Wire Up the Stadium to Pull Potatoes Off the Couch

Doug Garland faces a formidable opponent. As the general manager of stadium experience and technology for the San Francisco 49ers, he competes with the comforts of the living room, where most football fans prefer to park themselves on Sunday. Fast Wi-Fi, affordable snacks, no lines when nature calls.

To help level the playing field, he has a plan of attack. He’s putting the bathrooms in the cloud.