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A new take on hubcaps helps rabid sports fans cheer their alma maters anywhere they spin their wheels.

This story appears in the February 2002 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

What: Designer hubcaps for sports fans

Who: John D. Smith of Clever Covers Inc.

Where: Orlando, Florida

When: Started in 1996

College sports fans will buy just about anything with their favorite team's logo on it. That's why John D. Smith, 33-year-old president and CEO of Clever Covers, suspected he'd have a "built-in market of fanatics" when he designed his product, a line of hubcaps emblazoned with the logos of collegiate sports teams.

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