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College Crosse Prospectus - November 12, 2017: NJIT Unveils New $110M Athletic Center; Delaware Stadium Is Getting A $60M Facelift.

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for November 12, 2017.

College Crosse AMA Podcast.

We’re going to have our Ask Us Anything Podcast the week of Thanksgiving. We greatly appreciate everyone who’s sent in questions already, as they have been fantastic. Make sure to check out Ryan’s post for details about the podcast if you’d like to send in a question.

College Crosse News.

LEVEL UP!!: NJIT’s new $100M athletic center is now open for business.

Those who stepped foot inside the brand new 11,580 square-foot indoor turf field here couldn't help but stare open-mouthed at the space. "It's so modern, we don't have anything like this on campus," said NJIT student and baseball player Chris Gibbons, 20. "We're really fortunate to have this." On Friday, local and state politicians joined NJIT officials to debut the campus' $110 million Wellness and Events Center, that will house the university's Division I athletic program, provide club and event space, and offer a conference facility for the city.

The 220,000 square-foot facility sits on NJIT's old soccer and lacrosse athletic field. Inside, a 52-foot high glass wall provides clear views of what will we be the new athletic field below. There's a 5,710-square-foot fitness center, an eight-lane pool, and a 3,500 arena.

Speaking of leveling up, Delaware Stadium is getting a $60M facelift.

Delaware Stadium, which has beckoned Blue Hens football fans for decades despite its fading beauty, is about to receive a long-awaited major makeover. The University of Delaware will announce at halftime of Saturday’s football game against Albany that the 22,000-seat Newark facility will undergo a $60 million transformation. It will include installing chairback seating in the three middle sections – C, D and E – of the west (home side) grandstand and box-seat area just above Tubby Raymond Field. More noticeably, it includes construction of a five-story, 90,000-square-foot, glass-and-steel building that will run the length of the stadium outside the west grandstand.

Amherst lacrosse is ready to go!!

Hahaha! Youth lacrosse is wild, yo!

Amen, Michael.

Find you a lacrosse team that supports your other sports like the Mercyhurst lacrosse team.

Lindenwood lacrosse got their Rocky on in this video.

Great post about Victoria Shamrocks trainer Jim (Downtown) Cain and his induction into the Canadian Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

With 37 years of service and seven Mann Cup rings to his name, former Victoria Shamrocks trainer Jim (Downtown) Cain was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in the Builder category on Saturday night in New Westminster. He joins a prestigious list of Shamrocks inducted into the hall including the likes of Gary and Paul Gait, Kevin Alexander, Fred (Whitey) Severson, Archie Browning, James (Pee Wee) Bradshaw, Chris Hall and current assistant coach Art Webster, to name a few. It’s an honour Cain, who joined the Shamrocks in 1979, will cherish throughout his lifetime, he told Hall of Fame officials. “It means everything to me. When I was asked to come on board, I was thrilled to bits,” he recalled of first joining the organization upon coach Bill Munroe’s request. “They had heard about me from hockey, because I did hockey for about 19 years. “Bill Munroe was a good friend of mine and he said: ‘We’re going to take a run at the cup.’ They had just lost in 1978 and he said: ‘We want you to come on board and give the guys a hand and keep them healthy.’ I said: ‘When do we start?’ ”

What’s Up, PhilaJersey?

I don’t think I’m cool enough for this club: Posh new Philly club to target city's emerging youthful elite.

When it was known as the Marketplace Design Center, 2400 Market St. was a lightly trafficked building in what remained a fringe neighborhood at the far west of Philadelphia’s central business district. Hospitality financier David Gutstadt now wants to turn part of the building, which will also soon host Aramark Corp.’s new world headquarters, into a center for the social lives of the city’s emerging business, tech, and cultural elite.

Gutstadt’s $50 million-to-$60 million plan for what’s to be called the Fitler Club, unveiled at a press event Thursday, involves fitness facilities, fine dining, hotel rooms, coworking offices, event spaces, and other amenities encompassing 75,000 square feet over parts of the building’s lower three floors. It’s a local take on the new wave of high-end private membership clubs – such as those making up the London-based Soho House chain – that are popping up in some of the world’s more prosperous cities. It underscores Philadelphia’s rising fortunes.

World/National News.

A robot Messi is going to (much) better than the real thing.

Serial Ballon d'Or winner Messi, 30, is widely considered the world's best but estimations suggest his dazzling ability will be overtaken in under three decades. In an exclusive interview with Daily Star Online, futurologist Dr Ian Pearson believes, by then, cyborgs will run faster, dribble better, shoot harder and pass with more accuracy than the human race could ever manage. The former cybernetics engineer and founder of Futurizon – a website dedicated to future technology – has given this website an prediction of just 28 years in the future. That would be a remarkable feat given that only 28 years in the past, Gary Lineker was leading England's forward line. Dr Pearson, 57, exclusively told us: "In any sport a robot could lift more, it could jump higher, it could run faster, it could make faster turns on a football field and it could hit the ball harder.

Your GIF/Video for November 12, 2017.

I’m #TeamSamsung but this video about the iPhone X is pretty funny.

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