Tragic Plane Crash Leaves Pitcher Roy Halladay Dead At Age 40

David Frietz

On Thursday, November 7th, 2017, Roy Halladay was involved in a plane crash just off the coast of Florida. Reports of the crash came in at 12:06 pm by a resident who contacted local authorities regarding a plane flying about in “unusual patterns” before crashing into the Gulf of Mexico.

Halladay’s plane was sighted by boaters in the area who also noticed the bizarre flying and pulled out their cell phones to record the scene. News source TMZreceived footage from some of the boaters who made it to the scene. Warning: Video Contains Unedited Language

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2017 Early Season NCAA Basketball Tournaments To Keep An Eye On

As Fall approaches, the start of the NCAA basketball season is right around the corner. However, for most teams who dream of March Madness glory, their season starts with an exciting early season tournament. Here is a look at the best NCAA basketball tournaments happening at the beginning of the season.

Legends Classic – Nov 20-21, 2017

The Progressive Legends Classic takes place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The participating teams are Oklahoma State, Pitt, Penn State, and Texas A&M. The standout player at The Legends Classic is Texas A&M forward Robert Williams, who surprised a lot of people by agreeing to come back to school for his sophomore year. He is considered a top prospect for next year’s NBA Draft. Oklahoma State made an impact last year, and college fans will be curious to see how the team responds to losing point guard Jawun Evans to the NBA.

Hall Of Fame Classic – Nov 20-21, 2017

The Hall of Fame Classic takes place at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The competing teams are Baylor, UCLA, Creighton, and Wisconsin. Fans will be curious to see how good UCLA will be this year after losing multiple players to the NBA, including Lonzo Ball and TJ Leaf. UCLA does have a talented freshman class coming in to replace these players. Wisconsin is looking to rebound after a painful loss in the Elite 8 to the Florida Gators.

Battle 4 Atlantis – Nov 22-24, 2017

The Battle 4 Atlantis takes place at Atlantis Paradise Island on Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas. This year’s field features a number of exciting teams including Arizona, Villanova, Western Kentucky, NC State, Purdue, SMU, Tennessee, and Northern Iowa. Arizona will definitely be one of the best teams in the country this year. They are led by guard Allonso Trier, who could be the national player of the year. Villanova has been one of the best teams in the last few years, winning a national championship and spending multiple weeks as the top-ranked team in college basketball. Purdue is looking to make a long run this spring, as they return almost their entire starting lineup.

Maui Invitational – Nov 20-22, 2017

The Maui Invitational takes place at the Lahaina Civic Center in Lahaina, Hawaii. This year’s Thanksgiving showcase features Michigan, LSU, Marquette, VCU, Notre Dame, California, Wichita State, and Chaminade. Notre Dame, Michigan, and Wichita State are the standout teams.

Phil Knight Invitational – Nov 23-26, 2017

The Phil Knight Invitational will take place throughout Portland, Oregon, to honor the 80th birthday of Nike co-founder Phil Knight. There will be 16 teams participating in two separate tournaments. The Phil Knight Invitational is filled with prestigious schools and national title contenders. Portland, Arkansas, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Georgetown, Oregon, Duke, Connecticut, Portland State, Michigan State, Gonzaga, Florida, Butler, Texas, Ohio State, and Stanford make up the field.

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Intriguing Week 10 NCAA Football Matchups and Week 9 Recap

What another great weekend of College Football!

The week started with a tight game between #20 Stanford and Oregon State. The Beavers fumbled late and Stanford capitalized to win 15-14 in the final seconds.

It’s been a long time since we talked about FSU vs. Alabama to open the season. Now, after their 35-3 loss to BC the Seminoles are now 2-5 and may not be bowl eligible without a turnaround.

#25 Iowa State took down #4 TCU 14-7 and #3 Georgia pummeled Florida 42-7.

#9 Notre Dame looks strong against a good #14 NC State team.

But the big game was #2 Penn State at #6 Ohio State. The Buckeyes went on a 19-3 fourth quarter run to comeback and beat Penn State 39-38.

Week 10 has some great potential to be action packed. Be sure to check out these games:

 

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MOBILE APPS ARE CHANGING OUR WORLD!

Whether we’re in our cars, at the grocery store, or sitting on the couch at home, we’re using mobile apps.

MOBILE APP MARKET’S EXPLOSIVE GROWTH

Mobile App Industry has Become a Gold Rush

• 2016 – mobile app market $45B, mostly from games

• 2017 – 90% of tech startup companies are mobile apps

• Apple led the revolution and is now the most valuable company in the world • More than 2B people play mobile games daily – will double by 2020!

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