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Running Stairs With Mitch Belisle

0 - Published August 29, 2014 by in Training

Welcome to Running Stairs with Mitch Belisle! Mitch’s MLL season with the Boston Cannons just recently ended, and before the NLL and next MLL seasons start up, Mitch has to continue to train during the short offseason.

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Traditional Thursday: English Stringing Explosion

0 - Published August 28, 2014 by in Stringing, Traditional

Welcome to an English Stringing Explosion for your Traditional Thursday! I met a Welsh player in Denver this summer, and he had a perfectly strung Rock-It Pocket in his neon green STX head… except it wasn’t strung by Rock-It Pocket… it was strung by Chris Wilson, an English traditional stringing expert from Manchester.

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23-0 Culver Academy Lacrosse Highlights

0 - Published August 28, 2014 by in High School

The Culver Academy Lacrosse Prep team had a really good season last year, going 23-0, and finishing as the #1 high school team in the Midwest. They also finished the year as the #2 team in the nation according to some rankings.

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Connor Versus: Mitch Belisle

0 - Published August 27, 2014 by in Pro Lacrosse

For the newest episode of Connor Versus, I met up with Mitch Belisle nice and early in Brooklyn’s Fort Green Park, and we did 1-on-1 battle for Connor Versus supremacy. Can you guess who won this epic NYC title belt tilt?

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The Great Helmet Hoax of 2014

0 - Published August 27, 2014 by in Gear

Welcome to the great helmet hoax of 2014! Rumors have been swirling for over a year about a certain longtime lacrosse company getting into the helmet game, and when the alleged head protection device was supposedly shown off at Blue Chip this summer, the rumor mill officially switched to a higher gear.

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Terrible Fight In WLA Finals

0 - Published August 25, 2014 by in Box

The below terrible fight video comes out of the Western Lacrosse Association in Canada. The Maple Ridge Burrards and The Victoria Shamrocks are squaring off for the title in a multi-game series, and this is going down in Game 2, with Victoria up 12-8 on the Burrards.

Ohio Machine vs Denver Outlaws 7.26.14

MLL Championship Game: Will You Watch It?

0 - Published August 22, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

In past years, the MLL Championship Game has drawn relatively large and small crowds alike, sometimes at the same venue of use, and sometimes with the same teams playing. What can we expect for 2014? Will people show up in Georgia? Will TV viewership be better or worse? And is Major League Lacrosse beginning to […]

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TBT: Adam Richman Played Lacrosse!

0 - Published August 21, 2014 by in The Life

You know Adam Richman, right? He’s the man with over 600,000 Twitter followers who talks about great food on shows like Amazing Eats, Food Fighters, and Man Vs. Food. He has also been involved in the world of competitive eating… But did you also know that Adam Richman played lacrosse?

Duke Beats Syracuse 16-10 For Division 1 title.

Hot Pot: Face Off Rule Changes Uproar… Again

0 - Published August 20, 2014 by in College, NCAA

The last time the NCAA tried to install some college lacrosse face off rule changes, the face off community reacted with a focused passion, and some of the rules (no motorcycle grip for example) were not adopted. Now, the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Rules Committee has provided an updated set of recommended changes, and the face […]

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Hot Pot: Making Lacrosse Safer

0 - Published August 13, 2014 by in Coaching, Featured, Hot Pot, Youth

Everywhere we look, people seem to be talking about making lacrosse safer in one way or another. It ranges from hitting being reigned in at the collegiate level through new rules, to concussion studies, a debate about helmets for girls in Florida, and beyond.