Author Archive | Chris Rosenthall

Professional Lacrosse & The Week Of Opportunity

0 - Published February 20, 2014 by in LXM PRO, Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

No more of this either or mess, as the LXM and MLL have finally come together to unify professional field lacrosse. Time to let a player play; if you can cut it, you can take your services to both pro leagues, just the way it should be. Rosie drops his thoughts on the new situation.

Cornell/Princeton Game Photos by Tommy Gilligan

MLL Draft Review: One Month Later

0 - Published February 19, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Shortly after the MLL collegiate draft wrapped up, Connor Wilson tossed an interesting suggestion my way, one you pretty much never hear from website editor: Wait. That’s right, instead of posting a wrap-up piece the following day, he wanted me to take some time, check out each team’s picks in both drafts, add in their various offseason moves and try to get a better idea of what these teams are working with at this point of the offseason.

Alphabetical 2014 NCAA D1 Preview: Syracuse

0 - Published February 12, 2014 by in College, NCAA

Syracuse (16-4 in 2013) is coming off of a season that was a whole lot of “Friday Night Lights” (the television show), unfortunately mixed with a little bit of “Friday Night Lights” (the movie): five one-goal wins (including games against Virginia, Princeton and Cornell) in the regular season, late-game NCAA tourney heroics against Yale and Denver, and ultimately, a heartbreaking loss to Duke in the championship game.

Six Changes You Want To See In Major League Lacrosse

0 - Published January 8, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

If you could change anything about Major League Lacrosse, what would it be? Chris Rosenthall talks about six things he’d like to see change in the MLL.

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Major League Lacrosse 2014 Supplemental Draft Preview

0 - Published December 10, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

It’s the MLL Supplemental Draft and there are over 500 players to choose from. Who does your team need to pick?

Team USA Weekend Interviews

0 - Published October 7, 2013 by in International, Interviews

Chris Rosenthall went down to Alexandria, VA after my weekend box game to check out the Team USA fall scrimmages at the Play for Parkinson’s event, and got to catch up with Kevin Cassese, a Team USA assistant, and Kyle Hartzell, a Team USA hopeful! Check out what the insiders had to say about the recent try out scrimmages!

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The Chesapeake Bayhawks Repeat Recipe

0 - Published September 17, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

According to Bayhawks head coach Dave Cottle, 94 feet is the distance a halogen lamp projects its light; a number so arbitrary you’d have to assume it to be correct. “If you’re driving from Florida to Maryland,” said Cottle during a mid-season conference call, “you’re not looking at Florida or Maryland, you’re looking 94 feet ahead of you.”

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Five Takeaways from Championship Weekend

0 - Published August 30, 2013 by in LAS Insider, Major League Lacrosse

So, Philadelphia: Are you guys just not really interested in watching lacrosse? Goodness, an announced attendance of just 3,792 for the MLL championship. Like Connor said, we’ll get into that later; this is about being there, and what you may have missed from your couch.

Major League Lacrosse: So You Didn’t Make it to Philly

0 - Published August 22, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Four disappointed teams will be stuck at home on Championship Weekend. What went wrong, and can they turn things around next season?

Major League Lacrosse: The Philadelphia Four

0 - Published August 9, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

It’s the final weekend of the regular season, and three out of four playoff seedings are still up in the air. Who can take which spot, and which spot do they want? We’re not talking practice, we’re talking PLAYOFFS!

Major League Lacrosse: Pregame Playoff Predictions

0 - Published August 3, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

It’s Week 13 in the MLL, and we’ve got four teams left to battle for two spots: who’s going to Philly and who’s going home? Chris Rosenthall fills you in!

Rattlers’ Playoff Hopes Alive, Lizards Eliminated

0 - Published August 1, 2013 by in General, Major League Lacrosse

The Rochester Rattlers sweep the New York Lizards during the 2013 regular season, and retain Major League Lacrosse New York State bragging rights for the second year in a row.

MLL Instant Replay: The First Mistake

0 - Published July 29, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

A few weeks ago, a last second MLL instant replay challenge was denied on a goal. This past week, the challenge was allowed, and given. Which one was the RIGHT call? What happened? We get to the bottom of things with some help from Major League Lacrosse Commissioner, Dave Gross.

Major League Lacrosse Week 11 Recap

0 - Published July 25, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

It was a weekend filled with epic comebacks – were they enough to win, or did the teams fall short? Denver, Hamilton, Chesapeake, and Boston seemed like Major League Lacrosse favorites. Are they still?

Major League Lacrosse Week 11 Preview

0 - Published July 20, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Three games on Saturday in Major League Lacrosse, and all come with big implications for the playoff picture. Can Charlotte, Rochester, or New York make a move? Will Denver keep winning? Can Ohio double their win total for the year?

Boston Vs Chesapeake Preview: Casey Powell’s Return

0 - Published July 18, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

The MLL returns to regular season action tonight with a high-stakes matchup between the 2011 and 2012 champs, the Boston Cannons and the Chesapeake Bayhawks. It will air live on CBS Sports Network.

Thank You Charlotte: MLL All-Star Weekend Recap

0 - Published July 17, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

When All-Star weekend came to the Queen City, we had to see it for ourselves. Chris Rosenthall takes in the All Star Game, tailgating, and some tasty BBQ in North Carolina!

Major League Lacrosse Week 10 Recap

0 - Published July 10, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

The Outlaws make history, the Bayhawks barely escape an upset, and Tucker Durkin takes out two Rattlers