Author Archive | Jumbo Jack

Jumbo Jack Reviews ‘Damages’ on FX

1 - Published April 2, 2009 by in The Life

In addition to inspirational and witty commentary on lax and pop culture, I think we might be able to add voice of reason when it comes to quality TV shows. After listening to 412′s review of Damages on FX, I decided to check it out and see if he really knew what he was talking about.

The Art of the Blowout and Giving It Your All

0 - Published February 23, 2009 by in College

Everyone knows that the best teams in every sport (the ones with the most scheduling pull) always start their season out with “tune-up” games. Usually it’s against teams from weaker conferences with weaker abilities, but sometimes there’s just a big difference between the top and bottom of in-conference play.

LaxAllStars Exclusive: Interview with Tom Gravante

0 - Published February 13, 2009 by in College, Interviews

With the MCLA season already underway, the eyes of the lacrosse community now turn to the NCAA ranks, where the last pre-season scrimmages are taking place this weekend in preparation for the 2009 season. Today marks another step forward for LAS as we get an inside look from a very reputable D1 head coach…

Lacrosse Trips: Rules of the Road

4 - Published February 10, 2009 by in College, The Life

Yee Haw! The 2009 season is OFFICIALLY underway, and yesterday was the 3rd official launch day of the new MCLA website. Guess what? It actually happened this time! As many teams prepare to make their first road trips of the season, I’ve decided to provide you with a few crucial rules to live by while bunking at Motel 6 with your teammates…

OT done the right way

2 - Published January 26, 2009 by in The Life

Did you check out the ’09 edition of the NHL All-Star game played up in Montreal? Perusing through the boobtube last night I saw the 12-11 final and was surprised that it was such a high scoring affair. Aren’t hockey games supposed to be 3-2? The best part was that there was actually a winner.  After ending in an 11 to 11 tie and a scoreless OT, they went to a shootout won by the East Team.