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Peter Baum, LXM PRO and Adrenaline Athlete

Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Peter Baum and the Next NCAA to LXM Star

0 - Published February 14, 2014 by in LXM PRO, Pro Lacrosse

With the 2013-2014 LXM PRO season having wrapped up a few weeks ago with a final stop in Los Angeles, the 2014 NCAA lacrosse season now underway, STX becoming an official Major League Lacrosse partner, and now Adrenaline and LXM PRO joining forces with the MLL, I can’t help but wonder who the next LXM star will be.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Twitter is Good for Lacrosse

0 - Published February 13, 2014 by in The Life

I’m a firm believer in the fact that Twitter has helped #GrowTheGame of lacrosse. You can interact with fans across the world, you can follow games that you can’t watch on TV or in person, and you can find tons of links to learn and improve your game. Tom Peace of TopLaxRecruits.com agrees.

Spotted: Drew Women’s Lacrosse at Super Bowl Halftime Show

0 - Published February 9, 2014 by in The Life

The women’s lacrosse team at Drew University had the once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of the Bruno Mars (and Red Hot Chili Peppers) Super Bowl halftime show last weekend. The team was chosen from an applicant pool along with students from other schools local to MetLife Stadium, where the NFL’s season finale was held.

Forum Friday

Your Favorite Composite Lacrosse Shaft

0 - Published February 7, 2014 by in Gear

Some people swear by metal lacrosse shafts, and others prefer composite. Used composite? Which brand of composite shaft is your favorite?

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: No Bad USAMLAX Picks

0 - Published February 6, 2014 by in Denver 2014

The Team USA 30-man roster was announced last night on The Lacrosse Network, culminating TLN’s “Road to the Rockies” miniseries documentary on the USAMLAX tryout process. And Bull Dodge Lax has a reminder for us: there are really no bad USAMLAX picks.

CP22′s MAMMOTH Return

0 - Published February 4, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League

Casey Powell made his return to the NLL last weekend, and a Mammoth return it was. Pun fully intended.

The Adjustment Bureau movie director George Nolfi wears Lax World shirt

Spotted: Adjustment Bureau Movie Director’s Lax Shirt

0 - Published February 2, 2014 by in The Life

The Adjustment Bureau is a pretty entertaining movie from 2011 starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt. The movie’s director, George Nolfi, was spotted wearing a Lax World t-shirt in a special features segment about the movie.

Forum Friday

Know Anything about Puerto Rican Lacrosse?

0 - Published January 31, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

Know anything about lacrosse in Puerto Rico? That’s the question this week’s forum member member has posed for LAS Community.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Who is Kevin Leveille?

0 - Published January 30, 2014 by in Denver 2014, International

Who is Kevin Leveille? According to Quint, Carc, and Eamon, he’s the best American inside finisher ever, and Connor Wilson agrees. I agree too, and I think University of Michigan Assistant Coach Ryan Danehy feels the same way.

Adrenaline Lacrosse Tournaments

Why ADRLN? Players & Coaches on Adrenaline Tournaments

0 - Published January 29, 2014 by in High School, LXM PRO, Youth

A few weekends back, I spent the entire day outside of Los Angeles for the final LXM PRO event of the 2013-2014 season. With the event also came the final Adrenaline tournament of the year. But what is it that keeps bringing teams back to ADRLN tournaments? Here’s what players and coaches have to say.

newspaper, crossword puzzle

Spotted: New York Times Crossword Puzzle Answer

0 - Published January 28, 2014 by in The Life

The New York Times crossword puzzle is a daily activity for some, and the paper is read by people online all over the world – so when something is in it, there is a good chance a lot of people see it. Good thing that “lacrosse ball” was the answer to 61 down clue “It’s caught by a stick on a field” back on December 1st, 2013, and that reader Leslie spotted it!

Denver Outlaws Puppy Photo Shoot with Bocklet and Sieverts

Photo of the Week: Denver’s Puppy Photo Shoot

0 - Published January 28, 2014 by in The Life

The Denver Outlaws did a photo shoot with puppies. Jeremy Sieverts, Chris Bocklet, and eight puppies. That’s all you need to know. Click to see more puppy lacrosse photos.

Forum Friday

Coaching Youth Teams

0 - Published January 24, 2014 by in Training, Youth

Have you ever coached a youth team? It sometimes can be challenging, and usually challenges coaches in different ways than an older team would. So what is the best way to coach youth players and teams?

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Super Bowl Storyline

0 - Published January 23, 2014 by in The Life

The entire sports world seemingly has zeroed in on one big storyline in the NFL. Richard Sherman’s interview, and the media fallout thereafter – which Connor examined yesterday – has intensified the Broncos offense versus Seahawks defense Super Bowl script. As lacrosse tough guy Tucker Durkin puts it…

Spotted: Chicago Bears Furry Huaraches

0 - Published January 21, 2014 by in The Life

The Chicago Bears just missed out on the NFL playoffs this season, but while they were playing, wide receiver Brandon Marshall was wearing some awesome custom Huarache 4s. Is that fur inside? If I played ball somewhere as cold as the Windy City, then I’d want that fur in my cleats too.

John Grant Jr. NLL Behind the Back One Handed Bounce Goal

Photo of the Week: Junior’s #3 SportsCenter Top Play

0 - Published January 21, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League

If you haven’t seen this shot by now, you’ve been really out of the loop the past few days. John Grant Jr. scored a goal for the Colorado Mammoth that many are calling the best goal of all time. He actually scored on this same shot two seasons ago as well, but the consensus is that Junior outdid himself with this year’s version.

Forum Friday

Who’s Your LXM PRO Season MVP?

0 - Published January 17, 2014 by in LXM PRO

Tomorrow’s LXM PRO Los Angeles event marks the final game of the season for the LXM PRO. In Connor’s preview of the game, he takes a look at who the league scoring champ might be when all is said and done. One of our LAS Community members was thinking along the same lines, wondering who you’d pick for the LXM PRO season MVP.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: John Tavares, Ageless Wonder

0 - Published January 16, 2014 by in Box, National Lacrosse League

In my opinion, there are two indisputable legends of the indoor game currently playing in the NLL. The first is John Grant Jr. The second scored an OT winner for the Buffalo Bandits last weekend while playing against the Philadelphia Wings. His name is John Tavares.