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Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Why Rank 20 Teams?

0 - Published April 10, 2014 by in NCAA

Over the last few weeks Connor has been asking if the D1 lacrosse poll was serious, evaluating where teams are ranked from #1 to #20 and seeing if the voters got it right. But an interesting thought posed by one of our Twitter followers has us thinking: Is 20 the right number to rank?

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College Lacrosse Rivalries, MCLA Edition

- Published April 8, 2014 by in College, Featured, MCLA

It’s Rivalry Week here at LaxAllStars, with big NCAA Division I rivalry games between teams such as Maryland and Johns Hopkins as well as Michigan and Ohio State. Connor gave us the rundown on some of the NCAA’s biggest college lacrosse rivalries, and most MCLA rivalry games are still a week or two away, but […]

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Spotted: Dude Perfect’s Nerf Sports Edition

0 - Published March 30, 2014 by in Lifestyle

Ever heard of Dude Perfect? It’s basically a group of five guys doing insanely awesome tricks and stunts, filming these antics, and posting them to YouTube. But maybe antics isn’t the right word, because the tricks Dude Perfect pulls off are extremely impressive, and these five friends have amassed quite a following on following on […]

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: “Snow-tre” Dame

0 - Published March 27, 2014 by in NCAA

In honor of me traveling to the East Coast this week and there being snow on the ground when I look outside, here’s an awesome tweet and photo from Notre Dame assistant coach Gerry Byrne from their game against Ohio State.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Athlete First, Face-Off Man Third

0 - Published March 20, 2014 by in College

While Twitter is usually a place for sharing news and links, it can also facilitate great conversations, 140 characters at a time. Such a conversation occurred surrounding one of Connor’s recent Hot Pot articles, which discussed the “Specialization Problem” and proposed a rule to fix it. Faceoff Academy cofounder Jerry Ragonese was part of the […]

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Spotted: Lacrosse Stick in 50 First Dates Movie

0 - Published March 16, 2014 by in Lifestyle

50 First Dates is a romantic comedy about how Adam Sandler’s character falls in love with Drew Barrymore’s character. The catch is that Barrymore’s character has short-term memory loss, and forgets who Sandler is each morning. Overall, I think it’s just a fun movie to watch, but did you know that Barrymore gets to smack […]

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Tweet of the Week: Teach It Right by Teaching Dignity

0 - Published March 13, 2014 by in Training

There are a lot of camps and clinics for lacrosse nowadays, not to mention a ton of recruiting camps. If you’re interested in a new event that looks to be a truly elite one, make sure to read Connor’s interview with Adrenaline about their Black Card Showcase and Platinum Cup. But if you just want […]

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Tweet of the Week: Give Your Goalie Some Love

0 - Published March 6, 2014 by in Lifestyle

Goalies are incredibly important in lacrosse, and sometimes they just don’t get the love they deserve. As an attackman, I know that I’ve given out a few stingers and shots and rides. As long as it’s not a penalty, that’s just good hard play, but when it’s your own goalie, you need to give him […]

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Spotted: Lacrosse on “Community” TV Show

0 - Published March 2, 2014 by in Lifestyle

Back in January, lacrosse was spotted on the TV show Community. I’m not quite sure what was happening in the episode, which appears to be “Geothermal Escapism,” the fifth episode of the show’s fifth season. Thanks to reader Jeff for the tip!

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Tweet of the Week: UVA, Syracuse, and the Epic ACC

0 - Published February 27, 2014 by in NCAA

Virginia vs. Syracuse is always one of of the games I circle on the calendar every season. The teams are perennial powerhouses in lacrosse, and their matchup is always entertaining. This year the game has more meaning with Syracuse joining the ACC, making it the first conference game between the Cavaliers and the Orange. There’s […]

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Spotted: Belichick’s Hopkins Lacrosse Sweatshirt at NFL Combine

0 - Published February 23, 2014 by in Lifestyle

It’s fairly well known that longtime New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is a lacrosse guy. His daughter is the head coach for Wesleyan’s women’s program, and she as well as Bill himself played their college ball at Wesleyan. This week, Peter Baum tweeted a photo of Belichick wearing a Johns Hopkins lacrosse sweatshirt […]