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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!

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 No. 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.

Spotted: Two Lions, Two More Huaraches

0 - Published January 14, 2014 by in The Life

Last week we brought you Two Bills, Two Huaraches, and this week we have Two Lions, Two MORE Huaraches. A few weeks ago spotter Brandon noticed that Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford and center Dominic Raiola were both rocking turf Huaraches.

#laxcon aftermath of the US Lacrosse national convention

Photo of the Week: LaxCon Aftermath

0 - Published January 14, 2014 by in General, The Life

By now you probably know that the US Lacrosse Convention, better known as #LaxCon, was in Philadelphia last weekend, and anyone who’s anyone in lacrosse was there. But after a grand old time, the inevitable end had to come…

Forum Friday

Is There Such Thing As A “Perfect Pocket?”

0 - Published January 10, 2014 by in Stringing

Is there such thing as a “perfect pocket?” That’s the question that has arisen in this week’s Forum Friday. The poster really wants to know what the characteristics of a perfect pocket are, so we would have to assume that they think there is such thing as a perfect pocket. However, instead of a pocket that is perfect in terms of working for everyone, I think the question may be looking for more general qualities.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Sam Bradman Low to High

0 - Published January 9, 2014 by in LXM PRO

LXM PRO 858 in San Diego was a thriller last weekend, with Team STX edging out a 16-15 win over Maverik United on a Max Ritz goal with two seconds left. Earlier in the game, Sam Bradman put Team STX on his back with four first half goals, including what was just about the most beautiful low release shot I have ever seen. It was an on the run riser, and Kyle Harrison definitely appreciated the shot as much as I did.

Buffalo Bills Wear Nike Huarache Lacrosse Cleats

Spotted: Two Bills, Two Huaraches

0 - Published January 7, 2014 by in The Life

We’ve had a ton of Huarache spotting so far this NFL season, and we aren’t done yet! Although the Buffalo Bills didn’t make the playoffs this year, they did have a few players wearing Nike lacrosse cleats.