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Stay in Shape over the Holidays

0 - Published December 20, 2013 by in Training

The holiday season is in full effect, and with it comes relaxing, good food, and time with family. It can be tough to stay in shape during this time of year, but it’s always important to keep training, especially with lacrosse season starting right after the holidays. How do you stay in shape over the holidays? That’s what this week’s poster wants to know!

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: CBC on the Wills Pick

0 - Published December 19, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse

By now you probably know that Devon Wills has become the first female player on a Major League Lacrosse roster. While she wasn’t picked up in the Supplemental Draft as some may have hoped, the NY Lizards claimed the two-time FIL Women’s World Cup gold medalist out of the Player Pool. While she still has to prove herself to make it from the training camp roster to the game roster, she has the support of many in the lacrosse community, including Connor Martin.

Spotted: Con Bro Chill Song in Mountain Dew Ad

0 - Published December 17, 2013 by in The Life

Con Bro Chill, the band, has some pretty catchy songs. Regardless of how you feel about Connor Martin, you can’t deny that fact. And neither could Mountain Dew, who featured the CBC song, “We Should Hang Out,” in one of their advertisements!

Forum Friday

Face Off Tips for Beginners

0 - Published December 13, 2013 by in Training

Between The Faceoff Academy’s national showcase and Adrenaline’s upcoming Faceoff Challenges, we’ve been talking a lot about face offs the past few days. For this week’s Forum Friday, we’re continuing the trend. Our poster isn’t new to lacrosse, but he is new to facing off, and he needs our help to answer his face off questions.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Suit & Tie for MLL Players

0 - Published December 12, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, The Life

The rise of the “lax bro” has been evident over the past few years, and has certainly led to a lot of discussion. Over the summer, Connor wrote about the difference between “swag” and “swagger,” and I continued the conversation. After prompting from a recent article, Connor centered this week’s Hot Pot on the issue again. The debate has also resurfaced on social media, leading goalie John Geagan, of the NY Lizards and Manhattan College, to tweet his mind.

Photo of the Week: Hanukkah Lacrosse

0 - Published December 3, 2013 by in Grow The Game, International

Since we’re in the middle of Hanukkah, it seemed like a good time to share one of Israel Lacrosse’s photos for Photo of the Week! Here we have some brand new players in Ashkelon, an Israeli city that is home to the Israel Lacrosse Association (ILA) and is the sister city of Baltimore.

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Spotted: Huarache Cleats on A Steelers Player

0 - Published December 3, 2013 by in The Life

We have seen A LOT of Huarache spottings in the NFL this season. Many of them that we’ve pointed out have been courtesy of tips from reader Sergey Baklykov, and this one is no different. Here we have our first Pittsburgh Steeler player spotted in Huaraches, and it’s Emmanuel Sanders.

Forum Friday

Know About Rubber Mesh?

0 - Published November 29, 2013 by in Mesh

In the past year or so, wax mesh has made a lot of noise and has gained a ton of support in the lacrosse world. But what about rubber mesh?

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Thanksgiving for Junior?

0 - Published November 28, 2013 by in The Life

John Grant, Jr., is one of the best Canadian lacrosse players of all time, not to mention one of the best lacrosse players of all time period. But did you know he recently gained American citizenship? What does this mean for his Thanksgiving plans? Canadian Thanksgiving is in October, which means it already happened. Does that mean he gets double the turkey and pumpkin pie?