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Music Monday: Off the Main-stream

0 - Published November 25, 2013 by in The Life

Good Monday to all the Lax All Stars across the globe! With Tom and Peyton grappling for NFL legend status and Kanye and Miley battling for the controversy spotlight, I thought it would be appropriate to stay off the beaten path for another Music Monday.

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Music Monday: Passafire

0 - Published November 18, 2013 by in The Life

To close out your Monday, we’re coming through with a great new reggae-rock album by Georgia’s own Passafire. This band formed back in 2003 when a bunch of college kids got together and started experimenting with their sound, which has evolved into something on the edgier side of that chill alternative beach sound.

Concussions In Lacrosse: Part 3 of 3

0 - Published November 18, 2013 by in The Life

The first two installments of this “Concussions in Lacrosse” series detailed what a concussion really is and why we should care about them. We covered a number of potential consequences of concussions (Post-Concussion Syndrome, Second Impact Syndrome and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) to outline why it is important to pay attention to them and protect ourselves.

Music Wednesday? Eminem’s New Album

0 - Published November 13, 2013 by in The Life

We’re back with a new Music Monday, on Wednesday, and for this rare Wed morning edition, we’re having a look at rap legend Eminem’s new album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2. I’m going to go right ahead and say that Eminem was, is (still), and always will be, one of the best rappers in the game. Yes, he’s had some sub-par albums in recent years, but I think that Recovery and especially this new album, which released November 5th, show that he hasn’t lost a step and remains one of the best lyricists and collaborators.

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Concussions in Lacrosse: Part 2 of 3

0 - Published November 5, 2013 by in The Life

Last week, we covered the basics of what a concussion actually is, what symptoms can be experienced, and the common causes in the game of lacrosse. In this post, I’ll be discussing why we should care about concussions and what type of consequences can be associated with this type of injury. A 2012 study reported that among high school sports, concussion rate was […]

Music Monday The O's

Music Monday: Oh, it’s The O’s

0 - Published November 4, 2013 by in The Life

Let me introduce to you the Dallas duet known simply as The O’s. Taylor Young and John Pedigo played together in various other bands before striking out alone on their guitar and banjo in 2008. These two can absolutely jam and really show it on their new album, entitled Thunderdog, which let’s be honest is one […]

Concussions in Lacrosse: Part 1 of 3

0 - Published October 28, 2013 by in The Life

Over the past few months, concussions have been gaining more and more attention in the media, schools, sports leagues, and the medical world. FRONTLINE recently aired League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis, which left viewers reeling about the subject. Around the same time, Lacrosse Magazine published a few stories on concussions, including one featuring former Duke and Cannons stand-out Brad Ross.

Music Monday: A Tribe Called Red

0 - Published October 28, 2013 by in The Life

ATCR recently dropped their latest album, Nation II Nation, which includes tracks like “Sisters” and “Bread and Cheese” below. CW put it best, this music “Makes me want to play lacrosse!”

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Music Monday: Not So College Rap

0 - Published October 21, 2013 by in The Life

Today we’re checking in with two well-known “college rap” rappers that have been maturing over the last couple years… and moving away from the party rap scene into their own deeper genres.

Music Monday: The Wind Down

0 - Published October 7, 2013 by in General, The Life

Our man Fritts is back with another stellar installment of Music Monday.

Music Monday: BTVII

0 - Published September 30, 2013 by in General, The Life

Earlier this year, we introduced you to my favorite band, Blitzen Trapper, in ‘The Nemo Edition’ of Music Monday.

Music Monday: Keep Watching

0 - Published September 23, 2013 by in General, The Life

A few months back, I introduced you to two young emerging talents in the rap game, Logic and Chance The Rapper. Well those two have continued to impress me and recently put out some new singles that I wanted to bring to you as a follow up edition on this Monday night. Moving forward, don’t forget about these two as they continue to make noise and turn heads.

Music Monday: One Monday, Three Genres

0 - Published September 16, 2013 by in General, The Life

Fritts is back! This week with four songs from three different genres. Mixing it up on Monday!

A Night’s Worth of Music Monday

0 - Published September 9, 2013 by in The Life

Just as it sounds, we’re back with the nightly post of Music Monday to give you three new tracks that make up a perfect night of music…just enough of everything. ‘Nuff said.

Music Monday: T.G.I.L.D.

0 - Published September 2, 2013 by in Reviews, The Life

Thank God it’s Labor Day! Thanks to those good ol’ Knights of Labor, we had an extra day to keep the weekend alive and celebrate the end of summer.