Hot Pot Of Lax: ESPN’s Inside The Program

ESPNU The Experts lacrosse

During the 2011 season, will be taking a deep dive into the Syracuse men’s lacrosse program to get the details on what it takes to be an elite lacrosse program. This is a pretty cool feature for ESPN to be doing, and I think we can all agree that featuring Syracuse is a great move. I have no doubt there will be plenty of mainstream sports fans converted into college lacrosse fans thanks to this new series.

In this week’s installment, Coach Desko and Coach Rogers talk about their preseason exhibition games. Check it out!

Inside The Program: Syracuse passes early tests | ESPN College Sports

Speaking of Syracuse, here’s a clip from The Experts, a show on ESPNU I have yet to see. Connor Wilson recommended it to me yesterday and I’ve got the DVR set to record the next showing. The show features quite a few big lacrosse names!



– A Case Against Helmets in Lacrosse | The New York Times
– The Debate Over Helmets in Women’s Lacrosse | The Quad

– Max Seibald Nike Lacrosse Photo Shoot | Sweet Sweet Lax

– Required Reading: Alan Sepinwall Is To TV As Bill Simmons Is To Sports | Spoon Feed

– Training Tip Of The Week: Higher Level Workouts | Lax All Stars

– Syracuse vs. Denver: Pioneers Blazing New Trail In NCAA Lacrosse | Troy Nunes

– Singha Lacrosse Shaft by 1Lacrosse | Sweet Sweet Lax

– College lacrosse Q&A: Towson defenseman Marc Ingerman | Baltimore Sun

– Maryland Terps Locker Room Improvements | LaxPlayground

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Jeff Brunelle
Founder of Lacrosse All Stars. A West Coast native and product of the MCLA, I moved back East after college where I truly fell in love with the game. I've dedicated my career to LaxAllStars since 2010, and I wouldn't have it any other way. I now live in my hometown of Boise, Idaho, with my wife Zoë, two dogs, and a baby girl expected to arrive around Championship Weekend this May. I'm a technologist at heart, I'm not into snow or the month of January, and one time I kind of stole a football from Gary Gait. Life is crazy busy, but it's worth it when you get to immerse yourself in the medicine of lacrosse every day. We are on a mission to Grow The Game® on a global scale by empowering storytelling by players, for players, and bridging the gap between lacrosse and the mainstream.


  1. Herein lies the rub with helmets in women’s lax (in which I am no expert but a complete newbie):

    “According to research by Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, not only does the sport have the third-highest rate of concussion among female scholastic sports (behind soccer and basketball), but its in-game rate is only about 15 percent less than the rougher male version.”

    So where are the calls for helmets in women’s soccer and women’s basketball? Yeah, that’s what I thought.