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Box lacrosse gaining popularity in State of Hockey

0 - Published February 20, 2014 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The handful of Minnesota Swarm players taking part in Wednesday’s small practice session were a bit late to arrive, but the four Canadians had a good reason: they had to watch the second period of Canada’s hockey game against Latvia in the Sochi Olympics.

Rochester Vs Minnesota: Video, Photos, and More

0 - Published December 10, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Videos

The Minnesota Swarm made the trek to Rochester, NY to take on the Knighthawks in preseason NLL action, and the game was exciting from the get go. If the regular season lives up to the goodness that was this scrimmage, the National Lacrosse League is in for a great year.

Grown in Minnesota: Nick Jonas’ road from MCLA to NLL

0 - Published November 26, 2013 by in Box, Interviews, MCLA, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Growing up in Minnesota, Nick Jonas attended Swarm games, eventually he would get drafted by organization and signed to a two year deal before he ever stepped on the floor. Follow Nick on his journey to the National Lacrosse League.

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Junior Swarm: A Model For America

0 - Published October 17, 2013 by in Box, High School, Youth

Minnesota is on board, are you? If you read my last article about the Jr. NLL, you probably noticed the guys dressed in the yellow honey comb jerseys. That would be the Junior Swarm and although they haven’t been playing lacrosse indoors for very long, the instruction and commitment they have received from Aime Caines, Ryan Benesch and the rest of the Swarm organization, is what I believe rocketed them to the top.

NLL Draft Results And Commentary

0 - Published September 17, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League

55 players were drafted into the NLL last night in Oakville, Ontario. The Lacrosse Network held a LIVE Hangout, which was a lot of fun, and can be seen above. See below for the complete 2013 NLL Draft Results and some commentary on how it all went down. I’ll provide some general observations, and name a couple of guys worth watching!

Sick Matt Gibson Box Lacrosse Goal

4 - Published April 2, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

First we knew Matt Gibson as a Yale baller, and then an MLL All Star. Now we see Matt Gibson tearing up the world of box lacrosse for the Minnesota Swarm. Sick diving goal by Gibby!

Fireside Chat: Jordan MacIntosh – NLL, MLL, Team 22

0 - Published March 8, 2013 by in Interviews

Jordan MacIntosh plays for the Minnesota Swarm in the NLL, Rochester Rattlers in the MLL, and played his collegiate ball at NCAA D3 RIT. We talk traditional, his heroes, and how a player can transition from field to box and vice versa.

Report Card: 2012 NLL Jerseys By Reebok Lacrosse

7 - Published December 23, 2011 by in Gear, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Chris Fox swings by LAS to review the new uniforms for NLL teams. Each squad has a new jersey now, and the league and Reebok are definitely trying to take a step forward. Now Foxy grades them on their efforts.

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NLL Week 16 Review, NLL Week 17 Preview & NLL Playoff Preview

4 - Published April 22, 2011 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Chris Fox is back with a quick recap of what’s been going on in the NLL over the last two weeks, a preview of this weekend’s two games and an early look at the NLL Playoffs. There is also a video of the most ridiculous pro lacrosse fight we’ve seen in a long while.

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NLL Week 12 Preview

1 - Published April 1, 2011 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Chris Fox is back with a great preview of an action-packed weekend of NLL Lacrosse. It’s all coming down to these last few weeks of the season and futures are being made and broken. Should be a great weekend!

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It’s Time For The NLL To Get Real

8 - Published March 28, 2011 by in International, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The NLL is once again broadcasting games on TV. This is a good thing, but the presentation is FAR from perfect. Connor Wilson has some critique that will help improve the product of the broadcasts and draw in new fans. Seems pretty simple. Is anyone listening? What are your thoughts on the NLL on TV?

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NLL Week 11 Preview

4 - Published March 25, 2011 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Chris Fox is back with another top notch NLL week 11 preview. He’s highlighting all the games from this weekend and it’s clear that it’s going to be one heck of a weekend of NLL Box Lacrosse!

Week 9 NLL Lacrosse Preview

2 - Published March 4, 2011 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Chris Fox is back with another NLL Week 9 Preview. Well this time it’s week 9. But Chris is just back with opinion and Canadian-ness. The NLL is in fine form. So check out the weekend’s action!

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Week 7 NLL Lacrosse Preview

5 - Published February 17, 2011 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Chris Fox, someone very much in the know about the NLL, has stepped into Connor’s shoes and will be providing NLL weekly previews on LAS. This is a good thing because Chris knows his box lacrosse AND he went to an American University, so he can speak to everyone. And he’s Canadian. That never hurts, eh?!?!

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Week 6 NLL Lacrosse Season Review

1 - Published February 16, 2011 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The Week 6 NLL Lacrosse Review has opinion, recaps, and tons of long highlights. Everything you need to get caught up on another great weekend of box lacrosse!

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Week 6 NLL Lacrosse Preview

5 - Published February 11, 2011 by in International, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Week 6 of the NLL Lacrosse Season begins Friday night with Washington traveling to Edmonton. Brrrrr. The action continues on Saturday with 5 more games. Full slate of box lax! Connor Wilson previews the games and provides his picks. Plus a HUGE selection of NLL links at the end.

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Hot Pot Of Lax: CAPTION CONTEST

59 - Published February 10, 2011 by in Hot Pot

Lacrosse photo caption contest? Yes please! Plus plenty of lax links to check out while you’re drinking your morning cup of joe.

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Week 5 NLL Lacrosse Review & Highlights

14 - Published February 7, 2011 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Week 5 of the NLL season is in the books. Lots of great professional box lacrosse highlights and game recaps plus a shot at the standings as things currently sit in the league. Connor Martin even makes an appearance!