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Wills Makes History with Lizards Practice Squad Nod

0 - Published April 22, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

On Monday Wills became the first female named to a Major League Lacrosse roster in any capacity, making the New York Lizards’ six-person practice squad to start the 2014 MLL season.

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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.

MLL Supplemental Draft – Names & Grades

0 - Published December 17, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Below you can find each Major League Lacrosse franchise’s supplemental draft picks for 2013. The biggest names in the game might not be involved in this draft, but this is where teams fill holes and build strong foundations. So pay attention… it’s important!

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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.

MLL Announces 23-Man Rosters

0 - Published November 12, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse has announced that every team in the league has submitted its 23-Man Protected Roster for 2014. The MLL also sent out the rosters for the 8 teams. Teams are granted a 40-man roster leading into the season, and they can fill those remaining 17 spots with supplemental draft picks, college draft picks, and trades, before the start of the 2014 campaign.

Major League Lacrosse: So You Didn’t Make it to Philly

0 - Published August 22, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Four disappointed teams will be stuck at home on Championship Weekend. What went wrong, and can they turn things around next season?

Top 5 Plays – 2005 MLL Championship Game

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

Today we’re counting down the Top 5 Plays from the 2005 MLL Championship Game, which was won by the Bayhawks, 15-9, over the Lizards. As you may have guessed from the video, Gary Gait was named the game MVP.

Pick Your Poison: Powell Vs Millon 2002

0 - Published August 16, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse

It’s not scientific, and just for fun. No reason is really needed other than that! We respect both of these legends immensely, and we’re just interested to hear which assist you like more… Millon’s dodge and dump from X? Or Powell’s quick stick feed to a cutter? We thought they were both great, but which was BETTER?

Traditional Thursday: MLL Championship Goals 2001-2003

0 - Published August 15, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Traditional

It’s Traditional Thursday! This week we have Championship goals from Major League Lacrosse’s first three seasons, and each and every one is scored with a traditional stick! It’s a bygone day, where the best of the best all used leather and cross lace to get the job done. Lizards and Bayhawks just going AT IT!

MLL End of Season Awards Spotlight League’s Best

0 - Published August 14, 2013 by in General, Major League Lacrosse

With Championship Weekend right around the corner, Major League Lacrosse has been recognizing some of the hardest working members of their organization, and rightfully so!

MLL Game Photos: Denver Remains Unbeaten

0 - Published August 5, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

I took in the New York Lizards – Denver Outlaws game on Sunday evening, and a couple of things really stood out to me. I’ll go through some of the bigger story lines for the game, and provide a couple of Game Photos to support each avenue of discussion.

Rattlers’ Playoff Hopes Alive, Lizards Eliminated

0 - Published August 1, 2013 by in General, Major League Lacrosse

The Rochester Rattlers sweep the New York Lizards during the 2013 regular season, and retain Major League Lacrosse New York State bragging rights for the second year in a row.

New York Lizards: The Final Push… For Now

0 - Published July 17, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

In today’s MLL, the culture of consistency has become more vital to an organization’s success than ever before. It’s no longer about assembling the best group of all-star caliber players and throwing them out on the field, it’s about finding personnel that fit a system and are both willing, and able, to stay local, and together, as much as possible.

Caption Contest: Total Lax Heads!

0 - Published June 21, 2013 by in General

We’ve always been somewhat jealous of the big goofy mascots running out the field at baseball games, so as soon as we saw this fly into our mailbox, we knew it was worth a caption!

Video: Joe Vitale Shoots 111MPH

0 - Published June 21, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse, Videos

Joe Vitale was a two-time first team All-American in his last two years at Adelphi, and played in two games for the Charlotte Hounds last year. Right now, Vitale is on the New York Lizards’ practice squad, and he can straight up BRING THE HEAT when shooting. He hit 111 at camp this week.