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NLL Previews: #9 Philadelphia Wings

0 - Published December 20, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Mark Powers and Connor are counting down the days until the NLL season kicks off and so is The Lacrosse Network! Over on The Lacrosse Show, Mark and CW are releasing one new pick in their NLL Top 9 each day until the season kicks off. Yesterday they released their #9 preseason team, and got to talking about the Philadelphia Wings!

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Photo of the Week: Philly Wings Cup at the 76ers Game

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

If you hadn’t heard, the NLL kicked off its preseason play this past weekend, and one city in particular seems very excited for the return of professional box lacrosse. What city is that? Philadelphia, where Philly Wings’ player Kevin Crowley is being featured on commemorative cups…during NBA games.

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The Lacrosse Show: Kyle Sorenson

0 - Published December 6, 2013 by in NCAA, Pro Lacrosse

We had Kyle Sorenson of the Vancouver Stealth on The Lacrosse Show last night and we grilled him on the new NLL rule changes, what it takes to win in the league, his stick set up, the new Under Armour gear and deal, and a ton of other interesting stuff! We also talked MLL, NCAA, LXM, and FIL Lacrosse…

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Wheelin’ and Dealin’: A pre-season guide to the NLL

0 - Published November 27, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Mark Donahue preview’s the upcoming 2014 NLL season by weighing in with his opinion on last season, listing each team’s transactions, and highlighting the keys to the 2014 season. Training camps have began, it’s time to get serious.

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.

New NLL Sponsor: Under Armour

0 - Published November 25, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League

We hinted at it earlier, then gave you and unofficial announcement, and now we have the real deal for you: Under Armour is the new gear sponsor for the National Lacrosse League!

1975 Philadelphia Wings Video

0 - Published October 14, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Videos

The year was 1975. The NLL had just started up and the Philadelphia Wings were the most popular team in this brand new professional sports league. Greats like Jim Wasson, John Grant Senior, and the Lloyd brothers played in the league, the helmets didn’t have face masks and the sticks were all made out of wood. The shorts were also truly short.

The Lacrosse Show is BACK!

0 - Published October 4, 2013 by in Interviews, The Life

The Lacrosse Show is BACK! Connor Wilson and Mark Powers run through five different lacrosse stories together, and then the two finish up the show with an interview featuring the NLL’s #1 Draft Pick, Logan Schuss!

Junior NLL Tournament Helps Grow The Game

0 - Published September 20, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Youth

This year seems to be a progressive one for box lacrosse. I’ve seen more programs and tournaments pop up these past few months than ever before, and even the NLL is getting on board by hosting its first Junior Tournament in Toronto.

Reader Poll: Hot out of the Gate

0 - Published September 18, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

This week’s Reader Poll is all about the NLL draft!

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!

2013 NLL Combine: Prospects Game

0 - Published September 16, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League

The Lacrosse Network broadcast the 2013 NLL Combine Prospects Game last night, and it’s a great watch! These guys are all trying to make a name for themselves in this game, and are playing with hopes of being drafted tonight (Monday, Sep. 16th).

New MLL Playoff Format And Key Dates

0 - Published August 30, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, National Lacrosse League

Major League Lacrosse has announced a new playoff format, and some key dates for next season. For the MLL, it means home playoff games for the top seeds, an extended playoff schedule, and a stand alone championship game. Below, I get into the details of the new moves, and then look at how this could impact players who compete in the MLL and NLL.

Best Old Box Lacrosse Video

0 - Published August 19, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse, Videos

This old ABC Sports video truly has it all. From the Gait Brothers to Dallas Eliuk to spandex, Jofa helmets and some of the best hair the 80s and 90s ever saw, not a single second of the video is anything less than awesome.

NLL Championship Preview

0 - Published May 11, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The fans at the Langley Events Center are going to be treated to an absolute beaut of a game this Saturday. The Rochester Knighthawks are slated against the Washington Stealth for the Champion’s Cup.