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Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Back to the Future for John Grant Junior, CP22

0 - Published August 28, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse

John Grant Junior just led the Denver Outlaws to their first MLL Championship with a Championship Game MVP performance to top off an outstanding season, and Casey Powell led the Florida Launch in their first year of existence – and the entirety of Major League Lacrosse – in points this year to be named overall season MVP. Have we gone back to the future?

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Tweet of the Week: Baum, Machine Oil Up for Playoffs

0 - Published August 14, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse

The Ohio Machine are heading to the Major League Lacrosse playoffs for the first time in the team’s three seasons in Columbus. A big part of their success has been the play of LXM PROs Kyle Harrison and Peter Baum, and the latter tweeted an awesome photo of a packed stadium behind him during the Machine’s regular season finale.

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Tweet of the Week: Lyle Thompson Is Lacrosse’s “One Percent”

0 - Published May 8, 2014 by in NCAA

Lyle Thompson is about to add to the new single-season points record in college lacrosse this weekend, and his brother Miles is only a few points behind him. Of course cousin Ty is a shooter on his own, and the Thompson Trio take on Loyola in round one of the NCAA playoffs this weekend. Read on to see what MLL Rookie of the Year Matt Gibson had to say about Lyle’s huge point total!

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Tweet of the Week: Snapchats with Junior

0 - Published April 24, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League

John Grant Junior recently hit a huge NLL milestone: 600 career goals. Junior is only the third player to hit this mark, joining John Tavares and Gary Gait in the 600 club. A lot of well-deserved congratulations went out to the Mammoth star, but none funnier than this from face-off man Jerry Ragonese:

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Tweet of the Week: No More Neon, Grippy Lacrosse Balls for MLL

0 - Published April 17, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse has seemingly gone away from using the grippy, neon orange balls that they have used in the past. This caused quite a stir on Twitter, especially from the Chesapeake Bayhawk’s head coach Dave Cottle. At first the rumor was that grippy balls picked up too much dirt, making them hard to see on TV. When the discussion turned to the color of the balls being the issue, the best tweet came in the form of Trevor Tierney appealing to Connor Martin.

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Tweet of the Week: Why Rank 20 Teams?

0 - Published April 10, 2014 by in NCAA

Over the last few weeks Connor has been asking if the D1 lacrosse poll was serious, evaluating where teams are ranked from #1 to #20 and seeing if the voters got it right. But an interesting thought posed by one of our Twitter followers has us thinking: Is 20 the right number to rank?

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Tweet of the Week: “Snow-tre” Dame

0 - Published March 27, 2014 by in NCAA

In honor of me traveling to the East Coast this week and there being snow on the ground when I look outside, here’s an awesome tweet and photo from Notre Dame assistant coach Gerry Byrne from their game against Ohio State.

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Tweet of the Week: Athlete First, Face-Off Man Third

0 - Published March 20, 2014 by in College

While Twitter is usually a place for sharing news and links, it can also facilitate great conversations, 140 characters at a time. Such a conversation occurred surrounding one of Connor’s recent Hot Pot articles, which discussed the “Specialization Problem” and proposed a rule to fix it. Faceoff Academy cofounder Jerry Ragonese was part of the conversation, and had this particularly standout tweet.