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Stick Trick Saturday: Tricep Stall

0 - Published April 5, 2014 by in General, Stick Tricks, The Life

This week’s trick, like many in the past, is a Matt Gibson original. You are using your shaft to stall the ball on different parts of your body. This week you will be stalling the ball on your tricep. Be very careful with this one if you aren’t careful you can hit yourself in the face like I did.

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Case Of The Buts

0 - Published April 4, 2014 by in The Life, Words of Wisdom

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! Happy Friday! The word “but.” A tricky little word, It was in my persuasive communications course in college that I learned how damaging a word it can be. Simply put, the word but negates everything that came before it. When you use the word in discussion, people tend to remember […]

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Hot Pot: Does Technology Make Sports Better?

0 - Published April 2, 2014 by in Technology

Any time you ask a broad question, like the one posed in the title of the post, you are bound to get answers that run from one end of the spectrum to the other. Certain situations merit an easy ‘yes’ or a hard ‘no’, while others are seemingly stuck in a grey area of limbo. Where does the technology in sport debate fall on this spectrum? Is this a question we can even answer?

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College Lacrosse Featured in Key Concussion Study

0 - Published March 31, 2014 by in College, The Life

College lacrosse and accelerometers are finally coming together on a large scale. A study launched at Sacred Heart University is monitoring head impacts with accelerometers for the entire season. Along with the sensor data, the study will utilize neurocognitive measures (tests of thinking and memory), IQ scores, mood assessments, and drug dependency screens to compare to impact data and any diagnosed concussions. Many of these factors have been shown to change after a concussion, and this study will examine how changes are linked to cumulative head forces as well, measured by the helmet sensors.

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Music Monday: Current Swell

0 - Published March 31, 2014 by in The Life

Spring is so close here in New England I can almost smell it! West coast readers, get outside on your Monday afternoon and enjoy what you’ve got. In order to nudge the warm sun and good vibes to come our way, I’m delivering some excellent laying back/hammock/beach music for this week’s Music Monday. I introduce to you, Current Swell!

Dude Perfect YouTube Nerf Sports Edition Lacrosse Goalie Stick

Spotted: Dude Perfect’s Nerf Sports Edition

0 - Published March 30, 2014 by in The Life

Ever heard of Dude Perfect? It’s basically a group of five guys doing insanely awesome tricks and stunts, filming these antics, and posting them to YouTube. But maybe antics isn’t the right word, because the tricks Dude Perfect pulls off are extremely impressive, and these five friends have amassed quite a following on following on YouTube – over 2.4 million subscribers to be exact. And hey, they just used a lacrosse goalie stick in one of their recent videos, Nerf Sports Edition.