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Wake up on Wednesdays to the Hot Pot of Lax. An interesting take on a current lacrosse topic coupled with news and links to top stories and the lax video of the week.


Hot Pot: Reissuing The August Challenge

2 - Published January 30, 2013 by in Gear, Hot Pot

This week’s Hot Pot reissues the formidable AUGUST CHALLENGE! Can you meet the simple requirements and Grow the Game?

Hot Pot: The Pros and Cons of Traditional

12 - Published January 23, 2013 by in Hot Pot, Mesh, Stringing, Traditional

As the Spring season gets closer and closer, CW takes a look at the benefits, and the drawbacks, of traditional lacrosse pockets vs. mesh.

Hot Pot: When I Was A Kid…

5 - Published January 16, 2013 by in Hot Pot

When I was a kid… Those words bring up a lot of different ideas and concepts for different people. A lot of it depends on where you grew up, when you grew up, and who you were surrounded by, but the point stands: things have changed!

Hot Pot: I Should Have Gone D1

9 - Published January 9, 2013 by in College, Gear, Hot Pot, NCAA

To be honest, the words “I should have gone D1″ should never come out of my mouth…

Connor Wilson Wesleyan Lacrosse Old School

Hot Pot: Breaking Resolutions… Already?

0 - Published January 2, 2013 by in Hot Pot, Training

New Year’s Resolutions can fall by the wayside quickly… so what is the ONE resolution you are making in 2013 that you want to keep? How will you make sure it happens?

Hot Pot: No Time To Give Like The Present

1 - Published December 19, 2012 by in Hot Pot

It’s a much tamer Hot Pot this week, but the message is as strong as ever.

Hot Pot: Fighting, NLL, NALL Rant

6 - Published December 12, 2012 by in Hot Pot, Pro Lacrosse

Connor Wilson addresses the new fighting rules for box lacrosse in the Canadian Lacrosse Association, and why you should definitely check out the NLL or NALL this year.

Hot Pot: Early Recruiting Rant

0 - Published November 28, 2012 by in Hot Pot

In this week’s Hot Pot rant, Connor explains who has the power to change Early Recruiting, but also why it is likely that nothing will be done at all.

Nemo shark fear Dorry

Hot Pot: Is Fear Your Best Friend?

1 - Published November 21, 2012 by in Hot Pot

This week’s Hot Pot is all about irrational and ignorant FEAR, and how it is holding so many back from experiencing greatness…

Hot Pot: Who WON Fall Ball?

0 - Published November 14, 2012 by in College, Hot Pot

The Hot Pot goes on a rant about who “WON” Fall Ball? Was it Syracuse, UNC, Duke or Denver? Or did something else happen, which happens every single year?


Hot Pot Of Lax: Rant – What Is Traditional?

3 - Published November 7, 2012 by in Hot Pot, Stringing, Traditional

The Hot Pot is back and TOTALLY different! The post has been transformed into something with more bite, to really get you going in the AM. It’s a RANT and this week it is about Traditional smack talking.


Hot Pot Of Lax: Lacrosse Bobblehead

1 - Published October 31, 2012 by in Hot Pot, Pro Lacrosse

This week we take a look at lacrosse bobble head dolls and who should get one in 2013. Plus all the news, links and video you’ve come to expect from the Hot Pot!


Hot Pot Of Lax: The Cheapest Shot

4 - Published October 24, 2012 by in Hot Pot

The Hot Pot has important news, great box lacrosse video and the most egregious slash to the neck of all time. It hurts to just watch it.

Hot Pot Of Lax: Replacement Refs And YOU!

0 - Published September 26, 2012 by in Hot Pot, Pro Lacrosse

The Replacement Ref issue is a big one for the NFL. Blown calls, upset fans and players, and a labor dispute that needs compromise and movement. YOU can make it happen, but probably won’t. The Hot Pot shows you how.

Hot Pot Of Lax: Let’s Play Trivia!

2 - Published September 19, 2012 by in Hot Pot

This week’s Hot Pot has some excellent Trivia to get you through a Wednesday along with news, links to top stories and our lacrosse video of the week.

Hot Pot of Lax: Is The PLL Going To Work?

0 - Published September 12, 2012 by in Hot Pot, Pro Lacrosse

This week’s Hot Pot takes a look at the PLL. How is this first year league struggling? Can they correct their course and make it work? Plus news and links and a great Goalie Goal video!


Hot Pot Of Lax: Rest In Peace, Andrew Romando

1 - Published September 5, 2012 by in Hot Pot, Training, Youth

This week’s Hot Pot remembers Andrew Romando, a young lacrosse player who lost his life far too early. We want to help his teammates in any way we can, and we found a way where we can ALL help them out! It’s simple, easy, and worth it!

Hot Pot Of Lax: Fall Ball Lessons From… ATLANTA?

1 - Published August 29, 2012 by in Hot Pot, Training, Youth

This week’s Hot Pot looks at Fall Ball #forthekids, and how we can learn from non-hotbed areas! Plus Syracuse, George Huguely trial, lacrosse stick assault in MA, news and a video from Royal Lacrosse!