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Garrett Billings of Toronto Rock NLL featured on CNN Humans to Hero

Spotted: Garrett Billings CNN Article

0 - Published 18 hours ago by in National Lacrosse League

Toronto Rock star Garrett Billings was recently the subject of a CNN.com article in the site’s “Human to Hero” series. According to its website, “Human to Hero gets to the heart of what it takes to be a sporting star.” In Billings’ article and video, he discusses the abundance of lacrosse players on Wall Street, the lessons of playing college lacrosse that translate to the professional world, as well as the growth of the game and a bit about his personal life.

Matt Russell end caps

End Caps: It Comes, It Goes

0 - Published 19 hours ago by in General, LXM PRO, Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse, The Life

Markbuster Videos! Markbuster Videos, long live Matt Russell… The great Matt Russell, goalie for Team STX and formerly at Navy, has decided to call it quits. I watched the broadcast of Matt’s final game on The Lacrosse Network, but honestly, I don’t remember ever hearing about Matt hanging it up. I had the chance to […]

Ohio Machine training camps

Inside Training Camp: Ohio Machine – New Vibe

0 - Published April 18, 2014 by in Featured, Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Last weekend I was invited out to the Ohio Machine training camp at St. Charles High School in Columbus, OH. Here are my key takeaways from the experience!

NLL Week 17 Preview and Predictions

0 - Published April 18, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Only two weeks left in the NLL regular season and the playoff picture is almost complete. Toronto knocked Philly out of playoff contention and punched their ticket to the big dance simultaneously. The East Division is now all locked up – Minnesota and Philadelphia are warming up their golf games already. The first two seeds are Edmonton and Calgary respectively. Colorado earned a big win over Edmonton this past weekend control their own destiny – one more win gets them into the playoffs or a Stealth loss.

Tweet of the Week

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.

NLL Week 16 Previews and Predictions

0 - Published April 11, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The NLL is winding down, find out how your team is looking moving toward the playoffs. Plus highlights, NLL Live, predictions and more!

Swarm Player Pays Tribute to Fan

0 - Published April 8, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Andrew Suitor or the Minnesota Swarm wore the name of a lifelong fan who lost her life in the off-season. The link between lacrosse players and their fans couldn’t be any closer.

Ohio Machine

Good Time To Be On The Machine

0 - Published April 6, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

From the zoo, to the baseball park, to the pizza shop…being on the Ohio Machine has it’s benefits! Find out what kind of changes Ohio is going through and what that could mean for 2014!

Sidney Crosby NHL penguins playing lacrosse with Minnesota swarm

NHL Star Sidney Crosby Suits Up as NLL Goalie

0 - Published April 4, 2014 by in Box, General, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Could the NHL All-star Sidney Crosby make the jump to the National Lacrosse League?

NLL Week 15 Preview & Predictions

0 - Published April 4, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

There are only a few weeks left in the NLL season and the playoff race is in full force. Rochester and Edmonton have locked up a playoff spot in the East and West respectively. Buffalo and Calgary are good position as well and can lock up playoff berths with at least one more win. The rest of the league is clamoring for the last two spots. The race couldn’t be closer as Philadelphia and Vancouver have gained wins recently.

MLL owned- bayhawks

Teams Begin Training Camps This Weekend

0 - Published April 3, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

After eight long, cold months (in most MLL climates), 2014 Faceoff Weekend is just three weeks away. If you can’t wait until then you’re in luck, because teams will open their training camps this weekend in anticipation for the 14th MLL season. The New York Lizards will be the first to open when they do so tomorrow on Long Island.

The Road East vs West The past, present and future LXM Pro Featured

The Road: East vs. West – Past, Present and Future

0 - Published April 1, 2014 by in LXM PRO, Pro Lacrosse, The Life

LXM Pros Erik Krum, Shamel Bratton, Matt Russell, and Peter Baum discuss their own upbringings in the sport, including the experience of getting recruited and turning pro, and the apparent differences in the sport of lacrosse when it comes to East Coast versus West Coast.

Garrett Thul – Busy Weekend: SC Top 10 & Fight

0 - Published March 31, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

We are absolutely loving Garrett Thul right now. The man was a beast at Army, and when he played in the Salt Shakerz tourney a couple years back he was unstoppable. Now, he’s one of 30 guys vying for 23 spots on Team USA, and he’s ripping it up as a rookie in the National Lacrosse League.

College Sports: Is Complete Change Coming?

0 - Published March 31, 2014 by in College, NCAA, Pro Lacrosse

Sportscasters, College Presidents, and the even the average man on the street, typically dismissed the idea that college athletes should get paid. A select few saw a new potential reality, but now that Northwestern’s Football Team has been granted the right to unionize, people are starting to approach the topic with more nuance (well, sometimes…) and some deserved gravitas.

NLL Week 14 Preview & Predictions

0 - Published March 28, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Welcome to another week of great NLL Lacrosse action! We’re previewing the weekend’s games, talking about last week’s games, making picks, and talking fantasy lacrosse!

Throwback Thursday: Gait Brothers – 1994 MILL Finals

0 - Published March 27, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The Buffalo Bandits won the MILL title in 1992 and 1993. In 1994 they made it back to the Finals where they took on the Philadelpia Wings. The Wings had both Paul and Gary Gait on their team, as well as some other real legends, and they wanted to knock off the Bandits badly.

Dallas Eliuk NLL goalie Philadelphia Wings on The Price Is Right

Spotted: NLL’s Dallas Eliuk on The Price Is Right

0 - Published March 23, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League

Welcome to a Throwback Spotted! We have found some YouTube footage of Dallas Eliuk, an NLL Hall of Fame goalie who played most of his career with the Philadelphia Wings, as a contestant on The Price Is Right, of course hosted by the legendary Barker.

NLL Week 13 Preview & Picking Winners

0 - Published March 21, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

There wasn’t much action that went down at the NLL trade deadline, but there was plenty of action to go around last weekend.