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NLL Week 1 Preview & Picking Winners

0 - Published December 27, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League

NLL rosters are finalized and we are officially underway! Four LAS writers pick winners, and preview games each week of the 2014 National Lacrosse League season… can you pick winners better than the LAS crew?

NLL Team Previews #6-8

0 - Published December 23, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Last time around we previewed our #9 team, the Philadelphia Wings. Over the last three days we’ve previewed our #6, #7, and #8 NLL teams as well, and our rankings are really starting to take shape!

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!

Rochester Knighthawks vs. Buffalo Bandits Stephen Keogh NLL Photo Credit: Larry Palumbo

Play Fantasy NLL Against Us!

0 - Published December 13, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse, Technology, The Life

The NLL season is finally upon us and the LAS staff couldn’t be more enthralled – so much so that we are doing our own little NLL fantasy league. Fantasy lacrosse has grown in leaps and bounds over the past few seasons and is continuing to grow. Play against LaxAllStars today!

Kevin Crowley, Philadelphia Wings, NLL, commemorative cup, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers

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.

Rochester Vs Minnesota: Video, Photos, and More

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

The Minnesota Swarm made the trek to Rochester, NY to take on the Knighthawks in preseason NLL action, and the game was exciting from the get go. If the regular season lives up to the goodness that was this scrimmage, the National Lacrosse League is in for a great year.

Rochester Knighthawks Philadelphia Wings NLL Matt Vinc Photo:Larry Palumbo

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!

1974 NLL Video: Griffins Vs Wings

0 - Published November 1, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Videos

We’ve got even more GREAT video from GetBenched! Check them out on YouTube and subscribe for more great old school box lacrosse video content! GetBenched has delivered some superb video in the past, and I love the old MILL promo videos, as well as this 1975 game, also featuring the Philadelphia Wings.

Two Amazing MILL Vintage Videos

0 - Published October 24, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Videos

GetBenched has put up three amazing videos featuring Major Indoor Lacrosse League (MILL). The MILL started up in 1987, and is the predecessor to the NLL we all currently know. There was another NLL back in the 70s, which eventually folded before the MILL came into existence. This stuff is pure vintage box lacrosse! Jofa helmets and spandex everywhere!

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.

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.