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Pick Your Poison: Powell Vs Millon 2002

0 - Published August 16, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse

It’s not scientific, and just for fun. No reason is really needed other than that! We respect both of these legends immensely, and we’re just interested to hear which assist you like more… Millon’s dodge and dump from X? Or Powell’s quick stick feed to a cutter? We thought they were both great, but which was BETTER?

Forum Friday

What Color Balls for the MLL?

0 - Published August 16, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Last week the MLL tested yellow and white balls rather than their usual orange ones, and the conversation heated up on twitter with #CanYouSeeMeNow. But did you know the discussion STARTED on our forums? Okay, the discussion has been going on for awhile, but it recently started up again right before the MLL’s most recent testing of different colored lacrosse balls. Here’s what the LAS community had to say.

Throwback Thursday: 2001 Casey Powell Hit and Goal

0 - Published August 15, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse

We’re counting down the days to Major League Lacrosse’s Championship Weekend present by Smartlink, and we’re kicking it off in video style with this week’s Throwback Thursday! We’ve got a great short clip of Casey Powell chasing someone down from behind, and then scoring a goal off the dodge, against the Bayhawks.

Traditional Thursday: MLL Championship Goals 2001-2003

0 - Published August 15, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Traditional

It’s Traditional Thursday! This week we have Championship goals from Major League Lacrosse’s first three seasons, and each and every one is scored with a traditional stick! It’s a bygone day, where the best of the best all used leather and cross lace to get the job done. Lizards and Bayhawks just going AT IT!

MLL End of Season Awards Spotlight League’s Best

0 - Published August 14, 2013 by in General, Major League Lacrosse

With Championship Weekend right around the corner, Major League Lacrosse has been recognizing some of the hardest working members of their organization, and rightfully so!

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Photo of the Week: Hounds Stay Hounds

0 - Published August 13, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Last weekend’s Hounds vs. Bayhawks game was a good one, with the Hawks holding on for a two goal lead and establishing the matchups for the playoffs. Photographer Craig Chase was on hand to take in the game, and he got a great one of Loyola Greyhounds grads Eric Lusby and Josh Hawkins, both of the MLL’s Charlotte Hounds.

Major League Lacrosse: The Philadelphia Four

0 - Published August 9, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

It’s the final weekend of the regular season, and three out of four playoff seedings are still up in the air. Who can take which spot, and which spot do they want? We’re not talking practice, we’re talking PLAYOFFS!

My MLL Journey: Jake Tripucka

0 - Published August 9, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Training

Jake Tripucka, of the Charlotte Hounds, shares his story about his journey from high school to college, and into Major League Lacrosse.

Pull Strings In Major League Lacrosse?

0 - Published August 9, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse, Stringing Rules

After this last weekend’s MLL games, a knowledgeable little bird hit me up on Twitter, and told me to look closely at the Denver – New York highlights. Someone in the MLL might be using a pull string!

Major League Lacrosse - Boston Vs Chesapeake

Chesapeake Clinches Playoff Spot

0 - Published August 7, 2013 by in Pro Lacrosse

The Chesapeake Bayhawks have clinched a playoff berth with one week left in the season, keeping them in the hunt for the first back to back MLL Championship since the Philadelphia Barrage. Story by Chuck Richardson.

MLL Game Photos: Denver Remains Unbeaten

0 - Published August 5, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

I took in the New York Lizards – Denver Outlaws game on Sunday evening, and a couple of things really stood out to me. I’ll go through some of the bigger story lines for the game, and provide a couple of Game Photos to support each avenue of discussion.

Major League Lacrosse: Pregame Playoff Predictions

0 - Published August 3, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

It’s Week 13 in the MLL, and we’ve got four teams left to battle for two spots: who’s going to Philly and who’s going home? Chris Rosenthall fills you in!

Chasing The Dream Part Four: Coming Home

0 - Published August 1, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Sometimes a little physical play can spark a team and send a clear message to their opponent that nothing is going to come easy tonight. Malcolm Chase really wants to deliver that message for the Boston Cannons.

Rattlers’ Playoff Hopes Alive, Lizards Eliminated

0 - Published August 1, 2013 by in General, Major League Lacrosse

The Rochester Rattlers sweep the New York Lizards during the 2013 regular season, and retain Major League Lacrosse New York State bragging rights for the second year in a row.

Reader Poll: Left Watching on Championship Weekend

0 - Published July 31, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

This week’s Reader Poll takes a look at the waning days of the 2013 Major League Lacrosse season. With the Lizards officially out of playoff contention, we are down to four teams fighting for the last two spots and a chance at the Steinfeld Cup.

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Week 12: Dog Day of Summer

0 - Published July 31, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Lance Antoine took in the Ohio Machine vs Charlotte Hounds MLL game last weekend in Ohio. He provides a game report, and a look at the Hounds’ playoff potential this year. TWO GAMES LEFT!

19 Chasing 270: Kevin Leveille

0 - Published July 30, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Kevin Leveille currently has 261 goals in his Major League Lacrosse career. The all-time leading MLL goal scorer is Tim Goettelmann, who currently has 270 goals. That’s a difference of 9 for all you English majors out there. Check out 19 Chasing 270, a short video by the MLL, for more on Leveille’s quest.

Hamilton Bursts By Boston: Hello Playoffs!

0 - Published July 30, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

The Hamilton Nationals improved to 9-3 on the season, and clinched a spot at Championship Weekend (in Philly on Aug 24-25th), with a 17-12 win over the visiting Boston Cannons this past weekend. Hamilton roared out to a huge first quarter lead, and Boston never caught up, dropping to 5-7 on the year, and in desperate need of a strong run to end the year, if the Cannons want to make the playoffs.