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Random Thoughts: Dane Dobbie Suspension, Riptide’s First Game and More

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What a Friday night.  There were no NLL games, I was just getting home after my son’s soccer team pulled out a huge win and was still intermittently checking my emails for the NLL disciplinary report — which normally arrives first thing Friday — but had not arrived yet.  What I was really looking for […]

Random Thoughts: Conversations With The Commish, NLL Week 1 And More

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Week 1 of the NLL season is in the books and it was a weekend for the goalies.  When suggesting plays for Versus, should it make a return this year, three of the four plays I suggested were saves and only one — Keegan Bal — was a goal, and even then it was the […]

Random Thoughts: WILC Recap — Day 8

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As we start to wind down the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships, it has been an interesting experience, as in many world championships, not only watching the top teams play, but the bottom teams as well.  I won’t be attending Day 9 as the only games are the 15th to 20th place games, and its […]

Random Thoughts: WILC Recaps — Days 6 & 7

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Tuesday was a fairly relaxing day at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships.  Almost half of the field had the day off, which might have been a good thing to mend almost everything going wrong with the body after such a long season of lacrosse.  It heated up on Wednesday with a few quarterfinals and 16 […]

Random Thoughts: WILC Recaps — Days 3 & 4

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I finally made it to WILC 2019, a few days late because my work schedule wouldn’t allow me to leave earlier.  Let’s get to day three, with the good, the bad and the ugly. World Indoor Lacrosse Championship 2019 – Day 3 The Good It was a fantastic day of lacrosse in the Blue Division […]

Random Thoughts: NLL Expansion Draft

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It’s time for my NLL Expansion Draft projection, Season 2.  For those that haven’t seen this before, there will be yet another NLL Expansion Draft coming up this July to fill the rosters for the New York Riptide and the new Rochester Knighthawks.  This projection is bound to change as players get traded post season, […]

Random Thoughts: Callum Crawford Suspension, PLL Rosters (+ More)

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Another week in the NLL, and off the floor, an important one.  We might as well get right into it, the suspension of New England Black Wolves forward, and favorite for the NLL MVP award at this stage in the season, Callum Crawford, is suspended for 6 games.  The suspension is under appeal, but if […]

Random Thoughts: Bad Pop-Culture References and New NLL Teams


Guess who’s back… OK, a poor Slim Shady reference, but I’m happy I can finally look at a computer screen long enough to do this.  I’ve had eye strain before, but nothing this bad. Unfortunately for all the readers out there, I had to spend what little time I could look at a computer screen […]