Here’s what you might’ve missed in the world of lacrosse in the last week (Dec. 15-21, 2020):
-First and foremost, the Premier Lacrosse League announced a merger with Major League Lacrosse, bringing over the MLL player pool and establishing Cannons LC as the league’s eighth franchise.
-Our own Ryan Conwell dove deep in saying goodbye to the MLL after 20 years.
–More on that merger from LAS EIC Justin Meyer.
-In other PLL news, snubs and surprises from the annual PLL Top 50.
-Fans and teams said goodbye to their MLL franchises not yet moving over.
-We talked to Tyson Bell about his playlist, style off the field, and his journey to being a leader at OCC.
–The story of David Butler, stick maker extraordinaire.
-Chris Kolon hopped on the Going Offsides podcast.
-US Lacrosse announced its preseason All-Americans for the men’s and women’s side.
–Inside Lacrosse on the MLL’s time in the sun.
-Lacrosse Bucket ran through their favorites for the 2021 NCAA title.
-PLL co-founder Paul Rabil chatted with Deadline about the merger and the PLL’s new TV deal.