Best Lacrosse Games of 2021

best lacrosse games of 2021

There was some fantastic lacrosse in 2021, the year that essentially marked the return of the sport after the pandemic upended so much in 2020. Classic national championship contests, dramatic PLL contests, and more made up some of the best lacrosse games of 2021. Let this collection of some of the best lacrosse contests from […]

PLL Championship Photo Galleries

2021 PLL Championship photo

We had our photographer, Rob Berkenblit, on hand at the 2021 PLL Championship Game between Chaos and Whipsnakes to capture via photo how it all went down. If you weren’t there in person, here are a few photos for you to see what you missed, and if you were there, this may be a chance […]

Chaos Lacrosse Club Wins 2021 PLL Championship

Chaos Lacrosse Club win 2021 PLL championship

What a weekend it was! After what felt like a very long summer, we have our 2021 PLL champions: Chaos Lacrosse Club. Take a listen as Ryan and I analyze the game, discuss the upcoming NLL season, and even get to chat with Chaos midfielder and Buffalo Bandit Dhane Smith about how everything came together. […]

2021 Premier Lacrosse League Season Review

Premier Lacrosse League season review 2021

The third year of the PLL did not disappoint. It has everything a fan could ask for: an expansion team, elite rookies, full access to MLL players, and finally a new champion (congrats, Chaos!). The Premier Lacrosse League campaign offered plenty of unforgettable moments that defined the season that was, so let’s review what happened […]

Who Will Have the Edge in the 2021 PLL Championship?

2021 PLL Championship

The 2021 PLL Championship is nearly here. It will either be a Whipsnakes three-peat and continuation of the only status quo the PLL has ever known, or it will be the Chaos exacting revenge from the 2020 championship and claiming their first-ever league crown. The margins are fine, and the matchups will be a massive […]

Chaos, Whipsnakes Pull Upsets to Set PLL Championship Rematch

Chaos Whipsnakes PLL Semifinals

The stage is set for the 2021 PLL Championship between Chaos and Whipsnakes, but in order to get here, some serious heavyweights had to go down in the semifinals. Rarely do I go 100% on my picks, but this past weekend was the right time to do so. I trusted my gut that the Chaos […]

PLL in Philadelphia: Who Has the Edge?

PLL Philadelphia Semifinals 2021

With the PLL season winding down, all eyes are on Philadelphia for the semifinal matchups between the Atlas and Chaos, followed by the Whipsnakes and Waterdogs. We’ve already gone over Greg Winston’s analysis of which matchups will be the keys to victory, but now I’m going to dive into where each team gets the edge […]

Philly to Host PLL Semifinal Sunday

2021 PLL Semifinal preview

After a bye week, we are back for PLL Semifinal Sunday in Philly. We’ve got back-to-back matchups for an incredible four-and-a-half hours of lacrosse. PLL Semifinal Sunday #6 Chaos vs #2 Atlas – Sunday, Sept. 5 at 11:30 a.m. EST (NBCSN, Peacock) If the first PLL Semifinal contest were a meme, it would be a […]

What the Stats Tell Us About the PLL Semifinals

PLL semifinals stats

The PLL Semifinals will be upon us this weekend, with four teams fighting it out for the two spots in the 2021 PLL Championship. Using advanced stats, Winston Analytica has identified the crucial matchups in each contest that will play a major role in determining who survives for a shot at a title. You can […]

Rio Tinto Stadium Hosts Dramatic PLL Quarterfinals

Rio Tinto Stadium 2021 PLL Quarterfinals Recap

The bubble feels like ages ago, and it was amazing to see fans in the stands at Rio Tinto Stadium for the third iteration of the PLL postseason. Utah provided three electric and competitive games that were all absolute treats. Before we get excited for what’s to come in the semifinals in Philadelphia in a […]

What’s the Most Likely PLL First Round Upset?

Who's the most likely PLL first round upset candidate? going offsides

To kick off the weekend, we took a look at some monumental things happening in the world of lacrosse, from Denison lacrosse’s historic hire, Jack Kaley, the most likely PLL first round upset, and more. Denison Lacrosse Makes Historic Hire The Denison lacrosse made a splash with their hiring of Maiah Bartlett as one of […]

What Can These Stats Tell Us about the PLL Quarterfinals?

2021 PLL quarterfinals stats

The PLL Quarterfinals are right around the corner. It’s win-or-go-home time, and six of the league’s eight clubs are on the chopping block in the opening round. To help us better understand what we can expect to see this weekend in the quarterfinals, I’ve taken a dive into some in-depth stats that can paint a […]