Five Takeaways from PLL Opening Weekend


The first weekend of the 2022 PLL season is officially in the books. There were many questions coming into opening weekend especially after such an impactful offseason. While there is still a long season ahead of us, there were some major points that have to be addressed. Here are my five takeaways from Week 1 […]

Philly to Host PLL Semifinal Sunday

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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 […]


PLL Week 2

Week 1 one of the PLL didn’t disappoint and we have a feeling that week 2 will be even better. Ryan breaks down each matchup ahead of this weekends games. THINGS ARE HEATING UP IN ATLANTA – PLL WEEK 2 PREVIEW Friday June 11th 7pm ET – Peacock Chaos vs. Waterdogs This is an interesting […]

Am I a Chaos LC Fan? Dillon Ward Makes Case For His New Team

We’re back, baby! After months of playing wall ball, rewatching old highlights, and desperately trying to get any possible hit of lacrosse possible, pro lacrosse has blessed us with not one, not two, but three weeks of around-the-clock content. This weekend brings the beginning of the PLL Championship Series, a World Cup style tournament crammed […]

Brodie Merrill, Dillon Ward: Lacrosse Classified, Ep. 64

On this week’s episode of Lacrosse Classified, after Jake gets a pass from his girlfriend to head down to Vegas this coming weekend, we turn our focus of the show onto the Dive In to Sin City game coming up this weekend between the San Diego Seals and Colorado Mammoth which both Evan and Jake […]

Dillon Ward, Corey Small: Lacrosse Classified, Ep. 24

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This week on the X-Treme Threads Lacrosse Classified podcast, we recap Week 19 in the NLL. Dillon Ward and Corey Small join us on the show. Our first guest is the goaltender for the Colorado Mammoth, Denver Outlaws and Team Canada, Dillon Ward. Ward is a prior goaltender of the year award-winner in the NLL. We discuss the […]

Lacrosse GIFs: National Lacrosse League Week 5

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Hey there, sports fans! It’s time once again for Lacrosse GIFs! We take five of the most monumental moments from the last week of lacrosse action and try to describe them in one GIF. Hilarity ensues. General merriment and lacrosse cheer breaks out. Things such as world peace and world hunger are solved. You get the […]

Breaking Down: Colorado Mammoth v. Toronto

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Saturday night saw five games on the NLL docket but none was more crucial than the Mammoth’s home game against the Rock. Carrying an 0-2 record into the bout, Colorado looked to rebound from a slow start to their season, and for the most part they did. Although the eventual result, an 11-10 Rock victory, […]

Dillon Ward and Josh Byrne: LASt Word

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The 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships was monumental in many ways, and Lacrosse All Stars gave you a dynamic front-row seat to the action with interviews including Dillon Ward and Josh Byrne. It was the first time the games had been hosted in a non-English speaking country. Ever. It was also the best participation at […]

NLL Goalie Sustainability – Are We Approaching a Famine?

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While there’s only nine teams currently in the league, not all of the NLL goalie issues have been ironed out. What happens when we expand to 11, and beyond? Do we have a talent pool that can sustain longterm elite goaltending, as the game’s best continue aging.