What Do Mouth Guards Have To Do With Concussions?

What do mouth guards have to do with concussions? Credit: Tommy Gilligan

The truth of the matter is that the whole notion of mouth guards protecting your head is just that – a notion. Somebody came up with this a very long time ago, and since we are so used to taking what is written for granted, that’s what people have believed.

NCAA D1 Lacrosse Championship LIVE

Duke vs Notre Dame 2014 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Finals

It’s Memorial Day 2014, and that means it’s time for the NCAA D1 Lacrosse Championship Game! It’s the Duke Blue Devils vs. the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.

Game Photos: Limestone Wins D2 Championship

Limestone defeated LIU Post 12-6 for the D2 national title in NCAA Men’s Lacrosse today. The game started out tight, but Limestone slowly began to pull away and never looked back. On the day, they were the best team, but the margin of victory was larger than anticipated, and probably bigger than many segments of the game would make you think.

Salisbury Vs Stevenson Throwdown: GIF & Photos

In what has quickly become an annual slugfest, the Salisbury Sea Gulls took down the Stevenson Mustangs in a top 5 NCAA D3 contest last night. As is often the case in an SU – SU game, there was plenty of laundry thrown by the refs, and the teams combined for 26 minutes of penalties via 29 infractions.

Alphabetical 2014 NCAA D1 Preview: Yale

After winning the Ivy League and defeating Penn State in the first round of last year’s tournament, the Yale Bulldogs will be just as dangerous in 2014 as they were last year.

MLL Draft Review: One Month Later

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Shortly after the MLL collegiate draft wrapped up, Connor Wilson tossed an interesting suggestion my way, one you pretty much never hear from website editor: Wait. That’s right, instead of posting a wrap-up piece the following day, he wanted me to take some time, check out each team’s picks in both drafts, add in their various offseason moves and try to get a better idea of what these teams are working with at this point of the offseason.

Game Photos: UMass Knocks Off No. 9 Ohio State

A young UMass Minutemen squad took down #9 Ohio State in Jacksonville, Florida last night and our main man, Tommy Gilligan, was on the scene snapping photos. UMass looked tough from the first minute and when OSU made a run to tie things up in the fourth quarter, UMass showed some solid composure, eventually winning 12-11 in OT.

13 Lacrosse Photos From 2013


It’s 2013 for one more day. To celebrate the year that was, we’re dropping 13 awesome photos on you from the last 365 days of lacrosse action around the world. Some of them you’ve seen, and some you haven’t. Let’s give 2013 its proper due respect! We’ll show you a photo, and below each one we’ll tell you what was going on, and why this photo made the cut.

Program on the Rise: Providence Lacrosse

Providence College is currently one of many D1 lacrosse programs working and hoping to make the jump, and we got a great look inside the PC program, to see how they are going about making change and improvements. Tommy Gilligan shot the PC campus and their alumni game (awesome photos below!), and CW got to speak with Head Coach Chris Gabrielli.