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NCAA Division III Championship: Tufts Toughs It Out, Defeats Lynchburg 19-11

At his postgame press conference, Tufts Head Coach Mike Daly used the word tough a lot to describe his program. Work ethic and toughness were two of the building blocks that past Jumbos used to build the program that it currently is today. His team needed some of that toughness today against Lynchburg. To begin the game, the Hornets scored the game’s first four goals and took the game’s first…

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Is the NLL Going to Las Vegas?

The National Lacrosse League has one team playing in a casino, with the New England Black Wolves at Mohegan Sun Arena. Could another one be coming? According to Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press, maybe. Nashville and Las Vegas considered potential sites for departing Minnesota Swarm of National Lacrosse League. — Charley Walters (@Charley_Walters) May 24, 2015 We’ve heard the Nashville rumor plenty of times now, but this is the…

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Limestone Takes the 2015 Division II Championship

Going into the Division II title game, the story was offense versus defense.  Limestone had the nation’s top offense with 17.54 average goals per game while Lemoyne only allowed 6.56 on average.  To be fair, both teams were in the top five in both categories, so this was going to be a great game.   Despite the high offensive numbers going into the game, Limestone coach J.B. Clarke said knowing…

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Edmonton Rush Advance to Champion’s Cup

The Edmonton Rush struggled at times, but got it right when it mattered most to advance to the Champion’s Cup. After losing Game 2 of their West Division Final to the Calgary Roughnecks by a 12-9 score, they easily won the tie-breaking mini-game 4-1. The win puts the Rush into the NLL finals for the second time in their 10-year existence as a team, the first time coming four years…

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NLL Teams Shift Gears In Tumultuous Times

Times are not the best in the National Lacrosse League. The Minnesota Swarm are on the move, less than a year after the Philadelphia Wings made a similar announcement. The future of the Edmonton Rush is also in flux after a strange week of comments and combat for their owner Bruce Urban. Where the Swarm end up has been a hot debate. A popular destination via rumor has been Nashville,…

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Ohio Machine v Boston Cannons

Manny, Cannons Crush Hounds

After a big overtime win against Rochester last week, the Boston Cannons hoped to continue their strong efforts against the Charlotte Hounds tonight at American Legion Stadium in Charlotte, NC. Cannons goalie Jordan Burke led the night with 29 saves, and Boston came away with a dominating 19-13 victory. In their first meeting against each other on April 26th, the Cannons came up short by one goal, and were looking…

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Denver Outlaws v New York Lizards

Outlaws Face Bayhawks From Denver

Being the “Denver” guy means that, naturally, I cover the Outlaws. While my rooting interest should be pretty obvious I find it important to remain as objective as possible. Why mention this at the outset here? Because what follows is probably going to sound like a total homer piece, but I’ll get to the rationale behind these comments in a moment. First of all, if you’ve ever read my MLL…

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Rock Advance Past Knighthawks for Eastern Title

After dropping Game one of the Eastern Conference final by a narrow 10-9 score, the Toronto Rock returned to their home floor at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night looking to even and steal the Eastern Conference final from the back to back to back NLL champion Rochester Knighthawks. The Knighthawks saw leading scorer Cody Jamieson go down with an ankle injury early on in game one, but still…

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Denver Punches Ticket to Title Game Despite Irish Rally

                   Denver wins a memorable game, will face Maryland on Championship Monday. In what is sure to go down as a NCAA classic, the Denver Pioneers defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 11-10 in overtime and will advance to Championship Monday for the National Championship. Wesley Berg scored three times including the game winner just 2:03 into overtime. “I was thankful that…

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Rambo, Maryland Holds On And Gets Revenge Against Hopkins: Rapid Reaction

Matt Rambo’s Twitter name is “Lion,” and he certainly played like one today, especially in the 4th quarter in an 11-10 win over Johns Hopkins. The sophomore from nearby Glenside and alum of La Salle College High School scored four goals and two assists to lead the Terrapins to their first national championship game since 2012, where they fell to Loyola. Maryland got on the board first with a goal…

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