2016 MLL Draft Preview: Midfield

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January 13, 2016

The Major League Lacrosse College Draft is Friday, January 22 at 8:30 p.m. at the US Lacrosse Convention Center in Baltimore. The general consensus this year is Myles Jones and Matt Kavanagh are the must have products and the rest of the draft is a toss up. Part two of our preview breaks down the midfield. 5) Colin Woolford, Denver Woolford’s role has increased each year and he really stepped…

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2016 MLL Draft Preview: Attack

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 27: Dylan Donahue #17 of the Syracuse University Orange shoots and scores on Kyle Turri #1 of the Duke University Blue Devils during the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship at Lincoln Financial Field on May 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
January 13, 2016

The Major League Lacrosse College Draft is Friday, January 22 at 8:30 p.m. at the US Lacrosse Convention Center in Baltimore. The general consensus this year is Myles Jones and Matt Kavanagh are the must have products and the rest of the draft is a toss up. We will breakdown the top five players at each position starting with attack. 5) Devin Dwyer, Harvard Dwyer is a very smart player…

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Atlanta Blaze Take Shape After Expansion Draft

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November 20, 2015

The Atlanta Blaze took shape today as they grabbed the first pieces of their new team through the Expansion Draft. GM and Head Coach John Tucker came in with a great strategy to pilfer familiar players he has coached and ones that have been successful on playoff  teams. Here is a look at the new Atlanta Blaze: 1.    Adam Ghitelman, Goalie Boston- Not surprised Atlanta took a goalie, but am…

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McDaniels: Nine Things That Should Happen in MLL Offseason

ANNAPOLIS, MD - MAY 17:  Casey Powell #22 of the Florida Launch handles the ball against the Chesapeake Bayhawks at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on May 17, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
August 26, 2015

It is never too early to begin to look ahead to what we want to see when the 2016 Major League Lacrosse season begins. Now that there are nine teams in the MLL, here are my nine things I would like to see happen this offseason: 9) Casey Powell suits up for one more season. Call me selfish, but even though Casey is pushing 40, he is only one year…

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Spallina The Architect of Championship Lizards

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August 20, 2015

Mission accomplished! That should be the motto for the 2015 New York Lizards. When the Paul Rabil trade went down in January, everyone with any tie to Major League Lacrosse dubbed the Lizards the overwhelming favorite to win the Steinfeld Cup. Moreover, many said it would be a disappointment if they did not win it all. That is a lot of pressure. It is very difficult to perform when the…

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McDaniels: Analyzing the MLL Championship

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August 4, 2015

For the first time in Major League Lacrosse history, two teams from the same state will battle for the Steinfeld Cup. Also, for the first time since 2010 when the Bayhawks defeated the Lizards, the title game pits two teams that have already won a championship against each other. Saturday night’s Championship game in suburban Atlanta as the New York Lizards meet the Rochester Rattlers is setting up to be…

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McDaniels: Final MLL Awards

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July 28, 2015

What a finale to the regular season of Major League Lacrosse! The idea to have all of the final games on Saturday evening was a great move as all the drama unfolded at the same time watching Ohio, Rochester, and Boston fight for the final home playoff game.  First, happy trails to Denver goalie Jesse Schwartzman, Chesapeake head coach Dave Cottle, and possibly the legend Casey Powell. Schwartzman announced his…

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McDaniels: MLL Playoff Race Coming to Close

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July 21, 2015

MLL Playoff columns are brought to you by Stadium Journey. Follow @StadiumJourney for more If you are looking for drama, the final weekend of the Major League Lacrosse season will provide it. One weekend left in the regular season and we still don’t have much sorted out in the playoff race. We know New York is the #1 overall seed and will host a playoff game on August 1. As…

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McDaniels: The MLL Race Goes On

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July 14, 2015

With two weeks left in the Major League Lacrosse season the playoff picture has become clearer. Three teams have claimed their spots and two teams fighting for the fourth. New York has locked up the #1 seed and will host one of the games on August 1. With Ohio’s victory Saturday over Boston, they clinched a spot and currently sit in the #2 position based on owning tiebreakers over Rochester…

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McDaniels: The Cannons Have Arrived

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July 7, 2015

It’s time for everyone to start buying what Boston Cannons Head Coach John Tucker and Cannons GM and Vice President Kevin Barney are selling. Many lacrosse experts scoffed when the Cannons traded away the best player in the world Paul Rabil in the off-season. Many assumed the Cannons were dumping everything to rebuild. Well, everyone that is, except the Cannons themselves. While many looked at Rabil being moved, very few…

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