MLL: Action filled weekend produces standings log-jam

John Locascio of the Rochester Rattlers.
May 19, 2017

During a time when the NCAA tournament dominates the lacrosse landscape, Major League Lacrosse again continued to play some high-level and entertaining lacrosse. The Charlotte Hounds secured their first win of the season and showed flashes of the team they will become. At this point, the league is showing some separation with Denver alone in first place while Ohio, Chesapeake and New York are now 2-1 and tied for second…

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MLL: Week two hijinks

CHARLOTTE, NC - JUNE 05:  Brendan Fowler #3 of the Charlotte Hounds wins a face-off against Greg Puskuldjian #94 of the Ohio Machine during their game at American Legion Memorial Stadium on June 5, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ohio won 14-12.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
May 5, 2017

The second week of Major League Lacrosse proved just as exciting and unpredictable as week one because many teams are still missing core players due to indoor or coaching commitments. This overlap makes the first four weeks of the league’s season important as no team wants to start 0-4 and battle uphill. Wiley veterans or players relatively new to the league use this opportunity to display their skills while many…

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MLL opening weekend steals the show

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April 27, 2017

Major League Lacrosse kicked off the 2017 season amid the drama of NHL and NBA playoffs and the hype of early season MLB play and simply stole the show. Incredibly, all four opening weekend games ended in one-goal victories and two of the four went to overtime. Earlier in the year, commissioner David Gross announced that this would be his last season as the head of the league. Despite the…

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Lizards Sign Joe Walters From Player Movement Pool

Chesapeake Bayhawks v Florida Launch
November 23, 2016

The rich get richer, at least in Major League Lacrosse. The New York Lizards added yet another piece to its offensive juggernaut with the signing of midfielder Joe Walters. Walters, who has played his MLL career with the Chesapeake Bayhawks, Rochester Rattlers, Hamilton Nationals, and Florida Launch, had declared for player movement this off season. “I am beyond ecstatic to sign with the New York Lizards, a franchise that is…

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Rattlers Acquire Jojo Marasco From Lizards

Rochester Rattlers v New York Lizards
November 15, 2016

The Rochester Rattlers have struggled to retain players in the player movement period, but on Tuesday, they were able to add a new piece. Rochester acquired midfield Jojo Marasco from the New York Lizards for their fourth overall pick in the collegiate draft. The Rattlers have seen many of their players declare for player movement with the future of the franchise up in the air. Returning at least for this coming…

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Lizards Top Rattlers to Control Playoff Destiny

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July 25, 2016

The New York Lizards knew they had to turn their luck around with a win following a three-game losing streak. The win may have came closer then they would’ve liked, but the Lizards swept the season series against the Rochester Rattlers 16-15 in overtime. New York saw several key players help contribute to the winning effort. Dave Lawson and JoJo Marasco each scored two goals, but what was key to…

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Launch Shock Lizards Out of All Star Break

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July 16, 2016

It’s deja vu for the New York Lizards. For the second year in a row, the Florida Launch pulled an upset win over the New York Lizards following the All-Star Break, 20-19. The Florida Launch jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter. Kieran McArdle and Steven Brooks led the Launch in offense, each scoring two of the Launch’s seven goals. One of Florida’s goals was a two-point…

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Outlaws Get Past Lizards Behind Berg’s Four Goals

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June 25, 2016

With back-to-back games going into overtime, the New York Lizards were starting to feel fatigue as they traveled to Denver to take on the Outlaws. That fatigue was their downfall, as the Outlaws handed the Lizards a 20-16 loss on Friday. Despite Paul Rabil scoring the first goal of the game for the Lizards, it was the Outlaws who gained momentum and went on a three-goal run with Nick Ossello,…

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Lizards Get Past Cannons in OT Again

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June 20, 2016

For the second meeting in a row between the New York Lizards and Boston Cannons, the game went in overtime to determine a winner. And for the second time in a row, it was Lizards scoring the crucial overtime goal that gave them a 13-12 victory over the Cannons. The play of both teams in the first quarter indicated to fans this was going to be another close game in…

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Boston Cannons Travel to Defending Champs

Lizards Celebrate
June 18, 2016

The Boston Cannons are on the outside of the playoff picture and look to rebound after last week’s loss to the Charlotte Hounds in New York this weekend. The defending champion Lizards are looking to stay atop the league standings, with only one loss this season. Statistically, neither team has a decided advantage over the other. Currently the Lizards have a plus 4 scoring differential. The Cannons are -4 in…

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