MLL Off Season Needs: Boston Cannons

Brent Adams
November 28, 2016

The Boston Cannons were the last team eliminated from MLL playoff contention in August, and sights were immediately set on 2017 as the team entered the offseason. The Cannons have been busy so far, as they have already re-signed several key players in Mitch Belisle, Tyler Fiorito, Will Manny, Max Seibald, and Justin Turri. However, there are still some needs to be addressed. Re-sign Brent Adams: Brent Adams has been…

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Lizards Sign Joe Walters From Player Movement Pool

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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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Ohio Machine Getting New Stadium for 2017

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November 16, 2016

It may not yet be the time of lacrosse-only facilities (other than Michigan and Rutgers), but the Ohio Machine are getting about as close as it gets. The Major League Lacrosse club that has played its home games at various college fields around eastern Ohio will have a new home in 2017 near the state’s capital. Obetz, a small town south of Columbus, is planning on building a 6,500 seat sports…

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Rattlers Acquire Jojo Marasco From Lizards

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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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Major League Lacrosse Releases 2017 Schedule

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November 15, 2016

Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier outdoor professional lacrosse league, announced its full 2017 regular season schedule today. Opening Day on Saturday, April 22 will feature four games, including the defending champion Denver Outlaws on the road against the Charlotte Hounds. The 2017 All-Star Game will be played on Saturday, July 8 and the final day of the regular season, August 5, will feature three games. Postseason semi-final matchups with…

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Imagining a Major League Lacrosse Hall of Fame

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August 29, 2016

The NFL (National Football League), the NBA (National Basketball Association), the MLB (Major League Baseball), and the NHL (National Hockey League), and even the National Lacrosse League all have one thing that MLL (Major League Lacrosse) doesn’t have, and that is a Hall of Fame. I mean technically there is a Lacrosse Hall of Fame, called the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, but I want one specifically for the league. If…

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Denver Outlaws Turnaround Season Leads to a Title

Aug 20, 2016; Kennesaw, GA, USA; Denver Outlaws XXX against the Ohio Machine in the xxx half of the Major League Lacrosse Championship game at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis
August 22, 2016

Going into 2016, not many eyes were on the Denver Outlaws. They had lost goalie Jesse Schwartzman, defender Lee Zink, and even traded one of their best pieces in John Grant Jr. at the deadline, and looked to be a team rebuilding. A 2-6 start confirmed what should have been a bridge year for a Denver team that had missed the postseason for the first time in franchise history. The…

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2016 MLL Championship: Outlaws Face Machine

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August 20, 2016

After one of the closest seasons in Major League Lacrosse history, the Ohio Machine are taking on the Denver Outlaws for the Steinfeld Trophy. What makes this past season stand out is that seven of nine teams ended up tied for first place. The MLL usually gets an idea of who is going to have a successful season after the fourth week of the season and the separation occurs at…

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2016 Major League Lacrosse Season: Parity a Sign of a Growing Sport

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August 8, 2016

Ask any sports league how they’d like their final standings, and practically everyone would say the same thing. They would want the majority of the teams to be competitive and with a chance for the postseason down the stretch. The 2016 Major League Lacrosse season took that notion to an extreme. Incredibly, seven of the league’s nine teams finished the regular season with identical 8-6 records. Only problem is, there…

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MLL Playoffs: Field Set After Logjam in Standings

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August 7, 2016

The Major League Lacrosse playoffs are finally set after one of the tightest finishes to the league in its history. Heading into the final week of the regular season, seven teams were vying for the four playoff seeds. It took several tiebreakers to determine the final four, with all seven of those teams finishing with an 8-6 record. The Ohio Machine earned the first overall seed after defeating the New…

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