Rodgers Sparks Machine in Overtime Rematch Against Outlaws

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May 10, 2016

The Ohio Machine defeated the Denver Outlaws 14-13 this past weekend on the strength of 3 critical saves by Scott Rodgers during overtime.  Denver defeated visiting Ohio two weeks ago in the last minutes of that game so the Machine returned the favor in the rematch.  This time it was Marcus Holman scoring the game winning goal on an assist from Steele Stanwick.  This season’s games between Denver and Ohio…

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Winless Launch Host New York Lizards

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May 7, 2016

Coming off a bye week last week, the New York Lizards (1-0) travel down to Florida to take on the Launch (0-2). In a press conference earlier this week, head coach of the Lizards Joe Spallina talked about the importance of the bye week. “After week one we really needed that bye to rest up the legs. The first week is always a little more difficult after a long offseason….

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Outlaws Derail Machine and Claim Win in Home Opener

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May 4, 2016

The Ohio Machine traveled to Denver to Sports Authority Field at Mile High to take on the Outlaws in their season opener.  This was a tale of two teams that went in different directions last season.  The Machine appeared to be the favorites against the home team as Denver suffered an uncharacteristic 2015 where they failed to make the playoffs.  Jesse Schwartzman announced his retirement, the defense struggled with consistency…

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McDaniels: MLL Week Two Rankings, Game Balls

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May 4, 2016

There was a lot of movement around Major League Lacrosse since last August as the Atlanta Blaze came aboard and many players changed teams. The biggest off-season move may have been the Charlotte Hounds addition of Jim Stagnitta as head coach. Stagnitta had already been a success in the league earning Coach of the Year honors during his two seasons in Denver where he won 26 of the 30 games he…

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Cannons Withstand Late Flurry to Win Home Opener

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May 1, 2016

The Boston Cannons welcomed former players Ryan Tucker and Scott Ratliff and former coach John Tucker back for their home opener, coming away with a 13-12 win over the Atlanta Blaze. Max Seibald led the way for the home team with six points. The Cannons opened the scoring in the first period with Will Manny scoring, off an assist from Davey Emala. Ryan Tucker would greet his former team to…

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Lizards Come Back to Beat Rattlers

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April 26, 2016

The 2016 MLL season Opening Day was a dramatic one, as it saw a new franchise establish itself despite taking a loss in their first game and some close contests. No matchup, however, was as highly anticipated and lived up to the expectations than the rematch of last year’s championship match between the New York Lizards and Rochester Rattlers, in which the defending champions Lizards took their first step towards…

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Machine Open Season With 16 Goals, Top Launch

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April 26, 2016

In an entertaining and well-played game, the Ohio Machine opened the 2016 season defeating the Florida Launch 16-14.  This victory marked the Machine’s first win in the Sunshine State.  Six different players scored as the Machine answered every run that Florida launched at them.  Having made the playoffs two years in a row, Ohio has high expectations as they managed to keep their core players on the roster despite the…

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MLL 2016 Season Preview: Boston Cannons

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April 23, 2016

Adam Ghitelman made a save midway through overtime in Hempstead, New York for the Boston Cannons last August. Instead of passing the ball away, Ghitelman run up the field, ripping off a shot easily saved by New York Lizards’ goalie Drew Adams. Boston Cannons fans held their breath. Adams quickly threw the ball downfield, and Matt Gibson laid in the game winner with 7:16 remaining in overtime. With the goal,…

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MLL 2016 Season Preview: New York Lizards

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April 23, 2016

Teams in Major League Lacrosse have spent the entire offseason getting ready for the upcoming season, and come Saturday, April 23rd, fans will get chance to see how much that hard work pays off. No team has had to work harder than the defending MLL champions, the New York Lizards. They realize they have a huge target on their backs, especially since the MLL expanded to nine teams during the…

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MLL 2016 Season Preview: Chesapeake Bayhawks

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April 22, 2016

The Bayhawks have had two sub par years summers after winning back-to-back championships. Depth is a huge issue as the roster has turned over since the days of holding the title at the end of Championship Weekend. Chesapeake looks to return to form this summer and add players who will be staples in their lineup every week. Of the fourteen games played in 2015, only three players played in all…

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