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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MLL Three Stars: Another Huge Showing for Bocklet

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August 4, 2016

Last week’s Major League Lacrosse results only led to more questions than answers, in terms of the postseason. With just one week remaining, one team has clinched a postseason berth. Here are our three stars from the week that was. Matt Bocklet (Denver) – 20 groundballs, one goal in two wins Bocklet helped Denver win its fifth and sixth straight games last week, beginning with 11 groundballs in a 12-10…

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Casey Powell’s Retirement the End of a Lacrosse Era

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August 4, 2016

The past year has seen the end of several legendary sports careers. Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, Peyton Manning, Pavel Datsyuk, and now David Ortiz have all seen their last year in their sport. It can be argued that out of every retiree in the past year, the one to have made the most impact on their sport was Casey Powell. As with all players of elite status, there is a conversation…

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MLL Three Stars: Rabil Leading Lizards

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July 28, 2016

Another week in the books. Check out our three stars from the week that was. 1.Paul Rabil (New York) – five goals (including a two-point goal), one assist at Rochester Rabil led the New York offense at Rochester Saturday, recording a game-high seven points which included the game-winning goal just 2:33 into overtime as the Lizards earned a hard-fought 16-15 road win. Rabil had two points in each of the…

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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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MLL Power Rankings: Bayhawks Soar

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July 19, 2016

The second half of the season got off to a surprising start as the Florida Launch upset the New York Lizards to extend the Lizards’ losing streak to three games. Meanwhile, the Denver Outlaws are the hottest team in the league with a three game winning streak to climb right back into playoff contention. As the season heads into its final three weeks, six teams are separated by 2.5 games…

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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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MLL Power Rankings: Hounds the Top Dogs

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July 14, 2016

The second half of the season is about to begin and every team except for the Florida Launch is in the playoff hunt. In fact, the top six teams are within one game of each other! Heading into Week 12, we find a new No. 1 team in our rankings as the Charlotte Hounds find themselves in the top spot. Meanwhile, the Ohio Machine took quite a tumble down the…

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MLL Three Stars: Going Into the All Star Break

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July 8, 2016

An exciting weekend of Major League Lacrosse action is in the books as the standings continue to tighten up near the top. Heading into Saturday’s All-Star game, six teams are within one game of each other. Check out our three stars from this past week. Joe Walters (Chesapeake)—six goals, seven assists over two games (both wins) Walters helped spearhead an impressive 2-0 week for Chesapeake. He began with six points…

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McDaniels: Who Are MLL Contenders and Pretenders?

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July 1, 2016

As we approach the stretch run of the Major League Lacrosse season, it is time to see who have a legit shot at the title and who will be watching from home. After the trade deadline, a few teams really helped their title hopes. So, who has a shot at the title and who will be watching from home? Ohio Machine. Getting MLL all-time leading goal scorer, John Grant, Jr.,…

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