MLL Championship Returns to Atlanta For Third Year

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March 23, 2016

Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, announced today the location for the season-ending marquee event, the 2016 Championship Game. The season will finish once again in metro Atlanta on Saturday, August 20 with the 2016 Championship Game hosted at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on the campus of Kennesaw State University. This marks the third consecutive year that the greater Atlanta area has hosted the MLL Championship Game….

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MLL’s Decision to Use Neutral Site Games Adds Market Possibilities

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March 14, 2016

As the college lacrosse season is in full swing, the pro lacrosse world continues to buzz with excitement. Several days ago, Major League Lacrosse, the premier outdoor professional lacrosse league, announced the two locations for the 2016 MLL Steinfeld Cup Tournament. The semi-final games in this year’s postseason will be hosted on two neutral sites: Rafferty Stadium at Fairfield University, and the National Sports Center Stadium in Blaine, Minnesota. The…

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MLL Prospect Watch: Myles Jones Breaks Out Again

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March 14, 2016

Myles Jones, Duke, M (Atlanta Blaze) – Duke went into their game against Loyola after two hard back-to-back losses against Harvard and Richmond. What was supposed to be a battle turned out to be a wash, as Myles Jones tallied five goals and three assists (31 points total) to help the Blue Devils to their fifth win of the season over the Greyhounds. Dylan Donahue, Syracuse, A (Charlotte Hounds) –…

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Lizards Acquire Ryan Walsh From Atlanta

BOCA RATON, FL - JUNE 26:  Ryan Walsh #43 of the New York Lizards looks to pass against a Florida Launch defender at FAU Stadium on June 26, 2015 in Boca Raton, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)
March 10, 2016

The Atlanta Blaze remained active in the trade circuit for the second straight day, sending attack Ryan Walsh to the New York Lizards in exchange for attack Conrad Oberbeck and a 2018 third round draft pick. Oberbeck, a draft pick out of Yale in last year’s draft, played one game with the Lizards last season where he scored a goal. He is second all time in goals scored with Yale….

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MLL Announces Minnesota, Connecticut as Semi Final Locations

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March 9, 2016

Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, announced today that two neutral locations will host the 2016 MLL Semi-Final Games for the first time in League history. Rafferty Stadium at Fairfield University and the National Sports Center Stadium in Blaine, Minnesota will each host a Semi-Final Game on Saturday, August 13. “Having our Semi-Finals in southern Connecticut and Minnesota gives us a great opportunity to expand our brand…

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Atlanta Blaze Acquire Galasso, LoCascio

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March 8, 2016

  The Atlanta Blaze acquired two players this afternoon when they traded for Nicky Galasso and Joe LoCascio of the Florida Launch. Going to the Launch in return is a 2017 second round supplemental draft selection and a fourth round collegiate draft pick. Galasso, a midfielder and former player for Syracuse, has been with the Launch since last season. In 2015 he played in three games where he picked up one…

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2016 MLL All Star Game Going to Southern California

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March 2, 2016

Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, announced today that they will host their 2016 All-Star Game at Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Stadium on Saturday, July 9. This is the first time the event will be held on the West Coast. “We’re excited to be back in Southern California. We believe our destiny lies in having teams on the West Coast again and this is our first step in making that…

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Major League Lacrosse Announces Faceoff Rules Change for 2016

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February 25, 2016

Major League Lacrosse has announced a new face-off rule effective at the start of the 2016 season. Players will no longer be allowed to carry the ball in the back of their stick, according to Major League Lacrosse. “The Rules Committee thought that the college rule which we have adopted for facing off worked very well last year throughout the college ranks,” said Denver Outlaws General Manager and member of…

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FOGO Fowler Keeps Dominating and He’s Only Getting Started

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)
February 9, 2016

This interview fits follows up the John Ortolani interview and Team USA Spring Premiere vs Denver.  One of the story lines many fans were anticipating was the clash of Greg Gurenlian versus his Face Off Academy protégé Trevor Baptiste.  I admit I fell into that category, but there was another match up that had me intrigued.   Brendan Fowler was also on Team USA as a face off specialist.  …

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Boston Cannons Acquire Goalie Tyler Fiorito

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February 5, 2016

The Boston Cannons made a splash on Friday afternoon, acquiring Chesapeake Bayhawks goaltender Tyler Fiorito. Cannons starting goalie Jordan Burke retired last week, leaving Boston without any goaltenders with starting experience in Major League Lacrosse. Going back to the Bayhawks is 2016 first round draft pick Greg Coholan, midfielder Tyler German, attack Ryan Young, and the 2017 first round draft pick of the Cannons. The Cannons also added a 2017…

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