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…


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

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…


MLL Playoffs: Field Set After Logjam in Standings

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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Launch Shock Lizards Out of All Star Break

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…


MLL Power Rankings: Hounds the Top Dogs

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)
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…