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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Podcast: Lacrosse This Week Episode One

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February 5, 2016

The first episode of Lacrosse This Week features Boston University head coach Ryan Polley to preview the season, and Marisa Ingemi explains the new Major League Lacrosse free agency rules and previews the week in the National Lacrosse League.  

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The New Movement Policy in Major League Lacrosse

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February 4, 2016

Major League Lacrosse’s player movement has always been drastically different than that of the National Lacrosse League. While players can be traded in the NLL, free agents are also welcome to sign with any team of their choosing once they hit their free agency period. Brief History Free agency in sports began in the 1970s when Major League Baseball abolished its reserve clause and allowed its players to change teams…

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Major League Lacrosse Announces New Player Movement Policy

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February 2, 2016

Major League Lacrosse announced today the approved policy to allow greater flexibility of player movement within the League commencing after the 2016 MLL Season. For the first time in League history, players will have the ability to relocate to a different market and team if they have been in the League for a minimum of 5 consecutive seasons and have an expiring contract. “We appreciate the owners and players coming together…

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Boston Cannons Goalie Jordan Burke Retires

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January 29, 2016

Boston Cannons goaltender Jordan Burke has retired from Major League Lacrosse after six seasons. Burke led the Cannons to a 2011 MLL championship after taking over as the starting goaltender at the start of that season. Burke began his career in 2009 when he was drafted in the second round out of Brown. Burke is the Cannons all-time leader in wins as a goaltender with 34. “Playing for the Boston Cannons…

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2016 MLL Mock Draft: Round One

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January 20, 2016

The Major League Lacrosse College Draft is Friday, January 22 at 8:30 p.m. at the US Lacrosse Convention Center in Baltimore. Part four of our draft preview is the 2016 MLL First Round Mock Draft. While Mock Drafts are shooting darts in the dark, here are a few names that may pop up early in the draft that you should keep your eye on. First Round Atlanta Blaze—Myles Jones, Midfield,…

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2016 MLL Draft Preview: Defense and Goalies

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January 15, 2016

The Major League Lacrosse College Draft is Friday, January 22 at 8:30 p.m. at the US Lacrosse Convention Center in Baltimore. The general consensus this year is Myles Jones and Matt Kavanagh are the must have products and the rest of the draft is a toss up. Part three focuses on the defense and goalies. Defense 5) Robby Haus, Ohio State Haus is one of the most underrated defenders in…

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