Machine Looks to Stay Hot Against Blaze

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June 18, 2016

Newcomers to the MLL, the Atlanta Blaze, head to the Midwest to take on the Ohio Machine this weekend. This meeting between these teams will prove to be historic, as it is the first time in history they will meet on the field. The Machine have been rolling on a two game win streak after a close loss to Rochester a couple weeks back. Atlanta is searching for a win…

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Blaze Open Era Without Myles Jones Against Machine

Jun 4, 2016; Kennesaw, GA, USA; New York Lizards XXX against the Atlanta Blaze in the second half at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. The Lizards won 17-16. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis
June 18, 2016

Despite trading away arguably the greatest player in college lacrosse history in Myles Jones, the expansion Atlanta Blaze (2-4) enter their upcoming game against the Ohio Machine (6-2) not short of offensive firepower. Having previously defeated Denver 23-12, as well as putting up 16 goals in an overtime loss to first-place New York, the Blaze look to keep humming offensively, while trying to tighten up at the back, a task…

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Boston Cannons Travel to Defending Champs

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June 18, 2016

The Boston Cannons are on the outside of the playoff picture and look to rebound after last week’s loss to the Charlotte Hounds in New York this weekend. The defending champion Lizards are looking to stay atop the league standings, with only one loss this season. Statistically, neither team has a decided advantage over the other. Currently the Lizards have a plus 4 scoring differential. The Cannons are -4 in…

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Launch Seek Second Win, Host Hounds

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June 17, 2016

Spending a week in a car with your friend driving across the state of Florida is something many people find themselves doing at some point in their life.  Working while you do it is rare, but not unlikely.  To do that and then play one of the most competitive and athletic sports in American against each other is astounding.  Face Off Academy coaches Chris Mattes and Brendan Fowler and not…

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McDaniels: Drafting and Developing MLL All Stars

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June 17, 2016

The general rule of thumb in my book is to never rate a draft right after it happens. In our instant reaction world, it is difficult to sit back and wait to see what you have. This especially holds true in Major League Lacrosse. Even though the draft is in January, players often are not able to join their team until 3-4 games into the season, if not longer. Usually,…

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Michigan’s Kyle Jackson First Varsity Player to Go Pro

The University of Michigan men's lacrosse team defeats Colgate, 9-8, at Oosterbaan Fieldhouse in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Feb. 14, 2016.
June 16, 2016

The Boston Cannons have added former Michigan attackman, Kyle Jackson in this week’s College Waiver Draft. Jackson had a breakout season for the Wolverines this past season scoring 29 goals in just the nine games he played in. He also notched seven assists bringing his points total for 2016 to 36. He missed four games during his senior season due to injury, disallowing him from being included in statistical categories….

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MLL Three Stars: King on a Tear

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June 15, 2016

We are deep into the season and the races are heating up. Another great week is in the books. Here are the three stars from the week that was. Dave Lawson (New York) – four goals, game-winning goal in overtime It isn’t always about the quantity of goals, but rather the significance of the goals. Lawson had both on Saturday as he scored a team-high four goals, including the game-winner…

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MLL Power Rankings: Week Nine

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June 15, 2016

Can you believe that after eight weeks of games we are entering the second half of the Major League Lacrosse season?  It was a big week in the MLL as the league saw five games played, two of which included the Charlotte Hounds. Who retains the top spot in the power rankings as we enter the second half of the season? Check it out: Week 9 MLL Top 9 1-…

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Bayhawks Acquire Myles Jones From Atlanta Blaze

Jun 4, 2016; Kennesaw, GA, USA; Boston Cannons XXX against the Atlanta Blaze in the first half at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis
June 14, 2016

According to Inside Lacrosse, the Atlanta Blaze have sent Myles Jones to the Chesapeake Bayhawks for Matt Mackrides. Mackrides has played in the league for five seasons, all with Chesapeake. Matt was averaging about 20 points a season entering 2016. In his seven games this year, he has totaled fifteen points with eight goals and seven assists. He is one of the quickest players in the game today and will…

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Lizards Get Past Blaze in Overtime 17-16

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June 12, 2016

For the first time in franchise history, the New York Lizards traveled down to Kennesaw, Georgia to take on the newest addition to Major League Lacrosse, the Atlanta Blaze. The Lizards had to fight hard, but they left Fifth Third Bank Stadium with a 17-16 overtime win. The fans in attendance got their money’s worth as they were treated to a closely-contested matchup. The Blaze got on the scoreboard early…

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