A Philadelphia Christmas Carol: connecting the past, present and future of the Wings

December 21, 2018

Everyone loves the Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. It is only fitting that the Philadelphia Wings started playing again in December as their story parallels that of Dickens’ classic tale, a story that teaches the importance of learning from our past, preparing for our future and appreciating our present. Anyone who followed the former Philadelphia Wings knows who the Ebenezer Scrooge in their history is so there is no…

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NLL Preview: Vancouver Warriors

December 14, 2018

There was a new name, a new location, and now there are new faces. The Vancouver Warriors hope all this new will translate into a new legion of warriors. Aaron Bold will be in goal with Eric Penney as back him. Goalie Andrew Gallant will start the season recovering from an injury. Fans know Aaron Bold’s had a lot of transitions over the last few years, but he brings a…

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NLL Preview: Colorado Mammoth

December 12, 2018

The Colorado Mammoth look to better their 2018 record this year and they believe they have the right group of guys to do so, making very few roster changes from the past season. The Mammoth welcome back Dillon Ward—a staple for Colorado in goal over these last few years. Ward comes off a strong Major League Lacrosse season where he helped the Denver Outlaws win the Steinfeld Cup. He was…

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MLL: Outlaws capture Steinfeld Trophy

August 22, 2018

The Denver Outlaws shocked the Dallas Rattlers with a 16-12 win on Saturday night at MUSC Stadium to give them their third MLL championship in five years, having previously won the Steinfeld Trophy in 2014 and 2016. The Rattlers had high hopes for their season after finishing in first place after the move from Rochester. As lightning danced across the sky and thunder boomed to echo an Outlaws fan’s pounding…

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MLL: Outlaws shoot down Bayhawks

August 14, 2018

The Denver Outlaws had the first say and the last say in Saturday night’s MLL playoff contest vs the Chesapeake Bayhawks, wining 13-12. The Outlaws will meet Dallas in Charleston for the championship next Saturday, August 18th. “I was so proud of our team with how hard they played. They really cared and hustled their tails off,” Bayhawks’ head coach Dave Cottle said. “Unfortunately, we just couldn’t overcome the lack…

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MLL: Our picks for league awards

August 9, 2018

Yesterday, Major League Lacrosse released their top contenders for its various awards. Here are the contenders and my picks for each category.   Coca-Cola MVP Jordan Wolf, Dallas Rattlers Rob Pannell, New York Lizards Kevin Rice, Atlanta Blaze Is this even a category this year? Rob Pannell has blown it up this year. He has not only scored magnificent goals and facilitated perfect assists – he also clearly carried his…

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MLL: Lizards leap over Bayhawks

August 7, 2018

The New York Lizards, motivated by a need to win to make playoffs, defeated the Chesapeake Bayhawks 18-11 in New York on Saturday at James M. Shuart Stadium. This win allowed the Lizards to secure fourth place in the MLL and the final playoff spot. Chesapeake relied on specific players to get the win, and this proved to be problematic as once again a strong defense targeted those specific players…

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MLL: Bayhawks split weekend games

August 4, 2018

The Chesapeake Bayhawks split their pair of games from Thursday-Saturday last week to improve to second place in the MLL. Thursday’s game saw a tough 12-11 loss to the Atlanta Blaze in Lyle Thompson’s return to Major League Lacrosse after competing in the world games and returning from a torn labrum. Thompson’s presence was noted almost immediately and he ended the night with a hat trick. The Bayhawks struggled almost…

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World Lax: USA wins controversial gold

July 23, 2018

Team USA took home gold versus Team Canada at the 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships on Saturday, but the victory will always have an asterisk beside it. Tom Schreiber, aka Captain America, scored the game-winning goal despite a moving pick and shot-clock issues in the dying seconds of the game. In the final minute, the U.S. had three consecutive shots go high of the cage. After the last one, Rob…

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