MLL Week 9: Shakeup in the standings

August 15, 2019

After eight weeks of action and the All-Star break there is finally a shakeup in the standings. Denver, who held the number one spot for most of the season, is now in a three-way tie for first place. Boston, Denver and Chesapeake all sport 6-3 records. The Boston Cannons are in the number one spot due to head-to-head wins and points differential. Boston traveled to Denver and opened fire on…

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MLL: Second loss in a row as Outlaws fall to Cannons

August 14, 2019

The Denver Outlaws and Boston Cannons both had something to fight for going into August 3rd’s game in Denver. They were in first and second place in the MLL as we get closer to the playoffs. The Outlaws were coming off a loss before the all-star break against the Dallas Rattlers in Denver and looking to get back in the win column, but it was not to be as they…

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MLL: Ice extinguishes Fire at All-Star game

August 13, 2019

Major League Lacrosse rocked Annapolis last weekend with with an All-Star extravaganza that included a professional clinic for younger players, a fan zone, a fly over, the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and more in a festivity-jammed day. The main feature of the night was the All-Star game between Team Fire and Team Ice. Team Ice came from behind with a total team effort late in the fourth…

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MLL Week 8: Atlanta rises again while Rattlers sting champs

July 26, 2019

This past weekend in Major League Lacrosse proved a combination of Gone with the Wind and Caddyshack. Like Scarlet O’Hara, the Atlanta Blaze rebound from a tough two-loss weekend and took down the second place Boston Cannons 15-12. Dallas secured their first win of the season behind the stellar play of undrafted free agent Sean Sconone. Bill Murray’s weed whacking scene in which he talks about a young unknown out…

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MLL Week 6: Atlanta suffers rough weekend

July 17, 2019

As the halfway point of the Major League Lacrosse season approaches and the All-Star break looms around the corner, teams are showing which of them have championship potential. The rich got richer while the poor got poorer. Denver and Boston remain at one and two respectively while Chesapeake worked to distance itself from Atlanta, which suffered a rough weekend as they dropped to 4-3. But the records of New York…

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MLL Week 5: All six teams get in on the action

July 7, 2019

Week five of Major League Lacrosse finally saw all six teams in action and that resulted in a shift in the standings. The weekend kicked off with Denver taking on Boston and the Outlaws silenced the Cannons in a hotly contested 17-16 victory that moved them into first place. Denver came out firing in the first quarter as they jumped out to a 4-2 lead in front of a reported…

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MLL Week 4: Atlanta and Boston prove ready to play

June 29, 2019

Major League Lacrosse reached the critical fourth week when the separation between playoff teams and those in need of retooling becomes apparent. The Atlanta Blaze kicked off the weekend’s action by defeating the Dallas Rattlers 13-11. Last season the Blaze looked ready to take the next step and make a serious run at the playoffs and a possible championship. Dallas played in the championship game last season as the favorite…

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MLL Week 2: Jr. scores as Cannons roar

June 15, 2019

Major League Lacrosse only played two games during the second week of the season, but they proved to be pivotal as John Grant Jr. became the new points leader moving past PLL founder and former MLL star Paul Rabil. Defending champion Denver quenched the hot starting Atlanta Blaze 18-16 in a barn burner. Denver’s victory moved the Outlaws into third place behind undefeated Chesapeake. Atlanta fell into the fourth spot…

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MLL: Cannons win home opener in new stadium

June 9, 2019

The Boston Cannons beat the New York Lizards 13-12 in the Cannons’ new stadium in Quincy, Massachusetts, last Saturday, June 1. The stadium received a significant contribution from the Boston Cannons to make it ready for a Major League Lacrosse venue. And it was evident that Quincy supports this team because the sell out crowd of over 5,000 cheered almost non-stop. The Cannons’ press release expressed head coach Sean Quirk’s…

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MLL: Players on the move after dispersal draft

April 29, 2019

Major League Lacrosse shocked the lacrosse community on April 1, 2019 when it announced that it was eliminating the Charlotte Hounds, Florida Launch and Ohio Machine, leaving many to believe it was an April Fool’s joke. The workers, players and fans of the organizations quickly learned this was not a poorly contrived prank – the league will continue on with just six teams, meaning roster spots are now at a…

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