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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NCAA: Cabrini wins first-ever DIII title

May 29, 2019

Sunday afternoon the Cabrini Cavaliers (22-2) defeated the Amherst Mammoths (18-4) 16-12 in front of 18,702 fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia to capture their first D III National Championship. Cabrini University sits only 23 miles from Lincoln Financial Field in Radnor Township, so there was no doubt of the fan following that would show on this day. “Obviously for our guys, it’s an unbelievable opportunity to play on…

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NLL: Bandits headed to East Division final

May 7, 2019

Dhane Smith, Shawn Evans and Matt Vinc lead the Bandits to Eastern Division final Saturday night the Buffalo Bandits moved ahead in their quest for the NLL Cup by defeating the New England Blackwolves 13-6 in front of 11,776 fans at the KeyBank Center. This marks the fourth time this season the Bandits have defeated New England, and a streak of eight that started on February 19, 2017. The Bandits…

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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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