ILWT Feature: No more Miller time in Philadelphia

December 16, 2020

Brandon Miller retired from the National Lacrosse League much like he began his lacrosse career – quietly making an impact and moving on to do great things. And, if it seems like history is repeating itself, that is because it is. It is no longer Miller Time in Philadelphia. Miller first retired after the 2018 season where he’d been with the Toronto Rock for four and a half years after…

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ILWT Feature: Medicine Game was therapeutic process for author Delby Powless

December 11, 2020

Books written about lacrosse are few and far between. When they are, you know they’re going to be good because how many people would write about lacrosse unless they had a passion for the game? Today we get to do something fun and chat with the author of one of the best new books of the season, and of course it’s about lacrosse. Medicine Game is written by Delby Powless,…

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Press Release: Introducing the NLL’s Panther City Lacrosse Club

November 17, 2020

FORT WORTH, TX – The Panther City Lacrosse Club was announced today as the name of the National Lacrosse League’s (NLL) 14th franchise by team President and CEO Greg Bibb. Playing inside the state-of-the-art Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, Panther City will begin play in November 2021 for the NLL’s 2021-2022 season. “We are excited to bring the National Lacrosse League and world-class professional lacrosse to north Texas, the…

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ILWT Feature: Summer vs. winter lacrosse conflict reaching boiling point

November 9, 2020

Last week the National Lacrosse League announced a targeted start date for their 35th season for the weekend of April 9-11, 2021. The official announcement comes after Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz suggested during the Entry Draft that it could be “early 2021” and Swarm GM John Arlotta who speculated in a local radio interview that “March is most likely.” Of course, there are still hurdles to clear before the league can…

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Press Release: NLL aims for April start date

October 28, 2020

(Philadelphia, PA, October 28, 2020)- The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the longest running and most successful professional lacrosse league in the world, today announced that the League is targeting to start their 35th season the weekend of April 9th to 11th in 2021.  The focus of the league and NLL teams is to work with health authorities and local jurisdictions to develop health and safety protocols for the players and…

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NLL: Mammoth lead draft with 11 new picks

October 16, 2020

If Draft Day is where General Managers earn their pay, Brad Self of the Colorado Mammoth deserves overtime. Over the course of the evening, Self and the Mammoth made a pair of trades and 11 selections, the most of any team. Despite their slew of picks, Colorado sat out the first round after dealing their pick, along with Dan Coates, to Georgia in June for Zed Williams and a pair…

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NLL: Bandits reload through draft and free agency

September 28, 2020

The Buffalo Bandits selected six players in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft. The Bandits, who finished last years shortened season at 7-4, selected three forwards and three transition players. During the draft the Bandits made a trade with the Rochester Knighthawks to obtain the 19th overall selection. The Bandits also received a conditional first-round pick in 2021 and a second-round pick in the 2023 NLL Entry Draft. Being sent to…

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NLL: Saskatchewan Rush add depth to their roster in draft

September 26, 2020

The Saskatchewan Rush came away from this year’s NLL draft with seven prospects that have the potential to add significant depth to an already strong core on both ends of the floor. The Rush had two first-round picks, in the seventh and 12th spots overall. With the seventh-overall pick, they selected Marshall Powless. The younger brother of the Toronto Rock’s Johnny Powless, the lefty sniper declared early for the draft,…

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NLL: Black Wolves hoping to replace Crawford’s scoring touch with field stars

September 24, 2020

The New England Black Wolves selected one of the smallest draft classes last week, acquiring just five new players in the NLL’s first virtual draft. They also acquired Jacob Ruest and the 24th overall pick from the Colorado Mammoth for their own two second rounders. The Black Wolves had to wait until the second round to get involved in the action, having traded their 2020 first-round pick to Georgia in…

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NLL: Teat leads exceptionally strong Riptide draft class

September 23, 2020

With all the hype that Jeff Teat is bringing to the New York Riptide, it’s a shame that he won’t actually be suiting up until the 2021-22 season. When the NCAA granted a fifth year of playing eligibility to senior students to complete their collegiate careers, Teat decided to return to Cornell for one more shot at a championship with the Big Red. Another year of preparation isn’t necessary for…

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