• Wings are back, but fall to Bandits 17-15
  • Warriors spoil Roughnecks’ party
  • NLL Preview: Buffalo Bandits
  • NLL Preview:  Philadelphia Wings
  • NLL Preview: Rochester Knighthawks

NLL welcomes New York as 13th franchise

NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE WELCOMES 13TH FRANCHISE GF Sports awarded an expansion team in New York  PHILADELPHIA, December 11, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, has announced expansion into the New York market under the ownership of live events and sports media entertainment company GF Sports and its affiliates (“GF Sports”). The team, which will begin play in 2019, will…

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NLL Preview: Georgia Swarm

The Georgia Swarm are coming into the 2019 season after a 2018 season where they went 11-7 and finished first in a wild Eastern Division. The Swarm would ultimately fall in the Eastern finals to the Rochester Knighthawks and fail to repeat as NLL Champions after claiming the title in 2017. The Swarm look to regain that glory this season as they bring a lot of pieces back to the…

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Boston Box Lacrosse: Minutemen hold off PrimeTime in critical win

Facing a near must-win situation, the Minutemen broke the last of six ties with a three-goal run and then held off PrimeTime 14-13 in Dec. 4 Boston Box Lacrosse League action at South Shore Sports Center in Hingham. The win means the two teams have split their season series, allowing the Minutemen to control their own destiny as they have one regular season game remaining against each team in the…

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Sandy Champman retires from NLL

Oakville, ON – After 17 seasons in the National Lacrosse League, long-time Rock defender Sandy Chapman has announced his retirement from professional lacrosse.  Of those 17 seasons, the 37-year old Chapman played 13 of them in Toronto and won four of his five NLL championships as a member of the Rock. Originally selected by the Rock in the first round, 12th overall in the 2001 NLL Draft, the Acton, ON…

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Boston Box Lacrosse: MegaWhales climb standings with 13-10 win

The MegaWhales – buoyed by four goals each from Mike Maggio and Greg Melaugh – continued to rebound from a disastrous start to the Boston Box Lacrosse League season by taking down the Minutemen 13-10 in Nov. 27 action at South Shore Sports Center in Hingham. The Whales’ second consecutive win after losing all of its games during the first trip through the league puts the veteran team back in…

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Major Milestone as IOC recognizes FIL

The International Olympic Committee granted provisional recognition status to the Federation of International Lacrosse during the IOC Executive Board meeting Friday in Tokyo. “I can’t think of a more significant milestone in the sport’s history,” said Steve Stenersen, CEO of US Lacrosse and vice president of the FIL. “This decision is a wonderful recognition of the efforts of so many individuals throughout the world whose commitment and passion over many…

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MLL finalizes 2019 schedule

BOSTON (November 29, 2018) – Major League Lacrosse announced today a robust 2019 regular season schedule, opening during the weekend of May 31 – June 2, that includes a five game slate highlighted by the defending champion Denver Outlaws facing the New York Lizards. The 2019 schedule includes many changes advocated for by the league’s players, including a season start date after Memorial Day and an emphasis on playing weekend…

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NLL announces partnership with Arena Lacrosse League

PHILADELPHIA, November 29, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League and the Arena Lacrosse League have officially announced a formal working partnership between the two leagues. Complete details of the partnership have not been announced, but will include the continuance of player movement between the leagues, placement of game officials, and the development of potential future NLL coaches, management, and players. “We are thrilled to partner with the Arena Lacrosse League…

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NLL announces 2018-2019 home opener schedule

Philadelphia, November 28, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s indoor professional league, has released its revised 2018-2019 home opener details for each of the teams. The NLL’s 33rd season will begin as the Philadelphia Wings face off for their inaugural game at 1:00pm ET when they welcome the Buffalo Bandits to the Wells Fargo Center. The Georgia Swarm and Calgary Roughnecks will also play at home Saturday evening…

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Boston Box Lacrosse: Blazers and Bullseye restore order to standings

  A week after two upsets shook up the Boston Box Lacrosse League standings, the league’s top two teams took down close victories against determined underdogs, bringing order back to the standings ahead of a rematch next week. In Nov. 20 action at South Shore Sports Center in Hingham, Mass., it was the Blazers taking out PrimeTime 10-8 in the opener, followed by Bullseye breaking open an 11-all tie with…

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