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January 13, 2016
Nike/LM NCAA Preview: No. 18 Marquette (Men)
Marquette was the Cinderella story of 2015, breaking into the national rankings after just 31 games as a program. Will the Golden Eagles keep trending up in Year Four? A 19-member senior class will see to it.

September 11, 2014
BC Football to Honor 9/11 Hero Crowther
The Boston College football team will wear special helmets, gloves and cleats emblazoned on Saturday with a red bandana in honor of former Eagles lacrosse player Welles Crowther, who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks after saving at least a dozen people at the World Trade Center in New York City.

July 12, 2014
Thompsons Lead Iroquois Road Show Into Denver
The Thompson brothers lead the way and the Iroquois' heritage has come to the forefront on the international stage with a nearly all-wooden stick defense.

July 11, 2014
Dispatches from Denver: Weather-Delay Reporting
A light practice for Team USA and a chance to meet the Uganda lacrosse team were among the happening at a weather-delayed Day 2 of the FIL World Championship.

June 25, 2014
Thompson, Cummings Nominated for ESPY Awards
Albany's Lyle Thompson and Maryland's Taylor Cummings are up for Best Male and Female College Athlete at the annual ESPY Awards.

May 30, 2014
Memorial Planned for Texas Lacrosse Fixture Korba
A memorial service for Bob Korba, who played a major role in the development of lacrosse in Texas, is planned for June 7 in Austin, Texas. Korba passed away of a prolonged illness on Feb. 7. He was 64.

May 28, 2014
Pomper Memorial is First St. Anthony's Alumni Game
The first-ever St. Anthony's alumni game will be held June 8, as part of the Adam Pomper Memorial Lacrosse Festival.

May 21, 2014
Thompsons #SCFeatured to Debut Sunday on ESPN
Albany's Thompson trio will be featured on ESPN's SportsCenter throughout the day as part of its #SCFeatured series.

March 13, 2014
Lacrosse's Connection to NFL Free Agent Frenzy
NFL agent Peter Schaffer represents free agent cornerback Brandon Browner, who is considering joining lacrosse-mad Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots.

March 5, 2014
Huguely Murder Conviction Upheld After Appeal
An appeals court on Tuesday rejected several claims by attorneys for former Virginia men’s lacrosse player George Huguely, who were challenging his second-degree murder conviction for the killing of Yeardley Love.

March 4, 2014
Munoz: East Coast Trip Includes Visitor from Spain
Stanford will look to rebound from a tough loss with a busy week that includes an East Coast swing. Lyndsey Munoz will get to see her grandmother visiting from Spain.

March 3, 2014
'12 Years a Slave' Producer Katagas a Lax Rat
Anthony Katagas, the producer of “12 Years a Slave,” which won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday night, is a huge lacrosse fan, a former Division III goalie and is still playing on the men’s club lacrosse circuit.

February 27, 2014
Lacrosse at the Winter Olympics: In Review
There were a couple lacrosse connections at the Winter Olympics in Sochi that wrapped up Sunday.

February 11, 2014
Chicago-Area Laxer a Speed Skating Olympian
Emery Lehman, a 17-year-old senior and midfielder at Oak Park-River Forest (Ill.), is the youngest U.S. male Olympian in Sochi, Russia.

February 3, 2014
One-Time Middlebury Laxer a Super Bowl Champ
Steven Hauschka, a former Middlebury attackman, is the Seattle Seahawks kicker. The Super Bowl began Sunday off of his foot.

January 27, 2014
Virginia Midfielder Walrath Kicked Off Team
Virginia midfielder Carl Walrath, who had been accused of punching a police officer during a late-night fight near campus in November and on Friday pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and obstruction of justice, on Tuesday was kicked off the Cavaliers men's lacrosse team.

January 22, 2014
Langton Tabbed USA Bobsled Alternate for Olympics
Former Cornell midfielder Chris Langton is headed to Sochi, Russia, for the Winter Olympics with the U.S. bobsled team.

January 13, 2014
Neumann Freshman Killed in Freak Accident
Dante DeSimone, a freshman lacrosse player at Neumann University near Philadelphia, was killed Sunday night in a freak accident in Clifton Heights, Pa. He was 18.

December 24, 2013
Virginia Midfielder Faces Felony Assault Charge
Virginia midfielder Carl Walrath is facing a felony assault charge and three misdemeanors in connection with an early morning fight in November in Charlottesville, Va.

December 19, 2013
Snow for Super Bowl? How About Feb. Lacrosse?
Sure, AccuWeather is pulling out the bells and whistles to draw attention to the Super Bowl forecast, but they might as well be forecasting the High Point-Delaware men’s lacrosse game on Feb. 1.

December 16, 2013
New York Lizards Make Wills First Female in MLL
The New York Lizards signed Team USA women's goalie Devon Wills to a contract Monday, making her the first female signed by an MLL team.

December 2, 2013
Notre Dame: Four Days in Colorado Trailer
Notre Dame's fall break trip was anything but. Check out the wide variety of experiences the team had in Colorado, enough for a movie.

November 20, 2013
Rotanz Offers to Negotiate Return as SWR Coach
At a school board meeting Tuesday night on Long Island — during which a new athletic director was hired — more than 100 Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.) alumni, players and parents filled the a high school auditorium to demand Tom Rotanz’s return as boys' lacrosse coach.

November 11, 2013
Former Ward Melville (N.Y.) Star Cody Passes Away
Brendan Cody, a key figure in the Ward Melville (N.Y.) lacrosse community who later played at Nassau Community College and midfield at Johns Hopkins, passed away Sunday from a rare form of cancer. He was 44.

November 6, 2013
STX Intern Finalists Were Up for Final Challenge
Congratulations to the winners: Kate Goldstein and Matthew Gregoire. But all five finalists showed great potential during the STX intern challenge.

November 4, 2013
M&T Bank Stadium, Md. Venues Didn't Submit Bids
The Baltimore Ravens, who will host the NCAA men’s lacrosse championships for the sixth time in 12 years this May at M&T Bank Stadium, did not submit a bid to the NCAA to host the event between 2015 and 2018.

November 1, 2013
'Man Caves' TV Show Remodels Rabil's Basement
MLL star and Team USA veteran Paul Rabil will be featured on a future episode of "Man Caves" on the DIY Network.

October 14, 2013
Lacrosse at Buffalo's Ralph Wilson Stadium?
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) has submitted a number of bids to host several high-profile NCAA events, including the Division I men’s lacrosse quarterfinals at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., home of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills.

October 11, 2013
Youth Lacrosse Group Fights Government Shutdown
A federal judge on Wednesday told the National Park Service to reopen Langley Fork Park in McLean, Va., which allowed hundreds of boys and girls in the McLean Youth Lacrosse organization back onto the practice field. The park has been closed since Oct. 1.

September 24, 2013
‘The Medicine Game’ to Premiere Tuesday Night
A documentary highlighting the lives of Onondaga Nation brothers Jeremy and Jerome “Hiana” Thompson premieres to a national television audience Tuesday night.

August 20, 2013
Detroit's Birney Notches 114 Mile Per Hour Shot
Mike Sawyer has some competition. In a video released by the Detroit Mercy athletic department on Monday, Detroit junior midfielder Mike Birney is shown taking a shot that registered 114 miles per hour.

July 24, 2013
Hartford's Top Scorer Transfers to Denver
America East all-rookie midfielder Jack Bobzien is transferring from Hartford to Denver, Pioneers coach Bill Tierney said Wednesday.

July 15, 2013
Hall of Famer, Hopkins Star Bunting Passes Away
Lloyd M. Bunting Jr., a National Lacrosse Hall of Famer, four-time All-American at Johns Hopkins and member of JHU's famed Class of 1950 men's lacrosse team, passed away July 6 at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson, Md. Bunting had been battling the effects of a staph infection for several months. He was 87.

July 1, 2013
Hall of Famer Gaines Passes Away
L. Myrton Gaines Jr., a 1984 inductee into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, passed away June 26. He was 86.

June 27, 2013
Murray, Voice of Long Island Lacrosse, Passes Away
Norm Murray, Hofstra's public address announcer for more than 50 years and a Long Island fixture, passed away early Wednesday morning.

May 29, 2013
Haverford School (Pa.) Senior Dies in Car Accident
The lacrosse community is mourning the loss of Haverford School (Pa.) senior Kip Taviano, who was killed in a car accident Tuesday evening. He was 17.

May 22, 2013
Baum to Play on LXM Tour, Signs with Adrenaline
No. 1 overall MLL draft pick Peter Baum will not join the Ohio Machine this summer and instead play on the LXM Pro Tour.

May 14, 2013
Rutgers Reinstates Men's Coach Brecht
Rutgers University announced on Tuesday that men's lacrosse coach Brian Brecht, who had been suspended with pay pending an investigation into allegations of verbal abuse, has been reinstated effective immediately.

May 13, 2013
The Week in Stick: NCAA Tournament Schedules
It's getting down to crunch time to decide NCAA championships across all levels. Here's when and where all the games will be played.

May 1, 2013
May Madness: Selection Sunday Broadcast Schedule
Here's where to find the bracket announcements for all NCAA levels on Sunday. will have full coverage and analysis as well.

April 25, 2013
Players Rally in Support of Rutgers Coach Brecht
Since Rutgers announced last Friday via press release that it was suspending men’s lacrosse Brian Brecht without pay pending an investigation into alleged “verbal abuse,” there has been a groundswell of support thrown behind the coach.

April 22, 2013
This Week in Division I Conference Tournaments
The conference tournament season arrives this weekend. Here's the who, what where and when's for the upcoming slate.

April 16, 2013
Tufts Women's Players Describe Bombing Scene
Several members of the Tufts women's lacrosse team were near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, when a pair of bombs exploded, injuring more than 180 people.

March 18, 2013
Seton Hill Bus Crashes, Killing Coach, Unborn Child
A bus carrying the Seton Hill women's lacrosse team went off the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Saturday morning and crashed into trees near Carlisle, Pa., killing head coach Kristina Quigley, her unborn child and the driver of the bus.

March 6, 2013
Lacrosse Sticks to be Allowed in Carry-on Luggage
A change in Transportation Security Administration (TSA) policy will allow lacrosse sticks in carry-on luggage starting April 25.

February 22, 2013
Maryland to Wear 'Black Ops' Unis vs. Loyola
Maryland, ranked No. 1 in the coaches' poll, will wear special Under Armour "Black Ops" uniforms in its showdown Saturday at No. 2 Loyola.

February 21, 2013
Notes: Hawkins, Carraro Injury, Big Ten Lacrosse
Loyola's Josh Hawkins didn't play for the second straight game, Denver's Chase Carraro knee injury will keep him out and what's the deal with the Big Ten website?

February 15, 2013
Berger Headed Back to Lizards; Briggs to Boston
MLL All-Star Stephen Berger is headed back to the Lizards organization as part of a three-team trade executed Friday.

February 11, 2013
Hall of Fame Official Garvey Passes Away
Hall of Fame official Jim Garvey passed away Feb. 5 while awaiting a heart transplant at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

February 7, 2013
Winter Storm Nemo Forces Several Postponements
A storm that brought as much as 3 feet of snow to some places in New England has caused postponements of weekend games.

February 1, 2013
High Point Men Set to Debut Against Delaware
It’s another sign of the times — and growth of Southern lacrosse — that a pair of Division I games will be played this weekend, including High Point's men's debut, before opening kickoff of the Super Bowl.

January 26, 2013
USA Women's, Men's Champion Challenge Uniforms
Here's a first look at the new uniforms for the U.S. women's and men's national teams are wearing this weekend at Champion Challenge.

January 24, 2013
Syracuse's Daniello to Take Medical Leave
Attackman Mike Daniello, who transferred from Johns Hopkins to Syracuse this summer, will not play this season because of medical reasons.

January 22, 2013
Huguely Appeals for New Trial for Third Time
George Huguely, who was convicted in the murder of Virginia women’s player Yeardley Love and sentenced to 23 years in prison, has appealed for a new trial for a third time.

January 17, 2013
Deep Dish Gives a Taste of USL Convention
The folks at Deep Dish Lacrosse traveled from Chicago to Philadelphia for the 2013 US Lacrosse National Convention, presented by Champion, with video camera in hand.

December 15, 2012
Newtown Youth Lacrosse Releases Statement
Newtown's youth lacrosse association has reacted to the tragedy that claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults in the Connecticut town.

December 13, 2012
Big East, NEC, MAAC on Realignment Carousel
The wheel of conference realignment keeps on turning. The Big East is on center stage with the NEC and MAAC also on board.

December 6, 2012
Central Michigan to Add Women's Lacrosse
Central Michigan University will add Division I women's lacrosse for the 2015-16 season.

November 29, 2012
Tambroni Reflects on the Last Year at Penn State
Coach Jeff Tambroni said Penn State "took a pretty big blow, without question," with the scandal that rocked the school over a year ago.

November 28, 2012
Conference Realignment Watch: Louisville to ACC
Louisville's move to the ACC adds another women's program to an already strong conference and leaves the Big East weaker.

November 27, 2012
November's Most Read Stories
Take a look back at the biggest stories of the last month covering a variety of topics.

November 26, 2012
Ninth-Grader Verbally Commits to Johns Hopkins
Forry Smith, listed as a 6-foot-2, 175-pound attackman, has become the first freshman to verbally commit to a Division I men's program.

November 21, 2012
Maryland, Rutgers Moves Will Shake Up Lacrosse
The moves of Maryland and Rutgers to the Big Ten means conference realignment will alter the college lacrosse landscape — again.

November 16, 2012
Monster's Kids Helping Sandy Disaster Relief
Lacrosse Magazine's 2010 Person of the Year Tim Goettelmann has decided to shift some attention of his charitable foundation to disaster relief in New York.

November 7, 2012
Lacrosse Community Helping With Sandy Relief
Members of the lacrosse community in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are stepping up to help with the Superstorm Sandy relief effort.

November 6, 2012
Michigan to Play Colgate at New York's Citi Field
The Wolverines' 2013 men's schedule includes some outside the box thinking: a game versus Colgate at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, and a matchup with Army at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.

November 5, 2012
Video: Princeton Women’s Team Overseas in Malta
The Princeton women's lacrosse team was recently in Malta, an island country in the center of the Mediterranean Sea about 50 miles south of Sicily. Check out an interview with them on Malta national television.

November 2, 2012
Original Ole Miss Club Player Killed in Auto Accident
Sarah Wheat, who helped start the Ole Miss club women’s lacrosse team and was the 2011 Southeastern Women’s Lacrosse League Goalie of the Year, was killed in a car accident that also claimed the life of her brother.

October 28, 2012
October's Most Read Stories on
Take a look back at the biggest stories of the last month covering a variety of topics.

October 16, 2012
Mother of Penn State Player Seeks Transplant Match
Kim Roper, the mother of Penn State senior midfielder Drew Roper, has non-Hodgkin lymphoma and needs a bone marrow transplant to save her live.

October 15, 2012
Navy Salutes Past Upon Return from Notre Dame
Upon encountering 67 World War II veterans at the airport on the return trip from Notre Dame this weekend, the entire Navy team lined up to salute them.

October 1, 2012
September's Most Read Stories
As we turn the page to October, here's a look back at the most read stories on for the month of September. Topics covered: New rules, rookies to watch and Duel in Denver.

September 28, 2012
Return of NFL Officials Includes Lacrosse Connection
Bob Waggoner, who wore No. 25 in stripes working as the field judge during Thursday's Baltimore Ravens-Cleveland Browns game, is a former NCAA men’s lacrosse official and current assignor.

September 25, 2012
Huguely Appealing Conviction in Love Case
Attorneys for George Huguely are appealing his second-degree murder conviction in the death of Yeardley Love.

September 24, 2012
'30 in 30' Fall Ball Series Debuts on will roll out 30 stories in 30 days to cover fall ball storylines, questions and topics across all levels of college lacrosse.

September 20, 2012
NEC AQ, New ACC Could Mean Bracket Expansion
It's a few years off, but after recent conference news it's time to start considering the reality of eventual Division I men's tournament expansion.

September 7, 2012
First Look: Team USA Gear for 'Duel in Denver'
Check out Team USA's apparel for Saturday's "Duel in Denver," designed by Lacrosse Unlimited, and special helmet by Cascade.

August 22, 2012
Huguely Denied New Trial
Lawyers for former Virginia men's lacrosse player George Huguely argued for a new trial Wednesday, but the bid was denied.

August 22, 2012
USL Asks NCAA Rules Committee to Consider Safety
Angelo Calvello, chair of the US Lacrosse Men's Game Safety Subcommittee, authored a letter to the NCAA men’s rules committee, voicing concerns about safety relating to its Aug. 3 proposed rules changes for the 2013 season. The letter asks that the NCAA rescind two proposals relating to the faceoff and develop a formal protocol regarding another relative to quick restarts.

August 10, 2012
Faceoff Veterans React to NCAA Rules Proposals
A group of seven veteran faceoff specialists, including Dartmouth head coach Andy Towers, shared their opinions on the NCAA men's rules committee's controversial proposed changes.

August 6, 2012
Major League Lacrosse Playoff Scenarios
It's the final week of the regular season, but there's still much to be decided in the MLL playoff race. Three teams are still alive for the final two championship weekend spots, and the seeding order for the four-team postseason also remains to be set.

August 1, 2012
STX Seeks Captains for New Elite Women’s Team
Lacrosse equipment manufacturer STX is putting together what it’s calling the first ever elite level women’s lacrosse team, and the company is seeking recent college graduates to fill the roster. And three captains to help pick it and be featured in a web-based series.

July 11, 2012
Video: U.S. Under-19 Team's Finland Cribs
Midfielder Danny Eipp and goalie Kyle Turri give you a video tour of the building where the U.S. U19 team is living during two weeks in Finland.

July 10, 2012
Greetings from Finland With U.S. U19 Team
After a long travel day to Finland, the U.S. under-19 men's national team went through a light practice Tuesday afternoon in Turku.

July 9, 2012
Five Big Picture Thoughts for U19 World Games
The U.S. under-19 men's team goes for its seventh gold medal while the Canadians bring a talented team to Finland, looking for its first title.

July 6, 2012
Weekend Watch: MLL Week 9, U19 Training Camp
Is there really an offseason? It’s the first full weekend of July and there is still a lot of lacrosse to watch.

June 28, 2012
Team Canada's Chris Sanderson Passes Away
Chris Sanderson, the former Team Canada goalie who battled cancer since 2008, passed away at 2 a.m. Thursday morning, according to his family.

June 21, 2012
New Maryland Turf Field Promises To Be 'Cool'
Maryland formally announced plans for and unveiled renderings of a new FieldTurf Revolution surface to be installed at Byrd Stadium, featuring a heat-reducing technology.

June 15, 2012
Shootout For Soliders Raises $105,000 for WWP
Shootout for Soldiers, the world-record 24-hour lacrosse game benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project, wrapped up on Friday in Baltimore.

June 4, 2012
Lacrosse Takes Step Toward Olympic Dream
The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) was recently accepted into SportAccord, a key step toward the "Olympic Dream."

May 29, 2012
Low Championship Attendance Cause for Concern
The 79,595 combined attendance for men’s championship weekend at Foxborough, Mass., was the lowest number since 2002, the last time the event was held in non-NFL venue. Championship game attendance also continued to decline.

May 26, 2012
Costabile's Career Comes to Sudden End
“It’s over,” CJ Costabile said after Duke's 16-10 loss to Maryland. “You dedicate four years of your life to something, and it just ends. What I’ll miss most is the guys and everything we’ve done.”

May 22, 2012
ESPN Sport Science: Rabil's Shot Speed, Accuracy
Lacrosse takes it turn on ESPN's Sport Science. Watch Paul Rabil's shot go under the microscope.

May 21, 2012
This Week's NCAA Tournament Dates, Times, Matchups
The updated dates, times and matchups for this weekend's NCAA tournaments.

May 21, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things to Know
Each of the final four teams left standing has its own story, and there are some intriguing men's championship game possibilities.

May 17, 2012
Polanco Traded to Bayhawks; Costabile Involved
Major League Lacrosse’s Long Island Lizards have agreed to trade perennial all-star defenseman Nicky Polanco to the Chesapeake Bayhawks in a deal that gives Long Island the draft rights Duke long-stick midfielder and Tewaaraton Award finalist CJ Costabile.

May 14, 2012
This Week's NCAA Tournament Dates, Times, Matchups
The updated dates, times and matchups for Division I, II and III men's and women's tournaments.

May 3, 2012
Love Family Files Suit Against Virginia Coaches, AD
Sharon Love, the mother of slain Virginia women's lacrosse player Yeardley Love, has filed a $29.45 million civil suit against Virginia men's lacrosse coach Dom Starsia, assistant coach Marc Van Arsdale, and Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage. It comes a week after the Love family filed a similar civil lawsuit against George Huguely.

April 30, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things to Know
Just how good is Notre Dame's defense? Plus, conference tournaments can give teams new life or bring them back to reality.

April 24, 2012
MLL Active Roster First Impressions
The new 14-week Major League Lacrosse season kicks off Saturday, and on Wednesday the league announced the 25-man active rosters for its eight teams. These lists will change over the coming weeks as NLL players and college seniors finish seasons, but we have a few first impressions.

April 23, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things to Know
We try to make sense of another unpredictable weekend of lacrosse. Plus, does Rob Pannell come back to the field Saturday?

April 20, 2012
West Genesee's Messere Earns Record Win No. 748
Legendary West Genesse (N.Y.) boys lacrosse coach Mike Messere became the all-time winningest high school coach in the country Thursday night, earning career victory No. 748 in a 7-3 win over visiting Oswego.

April 9, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things to Know
UVa showed its strength, 'Cuse started a freshman in goal, Lehigh and Bucknell's streaks ended and the UNC and Virginia Tech women earned big W's.

April 9, 2012
Munoz: What It's Like To Be A College Goalie
Lyndsey Munoz writes that most people do not understand the ins and outs, and ups and downs, of playing goalie. Here's her shot at changing that.

April 6, 2012
Terps' Raffa Spelling Injured Holmes on Faceoffs
U.S. U19 member and Maryland freshman Charlie Raffa has seen his role expand with the Terps' primary faceoff taker, Curtis Holmes, dealing with injury,

April 5, 2012
Howard Women's Lacrosse Season in Limbo
Howard University has self-reported NCAA rules violations by an unknown number of athletes and has suspended all intercollegiate activities.

April 2, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things To Know
The No. 1 men's rank is up for debate, Virginia's goalie situation is now a strength and the suspension of one Maryland player hurt the Terps.

March 26, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things To Know
The good (Zach Palmer, Matt White goals) and the ugly (UNC-Maryland fight) from the weekend were on display in the same hour of SportsCenter.

March 23, 2012
Denver's Faus Out For Season with Achilles Tear
Pioneers sophomore goaltender Jamie Faus ruptured his Achilles on Sunday during Denver's game against Notre Dame and will miss the rest of the 2012 season. He was undergoing surgery Friday afternoon.

March 22, 2012
McDonogh Snaps Vero Beach’s Home Win Streak
McDonogh (Md.), Lacrosse Magazine’s No. 1 ranked girls’ team in the country, traveled to Florida and ended Vero Beach’s 69-game home winning streak by a score of 15-5 on Wednesday.

March 22, 2012
On Lacrosse and Peyton Manning
New Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning encountered a group of lacrosse players while looking for a place to workout, then asked for the retired number 18 from a former Broncos QB, who happens to be the grandfather of a current Duke midfielder.

March 12, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things to Know
Rob Pannell on a scooter and Steele Stanwick limping around are not fun sights to see. Plus, Villanova creates an early Play of the Year nominee.

March 7, 2012
Takedown Tuesday: Maryland, UNC, Yale Fall
UMBC, Penn and Sacred Heart scored upsets Tuesday in surprising fashion that you can only see to believe.

March 6, 2012
Cornell's Pannell Out Indefinitely With Foot Injury
Rob Pannell spent Tuesday's game against Canisius on crutches and will be out indefinitely after reportedly breaking a bone in his foot.

March 5, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things to Know
Where did Lehigh come from and what is the Mountain Hawks potential? Plus, Cornell's Rob Pannell is injured.

March 2, 2012
Mikey, Casey Powell to Work as NLL TV Analysts
Mikey and Casey Powell will debut as CBS Sports Network analysts for National Lacrosse League broadcasts on April 7.

March 1, 2012
Busy MLL Offseason Continues; Cummings Dealt
The Chesapeake Bayhawks acquired the rights to Maryland senior Joe Cummings and a future draft pick from the Rochester Rattlers in exchange for Steve DeNapoli. The Lizards also traded for inaugural Tewaaraton Award winner Doug Shanahan.

February 27, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things to Know
A few upsets -- and some other near upsets -- dotted the weekend schedule, revealing trends to watch as the season goes on.

February 23, 2012
Report: WD1 Tourney Could Expand to 24 Teams
The expansion of the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament has been approved by the Division I championship and sports management cabinet, but must pass through several layers of approval, including the budget committee, before it becomes reality.

February 21, 2012
Explore and Get to Know
It’s been a while since we introduced ourselves to each other, so here’s a refresher on all that has to offer.

February 21, 2012
Jury Deliberations Wednesday in Huguely Trial
Jury deliberations will begin Wednesday in the George Huguely trial, after a three-day hiatus in the proceedings.

February 20, 2012
Working Off The Weekend: Five Things to Know
NBC Sports made its foray into college lacrosse, and a certain hot-button issue (shot clock) didn't take long to emerge on the new airwaves.

February 19, 2012
Rabil Requests Trade to East Coast NLL Team
Paul Rabil, acquired in a trade last week by the NLL's Edmonton Rush, has asked the team to seek trade possibilities to an Eastern U.S. market, putting him closer to home.

February 15, 2012
Virginia Teammates Testify in Huguely Trial
Former Virginia players Ken Clausen, Mikey Thompson and Will Bolton and current redshirt senior defenseman Chris Clements took the stand Wednesday in Charlottesville, Va.

February 15, 2012
Defense to Begin Case in George Huguely Trial
The prosecution is expected to rest Wednesday in the murder trial of former Virginia men's lacrosse player George Huguely, and the defense is set to begin its case.

February 13, 2012
Working Off the Weekend: Five Things to Know
So what happened over the weekend the lacrosse world? Here are a few talking points on upsets, debuts and ... Twitter?

February 11, 2012
Huguely Breaks Down as Interrogation Tape Shown
George Huguely broke down in court crying Friday, as prosecutors showed video of his interrogation by police in the hours after Yeardley Love's death.

February 10, 2012
Tambroni, Pietramala Reunited on Team USA Staff
Party like it's 1999? Maybe so for Jeff Tambroni and Dave Pietramala, former colleagues at Cornell from 1997-2000 now reunited on the Team USA coaching staff.

February 8, 2012
Testimony Begins, Details Emerge in Huguely Trial
Details began to emerge Wednesday in the murder trial of George Huguely, describing an on-again-off-again relationship between he and Yeardley Love and a series of heated email exchanges between the two in the months before Love's death.

February 7, 2012
Jury Selection Ongoing in George Huguely Trial
Opening statements are expected Wednesday in the first-degree murder trial of George Huguely, accused in the death of Yeardley Love. As of Tuesday afternoon, a jury had nearly been selected.

February 6, 2012
Quick Hits: Delaware, Duke; Huguely Trial to Begin
The Division I season kicked off Saturday with a pair of games, and the trial of George Huguely begins Monday in Charlottesville, Va., with jury selection.

February 5, 2012
Latest Belichick Lax Hits: Petro Pregame, Meade
After Richie Meade was forced to resign at Navy, Bill Belichick reached out for support. And before the AFC championship game two weeks ago, Johns Hopkins men's coach Dave Pietramala sat with Belichick in his office as the New England Patriots prepared for the Baltimore Ravens.

January 22, 2012
Southern Methodist Considering Varsity Lacrosse
Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, is considering adding varsity lacrosse, according to the school's athletic director.

January 12, 2012
Midfielder Drew Reinstated to Syracuse Lacrosse
Kevin Drew, the Syracuse senior defensive midfielder who was suspended indefinitely form the team in late October, has rejoined the Orange.

January 12, 2012
Weekend Watch: USL National Convention
The Lacrosse Magazine staff is ready for the journey up I-95 from Baltimore to Philadelphia for the annual US Lacrosse National Convention. If you're not going to make it, follow for updates from a busy Pennsylvania Convention Center all weekend long.

January 9, 2012
U.S. U19 Men's Team Visits NYC's Freedom Tower
As part of a team weekend, the U.S. U19 men's team traveled to New York City, where they visited the new Freedom Tower, the 9/11 Memorial and listened to a talk from former Army lacrosse player John Fernandez, who lost his legs serving in Iraq.

January 6, 2012
Weekend Watch: Toronto-Calgary Opens NLL Year
The National Lacrosse League season kicks off Sunday in Toronto where the defending league champion Rock host the Calgary Roughnecks.

December 31, 2011
Attackman English Transfers from Virginia to Cornell
Connor English, who has played attack for Virginia the past two years, has transferred to Cornell and is available to play this spring.

December 20, 2011
A Nod of Support for the Wings’ Twitter Experiment
The NLL's Philadelphia Wings will use players' Twitter handles on the backs of jerseys instead of last names for one game this season. The publicity move has people talking, and that's a good thing.

November 30, 2011
Duffy A Local Choice for Cannons Head Coach
Steve Duffy, the new head coach of the MLL's Boston Cannons, is a Massachusetts lifer familiar with his surroundings, the pro game and expectations for the franchise.

November 8, 2011
Rabil Makes Guest Spot on Tony Kornheiser Show
Paul Rabil made a guest appearance on the local Washington, D.C., radio show of Tony Kornheiser, the co-host of ESPN's "Pardon The Interruption," who appears to be taking a liking to lacrosse.

October 28, 2011
Weekend Watch: Three Big Things To Look For
Fall ball is winding down, but there are a few events worth taking in this weekend before it ends, plus Hall of Fame inductions are Saturday.

October 26, 2011
Moscow Lacrosse Featured on Russian Television
A club team based in Moscow recently received airtime on a pair of Russian television stations.

October 25, 2011
Virginia Celebrates National Title, Names Awards
The Virginia men celebrated their national championship win and named team awards at a private party Saturday night.

October 24, 2011
Early Look: Boston Cannons' Championship Ring
Check out the jewelry that the Boston Cannons will receive for winning their first Major League Lacrosse championship in August.

October 23, 2011
Fall Ball: Villanova Moving On Post-Karalunas
Villanova, Stony Brook and Siena visited Loyola, Md., for fall ball scrimmages Saturday. Some notes from the day, including who is in line to replace former Wildcats defensive star Brian Karalunas.

October 21, 2011
Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself...
It's great to be aboard the ship full-time.

October 9, 2011
UNC-OSU Shot Clock Game Passes Eye Test
In general, the North Carolina-Ohio State scrimmage Sunday that used a 60-second shot clock was a success. Beyond that, the Tar Heels' offensive firepower and limitless lineup possibilities were on full display.

October 7, 2011
Tar Heels' Breschi Talks Early Recruiting
North Carolina head coach Joe Breschi delivered what sounded like a defense of early recruiting, saying until the NCAA puts rules in place to limit it, coaches have to recruit early, for better or worse.

October 6, 2011
Next Boston Cannons Coach? A Few Ideas...
Bill Daye resigned as coach of the Boston Cannons and a search is underway for his replacement. Here are some ideas for candidates.

September 30, 2011
Big Vision for Future Michigan Facilities
The University of Michigan is thinking big for it's future lacrosse facilities, including both outdoor and indoor stadiums to be finished in three to four years.

September 17, 2011
Orange Moves: Syracuse Accepted Into ACC With Pitt
Syracuse has applied for membership into the ACC, according to reports. The impact of such a move would be felt in the lacrosse world, for sure.

September 1, 2011
Cannons MLL Championship Quote Dump, Part I
Paul Rabil, Ryan Boyle, Pat Heim and others talked to Lacrosse Magazine on the field at Navy after the Boston Cannons won their first MLL title in franchise history.

September 1, 2011
Cannons MLL Championship Quote Dump, Part II
Check out what Boston Cannons defensemen Kyle Sweeney, Brian Farrell and Jack Reid had to say after winning the MLL title Sunday. Hint: Sweeney, who just finished his 9th season, talked about potential retirement.

August 31, 2011
C. Powell (In Arnold Voice): "I'll Be Back" From Injury
Casey Powell suspects ligament damage or a bad sprain in his right knee after a collision with Paul Rabil in the MLL championship game Sunday. But either way, Powell said he will be back -- his pro playing career is not finished.

August 16, 2011
Upon Review, Crotty is 2011 MLL Scoring Champion
For about two days, Paul Rabil had thought he won his second MLL regular-season scoring title. But the league said stat-keeping errors were found and Rochester second-year attackman Ned Crotty is said to be the real champ now.

August 5, 2011
Meet the Crooked Arrows (Including the Thompsons)
The movie “Crooked Arrows,” is in production as we speak in the Boston area, and the movie’s producers have released a teaser video featuring the members of the film’s title team - including Ty, Miles and Lyle Thompson.

July 26, 2011
Will Yeatman Signs with New England Patriots
Bill Belichick, lacrosse aficionado, couldn’t stop himself. Will Yeatman, the former Maryland lacrosse and football player, has signed a free agent contract with the NFL’s New England Patriots.

July 9, 2011
MLL Rookie Draft to Remain in January
Major League Lacrosse's Board of Directors voted Friday at league meetings to keep the rookie draft in January, prior to the college and professional seasons.

July 7, 2011
Working For the Weekend: MLL All-Star Edition
Two fans will pick the all-star teams Friday, and the game is Saturday night in Boston. Check out the top 10 all-stars, and LM's midseason awards.

July 1, 2011
Working For The Weekend: MLL Week 7 Notes
The annual July 4th game in Denver is expected to draw over 25,000 fans -- and they'll get the see the top two teams in the league with the Boston Cannons being the visitor.

June 30, 2011
LM Photographer John Strohsacker Makes SI
Congrats to John. The photo he shot Saturday of the Boston Cannons’ Greg Downing flying through the air against the Chesapeake Bayhawks has made this week’s Sports Illustrated.

June 29, 2011
Two Steps Forward, One Step (Or More) Back
While Ann Arbor’s college lacrosse teams — at the University of Michigan — are undergoing an exciting transition from club to varsity status, the city’s high school boys and girls lacrosse teams are headed in the opposite direction.

June 15, 2011
MLL: Hamilton Nationals Dump Former MVP Grant
Even Hamilton head coach Regy Thorpe admitted the Nationals didn’t get fair value in trading two-time Major League Lacrosse MVP John Grant Jr. to the Long Island Lizards for a 2012 second-round draft pick.

June 8, 2011
Q-and-A: Tewaaraton Winner, Virginia's Steele Stanwick
Tewaaraton Award winner Steele Stanwick chats about what he called an emotional roller coaster of a season and how the Cavaliers ended it with a championship.

June 8, 2011
Dom Starsia: 'I Still Enjoy This as Much as I Ever Have'
In an article on titled “Starsia Looking Forward to 20th Season,” Virginia men's lacrosse coach Dom Starsia doesn’t flatly say he will return next season. But he provides a pretty good case that he is coming back.

June 7, 2011
Q-and-A: Tewaaraton Finalist, Cornell's Rob Pannell
The Cornell junior attackman talked to about hanging out with Steele Stanwick for the first time, the Tewaaraton Award race and feeling bitter about the way the Big Red's season ended.

June 6, 2011
Q-and-A: Tewaaraton Winner, NW's Shannon Smith
The Northwestern junior attacker talked to about the Wildcats' national championship season, how it happened and what to expect from the team next year.

June 3, 2011
Hall of Famer Jim Brown Honors Current ‘Young Lions’
The 11th annual Tewaaraton Awards included a rare awards ceremony appearance by National Hall of Famer and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown, who turned the attention to this year's nominees upon receiving the award.

June 3, 2011
Paul Officially Named Michigan Men’s Coach
Michigan announced the hiring of John Paul as head men’s lacrosse coach on Friday, making official what was all but official when the school announced it would transition its lacrosse teams from club to varsity status.

May 31, 2011
Any Undrafted Seniors Want To Play MLL?
Major League Lacrosse announced Tuesday that it is opening the player pool for all college seniors that were not drafted in January. Players who have completed their senior season and do not have any eligibility are able to register through the league.

May 30, 2011
What to Watch For: Maryland-Virginia
Steele Stanwick, Maryland's faceoff unit, Virginia's zone defense and Terrapins redshirt freshman goalie Niko Amato will play key roles in deciding the winner of Monday's national title game.

May 28, 2011
Maryland On Emotional Ride
After Maryland beat Duke to advance to Monday's national title game, Terrapins coach John Tillman discussed the adversity Maryland has faced this season, and how it made the team stronger. On replacing Dave Cottle: "It was kind of like, ‘All right, Coach Tillman, don’t screw this up for us.’ "

May 28, 2011
Four Big Division I Themes to Watch
Will Denver continue to surprise? Can Virginia finish strong? Are Maryland's seniors due? Will Duke repeat? Four big questions will be answered soon.

May 24, 2011
Rhamel Bratton Won’t Play Championship Weekend
The indefinite suspension of Virginia senior midfielder Rhamel Bratton will continue through this weekend’s NCAA final four, Cavaliers coach Dom Starsia said Tuesday.

May 18, 2011
Crowley, Canadian MLL Rookies Held Up On Visas
Major League Lacrosse’s Canadian-born rookies, most notably No. 1 overall pick Kevin Crowley and his former Stony Brook teammate Jordan McBride, have been unable to play thus far for their MLL teams while the players await approval of United States work visas. Both are questionable to play this week.

May 18, 2011
Working For The Weekend: MLL Week 2 News, Notes
Billy Bitter is in for Denver, while several Outlaws and players around Major League Lacrosse are out because of the FIL World Indoor Championships in Prague. Check out that and more in Week 2 of MLL news and notes.

May 16, 2011
Farrell, Catalino’s Deception Perfection
When Maryland coach John Tillman spoke in the preseason about giving a group of 17 seniors freedom, perhaps Sunday's player-orchestrated deception play by Brian Farrell and Grant Catalino wasn't exactly what Tillman had in mind. A hidden-ball trick late in the third quarter of an NCAA tournament game? With your team ahead by just three goals? But then again, that’s probably the perfect time — when nobody is expecting it.

May 16, 2011
Stanwick Practicing Again, Closer to 100 Percent
With Virginia’s biggest game of the year upcoming Saturday in the NCAA quarterfinal round against second-seeded Cornell, Cavaliers attackman and Tewaaraton Award finalist Steele Stanwick said he’s now just feeling close to 100 percent healthy. He's dealt with a calf and foot injury this season.

May 13, 2011
Working For The Weekend: MLL Week 1 News, Notes
Some quick hits: Denver’s Max Seibald sidelined a few weeks, Rochester’s Ned Crotty expected to “bust out” this season, and new-look units for 2011. Check out news and notes in advance of Major League Lacrosse’s season-opening weekend.

May 12, 2011
Denver’s Barton Stadium Sold Out; $500 Tickets Sold
Denver's Barton Lacrosse Stadium, capacity 2,000, is sold out and $500 “lawn” tickets have been sold in anticipation of the first NCAA tournament game west of the Mississippi.

May 8, 2011
Bracketology: Selection Sunday Edition
The bubble for the NCAA men's Division I tournament is cloudy. Depending on the outcome of Sunday afternoon's Ivy League championship, four or five teams will be on pins and needles come Sunday night.

May 3, 2011
Loyola Looks to Reverse Denver Woes
If the Loyola men's lacrosse team wants to make the NCAA tournament, it will likely need to win this weekend's ECAC tournament in Denver, Colorado, a city and state were the Greyhounds have floundered as of late.

May 3, 2011
Tierney: Denver a Final Four Contender
Asked by an Associated Press reporter if his team was a possible men's final four contender, Denver coach Bill Tierney didn't hesitate, responding with an authoritative, "It is."

April 29, 2011
Shamel Dismissed, Rhamel Suspended by Virginia
Two-time first-team All-American midfielder Shamel Bratton has been kicked off the Virginia men’s lacrosse team for a violation of team policies, the university announced Friday afternoon, and his twin brother Rhamel Bratton has been suspended from the team indefinitely.

April 27, 2011
Tufts on Tape — and in HD
“Tufts Lacrosse 2010,” details the story of the 2010 Tufts men’s lacrosse team that won the NCAA Division III national championship, the first national title in any sport in school history.

April 26, 2011
No What Ifs — Berkman At Ease With Salisbury’s AQ
Salisbury's win over Stevenson in the CAC championship game gave the Sea Gulls a 16-1 record and an automatic qualifying berth to the men’s NCAA Division III tournament. They’re in. No questions asked. Pundits don’t matter anymore. That all sounds good to coach Jim Berkman.

April 26, 2011
MLL Adds Required Baseline Concussion Testing
Major League Lacrosse has joined the list of sports leagues and organizations paying extra attention to head injuries. The outdoor professional league announced it is requiring players to take part in the widely-used ImPACT neurocognitive test system that helps determine players’ ability to return to play after suffering a concussion.

April 21, 2011
Monster Puts Final Touches on Woodstick Alumni Game
Tim Goettelmann, Lacrosse Magazine’s 2010 Person of the Year, has been busy working on some last-minute preparations for the first Woodstick Classic Alumni Game April 30 in Manhasset, N.Y., held as part of an all-day event to benefit his charity, Monster’s Kids.

April 19, 2011
Tragedy Strikes for Young Family
Maria Young, the mother of Maryland senior attackman Ryan Young and Duke senior midfielder Kevin Young, passed away late Sunday night after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

April 18, 2011
SU's Lade: Ankle Close to 100 Percent Healthy
Syracuse close defenseman John Lade, who has been hampered by a left ankle injury sustained against Duke April 3, did not play Saturday against Providence and his status remains unclear for the Orange’s game against Hobart Tuesday night. Though he did say the ankle is feeling better.

April 18, 2011
George Huguely Trial to Begin in 2012
Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely was indicted Monday by a grand jury on six charges, including first-degree murder, in the death of Yeardley Love. A trial date was set for Feb. 6, 2012.

April 17, 2011
Sunday Leftovers: Johns Hopkins-Maryland
Bill Belichick congratulated Johns Hopkins on its win in the locker room after the game, plus check out other assorted key notes (on faceoffs, underclassmen, etc.) that emerged during Saturday night’s classic game at a rainy Byrd Stadium in College Park.

April 14, 2011
Syracuse's Galloway Talks About Loss to Cornell
Syracuse goaltender John Galloway won’t make excuses for why the then-top-ranked and previously unbeaten Orange was upset 11-6 by No. 5 Cornell Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome.

April 14, 2011
Dave Cottle, Lacrosse Yoda
All St. John's College High School (D.C.) boys' coach Danny Phillips needed to do was send former Maryland men's coach Dave Cottle an introductory email, and he had a Yoda-type lacrosse coach to learn from. Cottle even broke down game film of a St. John’s fall scrimmage.

April 12, 2011
MLL: The Machine is Back ... In Ohio
Major League Lacrosse’s new Ohio-based team scheduled to begin play for the 2012 season will be named the Ohio Machine, the MLL announced Tuesday.

April 12, 2011
George Huguely Case Headed to Grand Jury
After a nearly nine-hour preliminary hearing Monday in Charlottesville, Va., a district court judge ruled that there was enough evidence against former Virginia men’s lacrosse player George Huguely in the case of Yeardley Love’s death to send the case to the next step of the legal process.

April 8, 2011
Army, Navy, Air Force Nearly Derailed by Shutdown
Democrats and Republicans reached a budget agreement late Friday night to keep the United States government running through at least Thursday, meaning for the lacrosse world that Army, Navy and Air Force games scheduled for Saturday will go on as planned.

April 5, 2011
Will Bill Belichick and the Patriots Draft Will Yeatman?
How much do you think New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, if given the chance, would love to merge his two lives in a business sense, bringing a former college lacrosse player into a professional football training camp? He’ll have the chance with former Maryland and Notre Dame player Will Yeatman, who likely if anything would be a late-round NFL draft pick.

March 27, 2011
Sunday Leftovers: Virginia at Johns Hopkins
Extra information, tidbits and postgame reaction from both sides after the Blue Jays' 12-11 upset win over Virginia Saturday at Homewood Field.

March 25, 2011
Recognition Deserved for Villanova's Karalunas
An eight-ground ball, eight-caused turnover performance in a 10-9 win against Princeton March 15 really sent Villanova long stick midfielder Brian Karalunas to the forefront of national discussion. But he probably should have been there a lot sooner.

March 24, 2011
MLL: Queener Staying with Nationals for Now
Hamilton Nationals goaltender Brett Queener was rumored around the time of January’s Major League Lacrosse draft to be on the move back to Rochester, where he won a league title in 2008. But it doesn’t look like he’s moving anywhere.

March 22, 2011
Upset Alert: Five Games with Potential Shock Value
By now you've heard of Saturday's Division I men's lacrosse upsets: Delaware over Hofstra, Towson over Stony Brook, Penn State over UMass and Penn over Princeton (borderline upset). Here are five games this week that have upset alert potential.