In The News

By Paul Ryan |  4/29/14 4:00 PM

In The News

Denver Outlaws Lacrosse to host ‘May The Fourth Be With You Day’ for home opener 2014 (The Denver Channel, April 28)

“The Denver Outlaws will open the home portion of their 2014 season on Sunday, May 4 at 3 p.m. MDT at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Outlaws invite fans to help celebrate ‘May The Fourth Be With You Day’ with a Star Wars theme for the home opener. In addition to movie-themed jerseys, Star Wars characters will make appearances around the stadium along with in-game promotions featuring movie and music clips from the movies…”

Social network lets athletes tap gear, apparel (Boston Globe, April 28)

“When you watch your favorite athletes on TV, it’s easy to see whose apparel they are wearing. Adidas cleats, perhaps, or uniforms made by Under Armour. But what do they wear in practice or in the weight room, when the cameras are not on them? And what about the gear you cannot see, like shoulder pads and compression shorts?...”

Minutemen in Major League Lacrosse Update (UMass Athletics, April 28)

“All eight Major League Lacrosse teams opened their 2014 seasons during the weekend of Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, with seven former Minutemen contributing for their respective squads. Check out how UMass men's lacrosse alumni performed…”

Bayhawks Bid for MLL three-peat (Capital Gazette, April 25)

“No team in Major League Lacrosse history has ever captured three consecutive championships. The Chesapeake Bayhawks will attempt to become the first in 2014…”

Charlotte Hounds attacker Mike Sawyer more than a very fast shot (Charlotte Observer, April 25)

“There’s more to Charlotte Hounds attacker Mike Sawyer’s lacrosse game than just a very fast shot. In fact, it was Sawyer’s all-around skills that helped the Hounds qualify for the Major League Lacrosse playoffs last season and advance to the league’s championship game…”

Bayhawks Sleepwalk and More Week One Observations (Inside Lacrosse, April 29)

“Charlotte misses Adam Ghitelman more than any other team missed any one player in the entire league on opening day…”

Duke attackman Jordan Wolf learned his craft from the best: Matt Danowski (Charlotte Observer, April 24)

“When Jordan Wolf was growing up in suburban Philadelphia, he watched Duke attackman Matt Danowski, who went on to become the NCAA’s all-time leading scorer…”

Jay Z Wouldn’t Last One Minute On A Lacrosse Field, Says MLL (, April 29)

“When Jay Z raps people listen, and when it came to Hov’s verse on DJ Khaled’s “They Don’t Love You No More,” Major League Lacrosse heard Jigga loud and clear.”

What a shot! 37 amazing sports shots (CNN, April 29)

The Cannons Will Mangan made CNN’s weekly sports photo slideshow!

Boston Cannons 15, Chesapeake Bayhawks 9

Boston Cannons open MLL season with win over Chesapeake Bayhawks (Boston Globe, April 27)

“The Boston Cannons made a strong statement in the offseason, making a series of aggressive acquisitions designed to bolster their defense after a disappointing season in 2013…”

Bayhawks fall in season opener, 15-9, despite Brendan Mundorf’s big debut (Baltimore Sun, April 28)

“Attackman Brendan Mundorf (Mount St. Joseph, UMBC) finished with six points in his Chesapeake debut, but the Bayhawks offense otherwise struggled throughout a season-opening 15-9 loss Sunday to the host Boston Cannons…”

Ohio Machine 15, Charlotte Hounds 8

Poor start dooms Charlotte Hounds in season-opener (Charlotte Observer, April 26)

“This was not the kind of start the Charlotte Hounds envisioned for the 2014 Major League Lacrosse season. Last year’s MLL championship-game finalists struggled on both ends of the field, and ultimately lost to the Ohio Machine 15-8 in their season opener Saturday at Memorial Stadium…”

Machine opens season with win (Columbus Dispatch, April 27)

“Perhaps all the talk about the Ohio Machine turning a corner in Major League Lacrosse in Bear Davis’ first full season as coach is more than just talk…”

Denver Outlaws 14, Florida Launch 10

Florida Launch lacrosse team rockets into fans’ hearts (Sun Sentinel, April 27)

“For Casey Powell and his Florida Launch teammates, the only thing better would have been a dramatic come-from-behind victory on Saturday night at Florida Atlantic University Stadium…”

Florida Launch drop debut MLL game at home (Palm Beach Post, April 26)

“The Florida Launch, playing its inaugural season in Major League Lacrosse, dropped its debut game 14-10 to the Denver Outlaws on Saturday night at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton…”

New York Lizards 18, Rochester Rattlers 15

The New York Lizards Hold Off a Late Surge by Rochester Rattlers to Win Their Home Opener (, April 29)

“The New York Lizards opened the season with a great home opener against the Rochester Rattlers Sunday with a win 18-15…”

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