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August 19, 2014
Cutting Room Floor: The LM Covers That Weren't
Why Uganda? Why not Canada? What if the U.S. had won? These were questions we tussled with right up until deadline.

July 12, 2014
Is Lyle Thompson the New King of Lacrosse?
When he's not dropping one-handed runners like candy from a piñata, Iroquois star Lyle Thompson is fending off throngs of kids in Denver. It begs the question: Who is the sport's most popular player?

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.

July 9, 2014
Dispatches from Denver: World Championship Linkage
The Lacrosse Magazine staff is out in full force at the FIL World Championship in Denver, where mainstream media also has descended to cover the biggest event in international lacrosse history.

June 29, 2014
"Road to Rockies" With Team USA Continues
The "Road to the Rockies" video series with Team USA - produced by The Lacrosse Network - returns with new episodes this week, beginning with Ned Crotty's thoughts on his 2010 gold medal experiences with the squad.

February 1, 2014
Uganda Reaches Goal, Will Send Team to Denver
Dream on. Thanks largely to the American lacrosse community’s support of its “Dream 2014” campaign, Fields of Growth International has surpassed its minimum fundraising threshold that will allow it to send the first African team to the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship. The deadline was Saturday.

July 17, 2013
USA 'Animals' Bond in Toronto, Dominate Canada
The U.S. women's national team spent an off day in Toronto, which led to some creative team bonding on the way back to Oshawa ahead of Tuesday night's game against Canada.

July 15, 2013
Enjoying the Downtime on a Team USA Day Off
After three games in four days, Team USA has a day off in Oshawa before their final pool play showdown with Canada on Tuesday. How are they filling the spare hours? Bloggers Sarah Bullard and Holly McGarvie-Reilly will fill you in.

February 19, 2013
Co-Founder of Japanese Lacrosse Dies at 78
Norio Endo, a retired U.S. Navy captain who helped establish lacrosse in Japan, died Jan. 11 in Baltimore after a bout with cancer. He was 78.

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 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.

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 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."

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.

June 2, 2011
2008 U.S. U19 Team Well-Represented in NCAAs
US Lacrosse's men's national team leadership must've known something when they selected the 2008 U.S. under-19 team. Not only did the coaches and selection committee pick the players that would lead Team USA to the gold medal, but they picked players who went on to have some terrific college careers. Quite a few of them were on display at the NCAA men's championship weekend in Baltimore.

April 22, 2011
Warrior Deal Slays English Premier League Record
Apparently you’ve all been buying a lot of Warrior equipment because the company had the scratch on hand to make a record-setting deal with soccer powerhouse Liverpool FC.

April 22, 2011
The Voice of Lacrosse
Meet John Schuett, the man behind the voice of Michigan lacrosse and countless MCLA and US Lacrosse events.

March 18, 2011
Japanese Laxers Tour U.S. with Homeland at Heart
For the Keio High School players -- preparing for games in the Baltimore-D.C. corridor against St. Paul's, Boys' Latin, St. Albans and Loyola Blakefield -- the lacrosse field seems to be their only escape from the disturbing images on television and in newspapers of the devastation in their homeland. "We have to move forward," Keio coach Tomonao Hashimoto said. "We should not quit."