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August 28, 2014
His Space: Winning Without Stars? It's the Canadian Way
Contrary to the United States' star-studded roster, Canada was a group of lunchpail/blue-collar types. And that's how their system has been built to its current heights.

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.

August 19, 2014
Behind Dream 2014 and the 'Gift of Friendships'
Fields of Growth founder Kevin Dugan and associate director Aimee Dixon reflect on the journey that brought the first African lacrosse team to Denver.

August 19, 2014
From the Editor: Uganda's Lasting Legacy
Flip a coin. Heads: Canada wins. Tails: U.S. wins. That’s the reality of the rivalry. It’s actually a rivalry now. And it's within this context that we decided to put Uganda on the cover.

August 19, 2014
Team Uganda Featured on September LM Cover
A month after capturing hearts and making history at the FIL World Championship, Africa's first national lacrosse team has landed on the cover of Lacrosse Magazine.

August 19, 2014
Uganda Lacrosse Links: Dream 2014 to Denver
With Uganda making the September cover of LM, here's look at their journey, through stories from LaxMagazine.com and others, social media and video.

August 19, 2014
Photo Gallery: Uganda at World Championship
Selects from Team Uganda's historic debut, including never-before-seen portraits staged at the team's dorm in Denver by photographer Trevor Brown and event action by Scott McCall.

August 4, 2014
What's Ahead on the International Lacrosse Scene?
Lacrosse's Olympic pursuit will bring with it changes to the international game. FIL president Stan Cockerton addressed several topics coming off a successful 2014 men's world championship in Denver.

July 25, 2014
TLN Video Look Back: FIL World Championships
Withdrawal from the FIL World Championships got you down as we hit one week since the finale? The Lacrosse Network and STX take a look back at the tournament that was.

July 22, 2014
The Future is Bright for Iroquois After FIL Bronze
A first-ever bronze medal for the Iroquois Nationals this summer could be just the beginning for a talent-laden core group that could be a force for years to come.

July 21, 2014
Rob Pannell's Tourney Among Team USA's Best
A loss in the finals to Canada may sour the memory for United States fans, but Rob Pannell put together one of the strongest performances in Team USA history.

July 20, 2014
Emotion-Driven Canada Completes Golden Run
Playing for departed teammates and facing long odds, Canada rode a wave of emotion to its second world championship in the last three tournaments.

July 20, 2014
Scotland Dominates Non-Blue "Presidents Team"
Four Scotland players and two from Israel made the Presidents Team for the FIL World Championship - outstanding players from the non-Blue Division teams.

July 20, 2014
Jean Jackets, Flags and Other FIL Final Talismans
The US Award cowboy hat, military flags, and a jean jacket with a lot of special meaning - there were a lot of talismans in play when Canada topped the United States.

July 20, 2014
Gallery: England Tops Scotland for FIL's 5th Place
2018 World Championship hosts England topped neighbor and rival Scotland for 5th place on the tournament's final afternoon. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 20, 2014
Gallery: Canada Downs USA 8-5 For FIL Gold
Five goals from Kevin Crowley and a huge possession advantage helped Canada earn its third world championship. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 19, 2014
FIL World Championships All-World Selections
Rob Pannell, Paul Rabil, Tucker Durkin and Canada's Dillon Ward was named outstanding position players for the FIL World Championship, with Ward named MVP.

July 19, 2014
Dickson, Canada O Shining Despite Grant's Absence
Losing John Grant, Jr. just before the tournament, Canada's offense has gotten better every game leading up to its gold medal tilt against Team USA tonight.

July 19, 2014
England Holds Off Rival Scotland for Fifth Place
England built a six-goal lead that fending off a late-charging Scotland club late to beat their rival 15-13 in the fifth-place game at the FIL World Championship on Saturday.

July 19, 2014
Iroquois Nationals Dominate Australia to Earn Bronze
Using a monster second-half run, the Iroquois Nationals earned a first-ever podium finish with a 16-5 victory over Australia for bronze.

July 19, 2014
Schwartzman Making Most of Team USA Shot
After disappointment in 2010 when he didn't receive a tryout invite, Jesse Schwartzman has stood tall for the United States in goal at the FIL World Championship.

July 19, 2014
Crowley, Ball-Control Give Canada FIL Gold, 8-5
Canada captured its third world championship and second in the last three cycles, dominating possession to defeat the United States, 8-5.

July 19, 2014
United States vs. Canada for Gold - LM Staff Picks
Who do we see wearing gold around their necks when the night is through? And who will lead the way? LM's staff makes its calls.

July 19, 2014
Gallery: Iroquois Win Bronze over Australia (FIL)
Lyle and Miles Thompson starred as the Iroquois Nationals won their first FIL medal by topping Australia 16-5. Photos by Scott McCall

July 18, 2014
Defensive Adjustments Power Canada Final Date
Down 4-1 against the Iroquois, Canada's defense made some changes that helped keep the powerful Nationals offense off the board for over 45 minutes.

July 18, 2014
Placement Games Dot FIL Penultimate Day
All but the top six places have been decided for the FIL World Championship, which closes on Saturday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

July 18, 2014
Earl, Roy on Both Sides of Canada-U.S. Rivalry
David Earl and Dillon Roy were both born in the U.S., but will be playing against their native land for Canada in Saturday night's FIL World Championship game in Denver.

July 18, 2014
Iroquois Fizzle After Hot Start, Turn Focus to Bronze
Lyle Thompson and company raced to a three-goal lead against Canada at the end of the first quarter, but didn't score again until the fourth. The Iroquois play Australia for the bronze Saturday.

July 18, 2014
Israel Tops Japan for 7th on Cusp of Blue Division
Finishing just short of Blue Division status for 2018 as the structure currently stands, Israel and Japan closed out their tournaments amid the Friday action.

July 18, 2014
Gallery: Canada Down Iroquois (FIL Semifinals)
The Iroquois Nationals led early, but couldn't hold off Canada, which made it through to the FIL finals against the United States with a 12-6 win. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 18, 2014
Gallery: Uganda Tops Argentina for Second Win
Tournament darlings Uganda earned their second win, topping Argentina in lower bracket play. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 18, 2014
Gallery: Israel Over Japan for FIL 7th Place
Israel finished a monster first FIL World Championship with a 15-10 victory over Japan to take 7th place. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 17, 2014
Australia Rallies by Upstart Israel, Into FIL Semis
Newcomer Israel gave FIL veteran Australia a big scare, but the Sharks had enough in the tank to rally for a 9-8 win and a date with the United States in Thursday's semifinals.

July 17, 2014
Canada Runs Past Iroquois Into FIL Finals
Down 4-1 early, the Canada defense clamped down and helped the team to an 8-0 run and 12-6 victory over the Iroquois, setting a date against the United States for gold.

July 17, 2014
Scotland, England Advance to Fifth-Place Game
Scotland will take on the "Auld Enemy" Saturday after both advanced in the FIL World Championship, and in the process, clinched spots in the top Blue Division for the 2018 games in Manchester, England.

July 17, 2014
DU Coach Tierney Flashes Skills at Festival
Denver coach Bill Tierney is among the participants at the World Lacrosse Festival, inclusive of more than 200 club teams held in conjunction with the world championship.

July 17, 2014
USA Dominates Australia; Advances to FIL Finals
A lopsided 22-3 victory over Australia has the United States one win away from a 10th FIL World Championship gold, where they will face Canada.

July 17, 2014
Gallery: Australia Edges Israel, 9-8 (FIL Worlds)
Australia moves on to the FIL World Championship semifinals with a come-from-behind win over Israel. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 17, 2014
Gallery: England Tops Germany (FIL Worlds)
England earned its first win at the FIL Worlds, toppling Germany. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 17, 2014
Gallery: Iroquois Into Semis Over Scotland, 10-8
Four goals from Miles Thompson and a big game from goalie Warren Hill helped the Iroquois Nationals advance to the FIL semifinals over Scotland. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 17, 2014
Gallery: Japan Runs By New Zealand (FIL Worlds)
New Zealand kept it close for a time but Japan ran away with a big win to keep its Blue Division status alive. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 16, 2014
Final Bracket Set, FIL World Title Push Begins
Scotland and Israel joined the Blue Division teams in the top bracket, while Canada secured the No. 2 seed and joined Team USA in earning a bye to the semifinals.

July 16, 2014
Iroquois Into FIL Semis After Battle With Scotland
With a packed-in defense and a strong goalkeeping performance, Scotland gave the Iroquois Nationals a tough game in the FIL quarterfinals before falling 10-8.

July 16, 2014
Two Days Will Determine Shape of 2018 Blue Division
Team USA and Canada are in for 2018 as guaranteed top four finishers this tournament - but which four of eight teams still alive will make up the rest of that top flight in Manchester?

July 16, 2014
Hill Stands Tall for Iroquois Amid Team USA Flurry
Iroquois goalie Warren Hill stood across from his idol, Jesse Schwartzman, and although Hill was pulled at halftime, it wasn't because he was playing poorly.

July 16, 2014
Gallery: Japan Edges England in OT (FIL)
Japan took its first game in FIL World Championship, edging England in OT. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 16, 2014
Gallery: Scotland Tops New Zealand; Into FIL QF
Scotland advanced to the FIL World Championship quarterfinal round by edging New Zealand. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 16, 2014
Gallery: USA Dominates Iroquois to Snare Top Seed
A monster performance from Rob Pannell helped Team USA finish Blue Divison pool play perfect at 5-0. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 15, 2014
Dispatches from Denver: Scenarios, US Award and More
The lightning-interrupted FIL World Championship continues, with Blue Division scenarios, Team USA dorm lacrosse, Aussie cheers and Lyle Thompson at his natural position.

July 15, 2014
Iroquois Weather Storm, Pull Away from Australia
After a two-hour weather delay, the Iroquois scored four straight gold and beat Australia 12-10 in a key Blue Division game at the FIL World Championship.

July 15, 2014
FIL Knockout Play Kicks Off With Full Slate
Knockout play for everyone outside the Blue Division began on Monday, as teams jockeyed for advancement to the final brackets.

July 15, 2014
Gallery: Team USA Topples England (FIL Worlds)
Team USA improved to 4-0 in group play, topping England by a 20-1 score on Monday afternoon. Scott McCall Photography.

July 15, 2014
Gallery: Iroquois Go to 3-1 With Win Over Australia
A long rain delay gave way to the Iroquois Nationals' third win in pool play, a close win over Australia. By Scott McCall Photography.

July 15, 2014
Photo Gallery: FIL World Championship Day Six
Japan got its first win, Scotland and Israel advanced to the quarterfinals and more consolation action marked Tuesday's action in Commerce City. Photos by Scott McCall Photography.

July 15, 2014
USA Secures Top Seed With Rout of Iroquois
Monster games from Rob Pannell (7G, 1A) and Paul Rabil (3G, 3A) helped Team USA run to a 10-0 halftime lead and secure the top seed in FIL knockout play against the Iroquois.

July 14, 2014
Canada Edges Iroquois in Fantastic FIL Action
Curtis Dickson scored a game-winner with less than 30 seconds left as Canada halted a furious Iroquois rally to take a big Blue Division tilt.

July 14, 2014
Eight Division Winners and Canada Wins a Wild One
Day four at the FIL World Championship was a doozy, with eight teams advancing to the knockout round and high drama in the late Blue Division showdown.

July 14, 2014
Emotionally Charged Israel Advances in World Games
With their country under siege, the Israeli players have found renewed purpose in the FIL World Championship, advancing Monday with an 18-9 win over Ireland.

July 14, 2014
Lyle, Brodie Battle Swung Iroquois, Canada Bout
Brodie Merrill's career has bridged Mikey Powell to Lyle Thompson. After Sunday's classic world championship game between Canada and the Iroquois, one of the game's all-time great defenders put the two the same company.

July 14, 2014
Uganda Earns First Win in Dramatic Fashion
The first-ever FIL World Championship team from Africa pulled out an amazing comeback win over the Republic of Korea, and the celebration was on.

July 14, 2014
Gallery: Canada vs. Iroquois (FIL World Games)
Led by Lyle Thompson, the Iroquois Nationals erased a five-goal deficit to tie the game late, but Curtis Dickson scored with 19 seconds left to seal a 9-8 victory for Canada. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 14, 2014
Photo Gallery: FIL World Championship Day Five
Knockout play and consolation rounds started in the lower divisions Monday. Scotland, Israel, Germany and New Zealand advanced. Photos by Scott McCall Photography.

July 14, 2014
Team USA Coasts Past England in Pool Play
Seven different players scored at least two goals for the U.S., which routed England 20-1 in a pool play game at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

July 13, 2014
Female Slovakian Official Embraces the World Stage
For Barbara Zelenay, acceptance from the men's lacrosse community came slowly. Now she's one of the top officials in Europe and working her third world championship.

July 13, 2014
FIL Division Play Moves Closer to Bracket Stage
On the second day of pool play at the FIL World Championship, teams move closer to placement for the elimination stage of the tournament in Colorado.

July 13, 2014
German Laxers Have World Cup-Winning Fever
Hendrik du Bois-Reymond was 6 years old when Germany last won the FIFA World Cup. The Berlin Wall had fallen, but the country had not yet reunified. Twenty-four years later, the glory has returned, with even more hope now for Deutschland lacrosse.

July 13, 2014
Photo Gallery: FIL World Championship Day Four
Eight division winners advanced and the knockout round looms. Photos by Scott McCall Photography.

July 13, 2014
Gallery: Team USA Routs Japan (FIL Worlds)
Team USA ran to a 12-0 lead and didn't look back, improving to 3-0 in Blue Division pool play with a 21-3 win over Japan. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 13, 2014
United States Improves to 3-0 With Rout of Japan
The United States stayed perfect in FIL World Championship Group Play, routing Japan by a 21-3 final score to improve to 3-0.

July 12, 2014
Nine Nations Make FIL Debuts During Day Two
Action got into full swing at day two of the FIL World Championships, where nine first-time nations were among the 38 looking to make their way to the top in group play.

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 12, 2014
U.S., Iroquois Move to 2-0; Canada-England Next
The Iroquois Nationals and Team USA stand at 2-0 in the FIL's Blue Division after wins over Japan and Australia, respectively. Canada and England are next, on ESPN3.

July 12, 2014
Photo Gallery: FIL World Championship Day 2
The biggest event in international lacrosse history hit full stride Friday with 18 games, including FIL World Championship debuts for several teams. Photos by Scott McCall Photography.

July 12, 2014
Gallery: Iroquois Dominate England (FIL Worlds)
The Iroquois National Team was dominant in its first contest since 2006 at the FIL World Games, toppling England 15-4. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 12, 2014
Gallery: Bermuda vs. Uganda (FIL World Games)
Uganda played its second contest at the FIL World Games, falling to Bermuda on Saturday afternoon. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 12, 2014
Gallery: Team USA vs. Australia (FIL Pool Play)
Team USA captured its second win in FIL World Championship pool play, topping Australia 16-7. Photos by Scott McCall.

July 12, 2014
Team USA Tops Australia in 16-Penalty Slugfest
For Australia, the sight of yellow flags flying into the twilight sky was exactly what they wanted to see Saturday. The tactic nearly worked.

July 12, 2014
Young Guns Anchor 16-7 U.S. Win Over Australia
David Lawson, Marcus Holman and Rob Pannell shined for Team USA as it improved to 2-0 in FIL World Championship play with a 16-7 win over Australia in a slugfest.

July 11, 2014
Ward Steps In, Emerges as Canada's Next Goalie
Dillon Ward made 18 saves in his debut on the international stage, enough for coach Randy Mearns to say Canada has found its next goalie.

July 11, 2014
Iroquois Dominates After Australia Thrills in Blue
A rain delay and a 3OT 14-13 Australia thriller over Japan were followed by a dominant Iroquois Nationals win over England in their first FIL game since 2006.

July 11, 2014
Onen Scores One for Uganda, Makes History Again
Castro David Onen, a 26-year-old baker who had to quit his job to play for the inaugural Uganda men's national team, became the first African player to score a goal in the FIL World Championship, as the Ugandans made their long-anticipated debut Friday against Ireland.

July 11, 2014
Gallery: FIL World Championship Opening Ceremonies
The FIL World Championship was officially kicked off with the parade of nations and blessing of the field Thursday evening. Photos by Trevor Brown.

July 10, 2014
Grant Hurting on Inside, Coaching on Outside
John Grant Jr. said he's devastated by not playing in the FIL World Championship after being denied a medical exemption.

July 10, 2014
Eight Things to Watch When U.S. Faces Canada
There are plenty of on- and off-field storylines to be had in the opening game of the FIL World Championship in Denver. Take a peek at why Canada might feel more at home than thought.

July 10, 2014
U.S Opens FIL Tourney With 10-7 Win over Canada
Paul Rabil starred as Team USA took a 10-7 win over Canada to open the FIL World Championships in Denver.

July 10, 2014
Israel Lacrosse Exec: 'Our Hearts Are Not Here'
The latest flareup of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict along the Gaza Strip has Israel's men's national team playing with a renewed sense of purpose, ILA Executive Director Scott Neiss said Thursday.

July 10, 2014
Team USA vs Canada - Pregame Staff Best Bets
The FIL World Championships open tonight with the U.S. taking on Canada after the opening ceremonies? Who does LM think will impact and win the contest?

July 10, 2014
Gallery: Team USA 10, Canada 7 (FIL Worlds)
Paul Rabil and the Team USA starred as the team opened FIL play with a 10-7 win over rival Canada. Photos by Scott McCall

July 9, 2014
U.S.- Canada Rivalry Closes "Road to the Rockies"
The final chapter of The Lacrosse Network's "Road to the Rockies" series takes a look at the rivalry between the USA and Canada, which kicks off the FIL World Championships Thursday night.

July 9, 2014
Dispatches from Denver: FIL Eve Edition
A fan-packed Iroquois-Ireland scrimmage, Team USA hitting the field at Air Force and setting up the scene at Dicks Sporting Goods Park highlight the final lead-up to the FIL World Championships.

July 9, 2014
FIL 2014 Preview: Yellow Division Breakdown
All eyes will be on Uganda this month as their Dream 2014 Campaign has provided them the opportunity to be Africa's first national men's lacrosse team, joining Bermuda, France and Ireland in Denver.

July 9, 2014
Seattle Coach Fights Back Cancer for World Festivals
When Eric Brown was diagnosed with throat cancer, he thought first of his family and second of his Seattle Wolfpack U11 team. He found a rock in Denver Outlaws defenseman Chris O'Dougherty.

July 8, 2014
Episode Six of "Road to the Rockies" Up
We're down to our final two episodes of The Lacrosse Network's "Road to the Rockies" with Team USA, and if this one is any indication, we're finishing with a flourish.

July 8, 2014
FIL 2014 Preview: White Division Breakdown
After playing in numerous friendly tournaments, newcomer Thailand will take on Denver and division foes, including Scotland, a squad with big expectations after a seventh place finish in 2010.

July 8, 2014
Lax.com Previews the Iroquois National Team
WIth the FIL World Championships looming, Lax.com takes a look at the Iroquois National Team, a fan favorite with the Thompsons and many other star-caliber talents.

July 8, 2014
With Lacrosse Olympic Dreaming, U.S. Gets Taste
The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has set its sights on 2024 as a goal for Olympic recognition.

July 7, 2014
Q&A: Catching Up With New Zealand in Vail
In its final stop before the FIL World Championships, New Zealand participated in the Vail Shootout and we caught up with the Kiwis on their experience.

July 6, 2014
Australia Getting Acclimated in Pre-FIL Action
Australia's "Sharks" are in the mountains, preparing for the FIL World Championships with the second leg of its pre-tourney trip to the United States.

July 6, 2014
Team Israel Bonded by Heritage, United by Lacrosse
Preparing for its first FIL World Championships, Team Israel comes together at Vail under the banner of both their faith and country.

July 5, 2014
FIL 2014 Preview: Turquoise Division Breakdown
Finland and Mexico had perfect showings in group play in 2010. Who will take the top spot in the Turquoise Division, along with Mexico and first-time participant Colombia?

July 4, 2014
Canada's Grant Jr. Out for World Championship
Canadian star John Grant will not participate as a player in the FIL World Championship after his application for therapeutic use exemption was denied.

July 4, 2014
Vail Shootout: HLA Wins Girls U19; Elite Play Begins
Team HLA ran to the girls' U19 crown at Vail, while men's and women's elite play kicked off, including an impressive win by Australia's 'Sharks'

July 3, 2014
Go West, Young Man: Miller's Key Denver Decision
Zach Miller is a rarity in the Native American lacrosse world, in that he ventured far from home to play lacrosse at Denver. But he's proven himself with the Pioneers and looks to do the same for the Iroquois at the World Championships.

July 3, 2014
Vail Elite Men's Tourney Set to Kick Off
A combo of international teams prepping for Denver's World Championships and the usual array of elite squads, the Vail Shootout has a diverse group vying for the title.

July 2, 2014
FIL 2014 Preview: Red Division Breakdown
A Blue Division pinch-hitter and 6th place in 2010, how will Germany fare in a group that includes Hong Kong (22nd), Austria (21st) and newcomer Belgium?

July 2, 2014
Getting to Know Team USA - 23 Man Final Roster
Sure, there are plenty of familiar faces representing the U.S. at the FIL World Championships, but in case you need a refresher, here's the basics on all 23 men selected.

June 30, 2014
FIL 2014 Preview: Green Division Breakdown
2010 8th-place finisher Netherlands headlines the Green Division, joined by Italy (19th) and Norway (24th) along with newcomer China.

June 28, 2014
Scotland Looks to Build, Honor Fallen Teammate
A 7th place finish in 2010 was great for Scotland, but they return to the 2014 games without lynchpin Robert Hetherington, who died serving his country in Afghanistan in 2013.

June 28, 2014
Coaches Aid World Championships Streaming Set
Streams of over 100 games from the FIL World Championships as well as other US Lacrosse events will be available via Coaches Aid (subscription required).

June 25, 2014
FIL 2014 Preview: Grey Division Breakdown
Four years ago, the Czech Republic and Poland tangled for 13th place, with the Czech crew coming out on top. They're in the same group this time, joined by newcomers Costa Rica and Turkey.

June 23, 2014
ESPN Announces Schedule for FIL World Champs
Beginning with the July 10th opener between Team USA and Canada on ESPNU, over 40 games will be broadcast from Denver on the ESPN family of networks and online.

June 20, 2014
Tanton: '78's "Miracle" Greatest Upset in Lax History
LM's Bill Tanton looks back - along with former Team Canada great Stan Cockerton at the monumental 1978 "Miracle in the Mud" Canada win over Team USA.

June 20, 2014
Mexico Lacrosse Founder Finds Solace in Sport
You would not expect the story of the Mexican Lacrosse Federation to start in the suburbs of Detroit. But then again, Jose Luis Espinosa did not expect to be more than 2,000 miles from home the day his father died.

June 19, 2014
FIL 2014 Preview: Plum Division Breakdown
Newcomer Russia joins Argentina (28th in 2010), New Zealand (15th) and Wales (11th) for group play at the upcoming FIL World Championships. Who will advance out?

June 19, 2014
World Championship Hotel/Ticket Combo Packages

June 18, 2014
Trusted Choice to Sponsor FIL World Championship
Trusted Choice®, the consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers, is the presenting sponsor of the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship.

June 17, 2014
Video: Hong Kong's Road to Denver Continues
Hong Kong traveled to Japan to play an international friendly in Tokyo as part of preparations for next month world championship.

June 17, 2014
FIL Championships: Orange Division Breakdown
The Orange Division features Sweden (10th in 2010), Slovakia (17th), Korea (25th) and Israel (newcomer). Who will prevail in Denver?

June 12, 2014
Denver Native Lay Finds His Roots Playing for Japan
Former Denver University midfielder will suit up for Team Japan at next month's FIL World Championship. His Japanese heritage stretches back 100 years.

June 11, 2014
Aussie Update: The Sharks are Not Extinct
Australia may be overshadowed by Canada, the U.S., and the rising Iroquois, but don't sleep on the team from down under.

June 9, 2014
Ticket Packages Expanded for World Champs
Partial ticket packages and single-game tickets for most dates are now on sale for the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, presented by Trusted Choice.

June 5, 2014
Iroquois Story Awaits Next Chapter in Denver
The Thompsons took NCAA lacrosse by storm, culminating in a co-Tewaaraton win for brothers Miles and Lyle. Can that translate into a strong showing for the Nationals in Denver?

May 15, 2014
NLL Notes: 20 NLL Stars On Canada FIL Roster
As the NLL Playoffs continue, 20 familiar faces earned a roster spot for Team Canada at the upcoming FIL World Championships in Denver.

May 6, 2014
Canada Announces Roster for World Championship
Team Canada announced the 24 players it will bring to Denver for this summer's FIL World Championship.

April 25, 2014
International Flavor Permeates Many MCLA Rosters
With this summer's World Championships coming to Denver, its easy to forget that many MCLA rosters across the country have internationals of their own playing here now.

March 30, 2014
From the Editor: Sports and Geopolitics

March 18, 2014
Australia FIL World Championships Team Announced
Australia, which has placed in the top three for every World Championship event, has announced its roster for the 2014 FIL World Championships in Denver.

March 11, 2014
Argentina Roster for Denver 2014 Announced

March 6, 2014
Iroquois Name Training Roster, Coaching Staff
The Iroquois Nationals named a 44-man training roster and complete coaching staff for this summer's FIL World Championship.

March 4, 2014
FIL World Championships Game Schedule Released
The full schedule and divisional alignments for this summer's FIL World Championships is now available. Contests kick off with the Opening Ceremony and USA-Canada on July 10th!

February 27, 2014
Hong Kong Names Roster for World Championship
The Hong Kong Lacrosse Association has named the 23 player who will represent the country at the FIL World Championship in Denver.

February 7, 2014
Record 38 Teams In for World Lacrosse 2014
A record 38 teams - nine more than the 2010 Manchester games - are signed on for Denver this summer, where Team USA hopes to win gold once again.

February 5, 2014
Gallery: Team USA 30-Man Roster
The finalists for the 23 spots on Team USA for this summer's FIL World Championships are out. Photos by John Strohsacker and Scott McCall

January 31, 2014
Tanton: The Denver Experiment

January 22, 2014
Gurenlian Out for U.S. Men; Mundorf Paused
Injuries have forced face-off specialist Greg Gurenlian out of the U.S. Men's pool for the FIL World Championships, while Brendan Mundorf and Jesse Bernhardt sit for Champion Challenge as well.

January 21, 2014
USA Blue-White Rosters for Champion Challenge
The rosters are up for this weekend's Champion Challenge, a US Lacrosse Event, where Team USA will have its final Blue-White scrimmage evaluation broadcast live via Watch ESPN on Sunday.

January 15, 2014
Israel Announces Pool for 2014 Denver Roster

January 3, 2014
Canada's Strength in Numbers as FIL Approaches
With NCAA-trained talent that rivals even the U.S Men, Canada boasts depth like never before as they prepare for the FIL World Championships this summer in Denver.

December 25, 2013
Stories of the Year: Expanded Menu for Fans
Not only does TV exposure continue to increase, but so does other forms of access to the sport.

December 23, 2013
Stories of the Year: Controversy and Debate
As in other walks of life, there was no shortage of controversy and debate in lacrosse in 2013.

December 19, 2013
Nine First-Time Entrants Highlight 2014 FIL Field
Nine teams making their FIL World Championships debut will be among the 38 who are committed to Denver in 2014, 27 more than participated in 1998, the last time the event was held on U.S. soil.

December 15, 2013
Destination Denver: World Championship on US Soil
The 2014 FIL World Championships are back on U.S. soil, kicking off in Denver in July with as many as 50 teams vying to steal the gold from defending champion Team USA.

December 5, 2013
FIL Nations Vote Iroquois In, Germans Out of Blue
With a two-thirds majority vote, the FIL full member nations voted to place the Iroquois Nationals in the world championship's top division, sending Germany out.

November 22, 2013
British Invade U.S. to Prep for World Championships
The stalwart of European lacrosse, England is hoping to improve its stock in the FIL's Blue Division in 2014 and toured the U.S. last month to hone its skills.

November 19, 2013
Hong Kong Preparing for FIL 2014
Hong Kong is gearing up to compete in the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships in Denver in 2014 from July 10-19.

November 18, 2013
Team Canada Edges Iroquois in Indoor Showdown
Over 7,000 fans in Montreal saw a classic showdown in a rematch of the 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships as Canada edged the Iroquois Nationals 12-11 in an exhibition match.

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Commerce City "Official Competition City" for FIL
Commerce City, Colo. will be the "Official Competition City" for the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, taking place this summer.