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Seven Stories and One Set of Beats: April 5, 2012

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Through very rare, sudden cardiac death a constant risk in lacrosse
Sudden cardiac death is the most common mode of death in this country with more than 300,000 deaths per year, a third of which occur during physical activity. It is estimated that approximately 1,000 children die of sudden death each year.

Men’s lacrosse edges out Hobart
The DU men’s lacrosse team is one win away from completing a crucial three-game winning streak after a tough stretch in March that saw the Pioneers lose back-to-back overtime games as well as starting goalie Jamie Faus for the rest of the season.

Big City Classic Recap: Duke, North Carolina and Notre Dame Win
The Big City Classic was the perfect name for Sunday’s college lacrosse triple header at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Men's Weekly Conference Honors
Where's my award for not getting an award?

Where to Watch Lacrosse Games on TV, Online This Week
If you can't make it to the game, catch the action on TV — and more and more — streamed online.

The Midfielder: Bleeding Orange, Wearing Blue
On Sunday, for the first time ever, John Galloway cheered against Syracuse. Talk about a tough spot to be in.

UNC's Kids Are All Right, Veterans Buying In
One month into a season he felt was dragging under the weight of high expectations with a star-powered roster, North Carolina men's lacrosse coach Joe Breschi knew it was time to address the issues. It was time to reexamine roles and rearrange the depth chart, time to promote youth at the expense of the older, time to secure a team identity.

Today's beats: The James Gang -- Joe Walsh's personal rock and roll scripture -- was all sorts of sweetness back before I existed. "Funk 49" remains a favorite, mostly due to the groove put partly due to the fact that Joe Walsh actually remembered the lyrics when he recorded the track. If you don't own James Gang Rides Again, you should fix that right now.