August is in the books and that means only one thing: We're one month closer to discovering that Sour Patch Kids are a great source of vitamins and that they should be eaten with milk in the morning as the new breakfast standard. So, that's . . . something.
Other than that, it's time to recap 10 of the bigger and better stories that graced this fine Internet real estate over the last 31 days. Let's get it.
Livin' in the Past isn't Livin' a Lie
We're still decompressing the 2013 lacrosse season, a 63-team effort that has finally brought us to the top 20 and the belief that the end is nigh (as are celebratory craft beers). August gave us Delaware (44) through Ohio State (16); if you missed any of the hot and barely legal action in between, this is your chance to catch up:
Championship Weekend Chatter
The dead of summer -- it was barbecue season, yo! -- brought out all kinds of opinions and news about college lacrosse's premier event: Championship Weekend. Much handwringing was made, and we're all waiting for the NCAA to make a move on this:
- IMLCA Publishes White Paper on NCAA Championship Weekend Attendance Issue
- NCAA Considering Non-NFL Venues for Championship Weekend
Inside Lacrosse announced its top recruiting classes and recruits in August, and one thing became clear -- people are irredeemably insane over the futures of young adults:
". . . and in today's edition of Duh Magazine. . . ."
College coaches have come to a decision -- things should not be done stupidly:
The Revolution will be Internetivised
There really isn't a decent excuse for missing lacrosse games in 2014. Between the Ivy League, Patriot League, Northeast Conference, and -- now -- the America East, conference-wide webcasts of games is making it impossibly easy to watch twine get tickled. This is a good thing:
Stuff that was stuff that you can't stuff any place else: