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College Crosse Prospectus - September 16, 2019: Stock Up & Stock Down and New Crossecast

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here’s everything you need to know for September 16, 2019.

College Crosse News

You’re gonna want to read Chris’ Stock Up, Stock Down Fall Update post.

The fall has already begun for most college lacrosse teams. It’ll be a time to get in proper shape, learn or remember plays and other facets of the game, participate in a multitude of scrimmages, and get ready for January. This summer has seen a lot of changes, mainly on the coaching end. Some teams saw a few notable transfers enter and leave their programs as well. With that in mind, here are some teams whose stock has gone up or gone down since the end of the NCAA Tournament in May. Overall, a lot of teams made improvements during the offseason, even those that are in the “stock down” section.

Chris & I taped a Buy Or Sell Crossecast episode over the weekend as a companion post to the Stock Up, Stock Down post.

On Friday Chris put up a Stock Up, Stock Down: Fall 2019 Update post as follow-up article to the 2019 Year In Review series. The post looked at which which teams stocks have risen and fallen since the since the end of the 2019 NCAA Tournament. This Crossecast episode is a Stock Up, Stock Down companion post where Chris and I discuss which teams, story lines, and topics we’re buying or selling going into 2020.

#JazBomb

The Maryland women’s lacrosse team were recognized at yesterday’s Ravens game in Baltimore.

#LevelUp: Detroit Mercy installed $600,000 worth of lights to Titan Field.

University of Detroit Mercy officials hope that new lights at Titan Field signal the start of a bigger plan to develop an “athletic village” on campus, which would tie into an even broader capital improvement campaign. The first night game in more than 50 years will be played Saturday at Titan Field in northwest Detroit when the men’s soccer team takes on the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

NBC is pleased with the PLL’s first-year success.

NBC Sports prides itself on taking leagues that may be unfamiliar to sports viewers and turning them into top-tier TV properties. Think the network’s English Premier League Soccer coverage. That mirrors its approach with the Premier Lacrosse League, which launched earlier this year. By taking risks more established sports leagues wouldn’t try, founders Paul Rabil and brother Mike Rabil have established their startup as a legit player.

BACK TO WORK!!

Tickets for US Lacrosse’s Fall Classic are now available.

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Team USA Fall Classic, a multi-team event bringing together lacrosse’s top international and collegiate teams along with some of the rising stars in the sport. The Fall Classic will be held at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md., the weekend of Oct. 18-20 and begins with a blockbuster doubleheader featuring rematches of the two most recent World Lacrosse senior championships.

Another gem by the kid: Who are the lineal NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse champions?

If you come to this site, you’re more than likely a lacrosse fan. You want to read about news and opinions primary in the college lacrosse realm. But 99% of lacrosse fans are also fans of other sports. The majority of them are also fans of football, basketball, hockey, and baseball. But a smaller number of them are fans of boxing. Which is where this post is based on.

We gotta get Kat Timpf on the pod.

Furman University names renovated locker room to honor late student athlete Jackson Roberts.

Now every future Furman lacrosse player will know about Jackson Roberts, the student-coach turned legend, with a locker room named in his honor. “It’s hard to hear us talk about Jackson in the past and that he’s no longer here with us. But he will always be here with us in spirit, and he will always be in this locker room,” said Lisa Roberts, Jackson Roberts’ mother.

College Crosse Year In Review

To see all of our Chris’ Year In Review posts, check out the 2019 Year In Review section on the site.

Shout out to Chris for all the fantastic work he did this summer on the Year In Review series. #HardestWorkingKidInTheBiz

What’s Up, New PhilaYorkJersey?

SOURCES CONFIRM: New Jersey named one of America’s happiest states.

We know, we know. The taxes. The Turnpike. The never-ending Taylor ham vs. pork roll war. Despite all that, New Jersey was named one of the happiest states in America. Really. After all, our beaches are beautiful. Our produce is delish. And we kinda like that Jersey ‘tude.

World/National News

1,000 people applied to be python hunters in Florida.

It’s not a high-paying job, but more than 1,000 people want the chance to kill pythons in Florida’s Everglades. The South Florida Water Management District Governing Board agreed Thursday to double its number of hunters who are trying to eradicate invasive Burmese pythons from 25 to 50. More than 1,000 are waiting for the chance.

Your GIF/Video for September 16, 2019

A new trailer for Ford vs. Ferrari dropped yesterday.

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