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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 March 24, 2020.

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Maryland’s Megan Taylor becomes first lacrosse player selected as AAU Sullivan Award finalist.

Megan Taylor, one of the best players in the history of Maryland women’s lacrosse, was selected as a finalist for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award, given each year to the nation’s best amateur athlete. Taylor is the first lacrosse player, male or female, to be among the finalists for an honor that was first awarded in 1930.

Garth Brooks rocked a Detroit Mercy lacrosse sweatshirt during his Facebook Live concert on Monday night.

This was down-home casual. Brooks sported scruffy facial hair, a cap and a Detroit Mercy Lacrosse hoodie sweatshirt while Yearwood wore a Nashville Predators hockey shirt and occasionally threw on her reading glasses. At one point between songs, Yearwood reached over and removed some “fuzz” from her husband’s beard.

From Shane Connelly of the Daily Collegian: Grant Ament discusses decision to leave Penn State men’s lacrosse.

“If I was a fourth-year, I probably would be staying and ready to get back to work for next season,” Ament said in an appearance on The Grande and Big Somms Show. “Five years is a lot. Six years is definitely a lot, and I’ve been through three injuries, five surgeries in the past two years, so [my] body has been through a lot, and I think it’s time to just kind of settle it down and focus on what’s next.”

Missouri State University lacrosse player tests positive for COVID-19.

A Missouri State University lacrosse player tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday morning, head coach Donnie Curran confirmed to The Standard. It is the first confirmed case with ties to the university.

#WallBall

From US Lacrosse Magazine: Kaeli Huff, Kerrigan Miller settling into new reality.

With only two online classes and no lacrosse to be played, Kaeli Huff has been forced to find ways to pass the time. The USC senior is used to having her life scheduled down to the minute. That’s not the case any longer.

Since the news broke that the NCAA was canceling all spring championships, Huff said she’s been working out and running around her Eastport (N.Y.) neighborhood. Her family has played board games and worked on puzzles to fill the void.

Blessed.

From The Morning Call: Lehigh women’s lacrosse team displays what’s special about college sports.

It’s Thursday afternoon, March 12. The Lehigh women’s lacrosse is on the practice field. Just hours earlier, the Mountain Hawks found out their season was over after the Patriot League announced it was canceling all spring sports because of the coronavirus. (The NCAA went on to cancel all winter and spring championships later in the day.)

I can’t wait for this 30 For 30.

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

If you’re in or around the Garden State and need an outlet, I got you fam: 14 N.J. hiking trails to cure your coronavirus cabin fever.

As New Jerseyans adjust to a life of social distancing amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it’s important to remember that as cabin fever sets in, you can still go outside. Yes, you should avoid large gatherings and keep the recommended six-foot distance from people whenever possible.

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Shiver me timbers: North Carolina wins court piracy case over Blackbeard’s ship.

he Supreme Court sided unanimously Monday with North Carolina in a copyright fight with a company that has documented the salvage of the pirate Blackbeard’s ship off the state’s coast. Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court that the company’s copyright infringement lawsuit, which she called “a modern form of piracy,” could not go forward because the Constitution generally protects states from lawsuits in federal courts.

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Blessed: People improvise ways to keep celebrations going during coronavirus pandemic.

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