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College Crosse Prospectus - March 27, 2020: NCAA To Reduce Distribution To Division I Schools By $375M

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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 27, 2020.

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From ESPN: NCAA slashes distribution to Division I schools by $375M.

The NCAA board of governors voted unanimously on Thursday to distribute $225 million to Division I schools in June — less than half of what it had previously budgeted — following the cancellation of its basketball tournaments and other winter and spring championships because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tremendous content from Eleven Warriors: Why isn’t Ohio State a blueblood?

It is a desolate, harsh wasteland of sportsless entertainment right now, so to keep my own sanity I requested topics to post about. First in was Seattle Linga with a question regarding why Ohio State is still a second-tier lacrosse power, specifically from a recruiting perspective. It’s a fantastic question, and, much like life, has no single answer. It’s a confluence of many factors, and I will do my best to touch on everything.

Special message from BOSS Petro.

Blessed: Cascade Lacrosse to manufacture face shields for medical professionals.

Bauer Hockey and Cascade Maverick Lacrosse, in the midst of a near shut-down as the sports world remains in flux, has turned their production lines into lifeblood of supply for the medical community, creating custom-made face shields for professionals fighting COVID-19 on the front lines. Leaders of both companies knew they could address the problem.

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This long article from The Eagle about American University lacrosse & former coach Jenna Petrucelli is very good.

Lacrosse coach released from contract amid potential cuts to scholarships and roster spots of five players. Former coach raises concerns of gender bias against AU.

More Lars fireside chats, please.

US Lacrosse Magazine with a good post on Georgetown lacrosse: In shortened season, Georgetown showed signs of continued emergence.

Jake Carraway has too much time on his hands. Like many college lacrosse players sent home due to the COVID-19 crisis, the hours he spent every day practicing, lifting and meeting with his Georgetown teammates now are consumed by busywork at home.

The grind never stops.

Day 11 of #LaxQuarantine: Little Silver Police Department breaks up lacrosse games amid COVID-19 spread.

Not everyone has been practicing social distancing in Little Silver, according to police. The Little Silver Police Department has broken up several lacrosse games and similar group gatherings, the agency said Thursday.

Hopkins opened up the vault!!

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Yikes: Millennials and Gen Z make up Philly’s largest COVID-19 positive group.

This is not a drill: Young Philadelphians, we are screwing this up. According to coronavirus data released by the Department of Public Health on Wednesday, 342 Philadelphians had tested positive for COVID-19. What is even more alarming is that a staggering 163 of those cases are Philadelphians between the ages of 20-39.

World/National News

Blessed: Drew and Brittany Brees commit $5 million to coronavirus hunger relief in Louisiana.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife Brittany are stepping up to help their larger community survive the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Brees announced on his Instagram account on Thursday that he and Brittany will be committing a whopping $5 million for coronavirus hunger relief in the entire state of Louisiana

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We could all use this right now: Denver Zoo releases footage of baby rhino even while closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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