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Paul Rabil went on the 3rd Hour of TODAY to tell the world about the Premier Lacrosse League’s plan for a three-week championship tournament in the summer.
.@PaulRabil Co-founder, Premier Lacrosse League announces a quarantined championship tournament that will air on @NBCSports.— 3rd Hour of TODAY (@3rdHourTODAY) May 6, 2020
"We have a solution that's both medically safe for our players and all who are involved. That's a 3-week fully quarantined and fan-less event," he says. pic.twitter.com/usY8xtCEqu
Out of the team-leagues, the PLL has it the easiest. 7 teams with 22 players a side with coaches as your only other team personnel along with league staff and broadcasters is much easier than 30 teams with their own personnel along with league personnel.— Chris Jastrzembski (@Chris_Jast) May 6, 2020
Ty Xanders of Inside Lacrosse reports that Yale’s Lucas Cotler is set to transfer to Denver and that Hobart’s Eric Holden is headed to Maryland.
Hobart senior attackman Eric Holden will spend his fifth year of eligiblity at Maryland in 2021, confirming his plans to Inside Lacrosse on Wednesday evening. Finishing his Statesmen career with 150 points, he was named to the Tewaaraton Watch List in February, a month during which Holden made even more of a name for himself on the national stage.
Nice video uploaded by TheHrmimedia featuring former Rutgers head coach Tom Hayes in a post-game interview after defeating Princeton.
Blessed: NJ high school boy’s lacrosse team sewed masks for Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick.
Licht’s sewing acumen was passed along to his 27 players at the Somerville-based school last week via a Zoom conference and put into practice that very night with the intent on saving the aching ears of the staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick in their ongoing fight against the coronavirus.
You should join our club, Drew.
Drew Brees, Lacrosse fan.— Lacrosse Bucket (@LacrosseBucket) May 7, 2020
Now that’s a headline: Pandemic could be lone thing to prevent Maryland women’s lacrosse from reaching Final Four.
There are few givens in sports. For the last decade, though, one given has been the Maryland women’s lacrosse team reaching the Final Four — entering this year, the Terps had made 11 straight national semifinals. The freshmen on this year’s team were 7 or 8 years old when Coach Cathy Reese’s team last stumbled in the quarterfinal round or earlier.
Finally a good use for social media: Girls lacrosse in Minnesota growing with help of social media challenge.
The trick is to click. For Ella Berg, Jaylen Rosga and others, this is a chance to grow the game in Minnesota. The U.S. Club Lacrosse Organization set up a People’s Champion competition. It’s a social media challenge to determine the top girls player in the country in each class.
Let them play; Group asks TSSAA to sanction girls lacrosse as a sport beginning in 2022.
More than a month after the TSSAA voted to postpone sanctioning high school lacrosse, the Tennessee Girls Lacrosse Association wrote a letter asking to sanction girls lacrosse beginning in 2022.
Catching up with Navy men’s lacrosse coach Joe Amplo.
What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?
First time for everything: New York closes subway system for first time in 115 years.
At the Stillwell Avenue station in Coney Island, Brooklyn, over a dozen police officers waited on the platform early Wednesday for trains on the F line to arrive. As one train pulled in at 12:43 a.m., transit agency outreach workers and social workers walked onto the cars, cajoling homeless riders to leave their temporary shelter. Overhead an announcement echoed through the vast station: “Last stop on arriving train. No passengers, please.”
PLAY BALL: 9-year-old boy in bubble “throws out” 1st pitch at Korean baseball game.
Bubbles aren’t just for baseball players to blow while chewing gum. The Korea Baseball Organization, in South Korea, opened its season on Tuesday and a boy in a bubble “threw out” the first pitch while maintaining social distance before the Lotte Giants and KT Wiz took the field.
Your GIF/Video for May 7, 2020
Objection overruled: Toilet flushes as Supreme Court holds oral arguments by teleconference.
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