No Holds Are Barred When It Comes To The Duke-UNC Rivalry, Including…

Discussion of the Tobacco Road rivalry between Duke and North Carolina usually focuses on basketball, but the two teams have long had a national presence in men's lacrosse. Both squads are ranked again this season, and last night's 11-8 Blue Devils victory in Chapel Hill wasn't without the bitter, tough play laxbros… » 3/14/13 6:44pm 3/14/13 6:44pm

Lacrosse Team Pulls Off Hidden Ball Trick To Perfection

Keep an eye on No. 15 Luke Wiles flipping the ball to No. 11 John Tavares at the start of this clip, from Friday's NLL game between Buffalo and Philadelphia. As the two separate after a stoppage in play, Wiles immediately cradles as if he's still got possession. It fools the referee, and it fools the Philadelphia… » 1/14/13 6:10pm 1/14/13 6:10pm

Ronjohn Dadd Was Robbed: Inside Lacrosse's All-Name Team Is Here

It's that time of year again. Inside Lacrosse has once again blessed us with its annual all-name team, compiling a list of the preppiest-named lax bros in the country. This year's list is an impressive one, and once again includes a collection of aristocratically named female players. We do have one quibble with the… » 12/12/12 11:35am 12/12/12 11:35am

Professional Lacrosse Player Jovan Miller Ends His Boycott Of Racist…

It's been a little less than month since we told you about Jovan Miller and his boycott of Warrior, Major League Lacrosse's official equipment sponsor, over its use of the hashtag #ninjaplease to promote its products on various social media outlets. Miller, one of three black MLL players, was offended by the slogan's… » 12/05/12 6:30pm 12/05/12 6:30pm

Until A Few Minutes Ago, Duke's Official Site Featured A Women's…

The picture you see above is a screenshot from an article on, the official site for Duke University athletics. In the photo are members of the women's lacrosse team, dressed up like the Little Rascals for Halloween. And wouldn't you know it, the one who dressed up as Buckwheat decided to put on blackface.… » 11/12/12 9:35am 11/12/12 9:35am

No, Lacrosse Is Not A Regional Game. Watch How It's Conquering America.

In yesterday's post about America's regional sports, a lot of commenters asked why I didn't include lacrosse. Well simply put, it just isn't that regional anymore. While it has a historical reputation as a niche sport—wealthy, Northeastern/mid-Atlantic, and "preppy-as-balls"—its geographic range, at least, is now all but … » 11/09/12 3:30pm 11/09/12 3:30pm

Black Lacrosse Player Boycotts Equipment Company Over "Ninja, Please"…

Every joke ever made about lacrosse is based on the premise that the players are obnoxious, privileged white kids from elite Northeastern prep schools. Stereotypes exist for a reason, though. So it shouldn't be a surprise that Warrior Lacrosse's "Ninja" line of products (such as training shoes called the "Dojo") is being » 11/08/12 3:10pm 11/08/12 3:10pm

This Is The Most Terrifying Girls Lacrosse Photo You Will Ever See

Some piping hot Connecticut girls lacrosse scores to bring you: Darien beat Guilford 15-4 in the first round of the class M state tournament despite their head coach's suspension. (I'm from Guilford and could have told you that would happen—we, like Darien, are an old shoreline town of approximately 20,000, but, unlike … » 6/01/12 2:05pm 6/01/12 2:05pm