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The new Premier Lacrosse League will play games in 14 cities this season. Photo: Winslow Townson/AP Images for Premier Lacrosse League

Premier Lacrosse League Adds 2023 Championship Series in Sixes Format

The Premier Lacrosse League powered by Ticketmaster has announced that the Championship Series will return in February 2023 in a sixes format, which USA Lacrosse is pushing to be included in the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. The top four teams from the 2022 PLL regular season standings will qualify for the tournament. […]

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USA Lacrosse to Host Athletes Unlimited Season

USA Lacrosse will host the second season of Athletes Unlimited lacrosse, starting July 21 in Baltimore with all games broadcast on ESPN platforms. More than three dozen athletes have signed on to compete, including 11 players who will play in the World Lacrosse Women’s Championship in Towson, Maryland, before the AU season. In addition to […]

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Nick Sakiewicz Resigns as National Lacrosse League Commissioner

National Lacrosse League Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz has announced he will resign from the position to pursue other interests but will continue to advise the league until June 30, 2022. Deputy Commissioner Jessica Berman will assume the commissioner role while the indoor lacrosse league begins its search for a new leader. Under Sakiewicz’s term as commissioner, […]

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New Sports Complex Proposed in Syracuse

A multi-sport athletic complex that would cost approximately $25 million is being planned for the Syracuse, New York region with most of the costs being covered by money given to Onondaga County as part of the American Rescue Plan. Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon this week announced plans for the venue in the town of […]

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Marc Riccio Selected as USA Lacrosse CEO

USA Lacrosse has named Marc Riccio as its new chief executive officer after a nationwide search done in partnership by the USA Lacrosse Board of Directors and Prodigy Search. Riccio will begin his duties on August 24. “We set out to identify a leader who was an innovator and a connector, a critical thinker and […]

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International Olympic Committee Grants Full Recognition to World Lacrosse

World Lacrosse has been given full recognition by the International Olympic Committee during the IOC Session in Tokyo, ensuring that it remains a member of the Association of IOC Recognized International Sports Federations and making it eligible to receive financial support through the IOC Development Program. The announcement means World Lacrosse can continue to grow […]

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Kim Rogers Named Director of Events for World Lacrosse

Kim Rogers has been hired as director of events for World Lacrosse where she will oversee the planning and delivery of world championships and other events conducted by the international federation. In the new role she will work with Competition Director Fiona Clark, the organizing committees for various World Lacrosse world championships and World Lacrosse […]

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Atlas' Pat Young cradles the ball while under pressure from Redwoods' Patrick Harbeson during a Premier Lacrosse League game in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Photo: Damian Strohmeyer/AP Images for Premier Lacrosse League

Premier Lacrosse League to Play in 11 Cities in 2021

The Premier Lacrosse League will return to in-market events after conducting a bubble season in 2020 in Herriman, Utah. The 2021 season will begin June 4 with the PLL Championships set for September 19. In total, the professional league will host game weekends in 11 cities, including an All-Star weekend and a three-weekend playoff structure. […]

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