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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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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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Major League Lacrosse chose Navy–Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, to conduct its abbreviated 2020 season. Photo: Anne Evans/MLL

Two Largest Outdoor Lacrosse Leagues Announce Merger

The two largest outdoor professional lacrosse leagues have announced a merger, with future seasons existing under the Premier Lacrosse League brand. The merger of the upstart PLL with Major League Lacrosse, which just completed its 20th season, is a significant development in the future of the outdoor version of the sport at the professional level. […]

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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

A Turning Point for Lacrosse

Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, and it’s making gains internationally as well. On the global front, lacrosse has grown to 62 nations fielding programs in 2018, up from the 18 that participated in 2002, according to Jim Scherr, CEO of World Lacrosse. And it’s been one of the fastest-growing […]

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