MLL Announces Rosters For 2020 Season

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Major League Lacrosse (MLL) has announced the 2020 25-man rosters for all six teams ahead of the 2020 season, which will be a week-long event held in Annapolis, Md. from July 18th-26th. All rosters include a 25-man active roster and 5 reserve players. A reserve player will be activated if a member of a team’s active roster test positive for COVID-19. 

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Members of The Lacrosse Community React in Wake of Protests Over Racial Injustice

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This week has been a tough one in America, as protests have erupted across the nation following the murders of Ahmad Aubery, George Floyd, and Breonna Taylor. The three cases are just the most recent and highly publicized acts of violence and racial injustice against the African-American community by police officers, which is a trend that has carried on for over a century. 

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2020 MLL Draft Picks by College: Yale, Ivy League Finish On Top

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The shortened 2020 season was a historic one for the Ivy League, which had arguably the best senior class in the conference’s history. That carried itself over into Monday Night’s 2020 MLL Draft, where the conference led the way in most player selected. Also, two of the schools with the most picks were from the conference. 

Yale, Cornell, and Holy Cross had the most players selected in the 2020 draft, with a combined 11 players selected from those schools. They were the only three schools with more than two players drafted.  Continue reading “2020 MLL Draft Picks by College: Yale, Ivy League Finish On Top”

2020 MLL Draft Team Grades

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On Monday night Major League Lacrosse (MLL) held their annual collegiate draft via Twitter, as picks were announced through the leagues and individual team accounts. 

Due to the circumstances, it was a unique draft for sure. It has yet to be seen on a large scale exactly which players will take advantage of the NCAA’s decision to grant players an extra year of eligibility come back to school for another season, and which guys will come out and play pro lacrosse this summer. Also, it is unknown which league some of these players will play in, given they are drafted in both.  Continue reading “2020 MLL Draft Team Grades”

Looking at Pro Lacrosse’s Dynasties

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On Sunday night ESPN released the first two episodes of their highly anticipated 10-part docuseries, The Last Dance, which is centered around the 1997-1998 Chicago Bulls season, which was the last of their legendary dynasty. If you haven’t seen it yet, you need to. 

In the wake of this docuseries being released, Lacrosse Bucket thought it would be fun to take a look at the dynasties that we have seen in pro lacrosse in each league.  Continue reading “Looking at Pro Lacrosse’s Dynasties”