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  • • The Empathy that Brought the Iroquois and Irish Together as One
    Each morning, Lyle Thompson jogs around his home in the Six Nations reserve south of Toronto. Four laps around his property equal a mile. He mixes up his routine with sprints and longer runs. Next, he stretches and lifts kettlebells. Finally, he grabs his lacrosse stick and fires on a goal in his yard for up to an hour, sometimes longer. Home-cooked meals with lots of vegetables are in. Fast foods...2020
  • Sources: Indians to drop name after 105 years
    • Sources: Indians to drop name after 105 years
    The Cleveland Indians plan to drop the nickname they have used since 1915, sources confirmed to ESPN, becoming the latest professional sports franchise to shed its Native American imagery amid accusations that its use is racist....2020
  • Cleveland’s Baseball Team Will Drop Its Indians Team Name
    • Cleveland’s Baseball Team Will Drop Its Indians Team Name
    The decision comes amid a wider push for sports teams to stop using Native American names and imagery as team names and mascots....2020
  • • US Lacrosse VP Carpenetti Named to World Lacrosse Women in Sport Commission
    Press ReleaseTeam USACOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – With the unanimous approval of its Board of Directors, World Lacrosse has completed the initial phase of appointments to three new Commissions that are expected to make important contributions to the continued growth of lacrosse worldwide while expanding the capabilities and expertise of the international federation. The initial round of appointments ...2020
  • • Native American Heritage: Six Questions You Always Wanted to Ask
    As part of our coverage of Native American Heritage Month, we asked some Native thought leaders in the lacrosse community to offer their perspectives on some tough questions that a lot of people wonder about but rarely ask. Justin Giles, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, played lacrosse at Virginia. He serves on the US Lacrosse Native American Advisory Council and was featured in US Lacros...2020
  • • Lacrosse Helps Integrate Kyle Jackson with Native American Background
    While Boston Cannons midfielder Kyle Jackson wasn't fully emerged in his Native American background when he was first born, lacrosse has helped Jackso... - MLL Boston Cannons...2020
  • • Resilience in New Mexico: Albuquerque All In on Lacrosse
    ADMAdministratorsThis article appears in the November edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, available exclusively to US Lacrosse members. Join or renew today! Thank you for your support. Luke Abeling might not have known fully the positive effect Albuquerque Youth Lacrosse was having on the sport’s development in New Mexico had he not recently volunteered for a competitor. Despite ABQYL’s return to pla...2020
  • • MLL Partners with Turtle Island for Native American Heritage Month
    Baltimore - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) today announced a partnership with Turtle Island for Native American Heritage Month. Turtle Island aims to spr... - MLL...2020
  • • Twins Diego and Ernesto Valenzuela Building Bridges With Los Aztecas
    DiversityThis article appears in the upcoming November edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, available exclusively to US Lacrosse members. Join or renew today! Thank you for your support. Before the Los Aztecas men’s lacrosse team ever even took the floor at the 2019 Sin City Box Classic in Las Vegas, the players made it a mission to represent their Mexican heritage. Months earlier, Diego Valenzuela an...2020
  • • Andrew Lee's Presentation on American Indians Today, History
    DiversityAndrew Lee, vice chair of the US Lacrosse Board of Directors and chair of the US Lacrosse Native American Advisory Council, shared a presentation on American Indians with the US Lacrosse staff last week. Lee, who is half Seneca, played lacrosse collegiately at Hamilton College – and continues to play and coach the game – and has been an active advocate for American Indian advancement. He ...2020

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  • • Inside the April 2019 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine
    Digital Edition “Clip that ponytail!” “Scalp him!” Lyle Thompson had heard these taunts before. But on Jan. 12, when a Philadelphia Wings public address announcer and a couple of unruly fans affronted the Georgia Swarm forward, for the first time it moved him to tears. And to speak out on social media. Thompson’s remarks drew national attention and sparked dialogue among indigenous people who feel...2019
  • • Season of Giving: Dom Starsia on the Phenomenon of Community
    Whenever I am presented with an opportunity to speak with younger lacrosse players, I always talk about the sense of community within our game. It is a very real phenomenon not readily found within the foundation of many other similarly diverse organizations. I truly believe it has to do with the Native American roots of the game and the spirituality that accompanies our participation. There is a ...2018
  • • How the Adaptive Lacrosse Movement Has Increased Access to the Sport
    H istorians believe Harford Road originated as a Native American hunting trail. It’s no wonder, then, that this little slice of central Maryland, an 18-mile highway that curves alongside streams feeding into the Chesapeake Bay, would become the epicenter of a lacrosse movement. Eight years ago, Marty Delaney of Parkville, Md., wanted to spread the word about Parkville Adaptive Lacrosse, which sinc...2018
  • • Scott Marr Has Albany on Doorstep of First Final Four — Again
    This article appears in the May/June edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. T hree days after this season of enormous expectations had taken its first wrong turn — after Albany had brought its bruised but unbeaten top-ranked team to UMBC on April 6 and limped out of Baltimore tasting a stunning 11-7 loss to the 3-7 Retrievers — the Gr...2018
  • Transcript: Jordan Matthews 4/12
    • Transcript: Jordan Matthews 4/12
    2018
  • • Lasota's Return Brings Confidence Back to Northwestern
    Selena Lasota is back where she is happiest – playing lacrosse. The junior attacker has returned to No. 13 Northwestern after the toughest year of her life. “In the beginning, it was tough,” said Northwestern coach Kelly Amonte Hiller. “You get back and you’re trying to get back in the groove and get your confidence back after being out so long. Now, having a couple games under your belt, it’s pre...2018
  • • 'Good Isn't Good Enough' for Preseason Player of Year Kylie Ohlmiller
    Among the 7,127 in attendance at the 2012 NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse championship at Stony Brook’s Kenneth P. LaValle stadium were two young sisters watching in awe as Northwestern earned its seventh national title with an 8-6 win over Syracuse. The Ohlmiller sisters, 10th-grader Kylie and eighth-grader Taryn, who would soon play together at Islip (N.Y.) High School and later Stony Brook, to...2018
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    2016
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    2016
  • • DeflateGate to Shady Dealings: NFL Scandals Are Becoming Mostly Hot Air
    2015

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  • • The Empathy that Brought the Iroquois and Irish Together as One
    Each morning, Lyle Thompson jogs around his home in the Six Nations reserve south of Toronto. Four laps around his property equal a mile. He mixes up his routine with sprints and longer runs. Next, he stretches and lifts kettlebells. Finally, he grabs his lacrosse stick and fires on a goal in his yard for up to an hour, sometimes longer. Home-cooked meals with lots of vegetables are in. Fast foods...2020
  • • Native American Heritage: Six Questions You Always Wanted to Ask
    As part of our coverage of Native American Heritage Month, we asked some Native thought leaders in the lacrosse community to offer their perspectives on some tough questions that a lot of people wonder about but rarely ask. Justin Giles, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, played lacrosse at Virginia. He serves on the US Lacrosse Native American Advisory Council and was featured in US Lacros...2020
  • • Resilience in New Mexico: Albuquerque All In on Lacrosse
    ADMAdministratorsThis article appears in the November edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, available exclusively to US Lacrosse members. Join or renew today! Thank you for your support. Luke Abeling might not have known fully the positive effect Albuquerque Youth Lacrosse was having on the sport’s development in New Mexico had he not recently volunteered for a competitor. Despite ABQYL’s return to pla...2020
  • • Twins Diego and Ernesto Valenzuela Building Bridges With Los Aztecas
    DiversityThis article appears in the upcoming November edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, available exclusively to US Lacrosse members. Join or renew today! Thank you for your support. Before the Los Aztecas men’s lacrosse team ever even took the floor at the 2019 Sin City Box Classic in Las Vegas, the players made it a mission to represent their Mexican heritage. Months earlier, Diego Valenzuela an...2020
  • • Blaxers Blog Shows Lacrosse in a Different Lens
    DiversityA friendship 20 years stagnant was reignited on a lacrosse field in Connecticut on Nov. 16, 2015 — and no place was more fitting for such an encounter. Mark Paul drove his son, Jalen, from their home near Boston to the National Invitational 175 recruiting event. Paul scanned the crowd of parents and players looking for someone with whom he could talk shop, his usual tradition at his son’s...2020
  • • Inside the April 2019 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine
    Digital Edition “Clip that ponytail!” “Scalp him!” Lyle Thompson had heard these taunts before. But on Jan. 12, when a Philadelphia Wings public address announcer and a couple of unruly fans affronted the Georgia Swarm forward, for the first time it moved him to tears. And to speak out on social media. Thompson’s remarks drew national attention and sparked dialogue among indigenous people who feel...2019
  • • Season of Giving: Dom Starsia on the Phenomenon of Community
    Whenever I am presented with an opportunity to speak with younger lacrosse players, I always talk about the sense of community within our game. It is a very real phenomenon not readily found within the foundation of many other similarly diverse organizations. I truly believe it has to do with the Native American roots of the game and the spirituality that accompanies our participation. There is a ...2018
  • • How the Adaptive Lacrosse Movement Has Increased Access to the Sport
    H istorians believe Harford Road originated as a Native American hunting trail. It’s no wonder, then, that this little slice of central Maryland, an 18-mile highway that curves alongside streams feeding into the Chesapeake Bay, would become the epicenter of a lacrosse movement. Eight years ago, Marty Delaney of Parkville, Md., wanted to spread the word about Parkville Adaptive Lacrosse, which sinc...2018
  • • Boston Box Lacrosse League Catches Eyes of NLL and Team USA
    With a bar overlooking a heat-smothered, carpet-covered old New England hockey barn, it’s hard to imagine the birthplace of some of the best American box lacrosse talent is Hingham, Massachusetts. But as helmets with assorted lacrosse team logos clash and commands are hollered out from the increasingly sweat-stenched confines of the South Shore Sports Center, that’s exactly what is happening. The ...2018
  • • Scott Marr Has Albany on Doorstep of First Final Four — Again
    This article appears in the May/June edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. T hree days after this season of enormous expectations had taken its first wrong turn — after Albany had brought its bruised but unbeaten top-ranked team to UMBC on April 6 and limped out of Baltimore tasting a stunning 11-7 loss to the 3-7 Retrievers — the Gr...2018

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  • • The Empathy that Brought the Iroquois and Irish Together as One
    Each morning, Lyle Thompson jogs around his home in the Six Nations reserve south of Toronto. Four laps around his property equal a mile. He mixes up his routine with sprints and longer runs. Next, he stretches and lifts kettlebells. Finally, he grabs his lacrosse stick and fires on a goal in his yard for up to an hour, sometimes longer. Home-cooked meals with lots of vegetables are in. Fast foods...2020
  • • Scott Marr Has Albany on Doorstep of First Final Four — Again
    This article appears in the May/June edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. T hree days after this season of enormous expectations had taken its first wrong turn — after Albany had brought its bruised but unbeaten top-ranked team to UMBC on April 6 and limped out of Baltimore tasting a stunning 11-7 loss to the 3-7 Retrievers — the Gr...2018
  • • Growth of Gambling Across US Is Helping Pull NFL Wagering Out of the Shadows
    2016
  • • D-backs host Native American youth tournament
    A lot more mattered than the scores, the championships and the trophies this week as about 1,200 Native American youths played on pristine Major League fields in the 18th annual Arizona Diamondbacks Inter-Tribal Youth Baseball and Softball Tournament....2016

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  • • The Empathy that Brought the Iroquois and Irish Together as One
    2020
  • • Native American Heritage: Six Questions You Always Wanted to Ask
    2020
  • • Resilience in New Mexico: Albuquerque All In on Lacrosse
    2020
  • • Twins Diego and Ernesto Valenzuela Building Bridges With Los Aztecas
    2020
  • • Blaxers Blog Shows Lacrosse in a Different Lens
    2020
  • • A Candid Reflection on Race from Virginia Coach Lars Tiffany
    Truth, justice, equality. Our nation’s founders and charter documents clearly state the values the United States of America, and its citizens, will pursue and realize. Starting with the Declaration of Independence and continuing through modern times, we have such poetic, theoretical purity of opportunity-for-all and democracy found in the words from our government. But why do such past and current...2020
  • • Ron Patterson: The Stick Maker's Perspective
    This article, as told to Matt Hamilton, appears in the April edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, which includes a special 10-page section featuring faces and voices of the Native American lacrosse community. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. I lived up at the Seneca Indian Reservation. I’m actually Oneida, but I lived with the Senecas in the Wolf Clan. In our socie...2019
  • • Ivy Santana: The Right Path
    This article, as told to Matt DaSilva, appears in the April edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, which includes a special 10-page section featuring faces and voices of the Native American lacrosse community. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. Ivy Santana ni:’gaya:söh ga:nyö’öka:’. Onödagö:gwa:h ni:’knöge’. Degyö’sgae’ niwagoshiya’göh. Dave Santana haya:söh neh hage’n...2019
  • • Isaiah Skidders: Who I Play For
    This article, as told to Matt Hamilton, appears in the April edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, which includes a special 10-page section featuring faces and voices of the Native American lacrosse community. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. I grew up on the Mohawk reservation and got into lacrosse as soon as I could walk. Around the reservation, everywhere you go,...2019
  • • Olympic Recognition: What It Means and Why It Matters
    The lacrosse world rejoiced Nov. 30 when the International Olympic Committee granted provisional recognition to the Federation of International Lacrosse — a development that bolsters the sport’s potential to return to the Olympic Games. The following editorial by US Lacrosse CEO and FIL vice president Steve Stenersen and subsequent article appear in the upcoming edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Do...2018

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  • • Chiefs ban headdresses, face paint, look at chop
    The Kansas City Chiefs announced Thursday that fans will no longer be allowed to wear Native American-themed headdresses or face paint and the franchise will review whether the Arrowhead Chop will continue....2020
  • • Jeb Bush Says He Doesn't Find Washington Redskins' Nickname Offensive
    2015
  • • Chiefs ban fans wearing headdresses
    Although they’re not taking any steps as significant as the Washington Football Team changing its name, the Kansas City Chiefs have also agreed to make some changes after consulting with Native American leaders. The Chiefs announced today that they will ban fans from wearing headdresses or face paint that is designed to mimic Native Americans. [more]...2020
  • • Poll finds large majority of Native Americans are OK with “Redskins”
    A poll of Native Americans found that the vast majority do not object to the Washington NFL team’s name. The Washington Post commissioned a poll with a randomly selected national sample of 504 Native American adults. That poll asked, “The professional football team in Washington calls itself the Washington Redskins. As a Native American, do…...2016
  • • Washington Post Poll Finds Redskins Name Doesn't Offend 9 in 10 Native Americans
    2016
  • • Report: Washington to avoid Native American imagery in new name
    In evidence that Dan Snyder is capable of seeing the point of a new name, he’s not trying to make it too much like his last one. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, in discussions about a new name, Washington is planning to have “no Native American imagery.” Considering the recent outcry about using a [more]...2020
  • • Carmelo Anthony calls out teams across several sports to change nicknames
    Portland Trail Blazers small forward Carmelo Anthony believes five other sports teams should change their nicknames in the wake of the Washington Redskins’ nickname controversy. The NBA legend says the use of Native American mascot names needs to end. We are not equal until all our communities are equal. In support of our Native American […] The post Carmelo Anthony calls out teams acr...2020
  • • South Dakota tribe returns donation check from Redskins
    A Native American tribe in South Dakota will return a $25,000 donation from a charitable arm of the NFL's Washington Redskins....2015
  • • Native Americans ask NFL to step in on Redskins
    Several Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately....2020
  • • Redskins slam 'absurd' Adidas mascot initiative
    Adidas will help high schools that wish to drop Native American mascots from their logos....2015
  • • Native American tribe rejects donation from Redskins owner
    2015
  • • Indians, Native Americans to talk name change
    The Cleveland Indians will meet with Native American groups as the team considers changing the name of their franchise for the first time since 1915....2020
  • • December Cover of 'The New Yorker' Skewers Washington Redskins' Name
    2014
  • • RGIII sponsor Adidas announces support for changing Native American team names
    Adidas is a sponsor of Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III, but the apparel company isn’t a fan of the name of the team RGIII plays for. Adidas announced today that it is participating in the White House Tribal Nations Conference today, in support of high school mascot name changes. Adidas says it will help any…...2015

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  • • Growth of Gambling Across US Is Helping Pull NFL Wagering Out of the Shadows
    2016

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  • • The Empathy that Brought the Iroquois and Irish Together as One
    2020
  • • US Lacrosse VP Carpenetti Named to World Lacrosse Women in Sport Commission
    2020
  • • Resilience in New Mexico: Albuquerque All In on Lacrosse
    2020
  • • US Lacrosse to Host Four-Part Diversity & Inclusion Webinar Series
    AdministratorsCoachesDiversityParentsPress ReleaseUS Lacrosse will open a four-part webinar series discussing diversity and inclusion issues on Tuesday, July 14. The series of “How To” webinars is aimed at providing actionable steps that the lacrosse community can take to implement meaningful change. “I have been working with our lacrosse community to provide tangible strategies to promote, encour...2020
  • • Cree, Logan Named US Lacrosse Tewaaraton Native American Scholarship Recipients
    DiversityPress ReleasePrograms & GrantsCobie Cree and Yanenowi Logan were elected by the Tewaaraton Foundation as the 2020 recipients of the Tewaaraton Native American Scholarships, presented by US Lacrosse. These recipients will be recognized along with the next year’s recipients at the 2021 Tewaaraton Award annual ceremony as this year’s event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cobie...2020
  • • Inside the April 2019 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine
    2019
  • • Season of Giving: Dom Starsia on the Phenomenon of Community
    2018
  • • Boston Box Lacrosse League Catches Eyes of NLL and Team USA
    2018
  • • Scott Marr Has Albany on Doorstep of First Final Four — Again
    2018
  • • Transcript: Jordan Matthews 4/12
    2018

Native American rumors, scandals

  • • How the Adaptive Lacrosse Movement Has Increased Access to the Sport
    2018
  • • Indians fan starts GoFundMe to remove tattoo
    I’m sure it seemed like a good thing at the time, but, as the saying goes…all good things must come to an end.Inspired by the Cleveland Indians' sixth-straight failed effort to close out a playoff game, Tribe fan David Allen is asking for help in getting rid of his Chief Wahoo tattoo.Following Cleveland’s loss Wednesday night, Allen started an online fundraiser, hoping to raise the money necessary...2017
  • • Growth of Gambling Across US Is Helping Pull NFL Wagering Out of the Shadows
    2016
  • • Urban Legends of the NFL: Andre the Giant, Defensive End, Washington Redskins
    2016
  • • Death of Washington's Chief Zee Offers Chance for NFL to Correct Long-Held Wrong
    2016
  • • Las Vegas Is Thrilled About Its New Identity as Home to NHL Franchise
    2016
  • • Washington Post Poll Finds Redskins Name Doesn't Offend 9 in 10 Native Americans
    2016
  • • DeflateGate to Shady Dealings: NFL Scandals Are Becoming Mostly Hot Air
    2015
  • • Phil Jackson Regime Teaching New York Knicks Fans a Lesson in Patience
    2014

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