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  • • US Lacrosse Postpones Tryouts for U.S. Women's National Team
    EventsPress ReleaseTeam USAU.S. WomenSPARKS, Md. — Due to safety and health concerns related to the recent surge in cases of COVID-19, US Lacrosse has postponed the upcoming tryouts for the U.S. women’s national team. The tryouts had been scheduled to be hosted at US Lacrosse headquarters from Dec. 4-6, 2020. A total of 50 players were invited to the tryouts, which will be the first phase of namin...2020
  • Where is Lewis Hamilton's F1 championship trophy?
    • Where is Lewis Hamilton's F1 championship trophy?
    Lewis Hamilton won a record-equalling seventh world championship last week, but F1 still keeps its coveted trophy out of the limelight. We look at why that is and when Hamilton will get his hands on it....2020
  • Mercedes aiming to start Lewis Hamilton contract talks in a few days
    • Mercedes aiming to start Lewis Hamilton contract talks in a few days
    Mercedes expect to start contract talks with Lewis Hamilton in the next few days now the Briton has clinched a record-equalling seventh Formula One world championship, team boss Toto Wolff has said....2020
  • Why Hamilton's seventh title represents more than a world record
    • Why Hamilton's seventh title represents more than a world record
    Lewis Hamilton's seventh world championship is historic, but it perfectly signs off year which has seen the Mercedes driver use his platform to make the world a better place....2020
  • Hamilton: I want to stay in F1 to change the world
    • Hamilton: I want to stay in F1 to change the world
    After winning a record-equaling seventh world championship, Lewis Hamilton said he wants to stay in Formula One long-term to continue using his platform to advocate equality....2020
  • • Lewis Hamilton wins seventh Formula 1 title – equal to Michael Schumacher
    ‘Can you recognize me now?’ The life of Louis Hamilton is illustrated Lewis Hamilton won the seventh world championship and became the most successful......2020
  • Hamilton prouder of equality push than seventh F1 title
    • Hamilton prouder of equality push than seventh F1 title
    Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday his campaigning for equal rights and diversity made him more proud than an imminent seventh Formula One world championship....2020
  • Mir wins European GP to extend championship lead
    • Mir wins European GP to extend championship lead
    Joan Mir's first win of the series extends his lead in the MotoGP world championship standings to 37 points....2020
  • S. Torrence closing in on NHRA Top Fuel title
    • S. Torrence closing in on NHRA Top Fuel title
    Steve Torrence was second in Top Fuel qualifying for the Dodge NHRA Finals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, moving a step closer to his third straight world championship....2020
  • • Torrence Closing In On Third Straight Top Fuel Title
    The “Capco Boys” aren’t playing games in Glitter Gulch this weekend. With the help of father/teammate Billy Torrence, Steve Torrence moved closer to a third consecutive NHRA Top Fuel world championship after Saturday’s two sessions of ......2020

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  • • Rare Company with Team USA's Five Four-Time Selections
    Team USAU.S. MenU.S. WomenVinnie Sombrotto will never forget the time he first got the call. Well, actually, he didn’t exactly “get” the call. “I was driving an ice truck for a family friend’s business,” Sombrotto said, recalling a summer afternoon on Long Island in 1981. “I’m in Great Neck at Antonio’s Deli. I had just put ice in the freezer and I’m starting to back out and I look in the mirror a...2020
  • • Elizabeth Hillman's Return is Another Weapon for Carolina
    When we last saw North Carolina on a lacrosse field, the Tar Heels were coming off of a 20-goal explosion against Northwestern, unbeaten at 7-0, ranked No. 1 in the country and getting ready for a showdown against undefeated Notre Dame. Instead, the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the NCAA season. But North Carolina has been anything but shut down in recent months. First, the Tar Heels learned that st...2020
  • • Alumni Spotlight: The Lowe Family
    Team USAU.S. MenThe final play of Darren Lowe’s Hall of Fame lacrosse career ended with him laying on the turf…and he couldn’t have been happier. Lowe had just passed the ball to his brother, Kevin, as Team USA ran out the clock to beat Canada to win the 2002 world championship in Australia. Nearly three decades earlier, their father, Alan, had also suited up in red, white and blue to help the U.S...2020
  • • The Vault: Eric Martin, Team USA's 'Rare Bird' (May 2010)
    US Lacrosse Magazine, formerly Lacrosse Magazine, is the longest-running and most widely read lacrosse publication in the world. The magazine dates back to 1978. “The Vault” is a new series in which we will revisit past cover subjects to see where they are now and what that moment in time meant to them. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription.   S ome birds aren’t mean...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: New Year, New Wins, New Injuries
    Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports That and more of this week’s links Another week of Columbus Blue Jackets, and more names added to the injured list. Both Alexandre Texier (lumbar stress fracture) and Dean Kukan (medial meniscus tear and articular cartilage injury) are out indefinitely. The good news is that Sonny Milano and Emil Bemstrom were each activated off the injured reserve. Milano picked...2020
  • • A Griffin's Survival: Michael Sanzone Thriving After Near-Death Experience
    M ichael Sanzone had two questions when he was taken off the respirator. First, did he finish his ruck march? And second, could he still play lacrosse? “That broke my heart,” said Lisa Sanzone, his mother. “Because I didn’t have an answer.” Sanzone, a senior midfielder at Canisius College, had decided after his sophomore year to enter the school’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps for the U.S. Army...2018
  • • The Miracle on the Mediterranean (and the Making of a Gold Medalist)
    This article appears in the September/October edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. The kibbutz. Just saying the word brings a smile to Tom Schreiber’s face, his bristly blonde beard widening at the cheeks as he describes the 83-year-old communal settlement the U.S. men’s national team called home for two weeks in Israel. While most ...2018
  • • Coaching Carousel: Myers Gets First Shot at Lafayette
    Pat Myers packed his things for a trip to Columbus, Ohio, earlier this week. He’d be visiting his family, who had already made it there, along with his brother Nick, who heads Ohio State men’s lacrosse program. Now that August has arrived, Myers figured it was one of his last chances to relax before the rigors of the lacrosse season returned. “It’s the calm before the storm,” he joked. But this tr...2018
  • • South Korean Brothers Find Purpose in Lacrosse and Life
    NETANYA, Israel — During the first half of South Korea’s opening game Thursday morning in the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, the Yoo brothers separately fell to the grass with ankle and arm injuries and remained there for extended periods. Each hobbled off the field, but eventually rejoined the action. The 33rd-ranked team’s one-sided loss to No. 9 Germany, 19–5, incurred...2018
  • • Galloway's Role Magnified in Wake of Kelly Injury
    NETANYA, Israel — As the co-captain and starting goalie for the U.S. national team, John Galloway was going to play a crucial role in this Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship regardless of what transpired Saturday against Australia. But when backup goalie Jack Kelly tumbled to the Wingate Institute turf with a non-contact injury and came up hugging his left knee, Galloway...2018

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  • • Mercedes aiming to start Lewis Hamilton contract talks in a few days
    Mercedes expect to start contract talks with Lewis Hamilton in the next few days now the Briton has clinched a record-equalling seventh Formula One world championship, team boss Toto Wolff has said....2020
  • • US Lacrosse Partners with STEPS, Top of the Bay for Youth Nationals
    AdministratorsCoachesEventsParentsPlayersPress ReleaseSPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse has announced a partnership with STEPS Lacrosse and Top of the Bay Lacrosse to conduct the 2021 US Lacrosse Youth Nationals. The event, featuring championships for boys and girls at the 13U, 14U and 15U age groupings, will be held at DE Turf in Frederica, Del., July 13-15, 2021. The 14U and 15U championships will be br...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
  • • US Lacrosse Announces New Virtual Series: She Competes
    AdministratorsCoachesEventsPlayersU.S. WomenUS Lacrosse will launch a six-part webinar series later this month to explore some of the issues that impact young girls and women in sports, both as athletes and as members of the sports industry.   She Competes, presented by the U.S. Women's National Lacrosse Team and Nike Lacrosse, will run from Sept 28-30, with two sessions each day. The format will ...2020
  • • Tryout Dates Set for 2021 U.S. Women's Team
    Press ReleaseTeam USAU.S. WomenSPARKS, Md. — Tryouts for the 2021 U.S. women’s national team, originally scheduled for July before being delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will now be held Dec. 4-6, 2020 at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md. The original application deadline has been extended until Sept. 21 and is available on the US Lacrosse website. All applicants must be current US Lacr...2020
  • • US Lacrosse Announces New Virtual Series: EmpowerHER
    AdministratorsCoachesEventsPlayersU.S. WomenUS Lacrosse will launch a six-part webinar series later this month to explore some of the issues that impact young girls and women in sports, both as athletes and as members of the sports industry.   The series will run from Sept 28-30, with two sessions each day. The format will feature panel discussions on topics related to confidence, leadership, and ...2020
  • • US Lacrosse Renews Partnership with STX
    EventsPress ReleaseTeam USAU.S. WomenSPARKS, Md. — STX, a longtime supporter of the U.S. National Team Program, has renewed a multi-year partnership agreement with US Lacrosse. STX will be an official partner/equipment supplier of the U.S. Women’s National Team, an official partner/equipment supplier to the National Team Development Program and an official sponsor of the 2021 World Lacrosse Women’...2020
  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    Her father is the billionaire co-founder of the world’s largest retailer and e-commerce company and the owner of multiple professional sports franchises. But the quality Alex Tsai admires most admires about Alibaba executive vice chairman and Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai has nothing to do with his wealth and everything to do with the intrinsic drive responsible for his riches. “I’m definitely insp...2020
  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    Her father is the billionaire co-founder of the world’s largest retailer and e-commerce company and the owner of multiple professional sports franchises. But the quality Alex Tsai admires most about Alibaba executive vice chairman and Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai has nothing to do with his wealth and everything to do with the intrinsic drive responsible for his riches. “I’m definitely inspired by ...2020
  • • Soudo Psychology: New Chrome Coach Has Way with Fixer-Uppers
    Few people could get away with talking to John Galloway the way Tim Soudan did shortly after  Soudan was named the new head coach of Chrome LC in December. Galloway, the NCAA’s all-time winningest goalie and co-captain of the U.S. national team, has little left to prove. He might even have retired after leading Team USA to the gold medal in the 2018 world championship were it not for the advent of...2020

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  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    Her father is the billionaire co-founder of the world’s largest retailer and e-commerce company and the owner of multiple professional sports franchises. But the quality Alex Tsai admires most admires about Alibaba executive vice chairman and Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai has nothing to do with his wealth and everything to do with the intrinsic drive responsible for his riches. “I’m definitely insp...2020
  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    Her father is the billionaire co-founder of the world’s largest retailer and e-commerce company and the owner of multiple professional sports franchises. But the quality Alex Tsai admires most about Alibaba executive vice chairman and Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai has nothing to do with his wealth and everything to do with the intrinsic drive responsible for his riches. “I’m definitely inspired by ...2020
  • • Florence Schelling’s GM announcement means big things for pro hockey
    Photo by Harry How/Getty Images Schelling becomes the first woman to be named General Manager of a men’s pro hockey team The hockey world has been a little bereft of news lately (and that includes the Avalanche world!). So forgive me for veering a little off topic from the happenings in the mile high city for now — although the news that former Swiss national team goaltender Florence Schelling...2020
  • • Hall Of Famer Billy Meyer Is Flushed With Pride
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com The numbers that define Billy Meyer’s drag racing career include one IHRA Funny Car World Championship, 12 NHRA Funny Car national event victories…and 176 restrooms. The first two stats cover Meyer’s ......2020
  • • The Miracle on the Mediterranean (and the Making of a Gold Medalist)
    This article appears in the September/October edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. The kibbutz. Just saying the word brings a smile to Tom Schreiber’s face, his bristly blonde beard widening at the cheeks as he describes the 83-year-old communal settlement the U.S. men’s national team called home for two weeks in Israel. While most ...2018
  • • Galloway's Role Magnified in Wake of Kelly Injury
    NETANYA, Israel — As the co-captain and starting goalie for the U.S. national team, John Galloway was going to play a crucial role in this Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship regardless of what transpired Saturday against Australia. But when backup goalie Jack Kelly tumbled to the Wingate Institute turf with a non-contact injury and came up hugging his left knee, Galloway...2018
  • • Galloway's Role Magnified in Light of Kelly Injury
    NETANYA, Israel — As the co-captain and starting goalie for the U.S. national team, John Galloway was going to play a crucial role in this Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship regardless of what transpired Saturday against Australia. But when backup goalie Jack Kelly tumbled to the Wingate Institute grass with a non-contact injury and came up hugging his left knee, Gallowa...2018
  • • Best Game Ever? An Oral History of the 1998 World Championship
    Twenty years later, the 1998 men’s world championship final between Team USA and Canada remains among the greatest games — and events — in lacrosse history. “A lot of people think it was the greatest game ever played. It depends on what moments you’re watching. I thought it was for about two and a half quarters.”  — Bill Tierney, U.S. coach “I can’t even remember, how far down were they? —  David ...2018
  • • Best Game Ever?
    Twenty years later, the 1998 men’s world championship final between Team USA and Canada remains among the greatest games — and events — in lacrosse history. “A lot of people think it was the greatest game ever played. It depends on what moments you’re watching. I thought it was for about two and a half quarters.”  — Bill Tierney, U.S. coach “I can’t even remember, how far down were they? —  David ...2018
  • • Greg Gurenlian and Trevor Baptiste, the Master and the Apprentice
    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. I t usually begins with a text message from Trevor Baptiste, something like this: “Hey guys, what’s up? Want to take some reps?” But when you’ve taken — and won — as many faceoffs as Greg Gurenlian has, you know when enough is enough. “I’m too old for that,” t...2018

World Championship kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Torrence Closing In On Third Straight Top Fuel Title
    2020
  • • Inside the November 2020 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine
    Jules Heningburg might not have played in the PLL Championship Series this summer, but the Redwoods LC attackman still made an impact in the lacrosse world. In the wake of a renewed discussion surrounding racial injustice in this country, Heningburg banded together with other Black players in the PLL to form the Black Lacrosse Alliance. It turns out activism is not uncommon in the Heningburg famil...2020
  • • Torrences Put On Show at The Plex
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com ENNIS, Texas _ With a little 320-plus mph help from his father, native Texan Steve Torrence has enhanced his chances for a third consecutive NHRA Top Fuel world championship. His victory ......2020
  • • Twins Diego and Ernesto Valenzuela Building Bridges With Los Aztecas
    2020
  • • Rare Company with Team USA's Five Four-Time Selections
    2020
  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    2020
  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    2020
  • • Soudo Psychology: New Chrome Coach Has Way with Fixer-Uppers
    2020
  • • Alumni Spotlight: The Lowe Family
    2020
  • • US Lacrosse Announces National Lacrosse Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020
    CoachesEventsOfficialsPlayersPress ReleaseThe National Lacrosse Hall of Fame announces the addition of eight new inductees as the Class of 2020. The 2020 inductees are: Rob Bordley, Roy Condon, John Desko, Ericka Leslie, Lisa Griswold Lindley, Laura Harmon Schuman, Joe Seivold, and Amy Appelt Slade.  The newest members will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, October 17, at The Grand...2020

Top World Championship news

  • • Foles, Pederson, outduel Brady, Belichick for Eagles' first Super Bowl title
    Eagles quarterback Nick Foles completed an unbelievable journey after replacing Carson Wentz, leading Philadelphia to its first world championship....2018
  • • ESPN, Sky Sports join forces for Formula 1 2018 World Championship
    An award-winning team of broadcasters will convey the excitement of the FIA Formula One World Championship to American viewers in 2018 as ESPN, Sky Sports and Formula 1 join forces to bring Sky Sports' presentation of the championship to the U.S....2018
  • • Watch: Nylander tackles Lundqvist after World Championship-winning save
    2017
  • • Tre Leclaire: From the Barns of B.C. to Buckeye Sensation
    N ot long before Ohio State attackman Tre Leclaire seemingly came out of nowhere a year ago by unleashing that vicious, accurate shot that left marks on the Division I world and lifted the Buckeyes to historic heights, Leclaire was a relative unknown even among his own kind in the far western Canadian province of British Columbia. Fellow B.C. native Logan Schuss, a 2013 graduate of Ohio State and ...2018
  • • Report: IIHF, Hockey Canada to announce cancellation of Women’s World Championship
    The IIHF is reportedly set to cancel the Women's World Championship amid the coronavirus outbreak. The decision is set to come days after the governing body announced the cancellation of six events on the March calendar. The post Report: IIHF, Hockey Canada to announce cancellation of Women’s World Championship appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • Nylander named World Championship MVP, highlights tournament All-Stars
    2017
  • • One worker dies in arena collapse at future site of 2023 World Championship
    A 29-year-old man has died after the roof of the Saint Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex collapsed during demolition. The 40-year-old arena was being razed to make way for a 23,000-seat venue that was part of Russia's bid for the 2023 World Championship. The post One worker dies in arena collapse at future site of 2023 World Championship appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • 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
  • • South Korea to play in World Championship for first time
    2017
  • • Marner to play for Canada at World Championship, Rielly will not
    2017
  • • US Lacrosse Announces New Virtual Series: She Competes
    2020
  • • NBA announces first-of-its-kind global youth basketball competition
    NEW YORK -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the Jr. NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for the top boys and girls teams ages 14 and under from around the world....2017
  • • US Lacrosse Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Gait Lacrosse
    EventsPress ReleaseTeam USAU.S. Under 19 WomenU.S. WomenSPARKS, Md. — Gait Lacrosse has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with US Lacrosse that will make it an official partner/equipment supplier of the U.S. Women’s National Team, an official partner for the US Lacrosse National Convention for the next four years and an official sponsor of the 2021 World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship...2020
  • • Report: Women's World Championship to be canceled over coronavirus fears
    2020

World Championship schedule, game

  • • US Lacrosse Postpones Tryouts for U.S. Women's National Team
    2020
  • • Inside the November 2020 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine
    2020
  • • Tryout Candidates Named for 2021 U.S. Women's Team
    Press ReleaseTeam USAU.S. WomenSPARKS, Md. — U.S. women’s national team head coach Jenny Levy and her staff have announced that 50 players have been invited to the official tryout for the U.S. team that will represent the country in the 2021 World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship. The world championship will be hosted by US Lacrosse from July 7-17 at Towson University in Towson, Md., marking th...2020
  • • US Lacrosse Partners with STEPS, Top of the Bay for Youth Nationals
    2020
  • • Two Historic Squads Named Team of Distinction Winners
    Press ReleaseU.S. WomenUS Lacrosse has named the 1976 Cornell University men’s lacrosse team and the 1989 U.S. Women’s World Cup Team as the winners of its 2020 Team of Distinction Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions and impact to lacrosse made by an entire team during a specific era of participation.  The 1989 U.S. Women’s World Cup Team, sponsored by the United States Women’s Lacrosse ...2020
  • • Rare Company with Team USA's Five Four-Time Selections
    2020
  • • US Lacrosse Announces New Virtual Series: She Competes
    2020
  • • Tryout Dates Set for 2021 U.S. Women's Team
    2020
  • • US Lacrosse Announces New Virtual Series: EmpowerHER
    2020
  • • Elizabeth Hillman's Return is Another Weapon for Carolina
    2020

World Championship rumors, scandals

  • • A Griffin's Survival: Michael Sanzone Thriving After Near-Death Experience
    2018
  • • The Miracle on the Mediterranean (and the Making of a Gold Medalist)
    2018
  • • Inside the May/June 2018 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine
    Digital Edition Redemption is the buzz word as the U.S. men’s national team embarks on a journey to the Middle East in its quest to recapture the world championship. The U.S., which lost to Canada in the 2014 FIL Men’s World Championship final on home soil in Denver, will compete among 48 countries July 21-28, when the quadrennial event comes to the Mediterranean resort city of Netanya, Israel. Th...2018
  • • Alonso To Stick With McLaren In 2018
    Buoyed by an impending switch from Honda to Renault power, Fernando Alonso has signed a “long-term partnership” with McLaren beginning with the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Alonso’s decision, confirmed Thursday, ended speculation the two-time World Driving Champion could leave the team after a frustrating campaign that saw the Spaniard skip the prestigious Monaco [...]...2017

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