August 24, 2009
Photos: Nats vs. Outlaws, MLL Title Game
Check out photo highlights from the Toronto Nationals' wild 10-9 victory over the Denver Outlaws, by John Strohsacker.

August 23, 2009
MLL Championship Game: Live Twitter Feed
Check out Matt DaSilva's live blog from Annapolis, where Toronto topped Denver for the Steinfeld Cup.

August 23, 2009
Queener Quiets Outlaws with One Good Hand
Brett Queener could hear his broken right hand clicking as he maneuvered Sunday. He returned in grand fashion.

August 23, 2009
Nats Nab MLL Title in First Year as Franchise
Shawn Williams converted a Joe Walters feed with 45 seconds left to lift Toronto over Denver 10-9 in the MLL title game.

August 22, 2009
Live Blog: Boston vs. Denver (MLL Semifinal)
Top-seeded Denver stormed back in the fourth quarter to defeat fourth-seeded Boston, 11-10, in the first MLL semifinal.

August 22, 2009
Live Blog: L.I. vs. Toronto (MLL Semifinal)
Check out Matt DaSilva's live blog from the wild Lizards-Nationals semifinals, with Toronto finishing on top.

August 22, 2009
Nats' Vagabonds, Outlaws' Vets Set to Clash
Toronto's traveling band of Canucks and Denver's "old, washed-up man" propelled their teams to Sunday's MLL title game.

August 22, 2009
Fluky Goal Sends Nats to MLL Title Game
Toronto will meet Denver for the MLL championship Sunday after a free-for-all finish to its semifinal win over Long Island.

August 21, 2009
Cannons Sweat Small Stuff in Hopes of Upset
Bill Daye says not to expect any more lapses from the Cannons . "Guys are aware," he said, "this is the dance."

August 20, 2009
Four of a Kind: MLL Championship Preview
It's a dogfight in Annapolis this weekend, where Denver, Toronto, Long Island and Boston are set to clash. LMO breaks it down.

August 20, 2009
Cannonized: Paul Rabil Named MLL MVP
Boston Cannons midfielder Paul Rabil was named the MLL's most valuable player on Thursday.

August 19, 2009
Brandon Corp: You Can't See Me!
With his Cannons set to meet the Outlaws in the MLL playoffs, we revisit Brandon Corp's "Give and Go" from August's LM.

August 19, 2009
Fourth Pole? MLL Does Not Miss a Beat
Purists got their wish with a fourth long pole in the MLL this season. LMO's Corey McLaughlin gauges its impact.

August 19, 2009
Rabil Earns MLL Offensive Player of the Year
Paul Rabil's league-leading 53 points this season earned him the MLL's top offensive honor, edging Merrick Thomson.

August 18, 2009
Merrill Reigns as MLL's Top Defenseman
For the fourth straight year, Toronto Nationals defenseman Brodie Merrill has earned the MLL's top honor for his position.

August 17, 2009
Mammoth, Outlaws Combine for Tournament

August 17, 2009
MLL: Outlaws Reap Postseason Awards
Denver's Brian Reese and Jesse Schwartzman have been named MLL coach and goalie of the year, respectively.

August 13, 2009
Eck Named MLL's Most Improved Player
After appearing in just one game his rookie season, Boston's Chris Eck emerged as one of the league's top faceoff men in 2009.

August 13, 2009
Lucky Number 7: Poskay Dodges Cancer
Matt Poskay, a testicular cancer patient who has sparked Boston to an MLL playoff berth, speaks out about early detection.

August 12, 2009
'Monster' Goettelmann Is Sportsman of Year
Long Island Lizards attackman Tim Goettelmann was named the MLL Sportsman of the Year on Wednesday.

August 12, 2009
MLL Notebook: It Had to End Sometime
Kevin Leveille's 65-game scoring streak, the longest in MLL history, came to an end last weekend.

August 11, 2009
Dan Hardy Named MLL Rookie of the Year
Denver Outlaws midfielder Dan Hardy has been named the 2009 Cascade MLL Rookie of the Year.

August 10, 2009
MLL Playoff Teams Anchor in Annapolis
The pairings are set for Championship Weekend, as the MLL hopes for boosts in attendance at its newest venue.

August 8, 2009
Lindsay's Two-Pointer Puts Lizards in Playoffs
Sean Lindsay's late two-point goal lifted Long Island to a 13-11 win over Chicago, clinching the final MLL playoff spot.

August 8, 2009
Guess Who's Back? Grant Lifts Nationals
John Grant Jr. scored five goals in his return to the MLL, as Toronto clinched the No. 2 seed with a 16-10 victory.

August 6, 2009
Bayhawks Rally to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
The Bayhawks outscored Boston 8-2 in the final quarter to escape with a one-point victory to keep its MLL playoff hopes alive.

August 6, 2009
MLL: Bayhawks Can Back into Playoffs
Washington and Boston meet tonight at 7:30 with the 'Hawks hoping to stay alive for the fourth playoff spot.

August 4, 2009
Maverik Lacrosse Adds Dan Hardy to Stable
Maverik continued to add to its growing lacrosse industry presence Tuesday, signing the Denver Outlaws' Dan Hardy.

August 4, 2009
Video: Polanco, Lizards on 'Today' Show
America woke up with the Lizards, as Nicky Polanco and company appeared Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show.

August 4, 2009
Walterhoefer Adjusts to MLL Faceoff Grind
Denver Outlaws rookie Shane Walterhoefer is the newest addition to an elite class of professional faceoff specialists.

August 4, 2009
Photos: Machine at Bayhawks (MLL)
Washington's still in the playoff race, thanks to one rookie's big game and another's OT heroics. Photos by John Strohsacker.

August 3, 2009
Hunt, Schwartzman, Poillon Win MLL Honors

August 2, 2009
Polanco, Lizards to Appear on 'Today Show'
Nicky Polanco and the Long Island Lizards will be on NBC's No.1-rated morning show Monday.

August 1, 2009
Abbott-Cadabra: OT Goal Keeps Hawks Alive
Matt Abbott's overtime heroics, combined with Long Island's loss to Denver, kept Washington afloat in the MLL playoff hunt.

August 1, 2009
MLL: Outlaws Sweep Struggling Lizards
First-place Denver continued to cruise, completing a season sweep of Long Island with a 13-9 victory Saturday.

July 31, 2009
MLL: Machine Back at Soldier Field for Finale
The Chicago Machine will host the Long Island Lizards in its regular season finale Aug. 8 at historic Soldier Field.

July 30, 2009
MLL Week 12 Notebook: Three for One
With Chicago and Washington hanging by a thread, Long Island looks to lock up the last playoff spot Friday against Denver.

July 28, 2009
Merrick Makes Mark for Grant-less Nationals
With John Grant Jr.'s return considered week-to-week, Merrick Thomson has emerged as Toronto's top threat.

July 27, 2009
MLL: Thomson, Gabel, Schneider Awarded

July 25, 2009
MLL: Shanny Returns; Machine Stays Alive
Doug Shanahan scored four goals in his return to Chicago, which defeated Washington, 18-11, on Saturday.

July 25, 2009
MLL: Outlaws Own LI, Clinch No. 1 Seed
MVP Nate Watkins scored three goals and added an assist, as Denver downed Long Island 12-7 to clinch the top seed in the MLL playoffs.

July 24, 2009
MLL: Walters Scores, Toronto Clinches in OT
Merrick Thomson's eight points and Joe Walters' goal in overtime sent the Nats to a playoff-clinching, 18-17 win over Boston.

July 22, 2009
MLL Week 11: Playoff Chase Intensifies
Denver's in, but what does the playoff landscape look like otherwise? With three weeks left, the heat is on.

July 20, 2009
Boyle, Snider, Seibald Earn MLL Honors
Ryan Boyle, whose eight-point effort keyed a big win for Boston, headlines the MLL's weekly award winners.

July 18, 2009
MLL: Cannons Inch Closer to Playoffs
Ryan Boyle's eight-point performance sparked the Boston Cannons to a 17-10 win over the Chicago Machine.

July 18, 2009
MLL: Nats Snap Four-Game Losing Streak
Toronto buried Long Island 19-9 to improve to 5-5, snap a four-game skid and remain in the thick of the playoff hunt.

July 18, 2009
Outlaws Break Bayhawks in Defensive Battle
Drew Westervelt scored four goals and Denver held Washington scoreless in the fourth quarter in an 11-8 victory.

July 17, 2009
Queener Dazzles, Old School Kicks It in OT
Brett Queener's freestyle MJ delighted Denver, as did Old School All-Stars, who beat Young Guns in the MLL extravaganza.

July 17, 2009
Photos: MLL All-Star Game in Denver
Check out highlights from the MLL All-Star Game and the popular Bud Light Skills Competition. Photos by Jamie Schwaberow.

July 17, 2009
Video: MLL All-Star Party at Hard Rock
Courtesy of, see what the stars wore and what they had to say on the eve of the MLL's midsummer classic.

July 16, 2009
Give and Go: Express Line on the A-Train
MLL "Old School" All-Star Anthony Kelly talks shop with LM, including his obsession with black coffee before games.

July 14, 2009
Photos: Boston at Long Island (MLL)
The Lizards moved edged the Cannons 11-10 and moved past them into second place. Photos by Lee Weissman.

July 9, 2009
MLL: Long Island Moves to Second
Long Island edged Boston 11-10 to pull a half game ahead of Boston and into second in the MLL standings.

July 7, 2009
Lizards Make Moves on MLL Deadline
Long Island and Chicago swapped rookies, while the Lizards also acquired Sean Lindsay from Denver.

June 27, 2009
Denver Dominates; Nats' Slide Continues
The Denver Outlaws won their sixth straight game, defeating the Toronto Nationals for the second straight week, 20-16.

June 27, 2009
Dixon's Two-Point Touch Lifts Bayhawks
Kyle Dixon tied an MLL single-game record with three two-point goals in Washington's much-needed 15-10 win over the Chicago Machine.

June 26, 2009
Unknown Outlaw: Mundorf Does It All
Brendan Mundorf has become a silent assassin, leading the MLL in scoring and driving the Denver Outlaws to a hot start.

June 26, 2009
NCAA Tourney Hero Nims Signs with Brine
Kenny Nims, the former Syracuse star now with the Chicago Machine, has joined Brine's research and development team.

June 25, 2009
Cannons Rock Nats for Third Straight Win
Sean Morris' seven-point night ignited the Boston Cannons to a 19-15 victory before 7,532 fans at Harvard Stadium.

June 23, 2009
MLL Announces All-Star Game Rosters
League leaders Denver and Toronto pace teams with eight All-Stars apiece in the "Young Guns" versus "Old School" extravaganza.

June 22, 2009
MLL: Rabil's Nine-Point Performance Awarded
Paul Rabil, Jesse Schwartzman and Brandon Corp earned the MLL's weekly awards, the league announced Monday.

June 19, 2009
DU's Brown: 'I Can't Wait Until September'
Denver's Matt Brown suits up Saturday against Toronto before embarking on his first recruiting trip under Bill Tierney.

June 19, 2009
Cannon Fodder: Boston Hammers Bayhawks
Boston held Washington scoreless for a stretch of more than 23 minutes to defeat the Bayhawks 19-9.

June 18, 2009
MLL Disciplines Outlaws, Lizards for Fights

June 18, 2009
MLL Week 6 Notes: Rookies Break Ice
More of the 2009 rookie class entered the stat books and recorded their first points as Major League Lacrosse players.

June 18, 2009
MLL: Denver, Toronto Jostle for First Place
The Toronto Nationals meet the Denver Outlaws with first place on the line this weekend.

June 17, 2009
Video: Ryan Boyle at Team USA Tryouts
Boston Cannons and two-time Team USA attackman Ryan Boyle talks about change, 2006 and recent upheaval at Princeton.

June 15, 2009
Poskay, Merrill, Schneider Win MLL Awards

June 13, 2009
Poskay Scores Four in Return, Cannons Win
Matt Poskay came off injured reserve to score four goals for the Boston Cannons in a 22-11 victory over the Chicago Machine.

June 13, 2009
Outlaws Share Wealth in Blowout of Lizards
Ten different players scored for the Denver Outlaws in a 16-9 victory Saturday over the Long Island Lizards.

June 13, 2009
Nationals Sweep Bayhawks with 19-12 Win
Brodie Merrill was relentless, rookie Doc Schneider was sharp in his MLL debut and Toronto downed Washington for the third time.

June 13, 2009
Berger Cam: Team USA Tryouts Video Blog
Long Island Lizards midfielder Stephen Berger video blogs from the 2010 U.S. men's national team tryouts.

June 9, 2009
Video: Joe Walters at U.S. Team Tryouts
Toronto Nationals midfielder Joe Walters talks shop at Team USA tryouts, where he's now a seasoned pro with Canadian insight.

June 8, 2009
MLL: Fiore, Schwartzman, Greer Honored

June 7, 2009
Langtry, Outlaws Ease Past Chicago, 15-11
Brian Langtry netted a hat trick, including a pair of two-pointers, lifting Denver over Chicago on Sunday.

June 5, 2009
Greer, Lizards Bounce Boston in Overtime
Zack Greer scored four goals Peter Vlahakis dominated the faceoffs, lifting Long Island to a 14-13 OT triumph over Boston.

June 4, 2009
Walters Nets Five; Nats Down Bayhawks
Joe Walters scored five goals to lead the Toronto Nationals to a 17-15 victory over the Washington Bayhawks in Annapolis, Md.

June 1, 2009
Zash: Canadian Mesh and Pocket Advice
Long Island Lizards pro and Lax Hut owner Matt Zash drops more knowledge in LMO's "Straight Shooters" series.

June 1, 2009
Rabil, Lizards 'D' Earn MLL Weekly Awards

June 1, 2009
Photos: Boston Cannons at Chicago Machine
Paul Rabil's five-point effort sparked Boston to a 16-14 victory at historic Soldier Field. Photos by TD Paulius.

May 30, 2009
MLL: Cannons Down Machine at Soldier Field
Paul Rabil's five-point performance earned game MVP honors, as the Boston Cannons beat the Chicago Machine, 16-14, at historic Soldier Field.

May 30, 2009
MLL: Outlaws Win, Lose Harrison to Injury
Denver downed Washington, 20-16, on Saturday. But at what cost? Kyle Harrison left in the second with an injured hamstring.

May 29, 2009
MLL: Greer Scores Four in Lizards Debut
Zack Greer scored four goals and Long Island dominated the fourth quarter in a 13-9 win over previously unbeaten Toronto.

May 29, 2009
MLL Notes: Machine to Play at Solider Field
The MLL will stage its first game in the legendary Chicago stadium. Plus, a look at Toronto, the league's only unbeaten.

May 28, 2009
MLL Draft Recap: Nims Goes No. 1
The Chicago Machine tabbed Syracuse's Kenny Nims with first selection in the 2009 MLL draft. Find a complete recap here.

May 27, 2009
Photos: Outlaws at Cannons (MLL)
Brendan Mundorf scored five goals, as Denver silenced Boston with a 15-14 win. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

May 23, 2009
Mundorf, Outlaws Nip Cannons, 15-14
Brendan Mundorf scored five goals, leading Denver past Boston on Friday evening.

May 22, 2009
Outlaws Silence Cannons on the Road
Brendan Mundorf scored five goals to lead Denver to a 15-14 win over Boston in MLL action Friday night.

May 22, 2009
Toronto's Thomson on Point Again in Win
Merrick Thomson scored three goals and added an assist, as the Nationals beat the Machine in the MLL's Toronto debut.

May 22, 2009
Toronto Handles Chicago in Home Opener
Merrick Thomson led the way for Toronto, helping the Nationals win their first-ever home opener.

May 21, 2009
Huntley Lifts Bayhawks with OT Snipe

May 19, 2009
Thomson, Dougherty Earn MLL Awards

May 16, 2009
Goldberg Pots Winner in Lizards' Opener
Seth Goldberg scored the game-winning goal in Long Island's 9-8 win over Boston, the second-lowest scoring game in MLL history.

May 15, 2009
Toronto Nationals Win MLL Season Opener
Merrick Thomson scored seven goals to lead the Nationals to a 17-16 win over the Bayhawks in their MLL debut.

May 13, 2009
Talent-Rich Toronto Loads up on Canadians
If you confuse Team Canada with Toronto's new MLL franchise, don't worry -- you're not alone.

May 11, 2009
MLL: Outlaws Trade Snider to Nationals

April 23, 2009
MLL: Bayhawks' Hubbard Sidelined for 2009
Jesse Hubbard, the MLL's all-time goals leader, will miss the 2009 season with herniated disc in his neck.

April 6, 2009
MLL: Gait Unretires, Signs with Toronto
Gary Gait has come out of MLL retirement to play for the new Toronto Nationals franchise in 2009.

April 2, 2009
MLL, ESPN Release 2009 TV Schedule
Major League Lacrosse and ESPN announced the league's TV schedule Thursday, including all live games in high definition.

March 12, 2009
Kroenke Sports Announces Layoffs (AP)

March 5, 2009
Toronto Nationals Tab Huntley Head Coach
Dave Huntley has been named head coach of the MLL's new Toronto Nationals franchise.

February 20, 2009
Gross: 'We're Going to Survive'
With a flood of news coming out of the MLL - including the contraction of four teams - commissioner David Gross gave us his take.

February 19, 2009
MLL Drops Four Teams, Disperses Rosters
The MLL will be a six-team league in 2009, minus L.A., Philly, Jersey and San Fran. Revised rosters were released Thursday.

February 19, 2009
It's Official: MLL Team to Toronto

February 10, 2009
Ahead of Curve, Grant Targets July Return
With reports swirling about the Rattlers' relocation to Toronto, John Grant dropped another bombshell: he could be back in '09.

February 10, 2009
Report: MLL's Rattlers to Relocate to Toronto
Investors are finalizing a deal that will relocate the Rochester Rattlers to Toronto, the Globe and Mail reports.