500 Players from 28 States and Canada Ready for adidas National Lacrosse Classic July 7-8, 2010



The 2010 adidas National Lacrosse Classic will take place at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds, Maryland July 5-8, 2010. 500 players from 28 States and Canada, named as adidas All-Americans, will compete on twenty teams from 8 different regions of the United States for a National Championship in a showcase for college lacrosse coaches and recruiters. Read More…

Notre Dame Adidas Turf Shoes



Today, Notre Dame beat Princeton 8-5 to advance to the Quarterfinals next week. Many people may credit Scotty Rodgers with stonewalling the tigers, but others may say the turf shoes may have played a role in the victory. A majority of Notre Dame players wore new Blue and Gold Adidas turf shoes for Princeton’s short carpet turf. Keep Reading…

Posted in: Adidas, Shoes/Cleats
Some Thoughts on The IVY League Jerseys

Some Thoughts on The IVY League Jerseys



The Ivy League has a deep lacrosse tradition. The league captured the first USILA championship in 1881, the first NCAA Championship in 1971 and remains one of the premiere leagues today even with the absence of athletic scholarships. As far as jerseys, there is an emphasis on the classic. Not surprisingly, some schools have remained very conservative in their attire, while others have broken the mold.

Posted in: Adidas, Boathouse

Elite Motion Coach: John Grant Jr.



Elite Motion Coach had over 50 kids attend “Secrets of Scoring” Clinic this past weekend in Millersville, MD. The slow motion video technology was used to break down John Grant Jr’s shot. John showed the kids on the slow motion monitor his technique on shooting in close. John also did a lot of one on one coaching and drills with kids on how to score in close. Check out the video from the clinic after the BREAK.

adidas Originals – Star Wars Collection (Video)



adidas Originals let loose a vividly creative commercial promoting the new Star Wars Collection for Spring/Summer. The commercial includes celebrity icons like David Beckham, Snoop Dogg, Daft Punk and of course Darth Vader.

Posted in: Adidas, Pop Culture

Adidas Originals Phantom II NBA Pack



LPG has visuals of an assortment of shoes from the Addidas Originals Phantom II NBA Pack. The shoes are iconic representations of seven storied organizations in the NBA. The teams include the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, Philadelphia Sixers and the Los Angeles Lakers.

Posted in: Adidas, Shoes/Cleats

Grip ‘N Rip: Grant Krebs



Each week Lacrosse Playground will be featuring a different lacrosse athlete as part of our “Grip ‘N Rip” series, where we’ll find out what the best use to fine tune their game. This week we are featuring the speedy Notre Dame Midfielder, Grant Krebs.

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Posted in: Adidas, Brine

Adidas x Bodega Consortium City Series



The world famous Bodega shoe store was asked to team up with Adidas for the Adidas Consortium “Your City” Collection. Their choice of simple colorways with black, grey, white and blue deliver an in yo’ face, yet classic feel on the Adidas’ Boston Super. >>READ MORE

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Posted in: Adidas, Companies

Eye Bling: Primitive X Oakley Frogskins



You’ve just left the field and you realize the sun is too much to bare. As you lift off your helmet the first thing that goes is your sight. Then you suddenly realize you’ve misplaced your shades again. It’s hard to see with out the polarized lenses of a solid pair of sunglasses. LPG suggests [...]

Posted in: Adidas, Gadgets

Do cleats make the player?



Once upon a time there was only one lacrosse cleat: the Nike Land Shark. Now, not only are there tons of football cleats to choose from, there are many lacrosse-specific cleats, too. Is there a single perfect lacrosse cleat? One of the best ways to answer this is to look at what is currently being [...]

Posted in: Adidas, New Balance