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Each Friday the Weekly Mashup brings you links to some of the articles you may not have seen that involve lacrosse or lacrosse players. Here are some of the news-makers from this week after the jump.

Each Friday the Weekly Mashup brings you links to some of the articles you may not have seen that involve lacrosse or lacrosse players. Here are some of the newsmakers from this week after the jump.

Washington Times expected to cut Sports Section. The Washington Times is known for their sports coverage in the DC area. They have more on staff and more beat writers dedicated to sports that other local papers aren’t able to cover. Patrick Stevens is one of those writers. Stevens, a lacrosse fanatic, has usually been a presence at every game he could possibly make. Who will cover our sport now that The Times is done? Read more…

Max Seibald is named male athlete of the year by Ithaca Journal. “After leading Cornell to its second Final Four appearance in three years last May and winning the 2009 Tewaaraton Trophy as college lacrosse’s top player, Seibald was drafted No. 2 overall by the Denver Outlaws of Major League Lacrosse. Max Seibald is fully immersed in life as a professional lacrosse player.” Read more…

Lacrosse Injuries: Medical Studies Show That “Knee Injury Prevention Training Programs” Are Effective If They Follow Several Critical Elements. Read more…

ESPNU will lead ESPN’s college lacrosse coverage with increased game coverage this season, including 40 men’s and women’s regular-season contests combined, in addition to one live ESPN2 and ESPN360.com game. The networks will televise 57 games overall, including 42 regular-season contests (up from 30) and 15 NCAA Tournament games across ESPNU, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN360.com. Coverage will begin on ESPNU on Friday, Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. ET, when No. 6 Johns Hopkins hosts Manhattan. Read more…

“I fell in love with the sport at a young age by playing little league box [indoor] lacrosse with my Armenian and non-Armenian friends. And also by being the ball boy for the locally Armenian-owned Junior A Athletics. From there, I got better and better. I was able to get into Ithaca and then on the Canadian National Team, in 1974 and 1978.” Read more…

Duke Lacrosse Case, Northwestern on Top 10 Decade Lists. Read more…

In 2009, Adam O’Neill, Harry Alford and Thomas Alford launched Lacrosse Playground as the preeminent site for lacrosse gearheads. For years Lacrosse Playground provided lacrosse fans with tutorials and tips on how to string a lacrosse head, up-close looks at the gear the top players used and sneak peeks at equipment and uniforms before they were released. More than 10 years and millions of visits later, Lacrosse Playground has relaunched with a focus on storytelling. Our mission is to provide comprehensive coverage of the latest lacrosse news, share insights into the sports betting and fantasy lacrosse world and showcase the lifestyles and personalities of the sport of lacrosse through articles, videos and podcasts.

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