Lacrosse

NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Creates $70M Fund For Testing

College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows.

07/29/2014

Greg Gurenlian of the New York Lizards is introduced prior to a game against the Rochester Rattlers at James M. Shuart Stadium on July 27, 2013 in Hempstead, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: A Chat With Greg Gurenlian, The Beloved ‘Beast’ Of NY

Nicknames can be born in many different ways. In the case of New York Lizards star Greg Gurenlian, it was hatched as a joke.

06/13/2014

AJ Fiore #47 of the Cornell University Big Red drops to make a save during the game against the Duke University Blue Devils during a semifinal game of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championships at Lincoln Financial Field on May 25, 2013. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Cornell University Reveals Details Of Hazing By Men’s Lacrosse Team

The college announced last week that the team’s fall games were canceled after an investigation determined upperclassmen had hazed freshmen players.

09/23/2013

Officials in Princeton, N.J. are considering designs for protective head gear that some athletes will be required to wear. (Credit CBS 2)

Thick-Skulled? Some Question Plan To Make Princeton, N.J. Athletes Wear Head Gear

A spokesman for the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey applauded the move, but added that research on the subject was lacking.

08/08/2013

Lacrosse Sticks (file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Lacrosse League Accused Of Gender Discrimination

A youth lacrosse league in one of America’s richest towns is facing a lawsuit alleging it discriminates against girls by providing them fewer resources than boys.

01/13/2012

Nicholas Coyle (credit: WPRI.com)

Cops: College Lacrosse Player From L.I. Kills Rabbit, Uses As Hockey Puck

Nicholas Coyle, 19, of Merrick, has been charged with killing a cottontail rabbit with a hockey stick and using its carcass as a puck, police said.

11/17/2011

A location under consideration for a wiffle ball field - Greenwich, CT - Apr 21, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Greenwich Wiffle Ball Players Lose Their Field

What wiffle ball players hoped would be their nice makeshift playing field turned into one of life’s sad little lessons when the town closed the field.

04/25/2011