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MLL 2019 Collegiate Draft Presented By Cascade To Be Held at NASCAR Hall of Fame

MLL 2019 Collegiate Draft Presented By Cascade To Be Held at NASCAR Hall of Fame

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  via MLL press release   The Fastest Game on Two Feet Partners with the Fastest Sport on Four Wheels for the 2019 MLL Collegiate Draft Boston, MA - (January 23, 2019) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today the 2019 Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade will be held on Saturday, March 9 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. “With a highly anticipated class of NCAA seniors set to be selected for the 2019 MLL Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade, we are excited to put on a show that aligns with the talent joining our league this summer,” said Alexander Brown, MLL Commissioner. The 2019 Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade allows MLL to leverage its strong foundation in the sports community and in the sport of lacrosse. MLL is working closely with New York
MLL:  Major League Lacrosse Announces Partnership With the Crown Lacrosse Classic (JU Road Games)

MLL: Major League Lacrosse Announces Partnership With the Crown Lacrosse Classic (JU Road Games)

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  via MLL press release   Inaugural Lacrosse Event, Hosted by the Charlotte Hounds and Southern Select Lacrosse Showcase, Will Bring High-Level Lacrosse to the Region Boston (January 14, 2019) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) today announced a partnership with The Crown Lacrosse Classic, an inaugural lacrosse event hosted by the Charlotte Hounds and Southern Select Lacrosse Showcase that will be held on March 8 and 10. “Chris Schiller spent 12 years in Major League Lacrosse,” said Alexander Brown, MLL Commissioner. “And we are thrilled to support him as he brings the Crown Lacrosse Classic to Charlotte, where some of the best our collegiate game has to offer will be on display.” The Crown Lacrosse Classic is the first independent college lacrosse tournament to be held in
MLL Names Spencer Ford as First Ever Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Alumni Development

MLL Names Spencer Ford as First Ever Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Alumni Development

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  via MLL press release   New Position to Focus on Recognizing Players’ Contributions to League Growth BOSTON, MA (December 3, 2018) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today the hiring of Spencer Ford as its first ever Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Alumni Development. Ford, who currently serves and will continue to serve as the Vice President of Player Personnel for the league’s Atlanta Blaze, brings great institutional knowledge to this position. In his new role, Ford will develop initiatives and maintain lines of communication with the league's alumni. An attackman in MLL during its early seasons, he played for the Washington/Chesapeake Bayhawks, Rochester Rattlers and Los Angeles Riptide during an eight-year career. He was named the league’s Most I
MLL Announces 2019 Season Schedule

MLL Announces 2019 Season Schedule

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  via MLL press release   A New League Experience for Players and Fans Will Begin on Friday, May 31, 2019 With Two Matchups BOSTON (November 29, 2018) – Major League Lacrosse announced today a robust 2019 regular season schedule, opening during the weekend of May 31 - June 2, that includes a five game slate highlighted by the defending champion Denver Outlaws facing the New York Lizards. The 2019 schedule includes many changes advocated for by the league’s players, including a season start date after Memorial Day and an emphasis on playing weekend games. In addition, each team will play each other twice, the first time that has occurred since 2015, before the league expansion to include the Atlanta Blaze. In conjunction with its schedule announcement, MLL will c
MLL Announces It’s Re-Branding Effort Will Be Led By Troika

MLL Announces It’s Re-Branding Effort Will Be Led By Troika

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  via MLL press release   BOSTON (November XX, 2018) – Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today the hiring of Troika as the agency of record for its rebranding initiative. Troika, a part of the Troika Mission Group, is a brand consultancy and creative agency with expertise in entertainment, sports, and media. The Los Angeles-based firm has been tasked with creating a valuable and meaningful brand experience that builds engaged and loyal audiences aligned with MLL's vision. “We are pleased to work with Troika on redefining MLL to better engage the fast-growing national lacrosse market, and our fan base of today and tomorrow,” said Alexander Brown, MLL Commissioner. “Our players, sponsors, and fans gave us valuable input on essential changes we needed to make, and a bra
MLL Release Statement on Premier League Formation

MLL Release Statement on Premier League Formation

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  via MLL press release   For the last 18 years, Major League Lacrosse sought to become, and then established itself as the pinnacle of the sport.  That mission has not changed. Through the dedication and investment of our ownership group, whose combined assets are in excess of $9 billion, MLL has established footholds in nine lacrosse communities across the country. The Boston Cannons, the New York Lizards, the Chesapeake Bayhawks, the Charlotte Hounds, the Atlanta Blaze, the Florida Launch, the Ohio Machine, the Denver Outlaws, and the Dallas Rattlers have proven their dedication to serving their communities. We have been a steady and valuable partner to brands such as the Walt Disney Company, New Balance/Warrior, the Coca-Cola Company, Anheus
MLL To Engage The Modern Lacrosse Fan With A Comprehensive Rebranding Effort

MLL To Engage The Modern Lacrosse Fan With A Comprehensive Rebranding Effort

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  via MLL press release   League to Premiere a New Look for the MLL Logo and Website at the Start of the 2019 Season   BOSTON (October 18, 2018) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today that it has distributed RFPs to a select group of agencies as part of its plan to undertake a comprehensive rebranding initiative. MLL was established in 1999, with the first season taking place in 2001. In its 18-year history, MLL has featured the same logo and branding. The logo, as it stands, nods to its roots by featuring MLL great, Michael Watson. While the league values the legacy of the logo and all of the players who wore it throughout the past 18 years, MLL is ready to embrace a new visual identity that directly aligns with the modern lacrosse consumer. The proj