DeadSpin Tackles Lacrosse Growth

In yesterday's post about America's regional sports, a lot of commenters asked why I didn't include lacrosse. Well simply put, it just isn't that regional anymore. While it has a historical reputation as a niche sport—wealthy, Northeastern/mid-Atlantic, and "preppy-as-balls"—its geographic range, at least, is now all but boundless.

Here's a snapshot of NCAA lacrosse programs from the 2005-2006 season:

Full Article

Quick Hits:

Merchant Marine Academy Adds WLax, Hires Coach

-Chicago Inner City Growth

-At Richmond Decision to Add Lacrosse Met With Questions

-World Lacrosse Championships Give Denver A Chance to Show Off

-Florida County Nears Decision for Varsity Lacrosse

-LEAPS Organizing Philadelphia Middle School Tournmanet

-Lacrosse Comes to Montana