Lacrosse

TREND A boom in the centuries-old game, stretching far beyond its Native American roots in the Northeast U.S. and lower Canada

WHY NOW Kids who are burnt out by slow-moving games like soccer and baseball love the high energy and scoring

JUDGMENT CALL If viewers tune into the broadcast of the first-ever pro league this summer, the sport should attract even more young athletes

Little girls used to dress up like soccer star Mia Hamm. But they have a new athlete role model. She's Jen Adams, star of the University of Maryland's women's lacrosse team, which is favored to win its...

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