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Loyola’s Pat Spencer Readies for One Last NCAA Tournament Ride

Loyola’s Pat Spencer Readies for One Last NCAA Tournament Ride

His resume: a three-time finalist for the Tewaaraton Award, the equivalent of football’s Heisman Trophy; three-time All-American (so far, only because this year’s picks haven’t been announced yet); four-time Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year; five points shy of moving into sole possession of second-place on the NCAA all-time scoring list; and helping Loyola reach the national semifinals as a freshman in 2016.

More Than Meets the Buckeye

More Than Meets the Buckeye

Eric Fannell’s reputation — intimidating, aloof, with the lore of an unseen Canadian talent — preceded him. And in some ways, people were right about him. The kid dressed in all black and wore his hat low, covering a buzz cut. He kept answers about himself to one word, avoided eye contact.

Doesn’t Get Much Better Than Army-Navy

Doesn’t Get Much Better Than Army-Navy

Saturday was my first Army-Navy game. I didn’t play. I didn’t sweat, at least not to the point where it was noticeable. I didn’t parachute in like three men courageously did in a stiff wind during pre-game ceremonies. No, I just showed up to Navy Marine-Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md., along with roughly 10,000…

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Great Day to be a Tar Heel

Great Day to be a Tar Heel

Originally appeared in the July/August 2016 issue of Lacrosse Magazine The ghosts of North Carolina teams of the past quarter century — the talk of not winning the big game and why — were nowhere to be found at 4:35 p.m. on Memorial Day Monday in the visiting locker room at Lincoln Financial Field in…

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