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MLL Commissioner Talks Draft, Media Rights, Moneyball, Stadiums, Gambling and PLL

Major League Lacrosse Commissioner Sandy Brown (left)

Major League Lacrosse is in the good hands of Commissioner Alexander “Sandy” Brown. The Sports Techie community blog welcomed the opportunity to chat with Sandy today about the state of the league. The upcoming MLL 2019 Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade on March 9 is hosted by the NASCAR Hall-of-Fame in what the Commish calls, “a great weekend of lacrosse.” The excitement of drafting in Charlotte, N.C. during March for the first time coupled with the new Crown Lacrosse Classic is creating a buzz throughout the southeast and beyond...

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Major League Lacrosse Sign Kinduct as Official Health and Performance Software

MLL Will Employ Kinduct’s Leading Athlete Intelligence and Management System to Provide Data and Analytics Around the Health and Wellness of Athletes

Major League Lacrosse is known as MLL and together with Kinduct, an athletic performance, analytics and resource leader; they are taking professional lax to the next level through sports technology that measures the health of an athlete. Kinduct is now the official health and performance software platform of MLL. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Colin Keane, Director of Lacrosse Operations, MLL, and Tim Russell, VP of Revenue at Kinduct, about the training and rehab part of the deal allowing MLL access to a proprietary sports management system that stores h...

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Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety - Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety – Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Football is a dangerous sport, and participation rates among young players indicate concerned parents are taking notice. Pop Warner, the largest youth football program in the U.S., lost 23,612 players from 2010 to 2012, the largest decline in the organization’s history, according to ESPN Outside The Lines. USA Football experienced a 6.7 percent decline in participation from 2010 to 2011.

Some kids are simply focusing on one sport. But Dr. Julian Bailes, Pop Warner’s chief medical officer, told ESPN that head injuries and their link to mental illness later in life have caused the popularity of all contact sports to suffer...

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