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Jake Steinfeld Presents City Lax

March 18, 2016


City Lax: An Urban Lacrosse Story  on ESPNU Saturday



Saturday, May 29 at 11 p.m., ESPNU will televise a one-hour documentary  City Lax: An Urban Lacrosse Story about an unlikely group of 12-year-olds from Denver’s rough, inner city who find a hint of salvation in the game of lacrosse. One is a poet. Another is a musician. One has a father who was murdered. One has a mother who is in jail.  Executive producer Jake Steinfeld, founder of Major League Lacrosse, teamed up with filmmakers and Denver natives Tor Myhren and Gabriela Cowperthwaite, to capture how a simple game eases the burden of life in a violent neighborhood and the multiplicity of challenges the players and their coaches face both on and off the field. The film won the 2010 Jury Prize for Best Documentary and the Audience Award at the Sonoma International Film Festival. 


ESPN’s extensive coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship – featuring all 15 games across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and ESPN Mobile TV for the fourth consecutive year – will conclude this weekend with the semifinals and championship from Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium.


The semifinals Saturday, May 29 features number overall seed Virginia taking on fifth seed Duke at 6:30 p.m. and seventh-seed Cornell playing Notre Dame at 4:30 p.m.






Sat, May 29

4 p.m.

Notre Dame vs. No. 7 Cornell – M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore)

Sean McDonough, Quint Kessenich & Eamon McAnaney

ESPN2 / / ESPN Mobile TV


6:30 p.m.

No. 5 Duke vs. No. 1 Virginia – M&T Bank Stadium

Sean McDonough, Quint Kessenich & Eamon McAnaney

ESPN2 / / ESPN Mobile TV

Mon, May 31

3:30 p.m.

NCAA National Championship – M&T Bank Stadium

Sean McDonough, Quint Kessenich & Eamon McAnaney

ESPN / / ESPN Mobile TV


City Lax airdates are below.


Saturday, 5/29 at 11pm ET

Sunday, 5/30 at 11am ET

Tuesday, 6/1 at 9:30pm ET

Thursday, 6/3 at 2pm ET