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In the wake of the Eric Crandall takeover of BLAST, changes are starting to role out quickly. Today BLAST launched a new website hosted by Shopify; it is much better, it looks cleaner and navigation is simpler. Along with the new site a new logo was added, the logo is less pleasing than the overall design of the website. I’m hoping that the new logo is just a placeholder and something more permanent will be put…

For the past few months there have been rumors flying around, that BLAST (Bob Long Technologies) was for sale. Today that the announcement and the sale are official. For those who don’t know Crandall, he has been involved with paintball for nearly 20 years. He was an original member or the Iron Kids and Dynasty. Crandall up until he purchased BLAST, helped advise Dynasty and helped manage some aspects of the team. As of now will be…

Former NXL/PSP sideline reporter Lauren Kelly is creating her own paintball show! Kelly spent 3 years on the sidelines for the PSP. Kelly made the switch to the NXL with the rest of the PSP/PaintballAccess webcast crew in 2015. With the creation of GoSports, the new providers of the NXL and Millennium webcast, Kelly was not added to the broadcast crew. Instead, GoSports went Matty Marshall, Nick Slowiak, Steve Rabackoff and Shelly Farmer. Lauren did…

First let’s start this off my saying I HATE the idea of months subscriptions to anything. I hate paying my monthly phone bill, I hate paying my monthly internet bill, you get the idea. I wish that I could pay the whole year upfront or a usage fee every time I want to use it. How many of you have a Netflix or Amazon Prime account and never use it? I’m sure plenty of you,…

Fantasy sports are all the range, they keep fans engaged and add more excitement to games, so why not paintball!? Welcome in FanWagon.com The first incarnation of fantasy paintball was created by the PSP and PaintballAccess, at the PSP World Cup in 2013. Contestants were given a preset amount of money, and players were given an assigned value based on their overall stats. At the time, the PSP kept stats for every player, kills, points won,…

Current 187 cRew player Nick Slowiak has been added to the NXL announcing duties this year. Nick is no stranger to the announcing booth, he was a regular on the microphone at both PSP and Millennium Series. Slowiak is great at giving a player perspective of the game and how the field is playing. In the past, Slowiak would come into the booth for a match or two, now that he is signed on officially, he should spend…

Over the past few weeks we have heard rumblings that the WCPPL are looking to run a stand alone event in Chicago later in the year. This would be a big move for the WCPPL as they have been a West Coast only league since their inception in 2009. This past month, the WCPPL were being pressured by the NXL to join as there West Coast affiliate. They declined the offer and thus the PCPL was created by…