Adam Harris makes most of opportunity - Big East Blog - ESPN
"I could only hope and dream of it happening," Harris said. "There were no guarantees. The only thing i could control were the controllables: hard work, being on time, and doing everything I could to have the coaches notice me."
Jonathan Abrams on NBA Player Association director Billy Hunter - Grantland
In high school, Hunter starred in four sports, but ultimately chose to play football at Syracuse. As a running back, Hunter followed Ernie Davis, the 1961 Heisman Trophy winner, and preceded Floyd Little, a future Hall of Famer.
Draft Pick Doug Hogue Signs With Detroit Lions - Pride Of Detroit
The Detroit Lions have signed two of their five 2011 NFL Draft picks. Seventh-round pick Johnny Culbreath agreed to a deal on Wednesday night and planned to sign it on Thursday, and this afternoon fifth-round pick Doug Hogue, a linebacker from Syracuse, signed a deal of his own.
Big East player rankings: Defensive backs - Big East Blog - ESPN
3. Phillip Thomas, Syracuse. Thomas is the top returning tackler for the Orange, having made 92 stops last season. He is a physical player and brings an incredible energy to the field, but has to make sure to keep his emotions in check.
2011 Football preview – Week 4, Toledo | The Juice Online
Toledo enters the season with at least eight starters returning on each side of the ball and a competition at quarterback after then-freshman Terrence Owens excelled in place of injured starter Austin Dantin.
A recruiting layman's guide to the basketball Class of 2012 - ESPN
"For three years, he's pretty much been on the ticket list for games at Syracuse. At one point, Jim Boeheim and the entire Syracuse staff was posted up watching him at the Peach Jam. Could a native of the Syracuse area really leave home? Kentucky is wedged in there with him and is threatening to throw a wrench into the plan to put him in orange."
NCB - Syracuse Orange's 2-3 zone is an elite defense - ESPN
There is no college basketball coach more closely identified with a particular defensive scheme than Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim is with his "patented" 2-3 zone. For years, the Orange have played zone defense virtually (though not entirely) to the exclusion of any other scheme.
Summer Buzz: Syracuse Orange - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
First things first: Syracuse is undeniably talented. They also happen to be adding -- no surprise here -- another sterling recruiting class chock full of highly rated athletic prospects, not least of which is big man Rakeem Christmas and shooting guard Michael Carter-Williams, both among the best five players in the 2011 class at their respective positions.
Former Syracuse kicker Olindo Mare signs with Carolina Panthers | syracuse.com
Sources say the 38-year-old Mare signed a four-year, $12 million deal and will receive a $4 million signing bonus with the Carolina Panthers.
Two-A-Days: Team #69 – Syracuse " Collegiate Stadiums
I personally think Syracuse played a little above their ground last year, winning a game or two they shouldn’t have on paper. Is the coach that good or do they come down a little this year? I think they come down a little.
I don't know what the hell is going on here but I want IN on the CBT X Reception. It's like a Jason Bourne movie with Syracuse stuff.