Syracuse Daily Links - Remembering The 1953 Orange Bowl

Mike Ehrmann

If the 1953 Orange Bowl is remembered for anything today it is for the final score. The Alabama Crimson Tide annihilated the Syracuse Orangemen in a 61-6 blowout. Yet this game was far more than that.

The 1953 Orange Bowl: Alabama Football's Racial Dilemma - Football Study Hall

If the 1953 Orange Bowl is remembered for anything today it is for the final score. The Alabama Crimson Tide annihilated the Syracuse Orangemen in a 61-6 blowout — a margin of victory that would not be surpassed for more than half a century. Yet this game was far more than that.

Mike Waters breaks down Syracuse basketball’s 2013-14 season | The Juice Online

Post-Standard Syracuse basketball beat writer Mike Waters calls in to talk about the upcoming Syracuse basketball season with hosts Wes Cheng and Andrew Kouwe on The Juice on the Cuse podcast hosted by SNY.tv. The hosts also chat about their expectations for this year’s team.

Syracuse basketball considering moving Colgate tipoff with football conflict looming | syracuse.com

The Syracuse football game on Saturday at Florida State is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. while the men's basketball game vs. Colgate begins at 4:30 p.m.

Fizz Five: Reactions from a Big Win over Maryland : Orange Fizz

This week was a big W for the Orange. The win gives the Orange two wins on the road in conference play, something Syracuse hadn’t done since 2010 when they won four road games in Big East play. The game signaled a turnaround in the Syracuse defense that played so horribly against GT but so outstanding against Wake and Maryland.

Wilson: Syracuse needs to clean up penalty problem before it comes back to bite | The Daily Orange

"Unfortunately, we haven’t done a good enough job taking care of the penalties, but it’s a great victory," Shafer said. "Nothing like fixing something after a win."

Has Syracuse already clinched the NCAA basketball attendance title for the 2013-14 season? | syracuse.com

The increase in season-ticket sales was evident at Syracuse's regular-season opener on Friday night against Cornell. The game drew 24,788 fans to the Dome. It was Syracuse's largest crowd for an opening game since the 1990-91 season. And it was far above the attendance for last year's opening-night game when a crowd of 17,273 watched the Orange defeat Fordham.

Very early college basketball trend says scoring has increased. What might that mean for Syracuse? | syracuse.com

It will be interesting to see how the rule changes -- a new interpretation of the block/charge, the ban on hand-checking -- affect Syracuse this year. SU scored 82 points against Cornell on Friday. During its 13 pre-Big East games last year, the Orange averaged 82 points.

Syracuse University Athletics - Orange to Face Three Final Four Teams in 2014

Syracuse will host three Final Four teams from last season, including defending national champion North Carolina, in 2014. Overall, the Orange will host 10 home games, six of which will be against teams that were ranked in the top 10 in last year's final coaches' poll. Overall, 12 of Syracuse's 17 regular-season contests are against teams that participated in the 2013 NCAA Tournament.

Syracuse University Athletics - Orange to Face Three Final Four Teams in 2014

Syracuse will host three Final Four teams from last season, including defending national champion North Carolina, in 2014. Overall, the Orange will host 10 home games, six of which will be against teams that were ranked in the top 10 in last year's final coaches' poll. Overall, 12 of Syracuse's 17 regular-season contests are against teams that participated in the 2013 NCAA Tournament.

Syracuse University Athletics - #2 Orange Hosting NCAA Opening Rounds

Syracuse field hockey is the No. 2 overall seed and will host the winner of Tuesday's play-in game between Miami (OH) and Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the NCAA announced on Sunday night. The Orange (16-3) will host the first two rounds on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 16-17.



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