"What he's had to endure and get through and listen to, you wonder how many guys would even get to this point," Desko said. "He has a lot of pride. I'm so happy for him and his family that he's had so much success in the latter part of this year. When it's done, it's going to be remembered completely."
Donald Pollitt took gold in the 110-meter hurdles at Princeton, finishing in 13.80 seconds. Rebecca Robinson also won her event, setting a new personal standard of 53.40 in the 400-meter dash, missing the school record by eight-hundredths of a second.
If plans are indeed to go ahead and formally build out a defined 24/7/365 ACC Network following in the footsteps of the Big Ten, Pac 12, SEC and Texas Longhorn networks to be distributed (or attempted, at least, to be distributed) to cable/satellite/digital providers, then the need for more football inventory, no matter if an ACC team has nine league games, plus Notre Dame and a rivalry game in a particular season, will likely take precedence.
It’s always difficult to determine if a recruit in the secondary has any shot of playing as an underclassman. The Orange usually shies away from this (even Durell Eskridge redshirted as a freshman) but Keon Lyn, Brandon Reddish and Julian Whigham did all see some time in their freshman seasons. If Robinson impresses, he will play.
The open panel discussion will focus on challenges facing championship-level teams and the U.S. military. Among the topics will be how to motivate and inspire people towards pursuit of a common goal, how to mentor young adults for a lifetime of positive contributions, how to recruit and retain the best talent, and how to better integrate a diverse group of people.
When he spoke on March 29 before the Sixers avoided the infamy of sole possession of the NBA's record for futility, Carter-Williams seemed drained and exhausted. He admitted the long NBA season had taken a toll on his still slender body. He spoke wistfully about missing his teammates and coaches in Syracuse and even acknowledged a yearning for classes, too. The sometimes joyful jokester he could be in Syracuse seemed hammered into submission by the reality of his new profession.
Syracuse basketball recruit Malachi Richardson will try out for the USA Basketball Under-18 team this summer.
Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson will soon be reinstated by the NFL after serving a suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.