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Three Idiots on Sports: Speculating on Syracuse Basketball
While reading Mike Waters piece on the major questions the Syracuse basketball team will try and sort out when they begin practice later this week, I started thinking about what kind of rotation Coach Boeheim will use this year.

The Arena Pulse: No. 6-Carrier Dome (Syracuse) | Bleacher Report
How many college basketball players can say that they have played in front of over 30,000 people on a given night? How many teams can say their venue is home to their football team as well as their basketball team?

OrangeHoops: High Schools of Note to the Syracuse Landscape
What are the five big "pipeline" high schools for Syracuse basketball?

Orangemen provide gridiron alternative - Trenton Trentonian
Knew it was just a matter of time before someone thought the Carrier Dome itself was renamed Ernie Davis Stadium.

Syracuse New Times - The Central New York Alternative, Local Bands & Events Calendar - Hail, Mary!
If Barack Obama can get the Nobel Prize, I see no reason why Greg Paulus should not be awarded this year’s Heisman Trophy.

On the Beat: Midseason mailbag | Football Blog
Matt Ehalt and Jared Diamond talk about the midseason report for Syracuse football.

Rambis throws it all at Flynn |
Jonny Flynn hasn't played a real NBA game yet, but already Timberwolves coach Kurt Rambis knows his rookie point guard can run successfully the two-man pick-and-roll play at the sport's highest level anytime and anywhere he so chooses. - Williams still developing
Even after SU's loss to USF this past week, it helps noting that Williams has caught a ball in 25 consecutive games. That streak is longer than a certain player named Marvin Harrison had at SU (21).

Basketball Sharks not rushing Gorman
Sheffield coach Atiba Lyons does not expect injured Matt Gorman to make his first appearance of the season when the Sharks face Glasgow on Friday.

Blogpoll Week 6 -
Alabama remains at #1 in new BlogPoll. Cincy is #7, USF is #19.

Big East renews Meineke Car Care Bowl tie - Big East - ESPN
The Big East has officially announced, to no one's surprise, that it is extending its relationship with the Meineke Car Care Bowl in Charlotte from the 2010 through the 2013 season. - The Big East gets screwed again in the TV selections
Only in the warped world of Bristol, Conn. does a game between 1-5 (soon to be 1-6) Purdue and 1-4 Illinois rate as a better game than any of the the three Big East games.

Joe Biden's speech during the Ernie Davis Field dedication:

CitrusTV's Aneesh Sexena is joined by the guys from WAER and the Daily Orange to talk about what the WVU loss meant to the Syracuse football team.