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Syracuse University Athletics - From Where I Sit: Searching For Greatness
The win on Saturday was not great. Nor was it the end of the long process of building a great football program. It’s merely a stepping stone— one accomplishment in a long list of accomplishments that will one day be remembered as the prelude to Syracuse University Football’s return to respectability and a tradition of greatness.

Marrone: SU Fans Have a Team to Believe In : Orange Fizz – Syracuse Recruiting, Sports Rumors, Podcasts, Student Life
Been a long time since I received text congratulations on a gridiron win. Or had buddies asking if I watched the game. Or multiple friends planning road trips for a football weekend in CNY.

Big East stock report, Week 7 - Big East Blog - ESPN
1. Syracuse: Postseason alert level has been elevated to Orange. Doug Marrone's 4-1 team is the talk of the Big East after taking down South Florida on the road. Syracuse should have a boisterous home crowd ready for the Pitt game this week in the biggest moment for the program since 2004.

Otto's Army : The Winds of Change
First, and perhaps most improbably, Syracuse was set as a 1 point favorite over Pittsburgh this weekend in the Carrier Dome. Now this might be more of an indictment of Pitt then a boost to ‘Cuse, but who could have envisioned any scenario in August where Syracuse would be giving points in this homecoming game.

Undefeated Against The Orange - Cardiac Hill
If Syracuse wins its second Big East game in a row, it's a good indication that they're for real. On the flipside, will we reallyknow that much more about Pitt if they go up there and win? I'm not so sure. That's no knock on Syracuse and I certainly don't think Pitt winning up there is a given - it just means that Syracuse has a little more to prove after several losing seasons.

Cubs Ticket Operations Director Frank Maloney to retire at end of year | Official Info
Longtime Chicago Cubs ticket operations director Frank Maloney has announced he will retire at the end of the 2010 calendar year. Prior to joining the Cubs was the head football coach at Syracuse University from 1974-80.

Waiting for Christmas: Still 1 year away from SU, Rakeem Christmas is prepping for his role already - The Daily Orange - Sports
When Christmas suits up for the Orange a year from now, he'll be the latest in a long line of high-profile recruits Jim Boeheim has lured to Syracuse. currently ranks Christmas as the No. 10 prospect in the country. Higher than it ranked current SU freshman Fab Melo a year ago, and higher than Jonny Flynn in 2007.

Former Syracuse great Matt Palumb, Cortland men's and women's coaches to be inducted in Upstate Chapter of Lacrosse Hall of Fame |
Palumb starred in the cage for the Orange from 1987 to 1990. The Orange won three consecutive national championships (1988-90) and totaled a 51-5 record during his four seasons.

Syracuse - Kris Joseph, Rick Jackson, Fab Melo - Top 16 College Frontcourts - Photos -
Big things are expected out of Joseph (pictured), a 6-foot-7 Montreal product who played an auxiliary role in '09-10, averaging 10.8 points while Wesley Johnson and Andy Rautins took the bulk of the Orange's shots. Joseph was named to the Wooden Award's watch list and should lead Syracuse in scoring. Coach Jim Boeheim has been talking up Melo, a five-star, 7-foot Brazilian, as a possible Big East Freshman of the Year.

The Cuse Connection: Welcome Everyone! To 'Orange Central'!
The place to look was of course They explained that "Orange Central offers something for everyone, from sporting events to film premieres to art exhibits."

Jeremi Wilkes' family is officially my new favorite family. After mine, of course.