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New York Jets invite Riverhead's Mike Owen to try out
"I couldn't even say anything," Owen said in a phone interview. "I was bouncing off the walls. I was running all over the place. I broke down in tears. It was the greatest moment in my life."

Syracuse lacrosse senior class lacks local roots but is making a name for itself nonetheless |
"My senior class, a lot of these guys have worked hard and a lot of times we don’t get the same recognition as the other guys, probably because not any of us are from the Central New York area. But we're just trying to make a name for ourselves. I think this year we’re doing a good job of that."

Orange::44: Lacrosse Weekly - 4/28/10
Syracuse, due to Providence’s weak strength, actually managed to drop in both the Inside Lacrosse Media Poll and the Coaches Poll. They are now #2 in both behind #1 Virginia. UVA earned 15 first place votes, with Syracuse still earning six.

Big East expansion worry-o-meter - Big East Blog - ESPN
This is a list of which schools should be most nervous about the possible changing landscape. Programs are listed in order of least to most worried.

Mike Williams in Tampa - Peter King -
"He's a starting receiver. I think he's going to start for us at some point this year. He's excited to play football, and we all know it's a risk. Quitting is obviously a big hurdle to get over. That's not good. But he's a good kid and a passionate football player who realizes he made some mistakes. We've done our research and we feel comfortable with the risk. I can tell you he's not going to be quitting football.''

Week 5 Game Notes - OurSports Central - Independent and Minor League Sports News
Chicago LB Clifton Smith (6-2, 250, Syracuse) was named Ironman of the Game after he recorded 2.0 total tackles, one sack, one forced fumble and one blocked field goal.

Syracuse University Athletics - Live from the Landmark: The Fourth Annual 'Cuse Awards
The 2010 ‘Cuse Awards, a celebration of the accomplishments of Syracuse University student-athletes, will feature a diverse array of outstanding achievements and celebrate SU athletics most successful season in history.

The Last Straw for Jim Calhoun and UConn? NCAA Violations Coming to Storrs... - Casual Hoya
In another setback for the coach, a person familiar with the matter said a representative from the NCAA, which has been investigating Mr. Calhoun's program for possible recruiting violations, has informed the school that investigators have found violations and will be issuing a report in the near future.

Syracuse midfielder Jovan Miller and the rest of the Orange take on Notre Dame in South Bend on Saturday May 1st on ESPNU. CitrusTV's Scott Grodsky caught up with the junior middie to talk about playing the Fighting Irish.