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Syracuse University Athletics - Orange Faces Top-Ranked Maryland in National Semifinals
Syracuse makes the program's second appearance in the NCAA Tournament semifinals on Friday when it takes on  No 1-ranked Maryland at 5:30 p.m. in Unitas Stadium in Towson, Md. The Orange enters the contest with a record of 15-6, while the Terrapins, the tournament's top seed, is 20-1. CBS College Sports will televise both semifinals on Friday as well as the championship contest on Sunday. Friday's game will be broadcast live on WJPZ 89.1FM in the Syracuse area and on Orange All Access.

Local lacrosse ties - | The Observer
As a walk on, Lindsey Steeprock, a junior defenseman, made the fall women's lacrosse team, but was cut before the spring season. Once she got cut, Steeprock enrolled in the Thurman Thomas Sports Training program to try and make the team as a sophomore. The hard work paid off.

Reliable Source - Redskins new QB Donovan McNabb buys $2.1 million house in Great Falls, ready to play basketball with the president
We've learned that two moving vans with the Eagles logo and "Mover of Philadelphia Eagles" unloaded Saturday at a $2.1 million house (5 bedrooms, 7 baths) in Great Falls, a favorite neighborhood of Redskins players.

Hoops highlights - sport - waikato-times |
Classy import Josh Pace got into a scoring competition with opposing point guard Corey Webster and while Webster finished with 40 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals, Pace had the last laugh, netting 14/15 from the field in his 38 point haul while adding six rebounds and six assists.

Should the Big East have its own television network? |
One option for the Big East would be to form its own television network, a move that has proven to be very lucrative for the Big Ten. According to a Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel report, The Big Ten Network gives each school $22 million a year. Speaking at the "Sport and Society in America" conference in Wisconsin, Tagliabue said it's too early to say whether the Big East would consider going that route. "A lot of what is being discussed has to be explored quietly and in depth," he said.

Tameka W. has some wise words for incoming Syracuse students. I'll be honest, she doesn't seem to be enjoying her time there: