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Collins, Rautins visit Knicks | News
One NBA scout said he believes the 6-foot-4 Rautins will have a solid NBA career. "He's gotten better and better," said the scout, who requested anonymity because he is not permitted to comment publicly on prospects. "He comes from a high-powered college basketball program at Syracuse. He was there five years. He's really going to grow as a player. "I think he could be a really good role player and shooter coming off the bench in the NBA."

Syracuse lacrosse goaltender John Galloway named to Academic All-America team |
Syracuse junior goalie John Galloway became the third Orange men’s lacrosse student-athlete to earn national academic All-America honors when he was named to the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men’s At-Large Second Team.

Did Big East help seal its own fate? - Big East Blog - ESPN
I've never really understood why the Big East voted against the "Plus One" model. At least the Big Ten and Pac-10 had the Rose Bowl argument, flawed as that argument is. The Big East actually could have gained more access to a national title through a small playoff model; Cincinnati had no shot at the BCS title this year despite finishing third in the final BCS Standings. With a "Plus One" system, the Bearcats would have played in one of the national semifinal games, and perhaps Brian Kelly would have stayed around to coach them.

Report indicates that Big Ten jump could make Rutgers athletics programs even more unprofitable | -
In addition to increased traveling costs, Rutgers would have to spend millions in order to bring their athletics facilities, like Rutgers Stadium and the RAC, up to Big Ten standards. Those facilities are currently well below the average capacity of facilities in the Big Ten.

Not really sure what's going on here, but I hope to someday see this Bob Dylan on the Syracuse lacrosse team. Or maybe in the glee club.