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MLAX | SU prepares for showdown with No. 1 Notre Dame on Saturday - The Daily Orange - Sports
"It's a lot of motivation for us," SU defender Brian Megill said. "We got knocked down a couple weeks ago when we lost to Cornell. We dropped a couple more spots than I thought we should've. Coming in to play No. 1 Notre Dame, we really have a statement to make."

Derrell Smith Tells The Fizz Bowl Was "Life-Changing" & Prepares for NFL Draft : Orange Fizz – Free Syracuse Recruiting News, Sports Rumors, Podcasts
"It was a special ending, to have worked so hard. For me personally, five years of hard work went in to that one win. I had joked with some of the coaches that it was like winning our Super Bowl, but it kind of was. It was a life-changing win."

Grading college basketball coaching changes - College Basketball News | FOX Sports on MSN
Murphy is a local guy who should be able to get players in the Detroit area. He was the guy who was responsible for getting Wesley Johnson to Syracuse, but the question is whether he can coach.

Hoops 2011-12: Who will step up at center? | The Juice Online
Putting Christmas aside, are you comfortable with any of the three we discussed? Melo has a lot to prove. Keita is not a starter. And Riley hasn’t played competitively in over a year.

What they're saying about Syracuse football linebacker Derrell Smith and the NFL Draft |
Though undersized for an inside linebacker, NFL teams without stringent size requirements will appreciate his toughness and in the middle. He could be a late-round pick that will pay off for years to come.

Shamel Bratton Waves an Irish Goodbye - College Crosse
Shamel Bratton, the third-leading scorer in Virginia lacrosse history, had been dismissed from the Cavaliers program.

Former Syracuse grad wins NLL Rookie of the Month award - Penfield, NY - Penfield Post
Jamieson scored three goals and added four assists in a 15-9 victory over the Buffalo Bandits en route to his first NLL Rookie of the Month award. With the seven points, he also won the rookie scoring race. The last time that happened in Knighthawks history was in 2000 when John Grant Jr. led all NLL rookies.

Faceoff: Potential dilemma awaits Syracuse - College lacrosse news, scores, schedules: Johns Hopkins, Maryland, Towson, Loyola, UMBC, Navy, Mount St. Mary’s and more -
"I’ll just kind of wing it," John Desko said. "Where it has hurt us is, when we had Tommy coming in, he wasn’t coming in for Tim or Keogh. He was coming in for Marasco, and we were bumping Marasco into the midfield. So with Tim being out, that really hurt our depth in the midfield, and we’ve really been searching for that second group in the midfield."

'Cuse's Palasek Becomes Unexpectedly Valuable - Lacrosse Magazine
With the midseason knee injury that has kept red-shirt junior attackman Tim Desko sidelined for the past four games and threatens to keep him on the shelf indefinitely, Palasek has become unexpectedly valuable.

Father helps punter regain his skills -
Bob Long of Downingtown works the second shift as a pharmaceutical manufacturing supervisor, so he had time in recent weeks to shag footballs punted by his son, Rob, "just to be there, every day, part of his life," Long said Wednesday. "I'm his dad, but I think he was back to where he was before."

Syracuse University Athletics - Gedney Promoted as Sidwell Departs Syracuse for San Francisco
Former Syracuse University football All-American Chris Gedney will lead the athletics department development efforts as senior associate athletics director, replacing Scott Sidwell, who is leaving the University to become the director of athletics at the University of San Francisco.

Year in Sports | On ice: Though interest remains, addition of D-I men's hockey faces major obstacles - The Daily Orange - Sports
Gross expressed interest in adding men's ice hockey at his initial press conference in December 2004 and then again in January 2007. But more than four years later, with a women's team already established, SU has shown little interest in adding men's ice hockey to its Division I program.

Big East draft bargains - Big East Blog - ESPN
Anyone strong-willed enough to battle through a brain tumor with the positive attitude Long maintained is someone I'd want on my side. And don't forget he was one of the league's best punters throughout his career and also handled kickoffs and holding duties. Not many punters get drafted, but I'd offer him a contract if I were a GM looking to upgrade my special teams.

Syracuse University Aerospace Engineering senior design 2011 project: Team Raptor