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Getting to Know The Colts 2011 NFL Draft Picks: Runningback Delone Carter - Stampede Blue
For today's post, we chat with Sean Keeley, editor of SB Nation's Syracuse blog, Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician. Sean is going to talk to use about Indy's fourth round pick in the 2011 NFL draft: Delone Carter, RB.

Best NBA players born in Brooklyn, NY - NBA - Yahoo! Sports
Carmelo Anthony was born in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn on May 29, 1984. Anthony's father passed away when he was two, and his family moved to Baltimore when he was eight. After high school, Melo went to Syracuse University for one season, and led The Orange to the NCAA Championship as a freshman in 2003.

Syracuse University lacrosse attackman Stephen Keogh saves best games for Irish defense |
"You have to account for him all the time," Irish coach Kevin Corrigan said. "I think he hurt us when we didn’t slide off of him, and he hurt us when we did. That’s a pretty good player right there. He’s the guy you have to account for as a unit, and I didn’t think we did a great job of that tonight." - Copley product Carter gets to run with Colts
''We got the third-leading rusher in Syracuse history,'' Colts vice chairman Bill Polian told the Indianapolis media. ''He's much more of an inside, slam-bang inside runner than we're used to having and we think he brings us a skill set we've been missing.''

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They also added sure handed running back Delone Carter from Syracuse. The East-West Shrine Game MVP isn’t overly explosive or extremely rugged, but he is solid in almost every area and the one thing he doesn’t do is fumble, and ball security is extremely important to Manning and the Colts offense; think Mike Hart.

Boeheim hosts 12th Annual Basketball Gala - YNN, Your News Now
"I think we're going to raise a lot of money and be able to help kids in this area, we work with a lot of different groups and hope to continue to do that and still continue to raise money for coaches vs. cancer which raises money for everybody," said Jim Boeheim, organizer, SU Basketball Head Coach.

Syracuse University Athletics - Hoops Hands our Team Awards
Sophomore center Kayla Alexander was the top honoree, earning six awards. The Milton, Ontario native was named the team’s Co-Most Outstanding Player and Co-Defensive Player of the Year. She also took home the award for highest scoring average (14.8), blocked shot average (2.6), field-goal percentage (.549) and free-throw percentage (.766). She was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team for her outstanding season.

Working Perimeter of Recruiting Game to Help Central Florida -
Central Florida, it turns out, had an ally in its recruitment of Ware: Kenneth Caldwell, a Chicago man with a substantial criminal record and apparent ties to a prominent sports agency.

2011 NFL Draft: Jim Schwartz, Matt Burke Discuss Doug Hogue Pick - Pride Of Detroit
"The biggest thing about Doug is that he fits our profile: size, weight, speed and all that stuff. He's a really athletic kid and he's only played linebacker for two years, he was a running back when he went to Syracuse, so we felt that transition... he's still a little bit raw, but that profile is exactly what we look for at that position and we feel that he can develop into a player for us. He's over 6-2, he's 235 and he can move. He plays in space a lot, he's walked in the slot, he covers ground, he can cover running backs and does all the sort of things that we look for in that position."

Remember that really cool Mayfest portraits video from last year? Here's the 2011 version courtesy of Aaron Freeder: