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Syracuse University Athletics - Coach Marrone's Weekly Lunch At PJ's Pub
Orange football head coach Doug Marrone will head to PJ's Pub and Grill next Monday, September 12 to host his first weekly lunch on Walton Street in Syracuse's Armory Square.

The five-point checklist for a great arena - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
Some arenas have to be big -- and at the right program, that can be a huge advantage. Consider how disoriented Carrier Dome visitors must feel in front of 34,000 screaming Syracuse fans.

Top 10 Tennessee Shootouts of the Modern Era - Rocky Top Talk
8. 1998: #10 Tennessee 34 - #17 Syracuse 33 (Carrier Dome) A memorable affair in any year, this game holds an extra special place in our hearts because of the season it took place in. But it should also be remembered for the way Donovan McNabb and Syracuse gutted what would become the legendary 1998 Tennessee defense.

FB | Jones among 3 ruled out due to injury - Sports - The Daily Orange
"I'm not going to say that we're going to be lost without (Jones)," Spruill said Tuesday. "But it's just not going to be that same presence as Chandler Jones out there."

Through it all: Rhode Island quarterback Probst navigates rocky road to find consistency with Rams - Sports - The Daily Orange
Rutgers, Syracuse and Temple were all interested. Instead, Probst landed at Hofstra, a Football Championship Subdivision team. Since then, he has transferred to Rhode Island, where he's about to begin his senior year. In a career riddled with hardships, Probst has emerged as a leader of the Rams. And 2011 is his last chance for a big season after overcoming a slew of difficult situations.

The Game Is The Game, And Yes, Carmelo Anthony Got Robbed At His Charity Game - From Our Editors -
Anthony’s two cellphones were stolen by an unidentified attendee after the competition. "Fans bum-rushed the court to get close to the guys after the game," a source told Page Six. "Carmelo’s phones were stolen during all of the chaos." Fans on Twitter caught wind of the missing phones and tweeted to help him find them.

USC reinstates suspended RB Marc Tyler - College Football -
Tyler missed USC’s season-opening win over Minnesota and much of training camp for a series of disciplinary problems culminating in a rant on TMZ. Tyler has been quiet ever since, and he met several unspecified requirements from coach Lane Kiffin and athletic director Pat Haden to earn reinstatement.

Three Idiots on Sports: The Grantland Rice-ification of Syracuse Football
So, in an experiment that will most likely end horribly, I thought it would be fun to see what Nolan's game stories would look like if people still wrote like they did in the Grantland Rice era......if the person covering SU was a mediocre writer with a barely working knowledge of history. I apologize in advance.

Andy Rautins scores 18, but Canada falls to Puerto Rico in FIBA Americas |
Former Syracuse University standout Andy Rautins scored a team-high 18 points for Canada. Rautins went 7-for-12 from the field in 26 minutes in the game.

Syracuse University Athletics - Saturday Is Patriotic Day At The Dome
Before the game, Grammy Award nominee Michael Peterson, the 2008 recipient of the Bob Hope "Spirit of Hope" Award for his service to the nation and the servicemen and women of the armed forces, will sing the national anthem. During halftime, Peterson will perform "You Could Hear a Pin Drop," a song he wrote for veterans acknowledging their sacrifice and value of their service.

College Football Realignment: What About the Big East?
I’d like to see the Big East make a play for Southern Methodist from Conference-USA (from which The Big East previously attracted Louisville, Cincinnati and South Florida). SMU would provide a natural rivalry for TCU and better solidify the conference as a Texas recruiting ground.

Bud Poliquin and Brent Axe discuss Syracuse University football team's season-opener, fans leaving early and the meaning of "Wiz Bang".