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Syracuse Daily Links - Scoop Jardine Turns Down Portsmouth


Scoop Jardine has declined the Portsmouth invite, is working out in Syracuse |
"I wanna get my body right and get ready for workouts," he said. "I'm really focusing on getting back to the basics. I'm really excited to go through this process and very confident and taking everything I learned here at Syracuse with me." Jardine said he has committed to an agent, though that agent said in an email that he "could not confirm yet" that he was representing Jardine. The agent is not Terrance Doyle, who had previously been linked to Jardine.

Former Syracuse University tackle Anthony Perkins refuses to give up his football quest |
The Washington, D.C., native is 1,700 miles from home and six games into his rookie season with the Colorado Ice. "It’s a stepping-stone to where I want to be," said Perkins, who is back on the field after spending a long year away from the sport he loves.

Former Syracuse football player Tanard Jackson released by Buccaneers |
Jackson played cornerback with the Orange from 2003 to 2006, starting 34 consecutive games from 2004 to 2006. Jackson was drafted by the Bucs in the fourth round of the 2007 draft.

Syracuse Orange Basketball - ESPN Plays "What If" Game With Fab Melo
ESPN decided to take a look at some "what ifs" from the tournament to see how things could have played out differently. One of those "what ifs" was "What if Fab Melo had been eligible?"

Syracuse vs. Cornell Lacrosse 2012: CNY Rivalry Renewed At Schoellkopf Field | Central New York Sports Fan
Yes, Syracuse (5-4), because of its 11 National Championship (like what I did there?), including two in the last four years, has dominated the college lacrosse landscape for over 30 years. However, over the past few seasons, Cornell (8-1) has been slowly sneaking its way into the lacrosse spotlight.

Syracuse University Athletics - Syracuse Track Cracks Regional Rankings
After a strong beginning to the 2012 outdoor season, the Syracuse track and field team has caught the attention of the Northeast. Both SU squads have entered the latest United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Northeast Regional Polls, with the men in seventh and women in fifth.

Drama builds for Nerlens Noel, Shabazz Muhammad announcements - ESPN
The battle between rivals Syracuse and Georgetown for Noel is also intense. Michael Cohen, the men's basketball beat writer for the school's student paper, The Daily Orange, said Cuse fans could stomach losing Noel to Kentucky. "But if Syracuse loses him to Georgetown, there will be a serious uproar," Cohen said. "That would be like losing a game to Georgetown. It would be a big hit."

Get Rowdy: Ph.D Student Creates Crowd Rouser | Jerk Magazine
"When you’re a sports fan, everyone is so determined to prove they are the better fan. I had friends at Penn State; we’d go back and forth when we were undergrads. ‘Penn State is garbage. Syracuse is garbage.’ And we talked about the atmosphere of the games," Crescenzi said. "What if you could videotape badass chants you pull off at games and share it online?"

PFW's draft value chart - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston
3. Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones, who has been linked to the Patriots by several analysts of late, is rated in the late first-round range. That is right in the wheelhouse of where the Patriots are scheduled to pick (27th and 31st).

Hey Dunkin Donuts on Marshall Street. You called down the thunder, well now you've got it...

Even in rec league play, Syracuse is still better than Georgetown:

After SU's 10-9 win over Princeton, the Orange looks to keep the momentum going against Cornell. Last year, the Big Red handed Syracuse its only regular season loss. Can the 'Cuse get revenge?