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Syracuse University lacrosse team surprised but excited to get rematch with Duke in NCAAs |
"UMass, Lehigh, UNC," senior co-captain Bobby Eilers said Monday afternoon. "We did not expect Duke at all." "I think a lot of guys were pretty surprised," sophomore attackman Derek Maltz said. "I was very surprised. We were hearing things like possibly Lehigh, Colgate or UMass."

ESPN's Quint Kessenich: Syracuse is a 'very difficult assignment' for Duke in the first round of NCAA Tournament |
"It appears as if they (Syracuse) have cleaned up the defense, the turnover problem and freshman goalie Bobby Wardwell finally looked comfortable. Midfielder Bobby Eilers is confident and hitting the net, and the attack continues to make plays. Brian Megill will take draws in this game, effectively matching poles with Duke LSM CJ Costabile.

Syracuse Orange Basketball - Lawrence, Ennis, Briscoe Stand Out At Mary Kline Classic
The event held two games. One for underclassmen, and one for seniors. The event also featured a slam dunk contest and three-point contest. Some Syracuse recruiting targets stood out, despite not having anyone in the senior game.

John Marinatto Resigns as Big East Commissioner -
"I thought that the basketball and football schools coexisted beautifully up to the point when Syracuse, Pittsburgh and West Virginia departed," Tranghese said Monday in a telephone interview. "At that point, I thought the basketball schools ought to take a real hard look. Whether they’re going to, I don’t know."

FWAA > Awards > Super 11 Award Winners
The 2011 winners of Super 11 Awards, designed to identify and reward the sports information departments and programs that exemplified excellent media relations, were the following programs: Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Michigan State, Northern Illinois, Oklahoma, San Diego State, Southern California (USC), Syracuse, Utah State and Western Kentucky.

Craig Hoffman " Calling it a Wrap
Our last show on Z89 was quite the fiesta. We're joined by (in order) Mike Waters, Damon Amendolara, Ryan Ruocco, Adnan Virk, Chrissy Teigen, Mike Tirico and John Garcia, Jr. Plus, Panucci returns with his bid farewell and Corey presents a tearful (out of laughter) Top 10 moments from the show.

Three Idiots on Sports: The End of an Error: The Johnny Marinatto Pasta Bowl is Empty
With the reign of error over, let's look back fondly at some of the fun times we've had with John.

Marinatto easy to target for Big East woes, but he's hardly alone - NCAA Football -
Five months after the league's presidents turned down $1.4 billion on the night of Sept. 16, 2011, I reported that Syracuse and Pittsburgh were leaving the Big East for the ACC. I tried to contact Marinatto for a quote. I never reached Marinatto that night, but a few weeks later I was told Marinatto first learned Syracuse and Pittsburgh were leaving for the ACC from me. The obvious reaction is how much in the dark he must have been, but the fact was no one at any Big East school or Big East employee knew Syracuse and Pittsburgh were leaving until reported it.

Random TV footage of the 1966 Gator Bowl between the Syracuse Orange and the Tennessee Volunteers. If you thought Syracuse's offense was vanlla last season...