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Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers: Syracuse's Kris Joseph 'biggest surprise' of summer |
"Joseph has been the biggest surprise," Rivers said. "Joseph is a kid that has a chance to make our team and play. He's a terrific kid."

Time for Syracuse to begin its Big East goodbyes—for better or worse | The Juice Online
Now that Syracuse has its Big East departure date (July 1, 2013), we officially can begin saying our goodbyes.

Pitt And Syracuse In The ACC: Q&A With Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician - Cardiac Hill
Let's face it - Pitt and Syracuse are essentially joined at the hip. Both are headed to the ACC now, so with that in mind, I reached out to Sean over at Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician, SB Nation's incredible Syracuse blog, to answer a few questions. I asked him about a manufactured rivalry between the schools, facing stiffer competition in football, missing Big East basketball, and more.

Gloria Allred and Bobby Davis to ask state attorney general to investigate Syracuse University |
Allred will explain what law she believes SU violated and why Schneiderman's office should investigate, according to the press release. "Ms. Allred’s request to the AG will be based in part on facts and conclusions in Syracuse University’s own report released this month to the Board of Trustees of Syracuse University regarding the University’s response to allegations made in 2005 by Bobby Davis against Bernie Fine, and also on statements that SU has made to the press," according to the press release.

The Big East has officially severed all ties with old membership | Dr. Saturday - Yahoo! Sports
On Wednesday, the conference announced it had settled a lawsuit with TCU and that Pitt had agreed to pay a total of $7.5 million to leave for the Big East at the end of the 2012-13 school year.

College Football Lookahead: Nos. 66-70 - Washington Times
Troy Nunes was still an actual absolute on-field magician the last time Syracuse ranked in the top half of the country or the Big East in total offense as opposed to being a hilariously ironic source for a blog name.

ACC embracing the future | Tallahassee Democrat |
With the Syracuse Orange and Pittsburgh Panthers moving into the ACC in 2013, a year earlier than aniticipated, some league members are already shuffling future schedules. The Clemson Tigers, for example, were forced to cancel future games against Oklahoma and Ole Miss.

Injuries prevent meeting between Dion Waiters and Wes Johnson in NBA Summer League |
Waiters missed the game due to a sore knee. Johnson sat out because of a sore ankle. Neither injury is considered serious.

The Jim Boeheim Olympic Report: Team USA puts on a show in England |
It was a good performance by us. Even though we’re smaller, we’re big enough to get the job done. Our small forwards – LeBron and Andre Iguodala and Carmelo and Kevin Durant – play bigger than they are ... and I know they’re considered small. LeBron (16 points/6 rebounds) has been as good as advertised; he sets the tempo for this club. And Carmelo came off the bench and had a big game (19 points).

Kris Joseph and Fab Melo struggle in Boston Celtics loss on Thursday |
Melo appeared to hurt his wrist early in the third quarter, jamming it on the back of a Sacramento player. Melo left the game and briefly went to the Celtics' locker room. The injury didn't appear to be serious, however, as he returned to the team's bench with no wrap on his hand. Melo watched the rest of the game from the bench.

Pittburgh Athletic Director Steve Pederson & Syracuse Athletic Director Daryl Gross issue statements to fans on their universities joining the ACC in 2013.