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The Morning Orange: Floyd Little talks about his most memorable game |
"I took four or five days off and I decided to play that final game against Florida State. And as I came out onto the field, I saw a huge sign over the men’s gym clock. The students had taken some sheets and sewn them together and painted a big picture of a football player wearing No. 44 with these words underneath: ‘Booth III. Thanks Floyd Little.’ It was ‘Booth III’ because I’d lived on the third floor of Booth Hall on campus. To me, that was wow . . . wow . . . wow . . . wow. I went out there and scored three touchdowns (each one on a 24-yard run). Every time I think about my meeting with Ben and then that last game, I get emotional. All these years later, I still do."

Syracuse University Athletics - Brothers in Uniform
Two brothers wake up in the morning and put on their uniforms. While senior offensive tackle Justin Pugh dons the Orange out on the gridiron, his older brother puts on slightly different attire. Pugh's older brother, Michael Gavaghan, is a member of the United States Air Force and is based out of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst base in New Jersey. SU football's week of preseason camp at Fort Drum brought out some similarities between the two brothers.

A Northwestern Preview With Jay From - Inside the Loud House - A Syracuse Orange Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
I had a chance to chat with Jay over at the Northwestern fan blog Lake The Posts who helped give me the skinny on the Wildcats for Syracuse fans who are planning on heading to the Dome September 1st. Lake The Posts has been around since 2007, and provides everything from scouting reports on Northwestern opponents to scouting reports on various Northwestern bars across the country. Head on over there to get the down low on Northwestern football before they head to the ‘Cuse.

Pearl Washington, Raf Addison put on an old-school clinic -
The city of the Blue Streaks is bleeding orange as Syracuse basketball icon Dwayne "Pearl" Washington is hosting his first annual three-day basketball camp at the Saratoga Rec Center.

Defense & Special Teams — 2012 Syracuse football preview | The Juice Online
The biggest storyline in this group is the loss of star DE Chandler Jones, who was picked 21st overall by the New England Patriots. Also gone are Mikhail Marinovich and reserve Torrey Ball. shamarko_thomas Syracuse’s defense must improve this season But the Orange has reloaded at this position, shifting Deon Goggins, who started 12 games at nose tackle for the Orange in 2011, to defensive end.

FB | Orange players to keep an eye on heading into 2012 season - Sports - The Daily Orange
Nassib will need to be sharp for all 12 games for SU to rebound and return to a bowl game this year. His performance is crucial this season as the Orange is inexperienced at running back and on the offensive line.

It's electric: Carrier Dome atmosphere energizes, unites student body - Sports - The Daily Orange
The Carrier Dome, the largest on-campus domed stadium in the country, has become synonymous with Syracuse. Since 1980, the arena has played host to a variety of milestones in Orange football and basketball history for three decades. And for students and the local community, it has also served as home to countless memories cheering for the Orange.

Boston College's AD Resigns; Lacrosse on the Way? - College Crosse
It's just all there for Boston College to pursue if it chooses to have a little guts and make the move. I'm not saying that Boston College should cut men's varsity programs in baseball, sailing, fencing, golf, and skiing to make way for men's varsity lacrosse (well, maybe baseball because baseball -- in general -- is stupid and baseball in the north -- specifically -- is incredibly stupid); I'm just saying that with a little ingenuity and desire men's lacrosse could happen in a big way at Boston College.

ESPN continues its Top 50 basketball programs over last 50 years and Syracuse waits |
So far, only four current Big East schools have made the list: DePaul at No. 45, St. John's at No. 40, Notre Dame at No. 29 and Cincinnati at No. 24. The big question is where will Syracuse be ranked? Will the Orange show up on Thursday? Or will Syracuse make the Top 10 and, if so, how high in the top 10?

Necessary tips to survive life as a freshman on campus - Feature - The Daily Orange
Don’t feel flattered when you're called "pretty lady" walking down Marshall Street. He says that to everyone. Calm down.

Generation Y | For freshman boys, choice of basketball jersey of utmost importance - Opinion - The Daily Orange
Have you ever been to a Syracuse basketball game? You haven’t? You will. Next time you do, check out the middle-aged locals in general admission, and behold your future if you continue to wear NBA jerseys when you have not, nor ever will, play in the National Basketball Association.

CBS Sports: Syracuse Hoops Has a History of Losing Dirty Recruiting Battles : Orange Fizz
An interesting survey done by published this morning led to an obvious conclusion: Syracuse basketball has a history of being on the losing end of some of the shadiest recruiting battles in the country.

Brewster/Boland Freshman, THIS CAN HAPPEN TO YOU!!!