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Reports: Former Syracuse forward Donte Greene reaches deal with Brooklyn Nets |
Former Syracuse Orange basketball forward Donte Greene, an NBA free agent who has spent the last four years with the Sacramento Kings, has reached a deal to join the Brooklyn Nets, according to Yahoo Sports reporter Marc J. Spears. Greene sent out via Twitter and Instagram a photo of the new logo for the Nets with the message "HELLO BROOKLYN!"

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.

Syracuse University football guard Nick Robinson bounces back from injury and onto depth chart |
"I’m encouraged with what I see out of Nick Robinson," line coach Greg Adkins said. "His first 10 days of camp there was marked improvement."

The Morning Orange: Donovan McNabb weighs in |
"I really don’t dwell on what happened that day other than remembering that I realized my dream of being drafted into the NFL. Over the years I’ve met a few of the people who were up there booing on that day and most of them have been apologetic. They said that I was not the focus of their booing -- that it was a statement to management."

Eastern Christian Academy is H.S. football's virtual powerhouse - - Magazine
According to Eastern Christian's Player Profile Sheet, 14 team members have already received football scholarship offers from major colleges, with three committed to USC, two to West Virginia and others to Auburn, UConn and Syracuse. Sophomore David Sills V, the 6' 3" quarterback with the blond hair and marksman's accuracy, committed to USC when he was 13.

Fab Melo voted funniest rookie in NBA rookie survey |
Former Syracuse University center Fab Melo, who was drafted by the Boston Celtics, was voted the funniest rookie. In the question of which player will be the NBA's Rookie of the Year, Dion Waiters came in fifth. The former Syracuse guard, was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Waiters tied for fourth in the category of which rookie will have the best NBA career and he was third for best playmaker.

Big East title chances: Syracuse - Big East Blog - ESPN
The Orange were on the cusp of bowling last season before a five-game, season-ending losing streak kept them home for the winter. Can they rebound in Year 4 under Doug Marrone?

Previewing Week 4, A Visit From The Syracuse Orange - The Daily Gopher
This is one of those classic games where both fan bases think our team is better than that team. Gopher fans look at a team that finished 1-6 in the Big East, with a bad defense and no running game to speak of and think "we should beat them." Orange fans see one of the worst teams in the Big Ten who have no offensive weapons at RB or WR and displayed one of the worst defenses in the country last year; they think "we should be able to beat them." Something has to give. I think the Gophers will be much better this year and I'm sure Syracuse fans think they will see improvement in 2

CBA starting quarterback makes commitment to play lacrosse for Syracuse University |
J.R. Zazzara, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound midfielder entering his junior year of high school, made a verbal commitment this summer to join the Orange lacrosse team for the 2015 season.

First day with the Orange
The first day in new surroundings is like just sitting down at the no-limit Hold ‘Em tables at Turning Stone. Just keep your head down and get to know the players...the rest takes care of itself.

ML says that Sean Hickey may be the most important player on the SU football team with left tackle Justin Pugh out (shoulder).