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"The sad reality is, despite appearances, Syracuse no longer has local sports talk. And it’s a city that in my opinion deserves some."


OT: A Self Indulgent Rant on the end of real local sports talk in Syracuse |

The sad reality is, despite appearances, Syracuse no longer has local sports talk. And it’s a city that in my opinion deserves some.

'Doug Gottlieb Show' coming to Syracuse airwaves |

"We are excited to bring the Doug Gottlieb show to Central New York, every weekday 3-6pm on The Score 1260 (WSKO.) Gottlieb brings years of experience in sports talk radio and college basketball analysis. His opinions can be polarizing, but in sports talk radio, it’s good to have a personality who likes to stir things up."

‘It still stings to this day’: Twenty-six years after narrowly losing title game to Indiana, Syracuse has shot at redemption in NCAA Tourney | The Daily Orange

"It still stings to this day," Thompson said. "Every time the memories are brought up, it’s a stinging feel. So close, a great opportunity. As that moment happened, you think you’ll get back, but we never got back to the national championship. A lot of success, but we never got back."

The Conundrum: Syracuse vs Indiana - Anonymous Eagle

I'm as dumbfounded as you that Crean has made it to two straight Sweet 16s. I mean, the concept of Crean winning NCAA tournament games at all is stunning, really, but to have prolonged success? UNHEARD OF. On top of that, getting to the Elite Eight is still a pretty impressive accomplishment, so bombing out in the S16 means Crean looks even more ridiculous for cutting down the nets in an empty Assembly Hall.

Daily Orange: Be Fruitful and Multiply

While the Scotsman collapses, The Post-Standard cuts home delivery to three days a week and the Auburn Citizen ends its Monday edition, the DO is talking growth. According to Waack, the paper is expanding its distribution from the SU Hill to include downtown, the Near West Side and even into Fayetteville-Manlius.

Sports Radio Interviews " Blog Archive " Jim Boeheim Says Indiana, Along With Lousiville, Is the Best Team in College Basketball

Indiana is, I have thought from the beginning of the year, the best team in the country along with Louisville. Miami is not far behind when you look at what they have done this year. We knew our bracket once we saw it, once we got to Washington (D.C.), it would obviously be a high likelihood that Indiana or Miami would be there so we knew how difficult it would be. But we’re excited about it. We played better basketball the last few games in tournament time. Our defense has been good and our offense has been there sometimes. We need to play a lot better offensively to play against Indiana."


Syracuse may be the first school to develop antibodies to against the Adidas pox. They claim Adidas' entanglement in a nasty Indonesian labor dispute has put them in violation of their contract with the school, and that not paying 2,500 workers in a third-world country while selling jerseys for hundreds of dollars a piece is somehow not consonant with a university's mission. There is a comment to be made about the immense irony of universities protesting unpaid labor by corporate athletic partners and we just made it.

Syracuse men's lacrosse looks to solve faceoff issues heading into matchup with Canisius |

"Definitely more on the faceoff guys than the wings," he said. "(Croonquist) initially won the ball to himself more than I had the chance to get it out to my teammates. It's always on the faceoff guys first no matter what happens because I should be able to put the ball wherever I want to. If I'm not doing that, the wings can't really help because they don't know which way he's putting the ball."

Poliquin: Howard Triche got close to Indiana's Keith Smart 26 years ago, but not close enough |

"I do believe some day we’re going to win that game," Howard Triche said on Tuesday evening. "We won’t know it, but we’re going to win it. We’ll find out it was a mirage that didn’t really happen. It was just a bad dream. We’re going to wake up one morning and we’ll learn that, really, we won it."

Syracuse University Athletics - Carter-Williams, Fair Earn NABC Honors

Sophomore guard MIchael Carter-Williams and junior forward C.J Fair were named National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Second-Team All-District Five in voting by NABC members.

2013 NFL Draft top 200 big board -

Justin Pugh, Shamarko Thomas ans Ryan Nassib make the big board.

SU officials threaten to cut ties with Adidas | The Daily Orange

Syracuse University has taken action regarding athletic-wear company Adidas’ refusal to pay severance to more than 2,500 factory workers. Officials within SU Auxiliary Services sent a letter to Adidas on March 1 issuing a warning about the international corporation’s inaction at a factory in Indonesia.

Mike Sheehey, Will Sheehey and Fab Melo; the spinning web of Syracuse connections |

More than 30 years ago, Mike Sheehey played small forward/shooting guard for Syracuse University. He would stay in the Orange program for two seasons, before recognizing that Tony "Red" Bruin, Erich Santifer and Leo Rautins were impeding his path to playing time.

From the "Sweet 16" of the NCAAs, John Beilein remembers a loyal equipment manager from East Syracuse |

When Beilein was at LeMoyne, Teddy would sit on the bench during games. Years later, when Beilein’s West Virginia teams would visit Syracuse University for Big East showdowns, the team bus would always make a stop in East Syracuse. Beilein would pick up Teddy, who would join Beilein on the bench in the Carrier Dome.

The Syracuse Orange face the Indiana Hoosiers in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.'s Jeff Goodman and Gary Parrish give their scouting reports and expert picks for Syracuse vs. Indiana.