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A former media director for Syracuse University's athletics department has admitted secretly videotaping football players and other male athletes in locker rooms.
Roger Springfield pleaded guilty Thursday in a Syracuse court to a single count of unlawful surveillance. The 57-year-old former sportscaster for a Syracuse television station was originally charged in January with four counts of unlawful surveillance.
In exchange for his guilty plea, Springfield was told by the judge he'll be sentenced in June to 10 years on probation. The judge is also expected to rule on whether Springfield should be required to register as a sex offender.
Syracuse fired Springfield in December after prosecutors said he made four secret videos in the Carrier Dome locker rooms used by the football, men's lacrosse and soccer teams.
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Tom Crean, Victor Oladipo, Christian Watford, Cody Zeller and Jordan Hulls addressed the media Wednesday afternoon at the Verizon Center before Thursday night’s Sweet Sixteen matchup with the Syracuse Orange.
Oladipo, Watford, Zeller and Hulls:
You can read a full transcript here.
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During Syracuse's upset win last night over Indiana in the 2013 NCAA tournament, CBS cameras caught one Orangemen fan wearing a mask of head coach Jim Boeheim.
Let me warn ahead of schedule that this one is pretty creepy:
(Courtesy of Lost Letterman via The Big Lead)
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim looks like a relatively normal guy in real life. That being said, this dude made Boeheim's face look about as bizarre as he could.
WASHINGTON D.C.–Here’s the way it will go down with Jim Boeheim at Syracuse. He will wake up one morning next September. He will look out his window, check to see if winter has yet arrived, say good morning to his family and make a simple decision. Either he will go about his business as the… Read More
THE MODERATOR: We are joined by Syracuse. We have student athletes, James Southerland, Brandon Triche, Michael Carter Williams, C.J. Fair, and Rakeem Christmas along with Coach Jim Boeheim. We will take questions for our student athletes. After an opening statement from Coach Jim Boeheim.
COACH BOEHEIM: We are happy to be here. We realize we have a huge challenge against Marquette,
As Syracuse basketball dances into the Sweet 16 against the Hoosiers, some may have been distracted that spring practice is underway for SU football. The Orange carries momentum into Manley Field House with a tremendous win in the Pinstripe Bowl and the construction of a solid 2013 recruiting class.
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WASHINGTON — Indiana will be looking to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time in 11 years when it takes on Syracuse on Thursday night in an East Region semifinal at the Verizon Center.
The game will tip at approximately 9:45 p.m. on CBS with Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery and Rachel Nichols on the call:
With three-plus days to prepare, Indiana will have the daunting task...