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Syracuse making first visit to Death Valley

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse has stopped its four-game losing streak. Now coach Scott Shafer has to make sure the Orange don't start another skid. Not an easy task with the team's first-ever visit to Death Valley looming on Saturday against No. 21 Clemson (5-2, 4-1 ACC) in a key Atlantic Coast Conference matchup. Syracuse lost 38-20 to then-No. 1 Florida State 10 days ago...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Boeheim’s Slander Case Connected to the NCAA Investigation at Syracuse?

How worried should Syracuse fans be now that Jim Boeheim’s comments against Bobby Davis and Mike Lang will be reopened in court? Hard to say right now. Originally Boeheim’s statements that the two former ballboys were liars and just looking for money were thrown out because they were seen as mere opinion, not based in fact. Now, they’re being seen as more than that: The slander...
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Slander lawsuit against Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim reinstated

New York's Court of Appeals has ruled two former Syracuse ball boys will be allowed to sue head coach Jim Boeheim for slander, The Associated Press reports. Boeheim refuted allegations by Bobby Davis and Mike Lang in 2011 that assistant coach Bernie Fine had molested them when they were children. Boeheim said the pair was only looking to make money and that the allegations were...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NY court: Ex-ball boys can sue Boeheim for slander over alleged Fine comments

ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York's highest court has reinstated the slander lawsuit by two former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim. Bobby Davis and Mike Lang say Boeheim slandered them in 2011 by calling them liars out for money when they accused his longtime assistant coach Bernie Fine of molesting them as children. A judge dismissed the suit last...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NY court: Ex-ball boys can sue Boeheim for slander

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's highest court has reinstated the slander lawsuit by two former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim. Bobby Davis and Mike Lang say Boeheim slandered them in 2011 by calling them liars out for money when they accused his longtime assistant coach Bernie Fine of molesting them as children. A judge dismissed the suit...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Hickey calls Clemson D-Line the ‘Best I’ve Ever Seen’

Sean Hickey says Clemson’s defensive line is the best line he has ever seen, and that nobody even comes close.  So what does that mean for this weekend’s matchup between the Orange and the Tigers in Death Valley, Saturday? Well, the offense is going to need to adjust and get the ball out fast. This weekend against Wake Forest, we saw the offense begin to click. AJ Long looked...
Via Orange Fizz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Orange at Wake Forest Demon Deacons Photo Highlights

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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fizz Spotlight: Jim Boeheim

As Jim Boeheim begins his 38th season as the Syracuse head coach, the questions swirled once again about the losses the Orange faces. Just plug in new names, this year the team is without Tyler Ennis, Jerami Grant, CJ Fair and Baye Keita. This comes after losing Michael Carter-Williams, Brandon Triche and James Southerland before last season. So again, it looks like Coach Boeheim...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Steve Ishmael is The Answer

Two years ago, Ryan Nassib, Marcus Sales, and Alec Lemon graduated from Syracuse.  The passing attack was left in shambles with no answer at quarterback and a load of inexperience at the receiver position.  That year, Nassib racked up 3,749 passing yards with 26 touchdowns.  Lemon had a 1,000 yard receiving year and Sales finished with 882 receiving yards.  Lemon had seven TDs...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapid Reactions: Syracuse Snaps Losing Streak

- Let’s start by giving credit to the Orange. This was a program that looked like it was a program that looked like it was on the ropes this season. Instead, SU wins a critical game and doesn’t have to worry about six wins for another week. – AJ Long has his first career start and there’s no question he’s the right man for the job. While the Orange defense created offense...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse officials to attend NCAA hearing on possible violations

Syracuse officials will attend an NCAA hearing this month as part of a multi-year inquiry into the school's athletic department, a source confirmed to CBSSports.com on Friday. The hearing will be with the NCAA's Committee on Infractions. Asked this week by a Syracuse Post-Standard reporter whether he would attend the hearing, Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse coach Boeheim facing obstacles as NCAA investigation looms

  Media day for Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim as he gets set for his 39th year at his alma mater didn't start the way it normally does. Syracuse basketball, which already faces a multitude of on-court questions entering the season, now has off-court issues looming. Syracuse.com reported about an hour before media day was to begin Friday afternoon that the NCAA has invited Syracuse...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boeheim facing obstacles in 39th year at Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Media day for Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim as he gets set for his 39th year at his alma mater didn't start the way it normally does. Syracuse basketball, which already faces a multitude of on-court questions entering the season, now has off-court issues looming. Syracuse.com reported about an hour before media day was to begin Friday afternoon that the NCAA...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 31 – Malachi Richardson

31. Malachi RICHARDSON Height: 6’-5” 1/2 Weight: 193 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-11” High School (State): Trenton Catholic (NJ) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Final (Nike) Commitment: Syracuse Orange Breakdown: A cornerstone of top 10 national recruiting class in the 2015 recruiting cycle at Syracuse, Richardson committed to the Orange in December, 2013. Richardson has ideal size for ...
Via Hoopniks
5 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Syracuse Orange Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
Via Athlon Sports
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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