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Syracuse's Shafer upbeat after 2nd win

Two games into his second season at Syracuse, Scott Shafer likes the direction his Orange seem to be headed after a disappointing start. ''I thought that they definitely improved. They definitely upgraded their game,'' Shafer said of Saturday's 40-3 road victory over Central Michigan. ''I did see good strides.'' Those steps came after plenty of...
Via AP on Fox
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim responds to Yahoo article, calls it completely 'off-base'

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim returned from his trip to Spain with USA Basketball and refuted a Yahoo article that portrayed the program as a propaganda piece for Duke basketball. Boeheim, sitting behind his desk at the Melo Center on Wednesday with a lunch of Pepsi and popcorn, took aim at many of the opinions stated by writer Adrian Wojnarowski, including one that head coach Mike...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Turtle Soup: Why Syracuse Can Exploit Maryland’s Soft Defense

Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports Syracuse’s upcoming contest against Maryland on Saturday could be a turning point for this team. Starting the season 3-0 after an embarrassing opening performance against Villanova would not only silence the doubters a bit longer, but also give the team momentum heading into the Notre Dame game. The Fighting Irish have a bye this week,...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fizz 5: Syracuse Displays Its Weaponry in Response to Early Criticism

Syracuse’s coaching staff was under fire following the opening night near-disaster against Villanova. But Terrel Hunt highlighted a reassuring victory for the Orange on Saturday. SU coasted 40-3 over Central Michigan, in part to the starting quarterback’s return to the lineup. The Syracuse offense lit up CMU’s defense, while Cooper Rush looked frightened in the pocket on...
Via Orange Fizz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Girls of Syracuse University’s Juice Jam 2014

It’s not the start of the Syracuse University school year until you’ve hit the college’s Juice Jam–which brings out plenty of hot musical acts to...
Via COED
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprise! Here’s the Eye-Opening Facts on Syracuse’s Domination

Using a well-balanced attack of power running and quarterback accuracy and power, the Orange surprised many with a dominating effort on the road. Central Michigan had just beaten up Purdue the week earlier, while SU struggled to defeat FCS Villanova. But Terrel Hunt played like the quarterback he insisted he was, the receiving group stepped up big, and the defense pressured the...
Via Orange Fizz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Up! Syracuse Needs Answers From Its Backfield

Courtesy: Syracuse.com There has been a lot of questions asked about the Syracuse running backs. Who would step up as the second guy behind Prince Tyson Gulley? Could Adonis Ameen-Moore make an impact after getting virtually no playing time last year? We needs more answers, but look to this weekend for even more separation. The Orange admitted this past week they overlooked Nova...
Via Orange Fizz
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fizz 5: The Keys to a Syracuse Win Over Central Michigan

After Syracuse barely knocked off Villanova, the Orange try to make it two straight wins, but hopefully this one in better fashion. Two major things went wrong in the Villanova game. The defense was far less effective than last year. And Terrel Hunt used his fists (which never serves a point in football). But there’s more to it. A program that has won three bowl games in four...
Via Orange Fizz
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse suspends female athlete for slur

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse has suspended a women's soccer player for using a homophobic and racial slur. Hanna Strong, a senior from Monson, Massachusetts, was suspended indefinitely after she was identified as the person speaking toward someone else in a video posted on Instagram. Athletic director Daryl Gross says in a statement such ''intolerant and hurtful language...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

(Former) Syracuse soccer player Hanna Strong taped calling teammate a 'F*ggot N*gger'

Oh boy, (Former) Syracuse soccer player Hanna Strong went all Riley Cooper on a teammate. BSO reports Strong has been suspended indefinitely from the Syracuse women’s soccer team. Here is the full statement from Syracuse University Director of Athletics:“We are aware of the offensive comments made last night by a member of the women’s soccer team. This type of intolerant and...
Via Bob's Blitz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Syracuse runs a fake FG to win the game

On fourth down, with your team tied 20-20 in the second overtime, you should probably kick the field goal to take the 23-20 lead, right? WRONG. Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer called one of the gutsiest play calls of the early college football season. Instead of taking the easy three points, Shafer called in a fake field goal and punter Riley Dixon threw a touchdown pass to tight...
Via Down and Distance
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Syracuse QB Terrel Hunt Punches Villanova Defender as Ref Watches On

There is dumb and than there is dumb--and than there is the play Syracuse quarterback Terrel Hunt made Friday night against Villanova. After getting tackled for some stupid reason he decided to punch the defender across the facemask--with the ref standing just a few feet away watching.Talk about dumb, right?@cjzero/TwitterHunt was ejected and I am sure he is going to face one heck...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse University has claimed the title of nation's top party school

Syracuse University ranks as No. 1 party school, according to The Princeton Review based on a nationwide survey of 130,000 students. "We do not aspire to be a party school," Syracuse said in a statement citing its "long-established reputation for academic excellence with programs that are recognized nationally and internationally as the best in their fields."Syracuse...
Via Bob's Blitz
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse fan gets detailed Jim Boeheim tattoo

Jim Boeheim is everything to Syracuse basketball. The legendary coach arrived at Syracuse University in 1962 as a freshman basketball walk-on, and has never left, turning SU from a strong regional program in Central New York into a true national power. It is no surprise that Syracuse fans have a strong attachment to Boeheim. One fan loves the legendary coach so much, that he put...
Via College Spun
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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