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Washington women crack under Syracuse pressure, 80-59

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Washington coach Mike Neighbors learned a hard lesson Sunday night. The Huskies must find a way better way to handle the pressure next season. Syracuse converted 18 Washington turnovers into 20 points and used its strong 3-point shooting barrage to dismantle the Huskies' defense in an 80-59 blowout in the national semifinals, leaving them one win short of playing...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every running back in the NFL Hall of Fame

Can you name every running back in the NFL Hall of Fame? Clue given is the years active in the player's career. An asterisk (*) denotes non -onsecutive years of playing.
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

TBT: The most important draft pick in Denver Broncos history

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Broncos are getting ready for the 2016 NFL Draft after winning the third...
Via cover32
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

One & Done: Steve O'Neal launched a punt that likely will never be forgotten

In the world of sports, athletes often dedicate their entire lives to reaching the pinnacle of their profession, but for many, life at the top can be short-lived. Sometimes all a player gets to experience at the highest level is one minute on the court, one trip to the plate, one shot on goal or one checkered flag, but more often than not, that fleeting moment in the spotlight is...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The NFL needs to do the right thing and put some Broncos in the Hall of Fame

It’s the same thing every stinkin’ year. The NFL announces their Hall of Fame finalists in November, Broncos Country gets their hopes up through December and we all receive a collective slap in the face in January; it makes no sense. For a decade, I’ve been trying to wrap my brain around how in the world the Hall of Fame voters can’t find a way to get Steve Atwater or Terrell...
Via Mile High Sports
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Plaza 44 unveiled near New Indoor Practice Facility

Syracuse pulled out all the stops in unveiling the three statues on Plaza 44 Saturday morning. Of course new Athletic Director Mark Coyle was there, and SU Special Assistant to the Athletic Director Floyd Little was in attendance, but also at the ceremony was arguably the best football player ever, Jim Brown. Brown, along with Little and Ernie Davis have their place cemented in SU...
Via Orange Fizz
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse v. Clemson, Scott Shafer’s Last Chance

It’s a David v. Goliath matchup. Syracuse football, losers of six straight and starting a former walk on at quarterback taking on the nation’s top rated team, the Clemson Tigers. Clemson opened the week as a 26.5-point favorite in this one even though the game is in the Carrier Dome. No one is giving the Orange a shot. It’s no secret that Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer’s...
Via Orange Fizz
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette hung out with Floyd Little after win

Leonard Fournette had another huge day against the Syracuse Orange en route to a big win that helped the team get to 3-0. There were sure a lot of superstars in the Carrier Dome for Saturday’s matchup including Karl Malone, whose son plays football for the Tigers. According to College Spun, there was a former Syracuse legend attending the game as well. Fournette met up with legendary...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse great Floyd Little tells Leonard Fournette, 'I'll see you in New York for the Heisman,' per Syracuse.com

Running backs talked after LSU's 34-24 victory Saturday in teams' matchup
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
September 27, 2015

PHOTO: LSU Star Meets With Syracuse Legend Following Saturday’s Game

There is an old expression that goes “game recognizes game”. In the case of LSU running back Leonard Fournette, he took the rare trip to the northeast as a chance to recognize some of the greats who came before him. On Friday, Fournette tweeted a picture of the famous #44 jersey that has been worn by legends at Syracuse such as Jim Brown, Ernie Davis and Floyd Little. After the...
Via Gamedayr
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU holds off Syracuse

Leonard Fournette posed for a photo with former Syracuse great Floyd Little after leading LSU to another victory, a fitting end to another stellar day for the Heisman Trophy hopeful.
Via WholeHogSports
September 26, 2015

Leonard Fournette talks about meeting former Syrcause great Floyd Little | Video

LSU running back Leonard Fournette talks to the media after the victory against Syracuse.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
September 26, 2015

Photo: LSU RB Leonard Fournette Hung With Legendary Ex-Syracuse RB Floyd Little After Today’s Game

LSU’s stud sophomore running back Leonard Fournette had a decent day in the Carrier Dome this afternoon. Fournette rushed for a career-high 244 yards and two touchdowns as the No. 8 Tigers outlasted the Orange 34-24.  After the game, Fournette had a chance to meet a guy who was a pretty good running back in his day: former Syracuse star and NFL Hall of Famer Floyd Little.  One...
Via College Spun
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette pays tribute to Ernie Davis, Jim Brown, Floyd Little on Twitter

LSU, Syracuse scheduled for 11 a.m. kickoff Saturday
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
September 26, 2015

LSU Running Back Honors Legends From Past Before Game Vs. Syracuse

On the field, the LSU Tigers should have no problem handling business Saturday against the Syracuse Orange. The story about this game (aside from if Tigers fans will have enough alcohol for the tailgating festivities) is the rarity of an SEC team traveling to the northeast for a regular season game. It gives the players a chance to see part of the country they never have before …...
Via Gamedayr
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette sends awesome tweet about Syracuse greats

It’s always great when a young player has an appreciate for the history of the game and the greats who have come before him. That is certainly the case with Leonard Fournette. The LSU star running back sent a tweet on Friday expressing his appreciation of Syracuse’s legendary running backs Ernie Davis, Jim Brown and Floyd Little. Earnie Davis, Jim brown, Floyd Little… Thank...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette posts tribute to Syracuse legends ahead of LSU’s game vs. the Orange

Leonard Fournette is college football’s most-talented running back since… You can answer that question however you like (Adrian Peterson is our answer), but the LSU star appears to be well on his way to becoming one of the best in the sport at his position. Through two games, the true sophomore totaled 387 yards and six touchdowns, and caused a heck of a lot of embarrassment...
Via College Spun
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Why aren’t there more Denver Broncos in the Hall of Fame?

There’s a nostalgia to a Hall of Fame. As is the case with any museum, it gives you an appreciation for the history and how we got to where we are today. Even if you “know” the history of a said sport, the Hall of Fame is your time machine to get a glimpse of the moments and people in time immortalized. The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio is no different. From the...
Via BSN Denver
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Chuck Foreman Deserves HOF Induction

Mick Tingelhoff will get his much-deserved jacket this weekend – yes, the coveted gold jacket signifying entrance into the NFL Hall of Fame. It’s been a long time to wait for this honor – too long, in fact – as he finished his career in 1978 after 16 years, 4 Super Bowl appearances, 6 Pro Bowls, 5 first-team All-Pro selections, one 2nd team All-Pro and a first-team All...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Denver Broncos Hall of Famer Floyd Little

  Floyd Little, Hall of Famer. For Little, it was a long wait for the Professional Football Hall of Fame to come calling, but the important thing is, they did. And now his bronze bust sits among John Elway, Gary Zimmerman, Shannon Sharpe as well as the rest of the game’s greats from every team. His story begins way back in college at Syracuse, following in the footsteps of the...
Via BSN Denver
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Mount Rushmore: Who makes the mountaintop memorial?

  Long before the Denver Broncos were assembled, the Mile High City was a baseball town. But that all changed in 1960 when the little cow town grew up and gained its first professional football team with the American Football League’s Broncos. Fast forward 55 years and an incredible history of a mighty football franchise unfolds. Seven Super Bowl appearances, two Vince Lombardi...
Via BSN Denver
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

MHSM 150 Covers Finalists: The Final Five

In nearly 13 years of publishing, Mile High Sports Magazine has now produced more than 150 unique covers. Thanks to your votes, we’ve narrowed it down to your top five favorites. From June 22-30 you’ll help decide which is our number one cover of all time. The finalists are… December 2006 – Snow Angels: Lauren Gardner October 2008 – Super Joe is Back September...
Via Mile High Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

MHSM 150 Covers Top Ten: The Franchise vs. Mr. Big Shot

In nearly 13 years of publishing, Mile High Sports Magazine has now produced more than 150 unique covers. Thanks to your votes, we’ve narrowed it down to your top ten favorites. From June 15-21 you’ll help decide which 5 issues make it into the finals. Our next pair of finalists is September 2009 vs. February 2010. More accurately, it’s Floyd Little vs. Chauncey Billups...
Via Mile High Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

MHSM 150 Covers Contest: 71-75

In nearly 13 years of publishing, Mile High Sports Magazine has now produced more than 150 unique covers. Throughout the month of June, YOU tell us which one is the best. Covers 71 – 75 include a double cover commemorating the Broncos 50th Anniversary, featuring John Elway and Floyd Little. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook where we’ll showcase some of our staff favorites...
Via Mile High Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The 44 Circus Needs to End… Now

It has been written about countless times over the past month and it is just about time that all of the talk stops.  Syracuse un-retired 44, then backtracked on their full reinstatement of the number after harsh words from Syracuse legend Donavon McNabb.  Now, another Syracuse legend, one who actually wore the famed number has had his say and Jim Brown is not happy. He said that...
Via Orange Fizz
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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