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Orange Comeback Thwarted by Tar Heels' Poise

Posted on February 21, 2018 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora

  The Syracuse Orange began their match-up with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)'s third-best team by in-conference record, the North Carolina Tar Heels, by turning the ball over after winning the tip.

  That turnover led to an immediate fiel...

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Syracuse Outlasts A Second-Half Surge by Wake Forest

Posted on February 11, 2018 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora

  The Syracuse Orange men's basketball team came into their second match-up of the season with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons with potentially their least amount of depth of the 2017-18 campaign.

  Syracuse has already lost true freshman point guar...

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Syracuse's Up & Down Season Swings Up in Louisville

Posted on February 5, 2018 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora

  It is fitting that the Orange men's basketball team hails from Syracuse, New York, because their play this season has paralleled the weather.

  This winter, the city of Syracuse has dealt with having 50-degree weather one day and a temper...

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Bourama Sidi-HEY: Big Man Comes Up Big for Orange

Posted on January 27, 2018 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora

  Syracuse Orange true freshmen center Bourama Sidibe has been hampered by tendonitis since the beginning of the season, making mention to me within the first two games that he had been working through it to the best of his ability.


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The Orange Roll to Victory Over Rival Eagles

Posted on January 24, 2018 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora

  The longtime rivalry that carried over from the old Big East Conference into the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) was center stage... well, center court... when the Syracuse Orange played host to the Boston College Eagles.

  Both teams came in...

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Close, But Not Close Enough

Posted on January 21, 2018 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora

  The conversation about "Thumbgate" was over and it was time to play football.

  To see what the Jacksonville Jaguars would bring to Gillette Stadium, and how the New England Patriots would defend their home turf.

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Welcome to 2018, The Year of More

Posted on January 18, 2018 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora

  A new chapter has begun in Syracuse Football history, entitled: "Welcome to 2018, The Year of More".

  Why do I don this season with that title?

  That, my friends, ...

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Syracuse Ends Losing Streak with Win over Rival Pitt

Posted on January 16, 2018 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora

  The 112th contest between the Syracuse Orange and Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball programs took place inside the Carrier Dome on a cold, wintery night here in mid-January.

  Orange junior point guard Frank Howard got things started ea...

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The Steelers Wanted the Jaguars, Now the Pats Have 'Em in AFC Title

Posted on January 14, 2018 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Jacksonville Jaguars returned to familiar territory in their AFC Divisional Round trip to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to face the Steelers, after having been to Heinz Field back in Week 5 of this season.

  That game ended 30-9 in favor of t...

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Benefitting From Building, A Jaguars' Story

Posted on January 13, 2018 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

  Article by Dan Tortora

  The Jacksonville Jaguars have seen a lot in 23 seasons.

  They have been at the bottom of the National Football League (NFL) standings, and at the top of the NFL Draft.

  Some ...

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