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Syracuse Drops Another Close One at Home

Posted on January 7, 2020 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Syracuse Orange came into their 15th game of the season after losing a heartbreaker in the Dome, 88-87, just three days before against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.


  Coming off of a loss themselves inside the Atlantic Coast Conference...

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Notre Dame Wins Highly-Contested Bout in the Dome

Posted on January 4, 2020 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Syracuse Orange rang in the new year at home versus longtime foe, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, for their first contest of 2020.


  Syracuse entered the game at 8-5 overall, while Notre Dame came in at 9-4.

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Second-Half Run Pushes Syracuse Past North Florida

Posted on December 21, 2019 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  In their last game before Christmas and the start of Hanukkah, the Syracuse Orange played host to the visiting North Florida Ospreys.


  Down 13-11, Syracuse responded with back-to-back deep shots, the first from sophomore forward R...

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No More Warm Bologna & Cheese, Marrone Era Seemingly Ending in JAX

Posted on December 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Doug Marrone era in Jacksonville looks to be close to the end of its road.


  After going 10-6 in his first official season as head coach of the Jaguars, which was 2017-18, it has gone from bad to worse for the Jaguars under Marrone. Jac...

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Syracuse... It's Been Awhile

Posted on December 8, 2019 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Syracuse Orange football program has gone through what feels like a long, unending nightmare.


  Pulling at the heartstrings of fans that have worn Syracuse proud across their chest for years.


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The Perfect Storm Sends the Sooners into the CFB Playoff

Posted on December 8, 2019 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The perfect storm happened for the Oklahoma Sooners during this year's Championship Week.


  Oklahoma came into Championship Week ranked sixth in the most recent College Football Playoff poll.


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Winning in Memphis, Third Time's A Charm

Posted on December 7, 2019 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The stage was the same, but the setting was different.


  That is because the Memphis Tigers were playing in their third consecutive American Athletic (AAC) Football Championship Game, but unlike the past two, this one was at home ...

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Mike Norvell Leaves Memphis to Take Over the 'Noles

Posted on December 7, 2019 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  Mike Norvell is hard to keep off of the radar of the rest of the world.


  After all, his lowest number of wins in a season at Memphis was eight wins, with an 8-5 record in his first season with the team (2016) and 8-6 a year ago.

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Syracuse Drops to 4-4 on 3-Game Losing Streak

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

 


  Article by Dan Tortora

 

  The Syracuse Orange would return home to the Dome after losing both of their "NIT Season Tip-off" games at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, versus the Oklahoma State Cowboys and Penn State Nittany Lions to host the Iowa Hawkeyes for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

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Syracuse Football Ends Season With OT Thriller

Posted on November 30, 2019 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Syracuse Orange and Wake Forest Demon Deacons came into the Dome on two totally different ends of the spectrum.


  Syracuse was 4-7 with no postseason to look forward to.


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