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Syracuse Comes Up Short Without Leading Scorer Hughes

Posted on February 11, 2020 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Syracuse Orange and N.C. State Wolfpack met inside the Carrier Dome almost dead even in overall record as well as record inside the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), with less than 10 games to play in the regular season.


  Syracuse ...

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Freshman Goodine Wins Game for Orange to Escape Deacons

Posted on February 8, 2020 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Syracuse Orange entered their 15th home game of the 2019-20 campaign in fifth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) standings at 6-5, playing a Wake Forest Demon Deacons' team that was 14th out of 15 ACC schools in the conference standings, with a 3-9 record.

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Duke Commands 2nd Half, Rolls Past Syracuse

Posted on February 1, 2020 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Syracuse Orange entered into their primetime Saturday night contest with the Duke Blue Devils after winning five of their last six games.


  Duke came in winning their last two, at home versus the Miami Hurricanes and Pittsburgh Panthers, a...

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Syracuse Continues Winning Streak in Defeat of Rival Pitt

Posted on January 25, 2020 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora

 

  The Syracuse Orange men's basketball team rode a four-game winning streak into the Dome when they welcomed their long-time rival, the Pittsburgh Panthers, to Central New York.


  Pittsburgh came in with an overall record of 13-6 as we...

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Jaguars Tab Jay Gruden as New OC

Posted on January 22, 2020 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)


  Article by Dan Tortora


  The Jacksonville Jaguars have officially hired Jay Gruden as their new offensive coordinator, taking over the reins of the offense as we move toward the 2020-21 National Football League (NFL) season.


  Most recently, Gruden, the brother o...

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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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