1. Syracuse and UConn Square Off for Last Time as Big East Rivals

    The No. 6-ranked Syracuse Orange will attempt to hold onto first place in the Big East when they visit the Nutmeg State on Wednesday to face long-time rival the Connecticut Huskies...

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  2. Boston College Eagles Look to Soar Against Demon Deacons in Rematch

    The Boston College Eagles, fresh off a gut-wrenching 62-61 loss to Duke, will look to earn their third win of the year in league play when they host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons Wednesday night...

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  3. Return of James Southerland a Huge Plus for Syracuse

    The Syracuse Orange improved to 8-2 in Big East play with a 77-58 victory over the St. Johns Red Storm on Sunday in the Carrier Dome...

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  4. Syracuse and St. Johns Meet in Last Big East Clash

    Syracuse welcomes long-time Big East rival St. Johns to the Carrier Dome on Sunday afternoon for the final time as conference foes...

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  5. Syracuse's Home Winning Streak: Will It End This Season?

    With the pending move to the Atlantic Coast Conference on next season’s horizon, big changes are in store for Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange. New league, new rivalries, new coaching matchups, and new road trips lie ahead...

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  6. Syracuse Clamps Down Defensively on Notre Dame, Ends 2-Game Skid

    Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim wasn ’t wearing ruby red slippers as he patrolled the sidelines on Monday night, but when the final horn sounded; the Hall-of-Fame coach must’ ve been agreeing that there is no place like home...

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  7. Ray Lewis Exits as a Champion but His Tainted Legacy Remains

    For the first time in my sports-watching life, I didn ’t watch a single second of the Super Bowl. Not one. Haven’t seen any replays or highlights either. And not planning it...

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  8. Syracuse Looks to Halt Luck of the Irish as Notre Dame Comes Calling

    About the only thing that has gone right as of late for the Syracuse Orange was something they didn’t have an ounce of control over...

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  9. Syracuse's Road Woes Continue as They Fall to Big East Rival Pittsburgh

    The No. 6-ranked Syracuse Orange dropped their second straight Big East game, a 65-55 decision, to the Pittsburgh Panthers at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh on Saturday...

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  10. LeBron James: NBA King on the Court but a Jester Away from It

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Athlete who has the world by the throat, a bank account larger than the GDP of some small countries, and has known nothing but the ...

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  11. Syracuse Orange Last Big East Roundup: A Harbinger for Postseason Success?

    The Syracuse Orange, now one-third of the way through their conference schedule in their last Big East season, sit atop the league standings after Monday’s win against Cincinnati...

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  12. Syracuse's Jerami Grant Kicks Down Door When Opportunity Knocks

    As the clock wound down in Monday afternoon’s contest between the Syracuse Orange and the Cincinnati Bearcats with the score tied at 55, freshman forward Jerami Grant found himself in an envious position...

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  13. Orange Take Bite out of Bearcats with Late Game Run to Win Thriller

    After trailing for most of the second half, the Syracuse Orange closed the game on a 13-4 run to squeak out a 57-55 win against the visiting Cincinnati Bearcats on Monday afternoon in the Carrier Dome...

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  14. Syracuse Looks to Stay Atop Big East as Cincinnati Comes Calling

    The Syracuse Orange, fresh off a an upset of then-ranked No. 1 Louisville on the road, will have little time to celebrate as the Cincinnati Bearcats pay a visit to the Carrier Dome on Monday afternoon...

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  15. Syracuse Guts out Tough Road Win over No. 1-Ranked Louisville

    The Syracuse Orange, led by Brandon Triche ’s hot first-half shooting and the late-game heroics of Michael Carter-Williams, stunned the No. 1 Louisville Cardinals on Saturday before a KFC Yum! Center-record crowd of 22,814...

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  16. Death, Taxes, and the Return of the New Year's Resolutioners

    If you’ ve lived long enough, you’re well aware that life is filled with certainties. Death and taxes. Lindsay Lohan getting hauled in front of a judge. One of the Jersey Shore-ons disgracing Italians more than they already have...

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  17. Josh Beckett: Why Red Sox Fans Are Glad Your Sorry Act Is History

    Let me start by saying I’ve never met you and I highly doubt we’ll ever cross paths. Like most fans, I don’t know you...

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  18. Duke Blue Devils on the Wrong Side of NCAA Tournament History

    When it comes to sports, no team ever wants to be “the first of” anything that has a negative connotation...

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  19. Heat Is on LeBron: King James Nothing More Than Court Jester

    Now that we plebeians have had a chance to migrate back to our simpleton lives that lack the flare and mystique of the self-anointed King James, we have plenty of time to ponder one simple question...

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  20. Jets Stifled Brady and the Offense, But New England's 'D' Must Share the Blame

    Bill Parcels, a man who roamed the sidelines for both the New England Patriots and the New York Jets, once uttered the phrase: "You are what you are...

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  21. Randy Moss Trade Fallout: Who Won and Who Lost?

    While counting the days until the Miami LeBrons perform another childish dance before their home opener, let’s examine some of the winners and losers from yesterday’s Randy Moss trade...

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  22. Lessons Learned: Sports and Life in Perspective

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  23. Tiger Or Federer: Who's Had The More Difficult Path to Grand Slam Glory?

    When Tiger Woods steps on the tee Thursday morning at Bethpage Black in the first round of the U.S. Open, he’ll continue his long running stare-down with history...

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  24. Kobe, the NBA Finals, and Other Thoughts from Around the Sports World

    The next cab driver I meet that’s as friendly as the cabbie in the Heineken “let a stranger drive you home” commercial will be the first cab driver I meet that’s friendly...

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  25. David Ortiz Reminds Us Why Sports Matter

    There’s an Aerosmith song that begins with the lyrics, “There’s something wrong with the world today...” Never before have truer words been spoken...

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