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BRING ON THE IRISH: Syracuse rolls up Louisville in final Dome game; Notre Dame next (full coverage)

GAME NIGHT: #13 Syracuse hosts Louisville tonight for seniors final Dome game (preview & info)
Moe Neal rushed for a career-best 159 yards and two touchdowns, quarterback Eric Dungey ran for two more scores and passed for another, and No. 13 Syracuse took advantage of five Louisville miscues to rout the Cardinals 54-23 on Friday night. The Orange (8-2, 5-2 ACC, No. 13 CFP) scored 27 points off five Louisville (2-8, 0-7 ACC) errors, rushed... more

Big Red hoops starts 2-0 for the first time in nine years

Big Red tips off home season tonight vs. SUNY Canton
Cornell men’s basketball rolled to its first 2-0 start in nearly a decade, pulling away midway through the first half and cruising to an 86-44 win over Division III SUNY Canton on Thursday evening at Newman Arena. Fifteen different Big Red players scored in winning its second straight game in the Central New York Hoops Classic. A 23-0 first half... more

FLX WEEKLY: Election Day reactions, a day on the Seneca wine-beer trail & wintry weekend ahead (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Election Day reactions, photos from a day on the wine trail & wintry weekend ahead (podcast)
Join Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi to recap Tuesday’s vote, share some images from a day on the Seneca Lake Wine-Beer Trail, and look ahead to the weekend in the Finger Lakes. It will be a blustery, cold one with a chance of seeing our first snow of the season. Also, we share some great local photos from... more

There’s a chance Josh Allen could play for Bills Sunday vs. Jets

There’s a chance Josh Allen could play for Bills Sunday vs. Jets
Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen was feeling good about his last two starts, a victory over the Tennessee Titans and a competitive effort against the Houston Texans. One play before suffering an elbow injury to his right throwing arm, Allen connected with Kelvin Benjamin for 39 yards on a perfectly executed play down the middle. “Things were just starting... more

Cortaca Jug game bound for New York City in 2019

Cortaca Jug game bound for New York City in 2019
The Cortaca Jug will be on the move. The 2019 football game pitting Ithaca College against SUNY Cortland will be played at MetLife Stadium — home of the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets. Once referred to by Sports Illustrated as “the biggest little game in the nation,” the contest will take place at the invitation of the... more

Porsch, Ettman discuss absentee counts on Election Night (video)

Porsch, Ettman discuss absentee counts on Election Night (interviews)
The race for Seneca County Court Judge turned into a two-person race by Election Night, as local attorney David Ettman, the Democrat, and District Attorney Barry Porsch, the Republican were the top vote recipients. A winner could not be decided either way on Election Night, as just 100 votes separated the two. Both Ettman and Porsch spoke to FingerLakes1.com on... more

Democrats take control of all New York State chambers of government

Democrats take control of all New York State chambers of government
Democrats have taken over the majority in the New York State Senate. For the first time since 2010, Democrats will control the entire state government. Senate Democratic Leader Andrew Stewart Cousins, D-Yonkers, claimed victory in a statement, according to the Buffalo News. Current Sen. Majority Leader John Flanagan said the results were disappointing, but the Republican conference would continue to... more

Cayuga County Legislature moving forward in county attorney search

Cayuga County Legislature moving forward in county attorney search
The Cayuga County Legislature continues to move forward in the search for a new county attorney after the position was abruptly vacated last month, with a committee Tuesday deciding how the hiring process should proceed. The Legislature’s Government Operations Committee voted to change the hiring process for the position from what was prescribed at a special meeting of the Legislature... more

Yankees sign Sabathia to one-year deal

Yankees sign Sabathia to one-year deal
CC Sabathia had hoped to finish his career in Yankees pinstripes, and the big left-hander will have that opportunity, as Sabathia and the club have signed a one-year, $8 million deal. Like outfielder Brett Gardner, who agreed to a one-year, $7.5 million pact last week, Sabathia had expressed a strong preference for staying with New York. General manager Brian Cashman... more

Team-first culture rooted in service for Pal-Mac girls swim team

Team-first culture rooted in service for Pal-Mac girls swim team
Daunting workouts, fiery speeches and last-second victories are all staples in the story of any successful team; however, for the 2018 Palmyra-Macedon girls varsity swim team, it began with 22 girls holding shovels and pitchforks, surrounded by cows and horses. When coaches Christopher Oaks and Rebecca DeSol took over the team a decade ago, they wanted to build a selfless,... more