Meet Duke (again), Syracuse’s next NCAA Tournament opponent

The Syracuse basketball team will take on Duke in a Sweet 16 game at 9:37 p.m. Friday in Omaha, Neb. The game will feature a matchup of the two winningest Division I men’s basketball coaches in history in Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski and Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim. Krzyzewski has 1,099 career victories. Boeheim has left the court victorious on 1,027 occasions, although... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Syracuse in the Sweet 16 & Tiger Woods the favorite at Augusta (podcast)

What a wild weekend of college basketball action that results in just 16 teams remaining in the Big Dance. One of them, the Syracuse Orange who defeated Michigan State 55-53 on Sunday afternoon to move on where they’ll face Duke on Friday. Also, if there was one thing that could tear TV viewers away from the tournament games on Sunday,... more

7 ways the Bills roster looks different in 2018

With 67 players on the roster right now, the Bills depth chart already looks significantly different than it did at the end of the 2017 season. There’s still six weeks until the draft and we’re four months away from the opening of training camp. But after the first week of free agency, it’s pretty obvious the Bills roster is going... more

Rhinos owners plan legal action over stadium lease

The Rochester Rhinos say they are looking to legal options after failing to reach an agreement over the lease for Capelli Sport Stadium. The city moved to evict the team after the Rhinos cancelled their 2018 season due to financial constraints. The team did, however, scheduled other soccer games with the USL and the Rochester Lancers to be played at... more

Clifton Springs YMCA to hold basketball tournament

Clifton Springs YMCA will hold a three-on-three basketball tournament on June 2. The seeded tournament will include high school, junior high and elementary divisions for boys and girls. Teams will be seeded by record after the second game, followed by double elimination with a three-game minimum.Registration costs $15 per player. Signups are required by May 20. Call 315-462-6184, email todd@csaymca.org... more

SWEET SUNDAY: Syracuse stuns Sparty to advance to Sweet 16 (full coverage)

Despite being outrebounded by a 2-1 margin and losing Frank Howard who fouled out with over 5 minutes left in the game, Syracuse found a way to defeat #3 seed Michigan State and advance to the Sweet Sixteen. The final score, Syracuse 55, Michigan State 53. Tyus Battle scored 17 points and Oshae Brissett finished with 15 points and nine... more

Syracuse implodes late in loss to Rutgers, 14-10

Facing a familiar foe, the Syracuse men’s lacrosse team earned an unfamiliar result. The Orange suffered a 14-10 loss at the hands of Rutgers — a team it played every season from 1979-2012 as members of the Big East — on Sunday afternoon, falling to the Scarlet Knights for just the ninth time in 49 meetings. Syracuse falls to 3-3... more

Archer’s 7 points lead Hobart over Wagner

The Hobart College lacrosse opened Northeast Conference play with an 11-5 win at Wagner College this afternoon. The Statesmen got several career-high performances in the game. First-year Ryan Archer led the charge with a season-high seven points on two goals and a season-high five assists. Junior Matthew Pedicine dominated the faceoff X, winning 16-of-20 while scooping up a career-high nine... more

Late cradle makes Cornell’s Diakomihalis an NCAA Champion

Freshman Yianni Diakomihalis used a four-point cradle in the closing seconds to become Cornell’s second freshman NCAA champion, topping No. 1 seed Bryce Meredith of Wyoming 7-4 in the 141 pound final on Saturday evening at Quicken Loans Arena. The rookie took the most challenging path possible as the No. 3 seed to earn the crown. The freshman joined Kyle... more

Cornell hockey earns top seed in NCAA Regional; opens vs. BU

The men’s hockey team has earned a No. 1 seed for a regional of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2003, learning on Sunday that it will be the top seed of the Northeast Region and face Boston University in the first round at 1 p.m. Saturday at DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. The game will air live... more

MIDLAKES FALLS IN TROY: Screaming Eagles historic season ends at NYS semifinals, 60-48

The Midlakes girls varsity basketball was the last Wayne-Finger Lakes boys or girls basketball team still playing when they took the court at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy on Friday afternoon for the NYSPHSAA Class B state semifinal game against the Susquehanna Valley Sabers out of Section IV. Both the Screaming Eagles and Sabers brough undefeated records to the... more

ORANGE MOVING ON: Syracuse pushes past TCU into round of 32 (full coverage)

Freshman Marek Dolezaj scored 17 points and added four rebounds to lead 11th-seeded Syracuse (22-13) in a 57-52 win over sixth-seeded TCU (21-12) Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Freshman Oshae Brissett scored 13 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots. Junior Paschal Chukwu finished with eight points, 10 rebounds and two blocks. Tyus Battle and... more

Cornell tripped up by Princeton in Lake Placid, 4-1

A strong start turned into a bitter ending for the men’s hockey team on Friday, when Princeton scored four unanswered goals to power a 4-1 victory over the Big Red in the semifinals of the ECAC Hockey Championships at 1980 Herb Brooks Arena. Senior forward Trevor Yates scored the lone goal for top-seeded Cornell (25-5-2), which had advanced to the... more

Hobart heads to Wagner to open NEC play

The Hobart College lacrosse team will open Northeast Conference play at Wagner College on Saturday, March 17. The opening faceoff at Hameline Field is set for 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on WHWS-FM (105.7). Fans can watch the game online on NECFrontRow.com. The Statesmen (2-4) are looking to rebound from a 12-9 loss at undefeated Georgetown last... more

Cornell opens Ivy lacrosse slate against Yale at 1 pm

Fresh off a top-20 upset, Cornell lacrosse is ready to set itself apart this season as it begins its Ivy League schedule. Up first, No. 8 Yale — the three-time defending Ivy League champions — will come to town this Saturday for a conference showdown at Schoellkopf Field. After finishing in the middle of the pack last season, the Red... more

McCarron believes Bills are the fit he’s been waiting for

AJ McCarron waited patiently on his agent Wednesday, as he watched many of the other free agent NFL quarterbacks find new homes. It wasn’t all that different from the four years of waiting he had to endure as Andy Dalton’s backup in Cincinnati. He has thirsted for an opportunity to start, and this year of free agency would offer the... more

IC wrestler brings home national title

The Ithaca College wrestling team traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, for the Division III national championships and ended up with two wrestlers in the finals of the respective weight classes, had another three wrestlers named All-Americans, and placed third-place as a team overall. Sophomore 141-pounder Ben Brisman won the first individual national championship title in a Bombers singlet since, now assistant... more
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