Vegas sets Syracuse football’s over-under win total at 4.5, worst in the ACC

The Syracuse football team will enter the 2018 season without much respect from Las Vegas, at least based on the early over-under win totals set by one sports gambling website. The website BetDSI was among the first to roll out over-under win totals for ACC teams for the 2018 season, setting Syracuse at 4.5 wins, the lowest mark of any... more

Yanks-Nats suspended Tuesday night; resumes today at 5:05 ET

Tyler Austin drove in three runs for the Yankees on Tuesday before the rains came, resulting in a suspended game that is scheduled to resume in the bottom of the sixth inning on Wednesday at 5:05 p.m. ET, with New York and Washington tied, 3-3. Austin cracked a two-run homer in the fourth inning and lifted a sacrifice fly to... more

Thor keys offense as Mets break out vs. Jays

When their bus pulled back into Citi Field late Sunday following a road trip starved for offense, the Mets ranked dead last in baseball in runs over the past calendar month, and bottom five in batting average, on-base percentage and slugging. So desperate were the Mets for offense that they were willing to gamble with their most expensive player’s health,... more

Supreme Court ruling clears the way for sports gambling at NY casinos

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for sports gambling at New York’s casinos — though Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned it may not happen soon. New York lawmakers and Cuomo approved language in 2013 that would allow wagering on athletic events if the federal ban on sports wagering was struck down by a court. That happened Monday when the... more

RIP Carrier Dome bathroom troughs (5 things to know about SU’s renovation)

The infamous silver troughs in the Carrier Dome men’s restrooms, just like the famous air-supported roof, are on their way out. Syracuse’s $118 million planned improvement in the Carrier Dome that was announced on Monday includes plans to renovate the restrooms by the Fall of 2022. And in an effort to reflect the modern expectations of privacy while peeing, the... more

GO FISH: It’s derby time in upstate

It’s derby time. If you’re looking for some big-time cash to buy stuff for your boat, you’d better be fishing Lake Ontario waters. The iconic Lake Ontario Counties derby season started Friday and continues through next Sunday. If you want to see what’s swimming in Lake Ontario, check out Brian Ford’s extra-large brown trout accompanying this column. FL Times: Read... more

RIGHT TO RUN: 3rd Annual Right to Run 19K & 5K race webcast (video)

The 3rd Annual Right to Run 19K and 5K race was held in Seneca Falls, NY on Saturday to benefit the National Women’s Hall of Fame and the Girls on the Run program. Hear from the winners of the men’s and women’s 5K and 19K winners, race director Heather Zellers, NWHOF Class of 2011 inductee Kathrine Switzer and more during... more

Syracuse University announces timeline for Carrier Dome renovations

A new fixed roof, a vertically hung scoreboard, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, improved accessibility and added Wi-Fi capabilities are just a handful of features visitors to Syracuse University’s stadium will experience beginning in fall 2020. The $118 million investment, authorized by the Board of Trustees, will enable the University to create a new stadium experience for students, faculty, staff,... more

Yankees’ Drury reinstated from DL, sent to Triple-A

What Yankees manager Aaron Boone keeps referring to as a “good problem” is slowly coming to the surface. The Yanks returned infielder Brandon Drury from his rehab assignment, reinstated him from the 10-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday. In addition, the rehab assignments for first baseman Greg Bird and outfielder Billy McKinney were transferred to... more

Syracuse basketball gets commitment from 2018 recruit Robert Braswell

Robert Braswell, a 6-foot-9 senior at Blythewood (S.C.) High School, has committed to Syracuse University, according to his high school coach Zeke Washington. Braswell chose Syracuse over other finalists Oklahoma State and Massachusetts. He and his mother visited the Syracuse University campus earlier this week. Braswell has excelled for Blythewood High School over the past two seasons. As a junior,... more

Cornell slips by Syracuse to advance in NCAA Tournament

Cornell defeated Syracuse, 10-9, on Sunday night in the Carrier Dome to advance to the second round of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament. Syracuse concludes their season at 8-7 while Cornell will advance to the quarterfinal round in Annapolis, Maryland where they will face the top seeded Maryland who defeated Robert Morris, 14-11, on Sunday. Clark Petterson had a career... more

Mets fall as key pitching decision misfires

Before arriving at Citizens Bank Park this weekend, Mickey Callaway and his coaches met to discuss their pregame procedures in light of last week’s lineup card snafu, as well as their overall processes as a team. Self-evaluating, Callaway tweaked things here and there in hopes of helping the Mets snap out of their May malaise. But when it came time... more

Learning curve for Newfield baseball team underway

The Newfield baseball team had been itching to get out on the field. Not only did the poor April weather keep them off their field, they actually hadn’t played on their home field in a year due to a renovation project. The Trojans were “chomping at the bit” to play outside, especially because they needed to shake some preseason rust... more

Walker’s clutch knock gives Yanks walk-off win

The anemic batting average displayed in 10-foot-tall, high-definition numbers during each of Neil Walker’s plate appearances seemed impossible to ignore, but throughout his slow start to the season, his confidence was not shaken. Believing fiercely in his track record and ability, the veteran was certain that the hits would begin to fall. A prominent piece of the team’s recent winning... more

Rochester Knighthawks win to advance to NLL Championship series

The Rochester Knighthawks beat Georgia 9-8 Saturday night to advance to the NLL Championship series. This is the first time that the Knighthawks have advanced to the NLL Finals since 2014. If Saskatchewan wins the West Division Final, the Knighthawks will play an away game on May 26, and then host a home game on June 2. A third game,... more
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