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Syracuse AD John Wildhack: We won’t lose home season due to Carrier Dome renovations

John Wildhack declined to provide a timetable for the much-discussed renovation plans for the Carrier Dome, but the Syracuse athletic director was emphatic about one thing. In a brief telephone interview on Thursday, Wildhack said one of his main priorities is to avoid losing a home football season when the Dome eventually undergoes its long-overdue renovation. “It’s imperative that we... more

Syracuse football picked to finish 6th in ACC Atlantic Division

A common line of questioning posed to the Syracuse Orange last week at ACC media days centered around the lack of respect it sees in the conference. Reporters cited empty camera tripods in the back of the main press room and myriad preseason magazines that listed SU near the bottom of the ACC. So, it would’ve been shocking to see... more

The 2017 ACC football bowl selection process explained

The Syracuse football program hasn’t made the postseason since the 2013 Texas Bowl, and there are no guarantees the Orange will be back this year, either. So you’d be forgiven if you were not as up on the bowl selection process as you may have been at another point in your life. Lucky for us, the ACC Football Kickoff shared... more

Dino Babers describes the ‘Boeheim effect’ (best from ACC media day)

Dino Babers was referring to his putting stroke when he referenced the ‘Boeheim Effect’ here Thursday afternoon at the ACC Football Kickoff. But the Syracuse men’s basketball coach recently gave Dino an assist in the recruiting department as well. A recruit visited campus at a time Babers and his staff was not on campus. The scheduling snafu led to Babers... more

Syracuse-Clemson tickets on sale today

Tickets for the Orange football team’s Oct. 13 home game against defending national champion Clemson go on sale Tuesday, July 11 at 10 a.m. They can be purchased online at Cuse.com/tickets, by phone (888-DOME-TIX) or in person at the Carrier Dome Box Office (Gate B). Tickets to watch the Orange take on the Tigers start at $45 and the game... more

Syracuse football recruiting: 3-star WR Taj Harris commits to Orange

Harris stands at 6-foot-2 and weighs about 175 pounds, which would probably make him an inside receiver candidate in Dino Babers’s offense. He committed during his unofficial visit to Syracuse this weekend — picking the Orange over offers from Maryland, NC State Temple and in-state Rutgers. NunesMagician.com: Read More more

Syracuse shares how the football scheduling sausage gets made

For as long as I’ve been around this corner of the internet, Syracuse Orange football scheduling has been a bit of an issue. Either we don’t get out ahead of future schedules, line up games that are too difficult or regrettably pursue both of those options at once. It’s been a source of frustration for myself and other fans, but... more

Syracuse has quietly built itself into an NBA Draft ‘factory’

Earlier this week, we looked at the 10 most recent first-round NBA Draft picks for the Syracuse Orange. While it was awesome to see so many players picked post-Carmelo Anthony, the glaring takeaway was that few of those players have really taken off at the next level. Lucky for us, Rivals’ Eric Bossi points out the more positive aspect of... more

Former Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib likely to sign with Saints

Nassib, who’s spent the last four seasons on the New York Giants, became a free agent at the end of the year, when Big Blue didn’t choose to resign him. The former Orange star was once thought of as the heir to Eli Manning at QB. However, with Manning being pretty durable and the Giants drafting Cal’s Davis Webb this... more

Syracuse Orange individual game football tickets on-sale today

Individual game tickets for six of Syracuse’s seven 2017 home football games go on sale tomorrow Wednesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online at Cuse.com/tickets, by phone (888-DOMETIX) or in person at the Carrier Dome Box Office (Gate B). The Orange are embarking on their second campaign under Dino Babers and return a nation-leading 21 starters... more

Syracuse football schedules Western Michigan for 2018 and 2019

Less than two weeks ago, the Syracuse Orange announced a three-game agreement with the Liberty Flames — SU’s first real progress on the non-conference scheduling front since the Army series last year. But on Monday, we received the second significant announcement around the Orange schedule in as many weeks: NunesMagician.com: Read More more

Jim Boeheim, Scott Shafer were Syracuse University’s highest-paid employees in 2015

Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim and football coach Scott Shafer were the school’s highest-paid employees in 2015. The information was included in Syracuse’s University federal tax forms released Friday to Syracuse.com. Non-profit organizations must file and make publicly available the forms to keep their tax exemption. Boeheim received compensation worth $2.15 million in 2015, a bump from the... more

Is Syracuse’s Erv Philips the ACC’s next breakout star?

Over on ESPN’s ACC Blog, David Hale does a mailbag every week or two. This week’s brought up a valid question about the Syracuse Orange’s Ervin Philips, and his potential as a breakout star this season. As you’re certainly aware, Philips caught 90 passes (second-most in SU history) for 822 yards and six touchdowns last season, while tacking on an... more

Syracuse announces football game times and TV slots for four home games

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Wednesday the game times for four Syracuse contests, including the season-opener and Clemson. The Orange begins its season at home on Friday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. against Central Connecticut State. In Week 2, SU hosts Middle Tennessee State on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 3:30 p.m., as former Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer returns to... more

Syracuse and Liberty announce football series

Syracuse and Liberty have agreed to a three-game football series starting in 2019, the schools announced on Friday, May 26. The Orange are set to open the 2019 season against the Flames at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg, Va. on Aug. 31. Syracuse hosts Liberty in 2020 and again the following year on Sept. 25, 2021. The date for the 2020... more

Three remaining questions for Syracuse football heading into summer

Spring practice has ended. Graduation has come and gone. And players have headed home for the summer. The Syracuse Orange football team has already begun its three-month hiatus and won’t return to action until practice begins this summer. As players and coaches enjoy their brief break from the rigors of the college football season, SU fans are left without answers... more

Six years later, Syracuse’s Carrier Dome questions remain unanswered

As Syracuse approaches a sixth year of conversation about the future of the Carrier Dome, there have been few public decisions made about the buildings planned renovations or how it will be paid for. The project hasn’t been finalized. The pursuit of public funding appears in its early stages. A contractor linked to the renovation said this week that its... more
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