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Le Moyne lacrosse drops OT decision in NCAA semi

Le Moyne lacrosse drops OT decision in NCAA semi
The Merrimack lacrosse team unearthed some dramatic, last-second momentum in regulation on Saturday and then made sure not to slow that roll in overtime. Merrimack’s Christian Thomas scored 29 seconds into the extra period push the Warriors to a 15-14 win over Le Moyne College in a Division II NCAA Tournament semifinal game. The win sends the defending national champion... more

Golf courses worried proposed New York bill would hike taxes

Golf courses worried proposed New York bill would hike taxes
Golf course owners and operators across New York worry a new tax proposal would mean putting away their clubs and parking their carts for good. The bill proposed by lawmakers downstate would allow cities and town to hike up property taxes based on an assessment of the property’s highest and best use rather than its current use. It would impact... more

Perine’s junior season gets resurrected for Mynderse tennis

Perine’s junior season gets resurrected for Mynderse tennis
A torn ACL ranks at the top the an athlete’s list of worst nightmare. Meredith Perine knows the pain and misery a debilitating knee injury inflicts. The Mynderse Academy junior tore her ACL during a lacrosse game in the spring of 2018. As a result, she was forced to miss the girls tennis season last fall. Read More: FLTimes.com more

Lawmakers betting on final push to make sports gambling legal

Lawmakers betting on final push to make sports gambling legal
A bill allowing New Yorkers to place wagers on mobile devices for sporting events could gain final passage by the end of the legislative session in June, Assembly Racing and Wagering Committee Chairman Gary Pretlow said in an interview Wednesday. Pretlow in the interview said he believes the constitutional questions raised by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration surrounding mobile betting are... more

Washington holds off late Mets rally to win, 7-6

Washington holds off late Mets rally to win, 7-6
The Nationals had just played one of their cleanest games of the season to cruise to a victory on Wednesday night, when Howie Kendrick stood in front of his locker and told reporters one of defining messages of this recent stretch — “It’s great for tonight,” he said, “but we got to do it consistently.” Indeed, consistency has been one... more

Penn Yan, Dundee plan football merger

Penn Yan, Dundee plan football merger
Local school sports teams are likely to look a little different in the coming years, because of reductions in student enrollment shrinking the numbers of potential team members for various sports. Now, the wheels are in motion for the merger of Penn Yan and Dundee modified and junior varsity football teams, and officials from the Dundee and Watkins Glen Schools... more

Syracuse-Clemson will be televised nationally on ABC’s Saturday Night Football

Syracuse-Clemson will be televised nationally on ABC’s Saturday Night Football
The Syracuse-Clemson football game earned the marquee television position for Week 3 of the college football season and will be ABC’s Saturday Night Football broadcast on Sept. 14. This year’s SNF games will be broadcast at 7:30 p.m.. ESPN will announce its first three Saturday Night Football broadcasts of the season on Wednesday. The appearance on Saturday Night Football, which... more

Yankees sweep O’s in Wednesday doubleheader

Yankees sweep O’s in Wednesday doubleheader
Gleyber Torres homered twice, Gary Sánchez cleared the right-field bullpen with a mammoth blast and Cameron Maybin added his first homer in pinstripes as the Yankees outslugged the Orioles, 5-3, in the first game of a single-admission doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. “I think we had two days in a row off, so I think everybody was rested... more

FRESH TAKES: Pelicans win the Zion lottery & PGA Championship preview (podcast)

FRESH TAKES – LIVE NOW: Pelicans win the Zion lottery & PGA Championship preview (podcast)
The NBA Draft Lottery was conducted earlier Tuesday night and Paul Russo & Nick Felice have instant reaction to the New Orleans Pelicans getting the top pick and the chance to draft Zion Williamson. Also, the PGA Championship is set to get underway on Thursday at Bethpage State Park in New York. Also, a recap of all the NBA &... more

What was the best buzzer-beater in Syracuse basketball history?

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After watching Kawhi Leonard lift the Toronto Raptors over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game seven on Sunday night, we got to wondering what’s the best buzzer beater in Syracuse Orange men’s basketball history? Before we get to the list though we’ll be clear that these are game-winning shots and at the final buzzer (or incredibly close to it). Click here... more

Corbin K’s 11 Mets in 5-1 Nationals win

Corbin K’s 11 Mets in 5-1 Nationals win
When the Nationals have needed a “stopper” this season, someone to almost single-handedly take the game into his own hands and halt a losing skid, they have routinely been able to lean on Patrick Corbin. Take last Thursday for example, when he was responsible for stopping the Nats’ four-game losing streak with seven scoreless innings to beat the Dodgers. Corbin... more

DraftKings Sportsbook officially under construction at del Lago Resort & Casino

DraftKings Sportsbook officially under construction at del Lago Resort & Casino
Del Lago Resort & Casino is one step closer to accepting sports betting wages as construction for DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago is officially underway. The more than 6,000 square-foot lounge will be located on the casino floor near the entrance to The Vine Showroom. The luxurious sportsbook will boast a restaurant and bar, with seating for nearly 200 people.... more

Ramos grand slam, Syndergaard lift Mets over Washington

Ramos grand slam, Syndergaard lift Mets over Washington
  Before Tuesday’s series opener against the Nationals, manager Mickey Callaway, in defending catcher Wilson Ramos, mentioned that the sub-.500 Mets were six games above that mark on nights Ramos started. No matter that both traditional and advanced metrics painted a less appealing picture of Ramos. The Mets, Callaway said, considered their win-loss record with Ramos more than mere coincidence.... more

They built a field of dreams in Rushville

They built a field of dreams in Rushville
Earlier this spring, the Marcus Whitman Youth Baseball program faced a dilemma — and working together, they solved it. The club had limited options for field space for their upcoming season of baseball and tee-ball. Because of capital projects at Marcus Whitman Central Schools over the next two years, they were unable to hold practices and games at their usual... more

Is Tim Tebow still a legit prospect for Syracuse Mets? (video)

Is Tim Tebow still a legit prospect for Syracuse Mets? (video)
Tim Tebow of the Syracuse Mets is one of the worst players in Triple-A baseball. That’s not a hot take. Just look at the stats. Thorough 29 games, Tebow is batting .151, second-to-last in the International League. His slugging percentage is .204, which ranks dead last. Tebow’s on-base percentage is .218, which also ranks second-to-last. more
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