Category: Syracuse Orange

Dion Waiters becomes first former Syracuse basketball player in NBA Finals in 40 years

Dion Waiters becomes first former Syracuse basketball player in NBA Finals in 40 years

Dion Waiters has become the first former Syracuse basketball player to reach the NBA Finals in 40 years. Waiters’ Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets, 117-107, to win the Western Conference Finals, 4-1, on Saturday night. Another SU alum, Jerami Grant, ... MORE
Syracuse opens new Carrier Dome with 37-20 win over Georgia Tech (full coverage)

Syracuse opens new Carrier Dome with 37-20 win over Georgia Tech (full coverage)

Syracuse opened a new era of the Carrier Dome with a highlight for the ages and a 37-20 victory against Georgia Tech, the first game played in the building since the most extensive renovation work in its 40-year history. A day school ... MORE
Syracuse provides first look at Carrier Dome’s renovated interior and new center-hung scoreboard

Syracuse provides first look at Carrier Dome’s renovated interior and new center-hung scoreboard

One of the biggest attractions among the Carrier Dome’s renovations is a center-hung scoreboard that will among the biggest in the country. The school provided its first look at the amenity in a Twitter video on Thursday. Have a look for yourself ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on Pittsburgh (preview, media & info)

Syracuse falls to Pittsburgh, 21-10 (full coverage)

Despite another quality effort from the defense on Saturday, it was yet another loss for the Syracuse Orange football team. At Heinz Field, the No. 25 Pittsburgh Panthers took the win, 21-10, dropping Syracuse to 0-2 on the season so far. For ... MORE
Two former Syracuse basketball players are set to meet in NBA Western Conference Finals

Two former Syracuse basketball players are set to meet in NBA Western Conference Finals

Two former Syracuse Orange men’s basketball players advanced in the NBA Playoffs and are now set to meet in the Western Conference Finals. The Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets will square off in the west, which subsequently means either Dion ... MORE
Kickoff time set for Syracuse football’s home opener against Georgia Tech

Kickoff time set for Syracuse football’s home opener against Georgia Tech

Syracuse football will kick off its home opener against Georgia Tech on Sept. 26 at noon, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Monday. The game will be broadcast regionally. The Orange (0-1) is coming off a 31-6 loss at then-No. 18 North ... MORE
ORANGE GAME DAY: Syracuse takes on North Carolina in season opener today (preview, media & info)

Syracuse falls to North Carolina in season opener, 31-6 (full coverage)

Wide receiver Sharod Johnson watching a pass slip through his outstretched hands in the end zone. Defensive lineman Drew Tuazama blowing up the punter on a blindside block to negate a punt return for touchdown. Lou Groza Award-winning kicker Andre Szmyt leaving ... MORE
Syracuse football OL Chris Bleich has NCAA transfer waiver denied

Syracuse football OL Chris Bleich has NCAA transfer waiver denied

Syracuse offensive lineman Chris Bleich had his NCAA transfer waiver for immediate eligibility denied, sidelining him for the 2020 season this fall. Bleich enrolled at Syracuse last January after transferring from the University of Florida and expected to compete for a starting ... MORE
KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Triskaidekaphobia & return of Bills & Orange football (podcast)

KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Triskaidekaphobia & return of Bills & Orange football (podcast)

Kenny Haas is back for a 13th season of opinions and comments on pop culture, the latest headlines, and Syracuse and Buffalo Bills football on Kenny’s 2 Pennies. In the season premiere episode a discussion of triskaidekaphobia and a preview of the ... MORE
Syracuse football: Three key players have opted out of 2020 season, per report

Syracuse football: Three key players have opted out of 2020 season, per report

When the initial depth chart for the Syracuse Orange was revealed on Monday, many people were surprised to see some of the names that weren’t included. This afternoon, we got some information on why those names weren’t on the two-deep. The Athletic’s ... MORE
Son of former Syracuse basketball great Billy Owens to join team

Son of former Syracuse basketball great Billy Owens to join team

Chaz Owens, the son of former Syracuse Orange men’s basketball great Billy Owens (1988-1991), will join the team for the 2020-21 season, Syracuse Athletics announced. The younger Owens played high school basketball in Pennsylvania. He’s a 6-foot-5 wing coming off of a ... MORE
Syracuse football schedule opens with back-to-back noon kickoffs 3

Syracuse football schedule opens with back-to-back noon kickoffs

When the ACC announced their modified football schedule, they did so without kickoff times or broadcast information. This made a ton of sense, as COVID-19 and it’s impact on college campus reopening was still very much a day to day process. On ... MORE
Syracuse football’s Andre Cisco named to AP preseason All-American team

Syracuse football’s Andre Cisco named to AP preseason All-American team

Syracuse football safety Andre Cisco has been named to another preseason All-American team. The junior was one of two safeties to earn first team honors on the Associated Press preseason All-American team Tuesday, along with Georgia senior Richard LeCounte. Tuesday’s announcement is ... MORE
Former Syracuse football safety Evan Foster will get camp shot with 49ers

Former Syracuse football safety Evan Foster will get camp shot with 49ers

Former Syracuse football safety Evan Foster will sign with the San Francisco 49ers and join the team in training camp, his agent told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. It will be Foster’s first shot to stick with a team after going undrafted last April ... MORE
WATCH: Syracuse HC Dino Babers Monday pr

WATCH: Syracuse football head coach Dino Babers Monday press conference 8/10/20 (video)

Coach Dino Babers held a remote press conference on Monday to answer questions about how he is preparing the Syracuse Orange football team for the possibility of playing, or not playing, football this Fall. Watch the full press conference below… ... MORE
New Carrier Dome roof project making progress this summer (video)

New Carrier Dome roof project making progress this summer (video)

Work continues on the Carrier Dome roof project underway on the campus of Syracuse University. Currently, rigid panel roof steel is being put in place prior to the fabric arches being installed. Check out the video below to see the progress and ... MORE
Syracuse’s revised football schedule announced

Syracuse’s revised football schedule announced

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced game dates for Syracuse’s revised football schedule this morning. The Orange are slated to play six home games and five road contests in 2020. Syracuse kicks off its 131st gridiron campaign at North Carolina on Sept. 12 ... MORE
New Syracuse football schedule includes Notre Dame

New 2020 Syracuse football schedule includes Notre Dame

Syracuse football has a new schedule out, and it includes a road game at Notre Dame. The ACC announced its scheduling plans for football, moving forward with an 11-game season that includes Notre Dame relinquishing its independent status and joining the league ... MORE