Carmelo Anthony officially signs 1-year deal with Rockets for $2.4M

Former Syracuse basketball star Carmelo Anthony has officially joined the Houston Rockets. Melo signed a one-year deal for $2.4 million on Monday, the NBA team announced. The deal is for the veteran’s minimum salary, which he’ll receive in addition to a $27.9 million buyout from the Atlanta Hawks. Anthony was traded earlier this summer from the Oklahoma City Thunder to... more

Doubledays drop Sunday matinee to Spikes

It was an all around rough day for the Doubledays on Bark at the Park at Leo Pinckney Field. Even with dogs galore roaming the confines of Falcon Park, there was little to feel good about following Auburn’s 9-3 loss to the Spikes. With shaky starting pitching and slow bats, the Doubledays will go into the All-Star game with a... more

Thor handles Marlins as Mets earn series win

Noah Syndergaard’s seventh career start against the Marlins was much like the first six — dominant. After a quick turnaround from Saturday night’s extra-innings loss, which included 4 1/3 innings from the Mets’ bullpen, New York needed a quality start from its horse on Sunday and the right-hander delivered. Syndergaard went seven frames, striking out seven and allowing three runs... more

Andujar’s go-ahead homer lifts Yankees over Rangers

The Yankees’ bullpen has had difficulty finding its rhythm after it was bolstered at the non-waiver Trade Deadline with the acquisition of Zach Britton from the Orioles. As the struggles continued on Saturday, Miguel Andujar was there to pick up his teammates with a go-ahead, two-run blast in the seventh at Yankee Stadium. With two outs, the bases loaded and... more

Doubledays get burned by Casadilla

The Doubledays got a taste of their own medicine on Saturday night after sweeping the Spikes on August 2-4. Auburn’s offense was completely shut down by the Spikes, recording only three hits in a 2-0 home loss to State College. It was an uncharacteristically rough outing for Doubledays starter Tim Cate. With Cate never walking more than one batter in... more

Mets fall in extras after Oswalt goes 6 strong

The Mets may have lost Saturday night, 4-3 in 11 innings to the Marlins, but Corey Oswalt continues to impress with another promising performance. Jacob Rhame was tagged with the loss on Saturday — the right-hander surrendered a walk-off base hit to Marlins backup catcher and pinch-hitter Bryan Holaday. Since being recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas on Aug. 3, to... more

Will Thomson birdies 72nd hole to win NYS Men’s Am Championship

With a birdie on the 72nd hole, Will Thomson claimed the 96th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship by a stroke at Irondequoit Country Club. Championship Media Resources: Final Results / Photo Galleries / Past Results Thomson fired a tournament-low 67 in the fourth and final round on Thursday afternoon, and finished at 7-under 281. Finishing in second was Chris... more

Doubledays hold off Muckdogs to secure 4-3 win

Doubledays all-star closer David Smith is no stranger to high-leverage situations. Smith’s five saves entering Thursday night’s contest against the Muckdogs led the team, and his sixth was just two outs away with runners at first and third. With ice in his veins and Auburn’s 29th win just two outs away, Smith slammed the door on Batavia’s comeback attempt by... more

Yanks lose as late surge unable to extend streak for Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka had been undefeated in his last 14 starts entering Friday’s game against the Rangers, but for the first time in nearly four months, the Yankees starter recorded a loss. In his first defeat since April 17, Tanaka allowed six runs on six hits, including three home runs, through five-plus frames as New York fell to Texas, 12-7, at... more

Wheeler’s streak ends as Mets thump Fish

Hours before Friday night’s 6-2 victory against the Marlins, Mets manager Mickey Callaway spoke about monitoring Zack Wheeler’s innings as the season forges onward. He said he would be OK with his right-hander pitching deep into games so long as he’s holding his velocity and checking in frequently with Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen. Wheeler gave Callaway no reason to... more

Doubledays hold off Muckdogs rally for win on the road

The Batavia Muckdogs got the potential tying and winning runs on base in the bottom of the ninth, but David Smith recorded a strikeout to preserve the Auburn Doubledays’ 4-3 win at Dwyer Stadium Thursday. Jamori Blash put the Doubledays on the board first with a solo homer in the second inning, and Auburn added three more runs in the... more

Syracuse University to enhance public safety at Carrier Dome

To provide a safer environment for the public and to expedite fan entry into the Carrier Dome, Syracuse University will implement a new clear bag policy and install new walkthrough metal detectors at the stadium. The Syracuse University Clear Bag Policy, which will go into effect with the start of the 2018 football season, limits the size and type of... more

Howard & Battle might be the ACC’s best starting backcourt in 2018-19

Last season, Syracuse Orange guards Tyus Battle and Frank Howard ranked first and second. Together they were the very best in the nation and ipso facto, the ACC. In minutes played, that is. By now you’re well aware of that as it was talked and written about ad nauseam. Tyus and Frank logged a total of 1443 and 1423 minutes... more

FRESH TAKES W/ RUSSO & FELICE: Ohio State reaction, NASCAR at The Glen, PGA Championship preview & new movies in August (podcast)

This week on Fresh Takes with Russo & Felice, a preview of the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive, the scandal currently playing out at Ohio State, reaction to the deals made at Major League Baseball’s trade deadline, a recap of NASCAR at The Glen and a look at the new movies coming out this month. . more

Severino gets 15th win, Yankees secure sweep in Chicago

Entering Wednesday, Luis Severino had hit a rough patch. The young ace was mired in his worst stretch of the season, a five-start span in which he had an 8.28 ERA and could not complete six innings. But Severino put that behind him with seven solid innings in New York’s finale with the White Sox, pitching the Yankees to a... more
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