August 31, 2011 - 6:06pm
Syracuse starts the 2011 regular season at home against Wake Forest, and Doug Marrone and company hope to open strong by shedding their woes at home.

Syracuse University’s first bowl win in nine years ushered in a new era for the Orange, or at least, fan hope it did. The win came in the inaugural after a controversial penalty helped SU hold on to beat Kansas State, earning them an 8-5 record, the program’s best finish since 2001.

August 22, 2011 - 5:55pm
A trio of seniors take over as captains and an update on the injury front.

Runningback Antwon Bailey, cornerback Kevyn Scott, and fullback Adam Harris will be SU's team captains for the upcoming season. Bailey will represent the offense, Scott the defense, and Harris special teams. Their teammates selected the trio in a team vote. 


August 3, 2011 - 12:10am
The eight coaches of the Big East converged on Newport, Rhode Island for the conference's annual pre-season media day. With so much change on the horizon in the conference, now is the time to shine.

In an off-season where no conference was safe, the Big East somehow managed to not only lose any teams to the expanding Big Ten and the rumors of mega-conferences, but also add Texas Christian University,...

July 31, 2011 - 9:15pm
SU football wide receiver Marcus Sales faces drug charges after police arrested him and his brother Friday.

With only 32 days until Syracuse's season opener against Wake Forest, the status of one of SU's top offensive weapons became very hazy Friday night. Police arrested Marcus Sales, one of three senior wideouts on the team, along with his brother on drug charges around 9:45 pm, according to and police reports. 


July 29, 2011 - 6:46pm
Prince-Tyson Gulley was stabbed Friday morning at a South Campus party.

Sophomore running back Prince-Tyson Gulley was stabbed Friday morning at the sight of a South Campus party. The SU Department of Public Safety, or DPS, responded to a call at 1:22 a.m. Friday morning.


An ambulance took Gulley to Upstate University Hospital, according to and the Associated Press. His injuries are reportedly not life-threatening.


The suspect fled the scene and is not believed to be a SU student, says DPS. 


June 1, 2011 - 4:09pm
The defending champions of the inaugural New Era Pinstripe Bowl hope to make back-to-back bowl appearances for the first time since 1999.

The Syracuse Orange recorded a winning record last season for the first time since 2001. SU football hopes to continue its recent success under third-year head coach Doug Marrone this fall.

June 1, 2011 - 2:47pm
Fab Melo voluntarily appears in city court Wednesday for incident two days earlier.

Sophomore center Fab Melo, 20, appeared before Syracuse City Judge James Cecile Wednesday to plea not guilty for criminal mischief charges relating to a Monday incident. The court called Melo - full name Fabrico P de Melo - in for questioning and he voluntarily came before Cecile in court. 

May 10, 2011 - 2:18pm
Rakeem Christmas, Michael Carter-Williams, and Trevor Cooney have committed to the Syracuse men's basketball team. All three players were ranked in ESPNU's Top 100 prospects, and each will help the Orange in different ways.

In today’s world of college basketball, half the battle is recruiting. Coaches can win games, but players win championships. Coaches spend their summer days in hot, sweaty gyms, looking to find the best talent across the country for that simple reason.

Recruiting is vital in building a program and sustaining its success. This year’s Syracuse University three-man recruiting class though, could not only sustain the always prestigious program, but hopefully, elevate it to a new status.

May 3, 2011 - 9:58pm
The Syracuse track and field team traveled to Cornell for the second straight week in a final tuneup for the upcoming Big East Championships. Senior Kwaku Boah had a good day in the field events for the Orange.

For the second straight weekend, the Syracuse University track and field team competed at Cornell University. Similarly, for the second straight weekend, senior thrower Kwaku Boah torched the competition.

Boah competed in his signature events – the hammer throw and shot put – placing in the top five in each. In the hammer throw, Boah took home the title with a toss of 53.73 meters. As for shot put, Boah placed third with a throw of 14.52 meters.

May 3, 2011 - 3:42pm
Career-high 8 points for Tee Ladouceur lead Syracuse before match up against Georgetown

The No. 18 Syracuse University women’s lacrosse team (10-7, 7-1 Big East) clinched at least a share of the Big East regular season title after a 20-6 victory over the Villanova Wildcats (5-11, 1-7 Big East) at Villanova, Pa. Tee Ladouceur led the way for the Orange offense with a career-high 8 points.