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July 31, 2017 - 8:23am
Coach Dino Babers and returning starters are eager for the upcoming season to start.

The Orange are a lot more comfortable going into this year’s training camp. Head coach Dino Babers, quarterback Eric Dungey, and linebacker Zaire Franklin addressed the media on the first day of their 22-practice training camp.

July 6, 2017 - 11:50pm
Commentary: This fixture in SU's student section reflects on his days cheering on the Orange.

It was one of the biggest days of my life.

The day I became a graduate of Syracuse University. Like many of my classmates that sat around me on the turf of the Carrier Dome, I had many emotions running through my head. I was excited to start the next chapter of my life, and dreading the debt I was about to walk into.

But I also had one other thing on my mind.

May 14, 2017 - 7:40pm
Nine Orange players score as SU defeats Yale in first round of NCAA tournament.

Despite winning only four of 22 faceoffs, Syracuse beat Yale 11-10 in the NCAA First Round on Sunday. 

After SU's Ben Williams won the opening faceoff, he lost the next six and was subsequently pulled for Dan Varello during the second quarter. Both Williams and Varello would be used on faceoffs for the remainder of the game.

May 9, 2017 - 11:00pm
The men's soccer team must replace eight starters from last year, while playing its toughest schedule in eight seasons.

Change is inevitable in college athletics. Players have four, maybe five years with a team. And if they are lucky, they have three years of playing together as the core of the team. After that, the team must rebuild. The men’s soccer team at Syracuse University is no exception.

The Orange have to replace eight players next season, which is no small task for any school.

“It is a big challenge this year, because of the turnover in the roster,” said head coach Ian McIntyre.

May 9, 2017 - 11:00pm
Since 2003, a dozen Syracuse men's basketball players have left school early for the NBA Draft.

If only Syracuse basketball players had a crystal ball that forecasted how their NBA careers would pan out, maybe – just maybe – they’d avoid the backlash that comes with a professional tenure that doesn’t unfold exactly as planned.

Especially with the recent influx of one-and-done players, athletes are constantly criticized for leaving multiple years of college eligibility on the table in exchange for money in the NBA, D-League or overseas.

April 27, 2017 - 1:47am
SU senior Devon Parker has scored in eight of the past nine games in what has been a career year for the attacker.

Devon Parker walked along the SU Soccer Stadium field with her parents by her side and a smile blooming on her face. Recognized on Senior Day, she was welcomed with applause from a thousand Syracuse University women's lacrosse fans.

April 22, 2017 - 11:48am
Team Orange tops Team White, 14-0, in SU's annual exhibition at the Carrier Dome.

The Syracuse football program hosted its annual spring showcase on Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome. The orange squad, which featured most of the SU starters from a season ago, topped Team White, 14-0. Syracuse opens its regular season Friday, Sept. 1 against Central Connecticut State at the Carrier Dome.

Here are three takeaways from Saturday’s scrimmage:

Both sides struggled offensively throughout the contest

April 20, 2017 - 8:34pm
Babers says that 'Canada is an untapped area' for recruiting as SU signs two prospects from the country in 2017 class.

The first time Syracuse head football coach Dino Babers had ever seen a Canadian was during his playing days as a running and defensive back for the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

April 12, 2017 - 10:58am
SU scores 10 unanswered goals to cruise past Big Red, 15-8, at the Carrier Dome.

The Cornell men’s lacrosse team (3-7, 2-2 Ivy) and No. 1 Syracuse (9-1, 3-0 ACC) aren't necessarily friends, and it showed Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome in front of almost 3,000 fans.

Thirteen penalties in total were called, something Cornell head coach Matt Kerwick says was just another day in the office for these two teams.

April 9, 2017 - 5:42pm
Rahal buries game winner as the Orange top the Hokies, 12-11, at SU Soccer Stadium.

The Syracuse women’s lacrosse team beat the Virginia Tech Hokies, 12-11, on a Mary Rahal goal in overtime on Senior Day. The win moved No. 11 Syracuse to 11-4 on the season and 4-1 in ACC play.