October 2, 2014 - 9:34am
Syracuse's Byron Schlenker breaks the Guinness World Record for the World's Widest Tongue.

“Gee, I wonder how wide my tongue is?” Byron Schlenker wondered to his eighth-grade daughter, Emily, on a ride home from the Onondaga Free Library in Syracuse. Along with them was the 2012 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.

Emily had gotten the book for a class assignment, and while flipping through it Schlenker had happened upon the page with the "World’s Widest Tongue" category.

September 1, 2012 - 7:42pm
Orange overcomes early mistakes but ultimately drops home opener, 42-41.

The Syracuse Orange completed a 22-point comeback behind a record-breaking performance from Ryan Nassib, but a late Northwestern touchdown propelled the Wildcats to a 42-41 victory.

Midway through the third quarter, the Orange found itself down 35-13. Plagued throughout the first three quarters by mental mistakes and penalties, Syracuse seemed destined for a disappointing loss. The game was far from over, though.

February 28, 2010 - 9:46pm
Watch the night inside the Carrier Dome unfold as Syracuse University makes history.

The numbers still seem astounding.

IWithin the Carrier Dome, 34,616 fans simultaneously cheered, screamed and let their Orange spirit explode for two solid hours Saturday night as Syracuse ripped Villanova  95-77.

Fans watched for 40 minutes as players battled on Jim Boeheim's court-- 10 guys sweating, bumping and fighting for control of the ball and the most baskets.  Two bitter rivals tangling for the top position in the Big East and top seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament.

February 21, 2010 - 12:22am
More than 21,000 attend the first outdoor game in American Hockey League history, and kick off the event with grilling, games and drinking.

A record-setting crowd came to the New York State fairgrounds to watch the Syracuse Crunch edge out the Binghamton Senators by a score of 2-1 in the first outdoor game in American Hockey League history.  Fans were excited and appreciative of the opportunity to witness such a historic event.

“I think it’s great that (Crunch owner) Howard Dolgon actually took it on his shoulders and got the thing going,” said Crunch fan Brian Chapman of Conquest, N.Y.