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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Longtime Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man standing along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle, police say.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018

Eastern Washington men open their season at 16th-ranked Syracuse

As a player, second-year Eastern Washington head coach Shantay Legans often locked up with the nation’s premier basketball institutions. Legans has never crossed paths with longtime power Syracuse, though. That …

Lake City’s Vanessa Shippy added to Syracuse softball coaching staff

Lake City’s Vanessa Shippy added to Syracuse softball coaching staff

UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018

Eastern Washington basketball will face Syracuse, Oregon at 2K Classic

Eastern Washington’s men’s basketball team is returning to the 2K Classic, where it will play four games in November and face major programs Syracuse and Oregon at their respective venues.

UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018

Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home

In a real-life case of “Failure to Launch,” an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents’ house after they went to court …

Syracuse fraternity suspended after racist videos released

Video showing a group of men laughing uproariously at performances punctuated by racist language against blacks, Jews and Hispanics and simulated sex acts has roiled the campus of Syracuse University, …

The Washington Post’s John Feinstein on UW hoops coach Mike Hopkins

For a long time – longer than he even cares to remember – Mike Hopkins was certain about his coaching future.

Top 25 women: Jessica Shepard leads Notre Dame past upset-minded Syracuse

Junior Jessica Shepard, playing despite a sprained ankle, had 24 points and 12 rebounds as No. 2 Notre Dame pulled away from upset-minded Syracuse for an 87-72 Atlantic Coast Conference …

Syracuse stuns second-ranked Clemson 27-24

As the celebration in the Syracuse locker room reverberated through the walls of the Carrier Dome, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney winced a little bit, dreams of a perfect season lost …

Greensboro gets shot at Boeheim, Syracuse in NIT opener

Four days after the Hall of Fame coach from Syracuse angered an entire city by saying there was “no value” in the Atlantic Coast Conference holding its postseason tournament in …

Around the Nation: Middle Tennessee State edges Missouri

The first time Missouri played Middle Tennessee State was Sept. 20, 2003, when the Tigers narrowly defeated the Blue Raiders 41-40 in overtime.

Lamar Jackson leads No. 13 Louisville past Syracuse

Lamar Jackson continued his early season onslaught, throwing a long touchdown pass and running for four more scores to help No. 13 Louisville rout Syracuse 62-28 on Friday night in …

SEC clears path for Smith’s transfer from Alabama to Georgia

The Southeastern Conference on Friday cleared the path for former Alabama defensive back

Couch Slouch

Syracuse University, perhaps the nation’s premier institution of higher learning in terms of balancing academic excellence with athletic achievement, has announced it will offer the first-ever U.S. bachelor’s degree in …

Newsmakers: Redskins release wide receiver Andre Roberts

The Washington Redskins released

Four kids among six family members killed in Syracuse fire

An early morning fire tore through a home in Syracuse on Friday, killing six members of the same family, including four children.

Former Syracuse star Pearl Washington dies at 52

Dwayne “Pearl” Washington, who went from New York City playground wonder to Big East star for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, has died. He was 52.

Syracuse women pound Washington 80-59, reach NCAA final

Alexis Peterson scored 18 points and Brittney Sykes added 17 to help Syracuse roll past Washington 80-59 and into their first women’s national championship game.

North Carolina, Syracuse vastly different but familiar Final Four foes

North Carolina likes to run, and Syracuse prefers to walk.

Doug Clark: Orange you glad I lost this bet?

Doug Clark makes good on his bet and paints his face orange and blue for a visit to the Gonzaga campus following the Zags’ loss to Syracuse.

Richardson, Syracuse rally for spot in Final Four

Malachi Richardson scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half, and Syracuse extended its improbable run to the Final Four with a 68-62 victory over top-seeded Virginia on …

It’s like an ACC Tournament on one side of NCAA bracket

This mini-Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament has even higher stakes than usual: The winner earns a spot in the national championship game.

Middle Tennessee State sets sights on upset of Syracuse

Middle Tennessee State made mush of millions of brackets when the plucky Blue Raiders sprung an upset of national title contender Michigan State.

Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim returns to the bench after suspension

Even with coach Jim Boeheim back on the Syracuse bench after serving a nine-game suspension, the Orange failed again in the closing minutes and lost for the fourth straight time.

Syracuse University’s appeal of NCAA sanctions rewarded

The NCAA has lessened its punishment of Syracuse University, reducing the penalty of lost basketball scholarships by four.

In brief: Syracuse, South Carolina lead NCAA basketball attendance figures

College basketball: Syracuse is the attendance leader in men’s basketball, edging Kentucky for the second straight year. The NCAA said Monday that Syracuse averaged 23,854 fans per game last season, …

Former Syracuse players get their degrees

When former Syracuse star Derrick Coleman became the top pick in the NBA draft a quarter of a century ago, he didn’t have enough credits to earn his degree. He …

Michigan State rolls past Jacksonville State. in opener

Connor Cook threw a long touchdown pass for Michigan State’s first points of the season – and coach Mark Dantonio’s immediate reaction was concern. That’s because Cook needed to be …

Dayton ends 30 years of frustration

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Dayton coach Archie Miller almost didn’t want to look. Syracuse star freshman point guard Tyler Ennis was open at the top of the key with 2 seconds …