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Jim Boeheim readies for 44th season at Syracuse

Oct. 11, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Jim Boeheim is set for his 44th season at Syracuse, and this time around the Orange got a jump start with a summer trip to Italy. With five freshmen on board and lots of scoring to replace, that's a plus. "Everybody on the trip contributed and looked comfortable in what we were trying...

Correction: Syracuse-NC State Preview story

Oct. 10, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a story Oct. 9 previewing the Syracuse-North Carolina State game, The Associated Press erroneously spelled the last name of N.C. State's quarterback in the headline. His name is Bailey Hockman, not Hoffman. A corrected version of the story is below: NC State turns to QB Bailey...

Syracuse defeats Holy Cross 41-3 on DeVito's 4 scores

Sep. 28, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse enters its bye week holding its collective breath on the status of starting quarterback Tommy DeVito and waiting for its offense to start playing at the speed coach Dino Babers expects. DeVito passed for four touchdowns to four different receivers, the Syracuse defense held...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sep. 27, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: The FBI relied on the word of a cybersecurity firm, CrowdStrike, to...

DeVito leads Syracuse to 52-33 win over Western Michigan

Sep. 21, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Dino Babers was pleased his team's offense had come out of its shell, but in a game that saw both teams combine for more than 1,100 yards and 85 points, it was the defense that helped seal a 52-33 win for the Orange. Western Michigan (2-2) had rallied from a 21-0...

Penalty trouble puts FSU, Miami, Syracuse in early ACC hole

Sep. 18, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mistakes — a false start here, a facemask penalty there — keep piling up for some Atlantic Coast Conference teams expected to contend for division titles. Syracuse and Florida State were picked to finish behind reigning national champion Clemson in the Atlantic...

Syracuse coach Babers optimistic despite 2 lopsided losses

Sep. 16, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — After two straight losses — by 43 points one week, 36 the next — Syracuse coach Dino Babers remains upbeat. "I think we're fine," Babers said Monday. "I think that we have an opportunity to win every game that we have from here on out. I think the big thing that we need...

Lawrence leads No. 1 Clemson past Syracuse 41-6

Sep. 15, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was forced to be a spectator a year ago when a hard hit to the helmet knocked him out in the second quarter of his first college start. This time he left in the fourth quarter with the game well in hand. Lawrence threw for a career-high 395 yards...

Davis' 3-run double lifts Mets over Dodgers 3-0

Sep. 14, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rajai Davis did not need a speeding Uber for his latest big hit, one that maintained the New York Mets' slim wild-card hopes. After a brilliant pitchers' duel between the Mets' Jacob deGrom and Hyun-Jin Ryu, Davis pinch hit with two outs in the eighth inning and slapped a three-run double...

Former Syracuse star Tim Green has his No. 72 retired

Sep. 14, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse All-America defensive lineman Tim Green had his No. 72 jersey retired at halftime of the Orange's game against No. 1 Clemson. The 55-year-old Green, who was diagnosed just over three years ago with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly referred to as ALS or Lou...