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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...

Bring on the noise: Syracuse awaits No. 1 Clemson at Dome

Sep. 13, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Top-ranked Clemson plays its first road game Saturday night, and the Tigers have good reason to be wary. The opponent is Syracuse, which has given the Tigers fits the past two times these teams have met and will have a packed and roaring Carrier Dome on its side. "It's always a good...

Syracuse welcomes Central Park 5 member to coveted campus

Sep. 7, 2019 10:00 AM EDT

Through the eyes of a 14-year-old with a love of basketball and the trumpet in 1989, Syracuse University had everything Kevin Richardson would ever want in a college: Big East idols like Dwayne "Pearl" Washington and Derrick Coleman, along with the spirited band that played at games. "All of my friends, we all...

Former Syracuse star Tim Green's uniform to be retired

Sep. 5, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse is honoring former All-America Tim Green during the Orange's game against No. 1 Clemson. Green's No. 72 jersey will be retired at halftime of the home opener on Sept. 14. A defensive lineman for the Orange, Green is the all-time sacks leader at Syracuse with 45.5. He's the...

Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo reinstated from injured list

Sep. 1, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo has been reinstated from the injured list after missing more than three months with a bulging disk in his neck. The team also activated backup catcher Tomás Nido and called up several players from the minors as major league rosters expanded...