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Syracuse running back Sean Tucker (34) breaks away from a Georgia Tech defender for a long run during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y. (Dennis Nett/The Post-Standard via AP)

Syracuse breaks out of rut, defeats Georgia Tech 37-20

Sep. 26, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, NY (AP) — Tommy DeVito threw for two scores, Sean Tucker ran for two others, and Syracuse broke out of its offensive doldrums to defeat Georgia Tech 37-20 Saturday for its first win of the season. The game, which was delayed more than 30 minutes while three Syracuse players were retested for...

Syracuse head coach Dino Babers calls out to his team during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh won 21-10. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Syracuse hosts Georgia Tech; first game in renovated Dome

Sep. 24, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

Syracuse coach Dino Babers didn't see the big improvement he expected when his Orange dropped their second straight road game to start the season. He remains upbeat. “We’re barely misfiring on stuff. It looks big to everybody else. It’s small to us," Babers said. "We’ve got to take...

Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi talks wit Damarri Mathis during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Austin Peay, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Defense ahead of the offense early in ACC season

Sep. 23, 2020 2:04 PM EDT

Defense seems to have the early edge in the Atlantic Coast Conference after the start of this pandemic-affected college football season. There are 11 ACC teams among the top 40 in defense nationally, and that’s with Virginia and Virginia Tech sidelined so far due to COVID-19 postponements. Still, the ACC...

This undated photo provided by the Iowa Department of Public Safety shows Steven Vogel. Police in Iowa have charged four people in the strangulation death of a man whose body was found burning last week in rural central Iowa ditch. Vogel, of Grinnell, was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in the death of 44-year-old Michael Williams, of Grinnell, the Iowa Department of Public Safety said. ( Iowa Department of Public Safety via AP)

Police say race not factor in killing of Black man in Iowa

Sep. 23, 2020 1:01 PM EDT

KELLOGG, Iowa (AP) — The killing of a Black man whose body was found bound and burning in a rural central Iowa ditch last week prompted fears of a hate crime carried out in the midst of racial strife roiling the country, but authorities stressed when announcing arrests in his death that evidence didn't...

FILE - This Sept. 21, 2015, file photo, shows The Carrier Dome at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y. The Carrier Dome at Syracuse University hosted its first football game 40 years ago this week, and it's undergoing a major upgrade as the football season opener looms. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Syracuse's Carrier Dome turns 40 years old, gets new look

Sep. 22, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University's Carrier Dome opened 40 years ago with an overflow crowd that set an attendance record that still stands. Pete Sala remembers when the Dome was just an idea on paper. It was the late 1970s, he was in high school, and the university had decided to replace aging...

Carbon monoxide poisoning eyed in death of woman on boat

Sep. 22, 2020 9:58 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman was found dead in a boat and a man, who is a police officer, is seriously ill in what authorities suspect is carbon monoxide poisoning. Friends of Blair M. Dodge, 34, went looking for her on Monday when she did not come into work, and found her and William R. LaShomb...

NY family court judge resigns over misconduct accusations

Sep. 21, 2020 3:27 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A family court judge in central New York resigned Monday after being accused of unwelcome kissing and other inappropriate behavior with two staff members, the state Commission on Judicial Conduct announced. Michael Hanuszczak, a family court judge and acting state supreme court judge...

Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi talks wit Damarri Mathis during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Austin Peay, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

No. 25 Pitt prepping for sterner test against Syracuse

Sep. 17, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi isn't exactly thrilled the Panthers cracked the rankings following a 55-0 dismissal of Austin Peay in their season opener. Even in a year as strange as 2020, it carries significance. It also means, in some small way, that No. 25 Pitt goes from the hunter to...

This Sept. 4, 2020, photo, shows Regio, a Mexican toilet paper brand, on the shelf at a CVS in New York. Demand for toilet paper has been so high during the pandemic that in order to keep their shelves stocked, retailers across the country are buying up foreign toilet paper brands, mostly from Mexico. (AP Photo/Joseph Pisani)

Petalo, not Charmin: Virus brings Mexican toilet paper to US

Sep. 17, 2020 11:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toilet paper is back on store shelves. But you may not recognize some of the brands. Demand for toilet paper has been so high during the pandemic that in order to keep their shelves stocked, retailers are buying up foreign toilet paper brands, mostly from Mexico. Major chains, across the...

Syracuse running back Jawhar Jordan (25) is stopped by North Carolina's Kaimon Rucker (25), Khadry Jackson (8), and Cam'Ron Kelly (9) in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 in Chapel Hill, N.C. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)

ACC teams look to fix opening-week miscues for Week 2 games

Sep. 16, 2020 12:39 PM EDT

North Carolina coach Mack Brown knows his team started the season with too many penalties and turnovers. Now the 12th-ranked Tar Heels and the rest of the Atlantic Coast Conference teams that played last week get the chance to correct mistakes that surfaced – some from the typical opening-game jitters,...