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White supremacist manifesto reportedly shared at Syracuse U

Nov. 19, 2019 7:14 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A white supremacist manifesto that appeared to be a copy of one linked to a man accused of attacking two mosques in New Zealand was circulated electronically at Syracuse University, campus law enforcement said Tuesday, adding to a string of racist episodes that have shaken the upstate...

Anthony starting in Trail Blazers debut vs. Pelicans

Nov. 19, 2019 7:12 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Portland coach Terry Stotts says Carmelo Anthony will start at forward in his Trail Blazers debut against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night. The 35-year-old Anthony agreed to contract terms with Portland last week but was officially signed Tuesday after passing a recent physical....

Frat functions on hold as reports of racism shake Syracuse U

Nov. 18, 2019 5:56 PM EST

A student sit-in entered its sixth day Monday, fraternity events were suspended and as much as $50,000 in reward money was offered following reports of racist episodes at Syracuse University. Students in recent weeks have reported shouted slurs, vandalism and graffiti targeting Jews, Asians and black students....

Syracuse suspends fraternity after report of racial slur

Nov. 17, 2019 2:11 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An African American student at Syracuse University reported being called a racial slur over the weekend, prompting the college to suspend a fraternity Sunday and shut down social activities for all other fraternities for the rest of the semester pending an investigation. The student...

Girard helps Syracuse jump out early to beat Seattle 89-67

Nov. 16, 2019 11:04 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The first collegiate start for freshman guard Joe Girard III couldn’t have gone much better. Girard made five 3-pointers and scored 24 points in his first collegiate start, and Syracuse came out blistering to beat Seattle 89-67 on Saturday in the first meeting between the...

Engstler double-double lifts No. 20 Orange women by Albany

Nov. 16, 2019 3:22 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Emily Engstler had her second-straight double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds and No. 20 Syracuse used 10-point advantages in the second and fourth quarters to dispatch Albany 75-53 on Saturday. Kiara Lewis led the Orange (3-0) with 17 points. Syracuse broke away from a 16-all...

Duke, Syracuse meet looking to end losing streaks

Nov. 15, 2019 12:06 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke needs a few more wins to extend its postseason streak. Syracuse is looking for its first ACC win. The Blue Devils play host to the Orange on Saturday in a cross-division matchup of desperate teams stumbling down the stretch. “We’re all in a little bit of the same boat...

Syracuse inks forward Woody Newton, guard Kadary Richmond

Nov. 15, 2019 11:48 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has signed forward Woody Newton and guard Kadary Richmond to national letters of intent. The 6-foot-8 Newton, a Baltimore native, plays for Mt. Zion Prep and is ranked 79th overall in the 2020 class by 247Sports.com. Newton’s play helped the Warriors advance to the...

Syracuse overcomes slow start to overpower Colgate 70-54

Nov. 13, 2019 10:45 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — It was a case of déjà vu for Syracuse Wednesday, but this time the offense woke up. After a 1-for-13 start in the team’s season-opener against Virginia, the Orange missed their first nine shots against Colgate, going the first six minutes without a make. The Orange...

Strautmane leads No. 20 Syracuse women past Md-ES 65-50

Nov. 12, 2019 10:27 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Digna Strautmane hit a career-high five 3-points and scored 17 points, Emily Engstler had her first career double-double and No. 20 Syracuse defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 65-50 on Tuesday night. Engster had 15 points and 11 rebounds, plus three blocks. Gabrielle Cooper added 11...