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Article by BradBabendir
March 19, 2012

A plea to the NCAA Selection Committee

Dear NCAA Selection Committee, I know on paper we might not look that impressive. I know that our out of conference schedule wasn’t as good as some of our competitors, but don’t sleep on SEMO. Regardless, I think we did pretty alright. We beat some good teams on our way to a Big XII tournament... MORE »

Article by SupermanThatPo
February 21, 2012

The Piggyback Bandit Is Coming to Town

If you haven’t heard by now, a man named Sherwin Shayegan has made quite the reputation for himself in the world of high school sports. Standing at 5-foot-8, 240-pounds, The Washington State native attends High School sporting events, often dressed in the proper athletic uniform, with a single goal in mind. “He helped lay out... MORE »

Article by nightcrawler
February 14, 2012

Canes Disappointed in their Failure to Disappoint Fans at Duke

It has become a Miami tradition to build up expectations of athletic greatness with promising pre-season outlooks and sparks of potential, only to crush the hopes and dreams of “Canes fans. From missed shots, to interceptions, and sometimes just a lack of trying, Hurricanes athletics has been a source of gut-wrenching disappointment for quite a... MORE »

Article by Alex R
February 14, 2012

Syracuse Scalpers

Due to the recent success of the Mens Basketball Team there has been a high demand for tickets. Syracuse University is now home to one of the largest on-campus population of scalpers. Before, during, and after every home game the constant murmuring of “tickets, buying, selling, who wants what?” can be heard throughout campus. The... MORE »

Article by emcorbet
February 13, 2012

Three Epic Wins in One Week But…

I don’t know a lot about sports. I get the gist of it, but beyond that, the hype and the hoopla usually bore me. That being said, I support our basketball team as much as the next orange-clad fan and attend the games, yell Scoop’s name, and jump for joy when we beat the shit... MORE »

Article by Roy Parker
February 13, 2012 1 Comment

Trust Me, It Sucks NOT Being Single on Valentine’s Day

To all you single folks out there this Valentine’s Day, you got it lucky. I would give almost anything to not be in a relationship for this upcoming V-Day. Now, the other 364 days out of the year, I completely love having someone to cozy up to late at night. But trust me, there are... MORE »

Video by Anonymous
February 12, 2012

Otto’s Army – The Best Student Section In The Nation

The Carrier Dome is the nation’s largest on-campus basketball venue and the student section, Otto’s Army, is its heart and soul. Syracuse students will camp outside in the frigid Syracuse winter for days on end outside of the Dome in an area known affectionately as “Boeheimburg”. When the game tips off, no other arena can... MORE »

Article by Piliour
February 7, 2012

Jeremy Lin’s Performance Gives Ivy Leaguers Hope

Last night, Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin put up 28 points and 8 assists in a Knicks victory over the Utah Jazz. After the game, Harvard graduates around the world rejoiced.  “Before this, I had no hope,” said Candace Kim, ’03, “I was just another unemployable Harvard graduate with no prospects. Jeremy Lin’s performance proved that Harvard... MORE »

Article by Nick Ciccone
January 31, 2012

Coverage of Saturday’s Game (By Someone Who Doesn’t Get Sports)

In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. The men’s basketball team played a game this past Saturday against Northeastern that was also especially heinous. Here is every thought that crossed my mind throughout the game: > How intensely do I have to cheer when we score? I guess I’ll just... MORE »