SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A 32-year-old woman who was the youngest of the 10 Black people killed at a Buffalo supermarket was remembered as big-hearted and quick with a laugh before her funeral Saturday.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University and JMA Wireless on Thursday announced a 10-year partnership for naming rights of the university’s iconic indoor stadium.
The agreement means the name Carrier will be replaced for the first time since the venue opened in 1980.
NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Holderman woke up early in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to have breakfast ahead of the Syracuse Mets' game at the RailRiders. A few hours later, he made his major league debut for the Mets at Citi Field.
JAMESVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Four police officers who shot and killed a 17-year-old boy near Syracuse last year will not face criminal charges, New York's attorney general announced Friday.
A lengthy investigation into the death of Judson Albahm, of Jamesville, by Letitia James’ office has concluded a prosecutor “would not be able to disprove beyond a reasonable doubt at trial that the actions of the officers ...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets catcher James McCann will be sidelined for approximately six weeks after he broke a bone in his left wrist.
McCann needs surgery to repair his broken left hamate bone.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) _ Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (TAST) on Thursday reported a loss of $21.3 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Syracuse, New York-based company said it had a loss of 42 cents.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets manager Buck Showalter was suspended for Monday's series opener against the Atlanta Braves after Major League Baseball determined New York reliever Yoan López intentionally threw at Philadelphia slugger Kyle Schwarber the previous night.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A former doctor charged with killing his wife in their Syracuse-area home was sentenced for the second time on Monday to 20 years to life in state prison.
Robert Neulander was sentenced in Onondaga County court for the 2012 murder of his wife, Leslie, Syracuse.com reported.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — High-scoring Buffalo guard Dyaisha Fair has transferred to Syracuse, the Orange announced Wednesday.
A native of Rochester, New York, Fair averaged 23.1 points over the past three seasons for the Bulls of the Mid-American Conference.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse’s Carrier Dome has a new look and now will get a new name.
The university announced Wednesday that Carrier Global Corp. has agreed to end Carrier's hold on naming rights to the venue, which is home to the school's basketball, football and lacrosse teams, effective May 1.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A widely seen video of an 8-year-old Black child sobbing as he's being led into a Syracuse police car over a bag of chips was called “heart wrenching” Wednesday by New York Gov.
SYRACUCE, N.Y. (AP) — It's safe to say that Gary Gait's first year as lacrosse coach at Syracuse has been a challenge.
With three games left in the regular season, the Orange (4-7, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) are the only team with a losing overall record in the five-team ACC.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse women's basketball coach Felisha Legette-Jack has named Khyreed Carter as an assistant coach, the Orange announced Thursday.
Carter, who worked with the guards at Buffalo under Legette-Jack for the past five years, will oversee player development.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse star Sue Ludwig will be an assistant on the Orange women’s basketball team, which is headed by former teammate Felisha Legette-Jack.
Legette-Jack was named the coach at Syracuse about two weeks ago.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Punter Riley Dixon has signed with the Los Angeles Rams.
Dixon joined the Super Bowl champions on Tuesday after spending the past four seasons with the New York Giants, posting the two highest single-season net punting averages in franchise history during his tenure.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse forward Cole Swider will forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the NBA draft, he announced on social media.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse reserve center Frank Anselem, who took on a greater role during the final nine games of the season after starter Jesse Edwards broke a wrist, is entering the transfer portal.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — At long last, Felisha Legette-Jack has her dream job — coaching at her alma mater in the city where she grew up.
Legette-Jack was introduced Monday as the women's basketball coach at Syracuse after a decade at Buffalo of the Mid-American Conference.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has hired Felisha Legette-Jack as head coach of the women's basketball program, the university announced Saturday.
The 55-year-old Legette-Jack, a 1989 graduate of Syracuse and a two-time honorable mention All-American as a player, has been head coach at Buffalo for a decade.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state investigation has ruled an upstate New York police officer was justified in shooting a woman who was firing a shotgun out of her house last fall.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New Mexico State coach Chris Jans was in the hallway of KeyBank Center preparing his pregame speech as Richmond celebrated the day's first victory by a No. 12 seed in a nearby locker room.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A former doctor charged with killing his wife in their Syracuse-area home was found guilty Thursday after his second trial.
Robert Neulander had been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison in 2015 after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Leslie.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has ruled a statue of explorer Christopher Columbus must stay in downtown Syracuse, dealing a defeat to Mayor Ben Walsh’s efforts to have it removed.
State Supreme Court Judge Gerard Neri on Friday relied partly on a 1990 covenant under which the city accepted private donations to pay for renovating the memorial.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting next to his sons, Jim Boeheim did not hesitate when asked to evaluate the first losing season in his 46 years as head coach at Syracuse.
“It’s the best season I’ve ever had,” the 77-year-old said Thursday after his team was eliminated by Duke in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski and Jim Boeheim shook hands as they usually do after the two Hall of Fame coaches faced off on the court for the final time Thursday.
There was no need for the friends to say some kind of special good-bye.
NEW YORK (AP) — Syracuse star Buddy Boeheim was suspended for the Orange’s Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament game against Duke after he punched a Florida State player in the stomach Wednesday during a second-round victory.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cole Swider had 28 points and 13 rebounds in 28 minutes, Joe Girard added 16 points and No. 9 seed Syracuse beat eighth-seeded Florida State 96-57 on Wednesday in the second round of the ACC tournament.
Wake Forest guard Alondes Williams is The Associated Press men’s basketball player of the year for the Atlantic Coast Conference, while the Demon Deacons' Steve Forbes was named coach of the year after leading them to an unexpectedly strong season.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Breeze Airways is announcing four new nonstop flights from Charleston International Airport in South Carolina.
The Utah-based airline on Tuesday announced that it will add flights from Charleston to San Francisco, Las Vegas, Syracuse, New York, and Fort Myers, Florida.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference returns to Brooklyn this week, not quite the college basketball powerhouse it has historically been.
The ACC Tournament starts Tuesday at Barclays Center, with just two teams ranked in the latest AP Top 25.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Miller scored six of his 25 points in the final 25 seconds and finished with season-high 13 rebounds, Kameron McGusty had 15 of his 19 points after halftime and Miami scored the final 10 points in a 75-72 win over Syracuse on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chandler Smith used a brilliant final lap Friday night to hold off both Daytona winner Zane Smith and boss Kyle Busch to win the Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse will begin a national search for a new women's basketball coach, athletic director John Wildhack announced Friday.
The announcement comes two days after the Orange (11-18, 4-14 Atlantic Coast Conference) concluded their season under acting head coach Vonn Read with a sixth straight loss, 88-69 to Clemson in the ACC Tournament, a team Syracuse defeated by 40 points in December.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse forward Benny Williams will miss the rest of his freshman season because of a lower-body injury.
Williams was injured Monday night in an overtime loss at North Carolina.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said Wednesday on a sports radio call-in show that there's a plan in place for when he steps down.
“There’s a plan," Boeheim told ESPN Radio in Syracuse.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University has signed a group licensing agreement with The Brandr Group to promote its athletes.
The partnership announced Wednesday creates new opportunities for the university's athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness (NIL) using the school’s official trademarks and logos.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — School districts across New York state, including many of the largest, made mask wearing optional for students and staff beginning Wednesday as a statewide mandate came to an end.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — With Syracuse's big man out for the season, the Orange again were no match for No. 7 Duke.
Mark Williams scored a career-high 28 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, Paolo Banchero had 21 points and dished out nine assists with one turnover in the heart of the Syracuse zone defense, and AJ Griffin added 20 points as the Blue Devils raced to a commanding early lead and beat Syracuse 97-72 on Saturday night.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The man who served 16 years in prison for the 1981 rape of author Alice Sebold and was exonerated last year filed a lawsuit Friday against New York state for $50 million over his wrongful conviction.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) _ Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. (TAST) on Thursday reported a loss of $16.4 million in its fourth quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Syracuse, New York-based company said it had a loss of 33 cents.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Boeheim brothers combined for 35 points and Buddy Boeheim hit a key 3-pointer in overtime to lift Syracuse to a 74-73 victory over Georgia Tech on Monday night.
Buddy Boeheim's 3-pointer gave Syrcause a 72-70 lead with 2:17 to go in the extra period.
GEDDES, N.Y. (AP) — Fans who missed Nelly at last year's New York State Fair are getting another chance this summer. Organizers announced Monday that the Grammy-winning rapper will be back at the fairgrounds Aug.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Buddy Boeheim and Cole Swider scored 18 points each, Jimmy Boeheim added a double-double and Syracuse cruised by Boston College 76-56 on Saturday.
Jimmy Boeheim scored 13 points with 10 rebounds and Joseph Girard III had four 3-pointers and 16 points for Syracuse (14-12, 8-7 Atlantic Coast Conference), which has won five of its last six games.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Elizabeth Kitley had a season-high 24 points and a career-best 11 rebounds, Aisha Sheppard scored 18 points on six 3-pointers, and No. 23 Virginia Tech routed Syracuse 102-53 on Thursday night for its fifth straight win.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A Syracuse Ùniversity graduate who watched former Orange All-American Floyd Little star on the football field has pledged $5 million to the athletic department's fundraising campaign.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse center Jesse Edwards has a fractured left wrist and will miss the rest of the season, the school said Thursday.
CLAY, N.Y. (AP) — An off-duty sheriff's deputy and his 21-year-old son were killed and the deputy's wife was in critical condition Tuesday after the three were shot inside their Syracuse-area home, authorities said.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Liz Dixon scored a season-high 18 points and Kianna Smith had 16, helping No. 4 Louisville beat Syracuse 100-64 on Sunday.
Louisville (21-2, 11-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) has won six straight since a 68-59 loss at then-No.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Buddy Boeheim and Jesse Edwards scored 19 points apiece and Joe Girard III scored 15 and Syracuse dumped Louisville 92-69 on Saturday for the Orange's third-straight win.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A pair of male Humboldt penguins at a New York zoo have teamed up to become foster parents to a new hatchling.
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse says the same-sex foster couple, Elmer and Lima, are a first for the zoo, although several other institutions have seen success with same-sex penguins tending eggs together and caring for newborns.