Sports

Rink is Under Construction in the Dome

Basketball season might be heating up, but it’s about to get a lot colder in the Carrier Dome.

On Saturday, Nov. 22, the Dome — home to Syracuse University’s football, basketball and lacrosse teams — will be transformed into an indoor ice hockey arena. The Syracuse Crunch will play the Utica Comets in the Frozen Dome Classic, the first professional hockey game in the Dome.



SU Basketball Reloads…Again

R-E-L-A-X

The thing about always having great players is that you’re always going to lose great players.



A Tough Week for SU On and Off the Field

“There’s still a chance”

As far as weekends go, this past one won’t go down as one of the better ones for the Syracuse University athletics department.



They Work and Work, but Will They Get to a Bowl Game?

Players fought their “butts” off against No. 1 Florida State

As promised by head coach Scott Shafer, the Syracuse University football players fought their “butts” off against No. 1 Florida State Saturday, Oct. 11,  and held their own in a 38-20 loss at the Carrier Dome.



Shafer Calls Meeting with No. 1 Florida State ‘A Great Opportunity’

“I really look forward to the challenge ahead.”

Syracuse University football coach Scott Shafer believes there’s no obstacle that can’t be overcome with old-fashioned determination and sheer will.



It Hasn’t Been Easy for the Orange

And Now Comes a Tough Stretch

The hope – no, make that the expectation – was that the Syracuse University football team would defeat the University of Maryland Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Carrier Dome to set up a primetime showdown of 3-0 teams with SU against No. 9 Notre Dame Saturday at MetLife Stadium.



An Exciting Win

…perhaps too exciting

Maybe that early bye week for the Syracuse University football team wasn’t such a bad idea after all.



Manager Gets Satisfaction from Teaching Young Players

Matt Michael interviews Chiefs Manager Billy Gardner Jr.

Syracuse Chiefs Manager Billy Gardner Jr. is a true baseball lifer. He grew up around baseball because his father, former major-league infielder Billy Gardner Sr., managed in the minors and then the majors with the Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals. After two years as a minor-league player, Billy became a coach and has been a minor-league manager for the last 20 years.



Top Running and Biking Spots in CNY

According to Strava

Strava, a company that offers a free app to digitally track bike rides and runs via your smartphone or GPS system recently released a global heatmap of running and biking data using information from 77,688,848 rides and 19,660,163 runs.



A Perfect Summer for Golf

David Armelino sums up his favorite golf courses of the summer and what makes them unique.

What a summer it has been out on the golf course. I have been fortunate enough to get out and play nearly every week, or close to it, with my father and others joining in along the way.