Jim Boeheim Is Getting Pretty Sick Of This Shit

Early in Syracuse-Virginia, Syracuse was called for a blocking foul on a play nearly identical to the controversial call that went against the Orange at the end of the Duke game. Syracuse was called for an offensive foul there, and Boeheim lost his mind (and the game). Today, again on the wrong end of the call, he just … » 3/01/14 5:28pm 3/01/14 5:28pm

Michigan Misses All The Free Throws, Wins Ugly Against Syracuse Anyway

A wire-to-wire (foul-fest, timeout-filled, commercial-break heavy) battle ended in Jim Boeheim making a number of very Jim Boeheim faces and a relatively easy call for the refs: Jordan Morgan taking a charge from Brandon Triche with 20 seconds left, which, in hindsight, finished off Syracuse. Michigan rode Mitch… » 4/06/13 11:55pm 4/06/13 11:55pm

Jim Boeheim Closed His Press Conference Last Night With A Call For…

Last night, Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim earned his 900th career victory when his team defeated the University of Detroit Mercy 72-68. After the game, though, Boeheim seemed to have the tragedy in Newtown on his mind, as he ended with some spirited words about gun control. Boeheim asks why anybody would … » 12/18/12 11:35am 12/18/12 11:35am

Black Lacrosse Player Boycotts Equipment Company Over "Ninja, Please"…

Every joke ever made about lacrosse is based on the premise that the players are obnoxious, privileged white kids from elite Northeastern prep schools. Stereotypes exist for a reason, though. So it shouldn't be a surprise that Warrior Lacrosse's "Ninja" line of products (such as training shoes called the "Dojo") is being » 11/08/12 3:10pm 11/08/12 3:10pm

Several Fights Broke Out And A Man Was Stabbed During The First…

Orange Madness, the Syracuse version of the Midnight Madness events that take place all over the country on the first day of basketball practices, devolved into chaos around the periphery of the Carrier Dome last night. Syracuse security told reporters that multiple scuffles broke out around concession stands while… » 10/13/12 9:15am 10/13/12 9:15am

ESPN Keeps Trying To Pretend It Cared About The Bernie Fine…

ESPN's Mark Schwarz, the reporter who spent eight years not reporting the story that a Syracuse ballboy had accused assistant coach Bernie Fine of molesting him, has now taken his own turn in the spotlight on the ESPN Rationalization Tour by talking to Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch. As Deitsch recounts, after… » 12/01/11 5:00pm 12/01/11 5:00pm

Eight Years Later, ESPN Reports What It Knows About The Claims Against …

"I'm not Joe Paterno, I knew nothing," Bob Ley said on ESPN's Outside the Lines. Ley was quoting Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim, who was responding to the investigation of sex-abuse claims against assistant coach Bernie Fine. » 11/28/11 6:40pm 11/28/11 6:40pm

Here's An Email From The Syracuse University Chancellor About The…

Nancy Cantor, the Syracuse University chancellor, must have been thrilled last night to discover that ESPN had learned that her school's assistant basketball coach, Bernie Fine, was under investigation for molesting his team's ball boy for six years. The alleged victim, Bobby Davis, told ESPN that the abuse started in… » 11/18/11 11:35am 11/18/11 11:35am