Your Marquette-Syracuse Open Thread [UPDATE: Now it's a Wichita State-Ohio State Open Thread]

If you're watching at home, feel free to participate however you want—we put a big yelling Baye Keita Cleanthony Early picture up there in case you'd rather annotate something, or just yak about whatever in the discussion—and enjoy this last and pleasantly coincidental gasp of the Big East as we know it, in an arena… » 3/30/13 4:35pm 3/30/13 4:35pm

"When Marrone Interviewed, He Must Have Been Extremely Impressive": Six Writers Talking Themselves Into New Bills Coach Doug Marrone

Chan Gailey was pretty much a washout from the start for the Bills, and fans who withstood his 16-32 record there are understandably happy to have him gone. Still—who's the new guy? Doug Marrone is: Syracuse's former coach, a one-time offensive coordinator under Sean Peyton, and...that's kind of it. Marrone may well… » 1/06/13 4:15pm 1/06/13 4:15pm

Police Are Investigating The Syracuse University Athletic Department's Media Director

Very few details are known at this time, but according to the Syracuse Post-Standard, the Syracuse police department and district attorney's office are investigating Roger Springfield, a former sportscaster and current director of media properties and productions for the Syracuse University athletic department. » 12/20/12 2:10pm 12/20/12 2:10pm

Several Fights Broke Out And A Man Was Stabbed During The First Syracuse Basketball Practice Of The Season

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

Laurie Fine To File Libel Suit Against ESPN

That "major announcement" that Laurie Fine promised for us later this morning, at a castle for some reason? It's exactly what you thought. Fine is bringing a libel lawsuit against ESPN, reporter Mark Schwarz, and producer Arty Berko for their reporting of child sexual abuse allegations against former Syracuse coach… » 5/16/12 9:50am 5/16/12 9:50am

Bernie Fine's Wife Is Making A "Major Announcement" On Wednesday In A Castle Outside Syracuse

Pictured is Belhurst Castle in Geneva, N.Y. Not a terribly inviting place. Nonetheless—or perhaps therefore—Laurie Fine, wife of accused molester (and former Syracuse assistant basketball coach) Bernie Fine, will speak there on Wednesday. Two of Fine's accusers, Zach Tomaselli and Floyd VanHooser, have retracted their… » 5/14/12 3:35pm 5/14/12 3:35pm

Greg Robinson Reads Children's Classics

You've gotta feel for Greg Robinson. He seems like a nice enough guy, and by all accounts he's a decent coach. His heart's in the right place, and all that. But if you ever wanted a more vivid picture of what the strain of coaching a major college football team is like, take a look at the video below of Robinson's… » 12/03/08 11:30am 12/03/08 11:30am