Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies

...opened the door to equality in America."Lloyd helped the Syracuse Nationals win the 1955 NBA title, joining teammate Jim Tucker...560 regular-season games in nine seasons with Washington, Syracuse and Detroit. He missed the 1951-52 season while serving...
Thunder Mountain basketball seniors

...exciting.Favorite Blasco quote : 'It's a simple game guys.' Brick, brick, brick...Favorite college or NBA team : Syracuse Orange and Memphis Grizzlies.Plans after high school : Got to college, travel around the world.Favorite after game food...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26

...fifth medal of her career, the most of any woman in Alpine Olympic history.2005 - Jim Boeheim notches his 700th victory when Syracuse, led by Hakim Warrick's career-high 36 points, overwhelms Providence for a 91-66 victory.2006 - Sweden beats Finland...
Today in sports history for Tuesday, Feb. 24

...29 holes for an 8-and-7 victory, the largest margin in the final in the 10-year history of this tournament.2009 - Syracuse beats St. John's 87-58 to give coach Jim Boeheim his record 31st 20-win season. Boeheim breaks the tie with former...
Sports On TV for Wednesday, Feb. 11

MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL3 p.m., ESPN2 - Syracuse at Boston College3 p.m., ESPNEWS - South Florida at UCF3 p.m., ESPNU - Kansas St. at West Virginia4 p.m., FS1 - Villanova...
Sports On TV for Wednesday, Feb. 18

GOLF 7 p.m., TGC - LPGA, Women's Australian Open, first round, at Black Rock MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 3 p.m., ESPN - Louisville at Syracuse 3 p.m., ESPN2 - Xavier at Cincinnati 3 p.m., ESPNU - East Carolina at Tulsa 4 p.m., FSN - Kansas St.
Windom, Rifanburg to wed

Candice Windom and Timothy Rifanburg will wed Oct. 2, 2015 at Onondaga Park in Syracuse, New York. The bride is the daughter of Kelly Windom of Juneau. Candice is an alumna of Juneau-Douglas High School. The groom...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Feb. 12

...1958 - Boston's Bill Russell scores 18 points and grabs 41 rebounds to lead the Celtics to a 119-101 victory over the Syracuse Nationals.1968 - Jean-Claude Killy of France wins the men's giant slalom in the Winter Olympics at Grenoble, his second...
Today In Sports History for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...Montreal Canadiens end Washington's team-record winning streak at 14 games with a 6-5 victory.2013 - Ninth-ranked Syracuse beat St. John's 77-58 for its 37th straight win in the Carrier Dome, extending the nation's longest active home streak...
Sports on TV for Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

...Times ESTWednesday, Jan. 7MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL3 p.m., ESPN2 - NC State at VirginiaESPNEWS - Temple at TulaneESPNU - Syracuse at Georgia Tech5 p.m., ESPN2 - Colorado at UtahESPNEWS - TCU at Kansas St.ESPNU - Kansas at BaylorFS1 - DePaul at Creighton7...


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