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Report: NCAA investigated Syracuse’s ties to local YMCA as part of inquiry

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The NCAA is reportedly looking into connections that Syracuse's athletics department had with a local YMCA in regards to an internship program and other possible impermissible benefits. [more]

Syracuse to retire Carmelo Anthony’s jersey

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He may have only played one season in an orange Syracuse uniform, but Carmelo Anthony’s jersey will be hanging from the rafters of the Carrier Dome come February, ESPN New York is reporting. According to the Syracuse Post-Standard, Syracuse has been “working to arrange [the jersey’s retirement] for a couple of years” and an official announcement [more]

Coach K, yoga master?

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Social media has allowed us to take a look into the inside teams that we typically don’t see, especially during the Olympics. The United State Men’s Basketball Team has been especially fun, with players tweeting pictures of other players in less-than-flattering situations, including this gem of Carmelo Anthony sleeping. We got another good one, courtesy [more]

The Morning Mix

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– For those interested, Doug Gottlieb provides his preseason power rankings for 2012-2013 – Jim Boeheim said something outlandish? I’m shocked. Shocked I say. Shocked. But he does want to keep one Big East non-conference game on the schedule…..Of course it’s the school in New York. Jimmy-B doesn’t travel outside of New York for nobody [more]

Report: Anthony Davis to be a finalist for Team USA

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According to a report from Sam Amrick of SI.com, Kentucky’s Anthony Davis will be getting a shot as a replacement candidate to compete with Team USA in this summer’s Olympic Games in London. There has been quite a bit of speculation about Davis’ potential candidacy, but with the torn ACL that Derrick Rose suffered in [more]

Lincoln’s Isaiah Whitehead picks up offers from Arizona, Georgetown, Iowa State

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PITTSBURGH–Lincoln (N.Y.) guard Isaiah Whitehead has come a long way in one year’s time. This time last spring, he was a highly ranked 2014 prospect who had scouts pointing out his potential for growth. Now, in one weekend, he picked up offers from Iowa State, Georgetown, and Connecticut. Add those to offers from St. John’s, [more]