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Justin Pugh (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Ryan Nassib (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants Ink Deals With Rookies Justin Pugh And Ryan Nassib

The New York Giants have signed first-round draft pick offensive tackle Justin Pugh and his Syracuse teammate, quarterback Ryan Nassib, a fourth-rounder.

07/26/2013

Doug McDermott (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Big East Offseason Notebook; Questions, Rankings And More

It’s safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.

07/08/2013

Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange speaks to head coach Jim Boeheim in the second half against the Seton Hall Pirates during the second round of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Syracuse Among New Teams Welcomed To Expanding ACC

July 1 is moving day for schools switching conferences all over the country, including Syracuse who switched to the ACC.

07/01/2013

Tim Pernetti (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Dyer: What Disgraced Rutgers Needs Is For Tim Pernetti To Return As AD

Heading into its final year in the Big East — scratch that, the American Athletic Conference — Rutgers needs to set the ship aright and do it quickly. What it needs is for Tim Pernetti to return as athletic director.

06/04/2013

Photo: Tom Kaminski

Report: Big Ten Conference To Add Pinstripe Bowl To Postseason Lineup

The Pinstripe Bowl and Big Ten will announce at Yankee Stadium on Monday an agreement between the conference and the 3-year-old postseason game.

06/02/2013

Nerlens Noel (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: 2013 NBA Draft Notebook, Including An Early Mock

Is the 2013 NBA Draft as weak as people are making it out to be? Yes, at the top. There are NO franchise players in this draft.

05/22/2013

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino with his new tattoo (Credit: Twitter/ @KKcards)

Rick Pitino Stays True To Word, Gets Tattoo On Back In Honor Of NCAA Title

In an effort to motivate his team and lift its spirits, the legendary coach promised his players in February that if they won the national championship, he would get a tattoo. He stayed true to his word.

04/26/2013

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 06:  Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange drives for a shot attempt in the first half against Jon Horford #15 and Glenn Robinson III #1 of the Michigan Wolverines during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Georgia Dome on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Syracuse Falls Short In Final Four, Michigan Earns Spot In NCAA Final

Jim Boeheim sat on a stool most of the night, hand propped against his chin, looking more like a man proctoring a math exam than one coaching a basketball game.

04/07/2013

Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), fired coach Mike Rice  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), university president Robert Barchi (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Clouds Of Chaos And Controversy Surround Rutgers Basketball Program

Clouds of controversy has surrounded the Rutgers basketball program in April.

04/06/2013

Mike Rice (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giglio: Mike Rice Fallout Puts Further Damper On Collegiate Athletics, Final Four

The jig is up for the NCAA. No longer is the product pure or different than the money-grabbing, greedy professional product. Enjoy the Final Four for what it is this weekend: Basketball. Nothing more, nothing less.

04/05/2013

Trent Lockett #22 of the Marquette Golden Eagles fights to control the ball against Michael Carter-Williams #1, C.J. Fair #5 and Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Will Michigan Be Able To Beat Syracuse’s Vaunted 2-3 Zone Defense?

Some get paid millions to try and solve the riddle facing the Michigan coaching staff at the Final Four this weekend. How do you score against the Syracuse 2-3 zone defense? Lately, there seems to be no answer.

04/05/2013

2013 Big East tournament (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

2013 Big East tournament (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

Richard Pitino (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Bold Hire At Minnesota, Old Big East’s New Name & More NCAA Notes

Give Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague credit. After firing Tubby Smith and striking out on Fred Hoiberg and Mick Cronin, Teague made a bold hire with Richard Pitino.

04/04/2013

Mike Rice (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallas: Did Mike Rice Have To Be Fired? Of Course He Did

In the 21st century, you simply can’t put your hands on a kid. Or throw balls at a kid. Or kick a kid. Or use homophobic slurs toward a kid. Rice did all of these things and still kept his job, until now. And that’s the scariest thing of all.

04/03/2013

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