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The iPhone 5C is seen on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on September 20, 2013. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Upstate Congressman Joins Push For Kill Switches On Smartphones

An upstate congressman has joined New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman a call to require require smartphone makers to install “kill switches” on phones to render them useless if stolen.

04/11/2014

Dyshawn Pierre #21 of the Dayton Flyers. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Dayton Forward Dyshawn Pierre

The sophomore forward tallied 12 points and eight rebounds in the 60-59 win over Ohio State. He didn’t miss a shot, hitting both of his field goals and all seven of his foul shots.

03/25/2014

Scoochie Smith #11 of the Dayton Flyers and Tyler Ennis #11 of the Syracuse Orange dive for a loose ball during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Dayton Stuns Syracuse 55-53 To Advance

Dyshawn Pierre scored 14 points and Jordan Sibert hit a key 3-pointer with 47.7 seconds left as Dayton stunned Syracuse 55-53 Saturday night to earn a spot in Sweet 16 for the first time in three decades.

03/22/2014

The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball.

03/21/2014

Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orangemen speaks with Trevor Cooney #10 (credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Which Local Teams Are Driving Highest Prices For NCAA Tournament Tickets?

Despite being placed in the South Region, Syracuse will open up at the First Niagara Center (formerly HSBC Arena) in Buffalo, N.Y.—the draw closest to campus that they could have possibly gotten.

03/19/2014

Michael Alvarado #31 of the Manhattan Jaspers drives to the basket past Javon McCrea #12 of the Buffalo Bulls. (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Manhattan Jaspers Basketball: New York City’s Team

Syracuse University advertises itself as “New York’s College Team.” St. John’s boasts, “We Are New York’s Team.” If we’re talking about New York City, Manhattan College may have the best case.

03/10/2014

Tyler Roberson #21 of the Syracuse Orange, Robert Carter, Jr. #4 and Chris Bolden #11 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets dive on the floor for a loose ball during the second half at the Carrier Dome on March 4, 2014 in Syracuse, New York. Georgia Tech defeated Syracuse 67-62. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Syracuse In Danger Of All-Out Free Fall After Loss To Georgia Tech

A month ago, Syracuse was unbeaten, ranked No. 1 and riding high. Now, the Orange are struggling toward the postseason having lost four of five.

03/05/2014

Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers watches the action against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at McCamish Pavilion on February 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Virginia, Syracuse & More

It’s going to take a really good team to beat Virginia in the NCAA Tournament. And that’s because the Cavaliers certainly aren’t going to beat themselves.

03/03/2014

John Calipari and Julius Randle of Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Upset Potential For Kentucky?

The Wildcats have elite talent and can beat anyone in the country, but they’re also susceptible to a potential early upset in the NCAA Tournament.

02/24/2014

Boston College Eagles players celebrate after beating the Syracuse Orange at the Carrier Dome on February 19, 2014. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Stunner! 7-Win Boston College Hands Syracuse 1st Loss

The Eagles, whose only conference wins this season were over Virginia Tech, beat a No. 1-ranked team for the third time and first since knocking off then-No. 1 North Carolina in 2009.

02/20/2014

Tyler Ennis celebrates with Rakeem Christmas of the Syracuse Orange after defeating the Pittsburgh Panthers with a game-winning three at the buzzer on February 12, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Syracuse Tops Pitt, Stays Unbeaten On Ennis’ Long Buzzer-Beater

Tyler Ennis took the inbounds pass with 4.4 seconds left and dribbled up court. He had the option of shooting or passing to Trevor Cooney. The Syracuse freshman guard decided to shoot. It was the right decision.

02/13/2014

Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers watches the action against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at McCamish Pavilion on February 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Virginia, Arizona State & More

The Cavaliers have lost one game in 2014 and it was a four-point defeat against Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium. This team is very much a threat to both Syracuse and Duke at the top of the ACC.

02/10/2014

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Kentucky, Syracuse & More

Luckily for the Panthers and Irish, they’re very familiar with Jim Boeheim’s defense from their days in the Big East. For everyone else in the ACC, dealing with the Orange’s vaunted zone is going to be an absolute headache.

12/30/2013

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Brooklyn DA: School Offering ESL Classes ‘A Total Fraud’

According to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, Patrick and Joanne Panettieri allegedly defrauded more than 100 immigrant Asian families out of thousands of dollars.

09/04/2013

Sink Spigot

State Fairgoers: Rochester Has N.Y. State’s Tastiest Drinking Water

Rochester beat out New York City and Mount Vernon this week as the winner of the New York State Drinking Water Contest.

08/31/2013

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