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D'Angelo Harrison, left, and Sir'Dominic Pointer of the St. John's Red Storm react to a play against the Syracuse Orange during the first half at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Greene Slays Syracuse Late; St. John’s Wins 69-57

Phil Greene IV scored 11 straight points, breaking open a tight game with a trio of 3-pointers and a fast-break layup in the final minutes, and St. John’s beat Syracuse 69-57 in a game between two former Big East rivals on Saturday night.

12/06/2014

A driver and 26 passengers were injured when a bus headed for New York City was involved in a crash near Syracuse. (Credit: CBS2)

Bus Headed For New York City Crashes Near Syracuse; Driver And 26 Passengers Hurt

A driver and 26 passengers were recovering from injuries Thursday evening, following a crash outside Syracuse involving bus that had been headed to New York.

11/06/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Astorino Takes Heat For ‘Mafia’ Comment About Cuomo Administration

Westchester County Executive and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was taken to task Monday for a quote that seemed to compare Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a “mafia boss.”

07/28/2014

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Tailgate Fan’s Top 5 College Tailgates You Should Visit

Here is a list of Tailgate Fan’s top five tailgates you should visit…

07/17/2014

High winds on Tuesday, July 8, brought down a tree at 43rd Street and Tenth Avenue. (Credit: CBS 2)

Severe Storms Knock Down Trees, Cut Power; 3 Killed Upstate

Strong winds and heavy rain pounded parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday evening. Storms on Tuesday were also blamed for the deaths of three people upstate near Syracuse.

07/08/2014

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

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