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April 15, 2013 - 11:54pm
A weekly look at Syracuse sports, featuring reporters from TheNewsHouse.com — your resource for news, sports and what's happening at Syracuse University.

Join Mark Volain, Joe Diglio and guest Micky Shaked as they break down Final Four weekend, including a shoutout to the Orange's official home in the ATL and a glance at the national championship game — a Louisville win over Michigan.

The guys also tackle a big weekend of lacrosse, Kayla Alexander's pro prospects in the WNBA draft and preview of Syracuse football's spring game on Saturday. 

April 9, 2013 - 3:02am
The Cardinals mount the second-biggest comeback in NCAA Championship history to win its 16th game in a row and the one that matters most.

This year's NCAA men's Division One National Championship will undoubtedly go down as a top ten final in tournament history.

Louisville didn't need last second shots or overtime, but it did need 12-point comeback to push past Michigan to win the championship, 82-76. 

In a year of winning streaks, Louisville is the only team to end its with a win—the Cardinals' sixteenth since losing the in five overtimes to Notre Dame in early February. Rick Pitino, in his 35th season as a head coach, was humbled at the press conference.

April 7, 2013 - 7:38am
The Orange fade on college basketball's biggest stage, letting the chance slip away of returning Syracuse's first national championship since 2003.

Many phrases received six foot burials leading up to the Final Four:

Nobody expected Syracuse to make the Final Four.

The Syracuse 2-3 zone gives teams fits if they can’t shoot three pointers.

Jim Boeheim is retiring after this season.

The truthiness in each is debatable (except for the last one after tonight’s press conference—he is not). But one obvious point that few expected to come to light before Syracuse’s 61-56 loss to Michigan in the NCAA Championship semifinal proved to be the straw that broke the donkey’s back:

April 6, 2013 - 9:19am
Alumni, fans and students reveled in all things Syracuse at Hudson Grille on Friday, located in the center of the Final Four weekend events.

The corner of Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Marietta Street Parkway brings Centennial Olympic Park, the CNN Center and the Georgia Dome together in one cohesive neighborhood that screams Atlanta. For one weekend, Syracuse owns that corner.