Carrier Dome

September 21, 2014 - 5:30pm
The SU offense piled up 589 yards, but a pair of turnovers and special-teams blunders proved costly.

Playing in front of an announced crowd of 40,511 and looking to go 3-0 for the first time since 1991, Syracuse just couldn’t get out of its own way.

Numerous drive-stalling penalties, dropped interceptions and poor plays on special teams doomed the Orange in a disappointing 34-20 loss to the Maryland Terrapins at the Carrier Dome on Saturday.

September 16, 2014 - 5:37pm
Schools will play first high school hockey game in Carrier Dome.

The Baldwinsville Bees and Cicero-North Syracuse Northstars, both Section III rivals, will face off in the Carrier Dome at 6 p.m. on Nov. 21 as part of the Toyota Frozen Dome Classic, the Syracuse Crunch announced in a press release Tuesday. It will be the first-ever high school hockey game played in the Dome.

September 9, 2014 - 1:17pm
Games against Notre Dame, North Carolina highlight home lineup.

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced its complete women's basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season Tuesday morning, according to Syracuse Athletics.

Syracuse, which enters its second season in the ACC, will play 16 conference games. Eight of those will be held at the Carrier Dome.

The Orange opens conference play on Jan. 4 in the Dome against 2014 national finalist Notre Dame. Seven total games will come against opponents from last season's NCAA Tournament field.

August 30, 2014 - 4:22am
Orange wins bizarre game on touchdown pass by Riley Dixon in double overtime.

Syracuse turned to an unlikely hero Friday night at the Carrier Dome.

After all, it’s not every day the punter throws an eventual game-winning touchdown on a fake field goal attempt.

Facing fourth and goal from the Villanova one-yard line in double overtime, punter and place-holder Riley Dixon connected with tight end Kendall Moore for a go-ahead touchdown. Moments later, Robert Welsh tackled Wildcat quarterback John Robertson on a two-point conversion attempt to help SU escape with a 27-26 victory.

August 29, 2014 - 12:37pm
Elected as SU team captain, the fifth-year senior will be a key piece of the Orange's improved offensive attack.

As opening night of the 2014 Syracuse football season speeds ever closer, a lot of fanfare surrounds the debut of the Orange’s improved up-tempo offense.

That’s just how senior left tackle and co-captain Sean Hickey likes it.

August 28, 2014 - 1:19am
Slate highlighted by home-and-home with Duke, road trip to UNC

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The ACC released its full men's basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season Wednesday afternoon. The obvious headliner on Syracuse's calendar is a return visit by the Duke Blue Devils to the Carrier Dome on Feb. 14. The game will be televised on ESPN.

August 25, 2014 - 3:36pm
Villanova head coach ready to start season against Syracuse.

Andy Talley has won 204 games as the head football coach at Villanova University. But even after 29 years at the helm, he has no answer for the hostile environment that awaits the Wildcats this Friday night.

Talley spoke to the media Monday morning during the Colonial Athletic Association's weekly coaches teleconference. He spoke of the various challenges his squad will face during its season-opening clash with Syracuse.

August 6, 2014 - 10:23pm
SU hoops battles Bears, men's soccer receives votes and volleyball spikes across campus.

Syracuse will have to repeat some of its Maui magic to win the 2014 2K Classic.

The Orange's first opponent in the annual men's basketball tournament will be the California Golden Bears on Nov. 20, according to a Wednesday press release from Syracuse Athletics. Madison Square Garden will play host to the game, which is scheduled to tip-off at approximately 9 p.m.

August 2, 2014 - 9:17pm
Orange players and head coach Scott Shafer expecting improved offense and win total.

“Excitement” seemed to be the most popular word thrown around Syracuse University’s 2014 football media day at Manley Field House on Saturday afternoon.

In front of more than 25 media members, Orange head coach Scott Shafer talked about the excitement and expectations surrounding the program prior to his second year at the helm.

“I probably slept the best I’ve slept last night,” Shafer said. “I finally got to get in front of them as a group and talk to them about all that we’re looking to forward to…we’re fired up about the future.”

July 29, 2014 - 3:46pm
Syracuse and its former Big East rival will square off on Dec. 6.

Syracuse has added another opponent to its 2014-15 schedule, and the name is one very familiar to Orange fans.

SU will welcome former conference foe St. John's to the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6 in the second contest of a home-and-home series announced last year, according to a release from Syracuse Athletics. The meeting will be the 89th overall between the two squads.