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Recent Articles from “Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician”

  • Syracuse vs. North Florida: Five things to look for against the Ospreys December 2, 2016
    The Syracuse Orange are looking for a bounce back win on Saturday. Calling this game a “mus- win” is a little much, but the Syracuse Orange are in dire need of a statement victory on Saturday. The Orange are coming off of two straight losses — games where they got exposed and embarrassed by teams suited to take apart their weaknesses. It’s early in the seaso […]
    Andrew Godnick
  • Syracuse’s Amba Etta-Tawo could be day two NFL Draft selection December 2, 2016
    With the season over, the fifth-year senior now focuses on his future pro career. Coming over from the Maryland Terrapins as a one-year rental, Amba Etta-Tawo didn’t carry astronomical evaluations with him when he joined the Syracuse Orange. His experience was limited with the Terps, but we’d take the extra veteran presence in the receiving corps. I said thi […]
    John Cassillo
  • Syracuse Football: Time to enjoy an uncertain future rather than search for a distant past December 2, 2016
    Syracuse's 61-76 loss was the insane culmination of yet another turbulent season.  But rather than continuing to rage at our disappointment and unfulfilled destiny, I've let go and found peace. Time for some honesty among friends...I lost my mind last weekend. Having been raised on Syracuse Orange football over the past several decades, I think I h […]
    The Invisible Swordsman
  • What’s been missing for Syracuse basketball in the last two losses? December 2, 2016
    The Orange haven’t looked great. Why’s that? As you well know, Syracuse Orange basketball has lost its last two games after starting out 4-0. Both contests were away from home against currently ranked teams (South Carolina and Wisconsin) — stark contrasts from the competition they faced in the earlier games. But that doesn’t change the fact that SU has looke […]
    John Cassillo
  • Ranking Syracuse football’s 2016 uniform combinations December 2, 2016
    There were a lot. Which was best? The Syracuse Orange football team wore 12 different uniform combinations this fall -- one for each game. Some we liked. Others? Not so much. But with the season now over, why not rank all 12 to see which looks actually worked for SU (and which firmly did not)? Keep in mind that how Syracuse played in each respective game doe […]
    John Cassillo

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