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Preseason Bracketology: Projected No. 16 seeds for 2015 NCAA Tournament

syracuse.com — One of 16 posts offering a way-too-early look at a possible 68-team NCAA tournament field for 2014-15. First up: The projected No. 16 seeds Last year's record: 20-13 (13-5 Patriot) Last NCAA appearance: 2014 Why American? The backcourt.
Oct 20, 2014

Preseason projected No. 16 seeds: American, Central Connecticut, N.C. Central, Texas Southern, Weber St.. Winthrop -- ow.ly/D3H49

Oct 20, 2014

Madness in October. RT @D1scourse: Here are projected No. 16 seeds for March, all from one-bid leagues --- bit.ly/1wggV0S

Oct 20, 2014

... with that in mind, here are projected No. 16 seeds for March, all from one-bid leagues --- ow.ly/D3H49

Syracuse woman arrested at Al's Wine & Whiskey after assaulting Blue Tusk bouncer, police say

syracuse.com — SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A Syracuse woman was arrested after police say she caused a scene in Armory Square, leaving one bar without paying and smashing a glass into a bouncer's face. Bryanna Trainham, 30, was charged at Al's Wine & Whiskey, where she went after allegedly assaulting a bouncer at The Blue Tusk.
Oct 20, 2014

@cnyscene: Syracuse woman arrested at Al's after assaulting Blue Tusk bouncer, police say | ow.ly/D3Ctr” .... @Stephen_Bailey1

Oct 20, 2014

#Syracuse woman arrested at Al's Wine & Whiskey after assaulting Blue Tusk bouncer ow.ly/D3AKq

A former Oswego porn actress falls in love with a preacher; they're getting married

syracuse.com — SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Crystal DiGregorio and Dave Bassette fell in love at church. It sounds almost cliche, but theirs is a union no one -- including them -- would have expected. The Oswego woman is a former adult movie actress. He is a Pentecostal minister in Fulton.

Oct 20, 2014

Salina man charged in 6-year-old daughter's carbon monoxide poisoning death released from jail s.syracuse.com/kofgVzg

Biden in Syracuse: VP talks about congressional gridlock, the GOP, Stinard Avenue (video)

syracuse.com — DeWitt, N.Y. - Vice President Joe Biden gave a personal and progressive speech today as he urged supporters of U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei to vote on Nov. 4. Maffei, D-Syracuse, leads Republican John Katko in recent polls. But Katko, a former federal prosecutor from Camillus making his first run for office, is mounting a strong challenge to the two-term congressman.
Oct 20, 2014

Biden: “I’m supposedly an expert on foreign policy.” bit.ly/1wgurkX

Syracuse football Week 9 depth chart (Clemson)

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. -- Two days after defeating Wake Forest 30-7 in Winston-Salem, N.C., Syracuse has released its early depth chart for Clemson. Per usual, this is consistent with SU's lineup on Saturday. The only notable changes from the pregame WFU depth chart are Eric Crume in for the injured Wayne Williams at nose tackle and Prince-Tyson Gulley added as a punt return option to Ritchy Desir.

Golisano Children's Hospital director: Response to 'great Ebola epidemic' embarrassing (Your letters)

syracuse.com — To the Editor: When the history of American medicine in the early 21st century is written, the chapter on the "great Ebola epidemic of 2014" will surely be one of the most comical and embarrassing chapters. A cruise ship is temporarily marooned because a healthy passenger may have worked with a lab specimen from an Ebola patient nearly three weeks earlier.
Oct 20, 2014

#Syracuse children's hospital director: Response to 'great Ebola epidemic' is embarrassing ow.ly/D3EWw

Doyin Akintobi-Adeyeye: Syracuse's 6-foot-6 'surprise' basketball player bolsters lineup

syracuse.com — Syracuse, NY - Rakeem Christmas noticed the big guy loitering outside the Melo Center last summer. He "somewhat" knew Doyin Akintobi-Adeyeye through a mutual friend. So Christmas invited the 6-foot-6, 235-pound Akintobi-Adeyeye into the gym, introduced him to SU's strength and conditioning coach Ryan Cabiles. "Ever since then," Christmas said, "he's been coming in."
Oct 20, 2014

RT @DonnaDitota1: Doyin Akintobi-Adeyeye: Syracuse's 'surprise' walk-on with the long name, big-man game. Story: ow.ly/D2ZOJ

Nicki Minaj gets 'cheeky'; Cam'ron selling Ebola masks; 'Sharknado 3': PM Buzz

syracuse.com — GQ calls Nicki Minaj a "cheeky genius" in the magazine's November issue. Interviewer Taffy Brodesser-Akner says the "Anaconda" rapper fell asleep during their chat, but got really mad when she refused to admit the song, its provocative artwork and accompanying music video had anything to do with her most famous assets.
Oct 20, 2014

PM BUZZ: Nicki Minaj gets 'cheeky'; new Smashing Pumpkins song; 'Sharknado 3' ow.ly/D3CdU

Biden in Syracuse: Great to be 'almost home'

syracuse.com — DeWitt, N.Y. -- Vice President Joe Biden, calling U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei a personal friend, urged people here to vote Democratic on Nov. 4 to protect middle-class homeowners and workers. "Folks this is a big election," Biden said at a rally for Maffei at Syracuse Hancock International Airport.

Syracuse football sends out New York City edits to recruits, including LB decommit Doyle Grimes

syracuse.com — Syracuse, N.Y. - Syracuse's recruiting department is back at it with edits. After Heisman buffs, puzzle pieces and NCAA 2015 covers, the Orange is now playing up its self-appointed "New York's College Team" mantra in messages to its verbal commitments and targets with an edit that features the New York City skyline.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @syrfootball: Syracuse football sends out New York City edits to recruits, including LB decommit Doyle Grimes: ow.ly/D3Dhd

In Elmwood: Brilliant light through a grand window as a congregation says farewell

syracuse.com — The timing was perfect. Once Sunday's final service got underway at the Elmwood Presbyterian Church in Syracuse, a morning sun muscled its way through gray clouds. A crowd of more than 100 looked on as brilliant light poured through the stained glass window that dominates the church sanctuary.
Oct 20, 2014

Deeply moving final service for 125-year-old #ElmwoodPresbyterian in Syracuse; new church plans to move into landmark syracuse.com/kirst/index.ss…

NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman faces credibility issues after Ebola snafu

syracuse.com — NEW YORK (AP) -- The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor. An admitted lapse in the quarantine, combined with a curiously imprecise explanation, unleashed a furious response.
Oct 20, 2014

NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman faces credibility issues after Ebola snafu ow.ly/D32Ry