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Jimmy Boeheim to play for Detroit Pistons in NBA Summer League

After spending one year at Syracuse, forward Jimmy Boeheim has signed a summer league deal with the Detroit Pistons, according to Mike Waters of Syracuse.com. The summer league will take place in Las Vegas and will run from July 7 to July ... MORE
Syracuse Mets edge Rochester Red Wings, 3-2

Syracuse Mets edge Rochester Red Wings, 3-2

The Syracuse Mets edged the Rochester Red Wings, 3-2, on Friday night at Frontier Field. The Mets and Red Wings have split the first four games of the six-game series. Rochester jumped out to an early lead in the first inning. With ... MORE
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Buddy Boeheim signs two-way contract with Detroit Pistons

Former Syracuse basketball star Buddy Boeheim signed a two-way contract with the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night after he was not selected in the 2022 NBA Draft, per ESPN’s Dave McMenamin. Boeheim led the ACC in scoring last season at 19.2 points ... MORE
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Rep. Katko says he will vote for bipartisan gun safety bill

U.S. Representative John Katko said on Wednesday that he will vote for the bipartisan gun safety bill once it is brought before the House for a vote. “It is my strong belief that this legislation represents a consensus approach to addressing the ... MORE
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Rochester Red Wings hold on for win over Syracuse Mets

The Rochester Red Wings picked up their second-straight win over the Syracuse Mets on Thursday night at Frontier Field by defeating them 10-9. However, it didn’t come easy as the bullpen struggled and almost blew a six-run lead. Rochester has now taken ... MORE
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Legendary Fuccillo Automotive pitchman Tom Park dies at 69

The man who starred alongside Billy Fuccillo in a “huge” series of automobile ads has died. Syracuse.com reports Tom Park was 69. His wife, Jenny Lou Park reported in a Facebook post the auto marketing legend died of cancer Sunday. Park’s marketing ... MORE
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Thunderstorms bring heavy rain, leaving behind flooded roads in the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

Last week it was reports of wind damage following severe thunderstorms in the Finger Lakes. On Wednesday, a hot and humid airmass brought thunderstorms with torrential rain for areas in Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Yates, Seneca, and Cayuga counties. Few of the storms ... MORE
Rochester Red Wings snap skid with win over Syracuse Mets

Rochester Red Wings snap skid with win over Syracuse Mets

The Rochester Red Wings snapped a three-game skid with a 4-2 victory over the Syracuse Mets on a humid Wednesday afternoon at Frontier Field. The six-game series is now even at a game apiece. For the second straight day, it was a ... MORE
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Boeheim’s Army set to square off with India in opening round of ‘The Basketball Tournament’

Boeheim’s Army has learned who they will match up with in the opening round of The Basketball Tournament (TBT). TBT revealed the 64-team bracket that will participate in the single-elimination tournament for a million dollars. The defending champions will square off with ... MORE
Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill will encourage the sale of pets from unregulated breeders says Petland

Will New York’s Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill encourage black market pet sales? (video)

New York’s Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill is on Governor Kathy Hochul’s desk to be signed. It would ban the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores. Petland in Cicero is one business at risk of shutting down if the bill ... MORE
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Quinn Brodey’s two-run homer lifts Syracuse Mets over Rochester Red Wings in series opener

The Rochester Red Wings (37-30) opened a six-game series with the Syracuse Mets (26-40) on Tuesday night at Frontier Field. Syracuse rallied and came out victorious by a score of 3-2. Rochester jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the first ... MORE
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Mets sign veteran outfielder Ender Inciarte to minor league contract, assign him to Triple-A Syracuse

The New York Mets have agreed to a minor-league deal with veteran outfielder Ender Inciarte and assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse, the team officially announced Tuesday. Inciarte will earn $1.1 million if he reaches the Majors, per Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. The ... MORE
Syracuse Mets outfielder Daniel Palka named International League Player of the Week

Syracuse Mets outfielder Daniel Palka named International League Player of the Week

Syracuse Mets outfielder Daniel Palka was named International League Player of the Week on Tuesday. Palka hit .440 (11-for-25) with five RBIs, two home runs, four doubles, nine runs scored, and three walks in six games against the Norfolk Tides from June ... MORE
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USDA reminds New York producers to file crop acreage reports

Agricultural producers in New York who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after planting should make an appointment with their U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) service center before the applicable deadline. “Many USDA programs require producers to file ... MORE
Lightning re-sign forward Simon Ryfors to one-year, two-way contract

Lightning re-sign forward Simon Ryfors to one-year, two-way contract

A familiar face will be returning to the Syracuse Crunch next season. The Tampa Bay Lightning announced Monday that the team has signed forward Simon Ryfors to a one-year, two-way contract. This means he will be eligible to play for both Syracuse ... MORE
Jaouen and Branck promoted at Christopher Community, Inc.

Jaouen and Branck promoted at Christopher Community, Inc.

Christopher Community, Inc. has announced the promotions of Sara Jaouen and James Branck to new senior-level positions. Sara Jaouen has been named Director of Property Management and James Branck has been named Director of Quality & Compliance. “We are very pleased to ... MORE
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Syracuse Mets fall to Norfolk Tides in series finale

The Syracuse Mets fell to the Norfolk Tides, 8-6, in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Harbor Park. Despite the loss, Syracuse won the series by taking four of six. The Mets led 6-3 after three innings, but Norfolk scored five ... MORE
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Syracuse Mets roll past Norfolk Tides, 14-5

The Syracuse Mets bounced back from Thursday’s loss with a 14-5 victory over the Norfolk Tides on Friday night at Harbor Park. The Mets have now won three of the first four games in this six-game series. Syracuse scored 14 runs on 13 ... MORE