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Lacrosse could be in the Olympics- but what does this mean for Iroquois Nationals?

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lacrosse script By Ashtyn Hiron ONONDAGA NATION (N.Y.) — The International Olympic Committee granted provisional recognition to lacrosse last week. Making it a possibility that lacrosse could be considered for the 2028 Olympic games. However, the IOC does not currently acknowledge the Iroquois nation as a country, meaning they could miss out on this opportunity. 60 […]

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Central New York, Sports, Syracuse

Student-Athletes Help Schools Make Millions and They Don’t See a Dime

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Listen here to listen to a former college football player, an athletic department intern, and a sports podcast host give their arguments for and against paying college athletes. Audio Transcript: Pay for Play? By Matt Dzenawager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — College athletics help schools around the United States bring in millions. Twenty-seven division one schools […]

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Syracuse Mets Set to Take the Field in 2019

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  Click the play button above to hear Jason Smorol, general manager of the Syracuse Mets, Rick Burton, a professor at Syracuse University and Brad Horn, former vice president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, discuss the Syracuse Mets’ offseason re-brand. Audio transcript: Syracuse Mets Longform Wrap Script By PJ Clark SYRACUSE, N.Y. […]

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Central New York, Sports

Jamesville-Dewitt Football Makes Playoffs Despite Having Only One Win

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Click the play button above to learn how the Jamesville-Dewitt high school football team made the playoffs despite having only one win.  Audio Transcript: Wrap 10-15 By Max Chadwick, JAMESVILLE-DEWITT, N.Y. (NCC News)- This weekend marks the beginning of the playoffs for high school football. There’s usual powerhouses like Cicero-North Syracuse and Skaneateles, two undefeated teams. Then […]

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Central New York, Sports

Not Seen on TV

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The S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University has had a history of being a pipeline for talent to ESPN. Many sportscasters and producers have graduated from SU and gone on to ESPN, including the likes of Mike Tirico, Sean McDonough, and Dave Pasch among many more. Today, students are getting involved with the company even […]

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Central New York, Community, Entertainment, Sports

Soccer Fans Unite Every Weekend at Wolff’s Biergarten

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By Matt Liberman Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — While the rest of Armory Square (Syracuse) remained quiet and desolate, cheers from Wolff’s Biergarten echoed through the cold, morning air. Syracuse residents sat, tucked inside, on their couches, waiting for football to begin. Yet, a small group of soccer fans ventured downtown to watch the Premier […]

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Education, Entertainment, Sports, Syracuse

High School Sports In Central New York May Be Delayed Due To A Contract Disputre

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By: Kylan Watson, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The start of the fall high school sports season is less than three weeks away in Central New York.  However, there is an ongoing contract dispute which could delay it. Section III Athletics and the New York State Certified Football Officials Association (NYSCFO) have been engaged in […]

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Syracuse Orange Veteran Players React to 2018 Football ACC Rankings

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Audio Transcript: Otto Zaccardo on 2018 ACC Football Rankings Click the link above to learn more about Otto Zaccardo’s thoughts on ACC 2018 rankings. By Kayla Burton Syracuse, N.Y.  (NCC NEWS)- Syracuse University’s football team was predicted to finish last in the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference this season by the media members at the ACC Kickoff. The […]

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