"Football" Tagged Articles

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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The official Allstate AFCA Good Works Team award given out to Kielan Whitner.
Central New York, Community, Consumer, Sports

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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(c) 2017 Tommy Farrell Macky MacPherson remembers his grandfather
Health, Sports

Concussions Cause Lasting Health Problems For Football Players

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By Marco Socci SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Former Syracuse Wide Receiver Marcus Clayton is suing the University along with the American Athletic Conference, and NCAA for concussion damage. Clayton’s lawsuit claims he now suffers from, “memory issues, headaches, mood swings, and other debilitating issues.” While Clayton last played for the Orange in 2005, the connection between concussions […]

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Central New York

Former Syracuse and New York Giants Cornerback Charged with Stealing Millions in Ponzi Scheme

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By Paige Shepperly SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Former Corcoran High School, Syracuse University, and New York Giants football player, Will Allen, has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with stealing millions in a Ponzi scheme, according to Syracuse.com. The complaint filed by the SEC Tuesday in Boston stated Will Allen and Susan Daub raised almost $32 million […]

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Sports, Uncategorized

Reach For The Skyy: Former SU Track Star Working Toward NFL, Inspires Others

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By Gabriella Kreuz Syracuse, NY (NCC News) — Skyy Simmons has a passion for football.  If his six-foot-four inch, 200 pound build doesn’t give it away, his work ethic will. Simmons ran track on scholarship at Syracuse University. When he graduated back in 2009, Simmons  said he could feel the desire burning inside him to try returning to […]

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