The Syracuse Orange take on the heavily-favored North Carolina Tar Heels after a surprising run to the 2016 NCAA Final Four, which saw them play the underdog role perfectly including an improbable 16-point comeback against Midwest Region #1 Virginia on Sunday, the second best in school history in the Big Dance.
A third period come-back was capped off by a Carter Bancks goal in the final minute of regulation as the Utica Comets took down the Rochester Americans for two big points at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, 3-2, Tuesday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Alexis Peterson scored a season-high 29 points, Brianna Butler hit three straight 3-pointers early in the fourth quarter to break open the game, and Syracuse advanced to its first women's Final Four with an 89-67 victory over Tennessee in the Sioux Falls Regional final Sunday.
Brianna Butler scored 10 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:01 left, and Syracuse upset No. 1 seed South Carolina 80-72 in the Sioux Falls Regional semifinal of the women's NCAA Tournament Friday night.
The Syracuse Orange women's basketball team departed for Sioux Falls and their first-ever appearance in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, Tuesday. Tip-off time and the television schedule has now been announced for their game vs. South Carolina.
Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam LaRoche said he planned to retire and walk away from a $13 million salary after being told by the team president to cut down the time his son spent in the clubhouse.
A person with knowledge of the situation says the New England Patriots have traded defensive end/outside linebacker Chandler Jones to the Arizona Cardinals for guard Jonathan Cooper and a second-round draft pick.
The Utica Comets came into Blue Cross Arena in downtown Rochester Friday night on a high note after winning three straight games. However the Rochester Americans would snap the Comets three game win streak by a final score of 3-1.
New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has agreed to accept a 30-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, a penalty stemming from an incident with his girlfriend last October.
The Utica Comets took just 16 seconds to put in their first goal during their first visit to the Mile One Centre, and never looked back as they defeated the St. John's IceCaps to start off the second half of the season, Friday.
Chicago Wolves forward Pat Cannone scored three goals and Rockford IceHogs goalie Michael Leighton posted a shutout in the championship game as the Central Division beat the Atlantic Division 4-0 to win the AHL All-Star Challenge on Monday night at the Syracuse War Memorial.
"Thursday Night Football" will air on both CBS and NBC next season.
The NFL announced Monday that it had agreed to a two-year deal with the networks. CBS had broadcast games in partnership with NFL Network the past two seasons.
The Syracuse Orange team will face nine bowl teams from 2015 and have six home games in the upcoming season after the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) announced its 2016 regular season football schedule, Tuesday.
Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced that the club has signed forward Mike Zalewski to a two-way deal for the 2015-16 season, replacing his AHL-only contract. Zalewski has subsequently been recalled from the AHL Utica Comets and will join the team in Boston.
Head Coach Travis Green and his Utica Comets both made history, earning their 100th regular season win with a stellar performance in a 1-0 overtime win over the Albany Devils at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, Saturday.
The Utica Comets erupted scoring six straight goals, including their league-leading seventh short-handed tally as they came-from-behind to beat the Springfield Falcons 7-4 at the MassMutual Center, Friday.