WAER http://waer.org en Syracuse Football Slips By Wake http://waer.org/post/syracuse-football-slips-wake <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Syracuse football (4-4, 2-2) shut out Wake Forest (4-5, 2-4) in the Carrier Dome 13-0. The Orange defense allowed no points just two weekends after it let Georgia Tech put 56 on the board down in Atlanta.&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Both offenses started slow in the first half putting up two zeroes at the intermission. The Orange and Demon Deacons combined for 14 punts and zero </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">3rd</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> down conversions in the first half.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 01:03:15 +0000 Jay Alter 10165 at http://waer.org Syracuse Football Slips By Wake SU Crushed By Georgia Tech 56-0 http://waer.org/post/su-crushed-georgia-tech-56-0 <p><strong>ATLANTA, GA -&nbsp;</strong>Syracuse (3-4, 1-2) was throttled 56-0 to Georgia Tech (4-3, 3-2) at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday. The Orange offense struggled to get off the ground, amassing just 75 total rushing yards and 133 passing yards. SU head coach Scott Shafer was most frustrated with his team's inability to stay disciplined.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"Too many penalties today," coach Shafer said, in reference to his team's nine infractions for 91 yards. "We need to mature quickly as a team, but it starts with me."</span></p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 01:48:44 +0000 Ben Fontana 9513 at http://waer.org SU Crushed By Georgia Tech 56-0 'Cuse Football Heads to Atlanta http://waer.org/post/cuse-football-heads-atlanta <p>Syracuse (3-3, 1-1) hits the road again this weekend as the orange travels down to Atlanta to play Georgia Tech (3-3, 2-2). SU comes into the game fresh off its first ACC win and a road win against North Carolina State.</p><p>The Orange faces a Yellow Jackets team that ranks 6<sup>th</sup> in the nation in rushing yards led by the two-headed monster of senior running back, David Sims, and sophomore quarterback, Vad Lee. The two have combined for 635 yards on the year and the team as a whole has more than 1,700 yards on the ground.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:56:50 +0000 Jay Alter 9432 at http://waer.org 'Cuse Football Heads to Atlanta Northwestern Beats Syracuse 48-27 http://waer.org/post/northwestern-beats-syracuse-48-27 <p><strong>Evanston, Ill. -&nbsp;</strong>#19 Northwestern (2-0) crushed Syracuse (0-2) 48-27 at Ryan Field Saturday. The Orange has dropped both games this season to two Big Ten teams, Penn State and Northwestern. The Scott Shafer era has not gotten off to a great start and the first year head coach is taking full responsibility.</p><p>“We didn't play well in this game, and it starts with me.” Shafer said following the loss. “I have to fix these mistakes for next week,” the Coach continued.</p> Sun, 08 Sep 2013 02:40:58 +0000 Ben Fontana 7608 at http://waer.org Northwestern Beats Syracuse 48-27 Ian Eagle Inducted Into WAER Hall of Fame http://waer.org/post/ian-eagle-inducted-waer-hall-fame <p>Veteran sports broadcaster Ian Eagle '90 was inducted into the WAER Hall of Fame on Friday August 16, 2013 at the Joseph I Lubin&nbsp;House in Manhattan, NY.</p><p></p><p>Eagle is most notably known as the lead play-by-play announcer for the Brooklyn Nets on the YES network for the past 18 seasons. &nbsp;His work on YES earned him a New York Emmy for play-by-play earlier this year. &nbsp;In addition to his Nets duties, Eagle also broadcasts NFL football, NCAA basketball and Tennis for CBS Sports.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 18:10:16 +0000 Joe Lee 6669 at http://waer.org Ian Eagle Inducted Into WAER Hall of Fame