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Jared E. Smith

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Blogger for SB Nation's Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician. Former SB Nation New York's College Sports Writer and SB Nation News Desk Contributor.

For three years, Jared was a beat reporter for Syracuse football, men's basketball and Big East Conference sports.

In real life Jared is the head hancho of Trumansburg Golf Course's pro shop.

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Midnight Madness tips off college hoops season

The St. John's Red Storm, Seton Hall Pirates and Rutgers Scarlet Knights men's basketball seasons begin Friday when the programs host Midnight Madness events.

Midnight Madness tips off SU hoops season

The Syracuse Orange men's basketball program tips off its season Friday with Midnight Madness at the Carrier Dome (8 p.m.). The event will host many fans and recruits that are excited for the season to begin.

NFL Picks, Week 6: Jets win, Giants lose key games

The NFL regular season heads into Week 6 and there are many key games on the schedule. Here's the SB Nation picks and predictions.

SU hoops target James Young to commit Thursday

James Young, a highly-touted Class of 2013 men's basketball recruiting, will announce his commitment decision Thursday at 5 p.m. on ESPNU. Young is expected to pick the Kentucky Wildcats over the Syracuse Orange and other top basketball programs.

Eagles are 5-point favorites over Lions

The Philadelphia Eagles host the Detroit Lions Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles will enter as 5-point favorites.

Steelers 5-point favorites over Titans

The oddsmakers have the Pittsburgh Steelers as 5-point favorites over the Tennessee Titans. The pair of AFC teams will clash Thursday night (8:20 p.m. ET on NFL Network).

Raul Ibanez: The Yankee savior

Pinch hitter Raul Ibanez hit two home runs Wednesday to propel the New York Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in Game 3 of the ALDS. This is the second time in a week Ibanez has been a hero in a critical win.

Trust me -- SU's Doug Marrone is not Joseph Stalin

The Syracuse Orange and Rutgers Scarlet Knights meeting Saturday in a Big East Conference football game.

SU battling injuries to key players

The Syracuse Orange will try to defeat the undefeated Rutgers Scarlet Knights Saturday, but may need to do so with a slew of key players banged up.

NFL Power Rankings: Giants up, Jets down

The latest NFL Power Rankings were released by SB Nation on Tuesday, and the New York Giants moved up while the New York Jets moved down.

Redskins ranked No. 18 for 2nd straight week

The Washington Redskins were ranked the 18th-best team in the NFL by SB Nation's Joel Thorman. The ranking was the same as last week's NFL Power Rankings.

J.R. Smith featured in new Sean Paul music video

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith plays a featured role in Sean Paul's new music video, "How Deep Is Your Love." The video is the reggae artist's new single that features R&B singer Kelly Rowland.

Redskins sign new kicker Forbath, release Cundiff

The Washington Redskins made a change at kicker Tuesday, signing former UCLA Bruin Kai Forbath and releasing Billy Cundiff.

Boston to make Ortiz contract offseason priority

The Boston Red Sox are planning to make a contract extension for free-agent David Ortiz one of its top priories in the offseason.

Jets never say never to options, including T.O.

During the New York Jets' 23-17 Monday night loss to the Houston Texans, free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens pleaded his case to be a Jet. After the game, Jets head coach Rex Ryan said his team looks at every option to get better.

Texans' Cushing could have ACL tear

Despite winning 23-17 on Monday night, the Houston Texans may have suffered a big injury as linebacker Brian Cushing could be out for the year with an ACL tear. Cushing's injury is one of many in the AFC South after Week 5 action.

Sandusky's victims speak before sentencing

Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison Tuesday. Before his sentencing five of his victims spoke to Judge John Cleland.

Nats' Harper battling strep throat

After going 1-for-10 in the first two games of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, it was revealed Tuesday that Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is battling strep throat.

Texans spoil solid effort by Jets

The New York Jets lost to the Houston Texans, 23-17, on Monday night. The loss dropped the Jets to 2-3 overall, but according to the fan base, there was a lot good to take out of the showdown with one of the best teams in the NFL.

Pens' Crosby still undecided about Europe

If the NHL lockout doesn't end soon, Sidney Crosby may need to head overseas to play hockey this year. But insuring his future earnings will be costly for any team that takes him on, his agent says.

Sports on TV: Tuesday, Oct. 9

The TV viewing guide for Tuesday, Oct. 9, features a pair of MLB postseason games -- Reds vs. Giants, A's vs. Tigers -- and KHL hockey.

Texans' defense big in Monday night victory

Behind a strong performance from running back Arian Foster and their defense, the Houston Texans defeated the New York Jets, 23-17, on Monday night. The victory helped Houston start the season 5-0 for the first time in franchise history.

Rutgers hosts SU

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights host the Syracuse Orange Saturday in a Big East Conference game at High Point Solutions Stadium (Noon ET on Big East Network).

Eagles reax: Vick has a fumbling problem

The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 16-14, on Sunday. The loss may have been prevented if Eagles quarterback Michael Vick didn't fumble twice. The question is being asked, does Vick have a fumbling problem?

RG3 showing no symptoms of a concussion

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is showing no symptoms of a concussion, head coach Mike Shanahan reported Monday. Its still unclear if Griffin III will play this Sunday against the Vikings, but initial signs are positive.

Sandusky expected to speak Tuesday at sentencing

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is expected to speak to the judge at his sentencing on Tuesday. Sandusky has been convicted of abusing 10 boys over 15 years.

Gaints' Brown suffered concussion in Sunday's win

New York Giants' head coach Tom Coughlin admitted to the media Monday that running back Andre Brown did suffer a concussion in Sunday's 41-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns.

WVU may see increased interest from Texas recruits

The West Virginia Mountaineers earned its second victory of the season against Texas based programs, as they downed the Texas Longhorns, 48-45. The victory could help the program recruit better in the state believes some recruiting experts.

Eastern Conference features tight playoff race

The MLS Eastern Conference standings update for Oct. 8.

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