Stabbing at Carrier Dome May Force Changes to Syracuse’s Orange Madness

What should SU do to make sure this never happens again?

You can’t blame Syracuse University for a couple of knuckleheads finding it the perfect time to throw down during a free, non-competitive sporting event/concert like last night. A stabbing on the floor of the Carrier Dome during Midnight Madness is just idiotic. Go duel it out Jets/Sharks-style under the 81 overpass. Don’t get blood on my Otto t-shirt.

In every crowd, at every stadium, fans get boozed up, find those beer muscles, get pissed off at something inane, and decide to prove just how tough they are. How do you keep out every idiot out of the joint? Unfortunately, the dummies always seem to outnumber you.

But are there ways for SU to prevent the violence? There’s certainly some possibilities to limit it. You can charge for the tickets from here on out, but honestly how much would you pay to watch the SU hoops team practice? $5? $10? And does a few bucks really scare away the fools that want to fight? People pay way more than that for tickets to games and we still have fans doing battle. I’ve witnessed the drunk tank under Gillette Stadium during a Pats/Jets playoff game. Those people paid $100 or more with 75 other bozos to spend the night in a dog cage.

You could limit the tickets to specific distribution points, like picking them up at the box office, getting them at Wegman’s – forcing people to make an effort instead of just waltzing in for some free entertainment.

The stabbing is the part that scares everyone, because then it’s not just two drunks throwing some fists. It’s a knife, blood, and medics having to whisk a victim to an ambulance. Why not institute the pat-down? Maybe fans had to be frisked last night, but if so there was a security guard that missed a blade. When I head to Giants Stadium or Citi Field or Yankee Stadium, I get frisked. You have to just expect that it’s part of the experience.

If we’re missing knives on the pat-down, maybe it’s time for a few metal detectors. No one wants to feel like they’re walking into DeathZone 2065, but if it keeps these incidents out of the Dome, then fine. We deal with it on planes, at government offices and other places. It’s part of the world we live in.

My guess is SU takes this thing seriously, because it could’ve been worse, and it’s front page news on Thankfully it’s only a handful of dopes and they’ll all survive. But if this were a shooting, then we’re talking some serious potential disaster. Can’t ever underestimate the idiots.

Posted: D.A.

36 Comments on this Post

  1. Jimmy C.

    Charge money for the tix, install metal detectors and mandatory pat down stations.

    And you are right DA, change the easiness of getting tickets and the riff raff and wannabe gangsters only there to see Wale out of there. I heard the fight was over a girl and that they were only there to see Wale and that the game was secondary to the act.

  2. Jimmy C.

    Maybe stop bringing in certain artists only there to impress recruits and instead bring in rock and roll acts. Not country acts, rock and roll acts. If its a well know rap artist on Jay-Z or Kanye’s level, Eminem or Snoopr Dogg, old school rap, thats fine too

  3. @Jimmy C;What’s wrong with country music? how old are you? Take a damn good look at the crowd next time you go to a basketball game,how many people do you see under 21 there?
    The crowd at the dome is aging,instead of playing to the younger crown they should change the scheduling and start looking at the older people,you know the one’s who are spending the money.

    The City of Syracuse was just awarded a $500,000 grant to get rid of the gangs in Syracuse. I suggest that the mayor,common council,police force and sheriff dept. start spending the money wisely by doing their jobs now.

  4. Cuse don't luse

    I’m the only one in highschool here and if I was a recruit I woul go to sleep to country music or rock keep the rap install metal detectors it’s not that complicated small blunder with a couple idiots no deaths is a positive because now it will get fixed and no one dies

  5. I don’t think you can make this event about an older crowd when it is 19 year olds playing a game, trying to recruit 17 year olds to go to their school when they turn 18. Put this all into perspective. We who are not students, players, recruits, are spectators and supporters. It is not about us and as an alum, that’s hard to say but its true. First and foremost it’s for the recruits, then the players. Everything after that is residual. I am angry because thugs decided to make it about them and risk the reputation of my school and all the recruiting efforts. Did we just increase the chances of losing all the guys there and everyone of the recruits at home who have nothing but ESPN stories to tell them and their parents how safe that environment is. I am not sure what to do about it yet, but pat downs and metal detectors are a must if this is the element events like this will draw. I went to the first one of these at Manley and it was a little boring so I understand the need to enliven it, but this event cannot work in reverse and scare recruits away, or it won’t continue and that hurts everyone

  6. @Malone;your probably correct when you say an event like this is not for the crowd but for the younger people who play the game.

    Good post,

  7. Russell MacEachern

    Yeah Ron I agree with the sensible Malone and our young lad CuseDontLuse too!

  8. Russell MacEachern

    But like you Ron I love folk and country as well as Rock music!!

  9. I believe you had to go to certain places(bank ect.)to get tickets. you couldn’t just walk into the dome.

  10. Sad. hip-hop and bball go hand in hand. Rock and Country just don’t fit.Hip-Hop and basketball are just culturally linked. Gotta keep the thugz out. Plain an simple.

  11. For the current football season we are also offering special Liverpool FC
    tickets which include hospitality at the Isla Gladstone Victorian conservatory, which is grade II listed and
    offers some of the best views in the city of Stanley Park.
    The Lakers won 10 NBA championships under his ownership,
    putting them at 16 (second to the Boston Celtics) in franchise history.
    In brain exams of athletes including former football players, hockey players and
    other athletes, the effects of repeated blows to the head is frighteningly obvious.

  12. Superb, աhat a website іt is! Thiss website giives valuable fɑcts tо us, keeep it սp.

  13. I’m not sure why but this blog is loadimg extremely slow for me.
    Is anyone else having this probleem or iss it a
    problem on my end? I’ll check back later and see if the problem still exists.

  14. Currently it appears like Drupal is the best blogging platform
    available right now. (from what I’ve read) Is that what you are using on your blog?

  15. Definitely believe that which you said. Your favorite justification seemed to be on the internet the simplest thing to be
    aware of. I say to you, I definitely get irked while people think about worries that they
    plainly don’t know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the
    top and defined out the whole thing without having side effect , people could take a signal.
    Will probably be back to get more. Thanks

  16. An intriguing discussion is definitely worth comment.
    There’s no doubt that that you ought to write more on this subject, it may not be a taboo subject but typically people do not speak about these issues.
    To the next! Many thanks!!

  17. I have been surfing online more tҺan 4 hours today, yet Ӏ nrver fοund any interesting
    article liκe yourѕ. It’s pretty worth еnough for me.
    Personally, іf all website owners and bloggers maɗe
    good content ɑs yoս Ԁіd, the web wіll be a lot more useful than eѵer before.

  18. What you’ve done with this informational material is clever and interesting. It’s not very often that I get to read this kind of quality content.

  19. Paragraph writing іs also а fun, if you bee familiar with
    thеn you ϲan write if not it is difficult tߋ write.

  20. Wе stumbled over ɦere from a differеnt website and tҺoսght I might аs well check thіngs out.
    ӏ likе ѡhat І see ѕo noԝ i’m folloѡing you. Lοοk forward to
    loοking at ʏour web page fоr a second time.

  21. Haviing read this I thought it was really enlightening.
    I appreciate youu finding the time and effort to put this arficle together.
    I once again find myself spending a significant amount of timne both reading and posting comments.
    But so what, it was still worthwhile!

  22. I’m not sure where you’re getting your info, but
    good topic. I needs to spend some time learning much more or understanding
    more. Thanks for fantastic information I was looking for this
    information for my mission.

  23. I’ll immmediately take hold of your rss as I can’t in finding your e-mail subscdiption hyperlink or
    newsletter service. Do you’ve any? Please permit me know so that I may just subscribe.

  24. Hi! I could have sworn I’ve visited your blog before but after going through a few of
    the articles I realized it’s new to me. Regardless, I’m
    certainly delighted I found it and I’ll be bookmarking it and checking back regularly!

  25. Excellent blog here! Also your web site loads up very fast!
    What web host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link
    to your host? I wish my web site loaded up as quickly as yours lol

  26. I think the admin of this web page is actually working hard in favor of his web page, for the reason that here every stuff is quality based information.

  27. Rather than owner becoming taxed being a corporation and then, being after tax again being an employee,
    the gains filter right down to the controlling members in addition to
    members, and are then after tax as cash flow to the individuals This can be a feature
    so that it is different from folks Still, their particular eventual failure or
    success will determine doable mergers and technology exchanges, and the ones companies extra determined and willing to resist financial stresses and specialised setbacks suggests serious small business When buying
    a fresh car or truck, most of the people don’t possibly scoff or perhaps
    ask about the interest rate rate for brand spanking new cars at
    the dealership and settle for the idea Online strategy
    of personal loans is actually a superlative chance
    submission simply because it enables you to purchase an appropriate deal at fair rates Should you
    be affected with several cash troubles that happen to
    be difficult to often be managed plus delayed, then you’ll need a fast
    answer to this which can be granted to your account by the payday loans scheme If your respond to of higher than stated inquiries is yes, after that applying for instant payday loans prove to be actually very helpful available for you Nonetheless expert mortgage
    consultants usually consider researching the available
    possibilities before finalizing the loan option in your situation Predatory
    creditors usually stick to a similar style of providing mortgages
    with excessive rates, hidden expenses, “balloon payments” due with mortgage maturation, and a transaction based on the
    residence’s value in lieu of your income and just what you can afford
    to cover As you would like to be able to derive income without
    hindrance, so make an application for quick payday loans for poor credit through on-line application process The
    S200 may be the only usb flash drive validated to meet up with Level Three
    of the Federal Course of action Information Standardization (FIPS) 140-2 conventional and
    includes a range of features that make it particularly unlikely which anybody apart from you will be able to admittance your data He was quoted saying all we can easily do has been continue
    making payments on the construction mortgage
    loan and look for each of our financing Anyone being a undesirable creditor as a
    result of defaults, arrears, foreclosure, later payments, overlooked payments, owing payments, CCJs (State Court Conclusions), IVAs (Individuals Voluntary Arrangements), passing up of payments etc can benefit from these kinds of financial
    aids without under-going any appraisal of creditworthiness
    formalities Army although was declined due to childhood asthma No business
    operates if you are not earning profits and the plan for success is something you actually
    create before starting the business the other you assessment at least once
    on a monthly basis to see if it needs to be changed Precisely the
    borrowers should pay off a bit prohibitive rate of interest on borrowing the main amount of money People should consult their
    tax consultant before making options on starting
    separate company accounts; filing one at a time will likely
    cause higher fees, which may go over the quantity total regarding back taxations owed Think of this as, with hundreds of dollars each month heading towards the new car, might you realistically still be
    able to travel away for the romantic few days, buy this new lcd you
    have only the wall for, or go to dinner typically as you want
    This may avoid many major headaches based on frustration later
    ‘Our report shows that a huge number of payday loans are usually not repaid
    promptly Due to inferior funds do you find it difficult for someone to accomplish ones necessities specifically

  28. Hi there to every one, as I am in fact eager of reading this blog’s post to be updated daily.
    It consists of nice stuff.

  29. Thank you for some other informative website. Where else could I am getting that type of info
    written in such a perfect method? I’ve a challenge
    that I’m just now working on, and I’ve been on the glance out for such info.

  30. Some are huge hits while others should have gone extinct. Angelina Ballerina: The Magic Of Dance (2004)Angelina Ballerina, the main character from the celebrated children’s books by Katharine Holabird, comes to life in this animated series.

    Senator Obama Goes To Africa (2008)In an emotional journey
    of political relevance and personal resonance, then-U.

  31. Do you have a spam problem on this site; I also am a blogger, and I was curious about your situation;
    many of us have created some nice procedures and we
    are looking to swap methods with other folks, please shoot me an e-mail if interested.

  32. I’ve been exploring for a little bit for any high quality articles
    or weblog posts on this kind of area . Exploring in Yahoo I finally stumbled upon this site.
    Studying thios information So i’m satisfied tto express that I’ve a very excellent uncanny
    feeling I discovered just what I needed. I most for sure
    will maake sure to don?t disregard this website
    and give iit a look regularly.

  33. Generally I do not learn post on blogs, however I
    would like to say that this write-up very forced me to take a look at and
    do so! Your writing taste has been surprised me. Thank you, quite nice post.

  34. My family members every time say that I am wasting my time here at web, except I
    know I am getting familiarity everyday by reading thes good content.

  35. Thanks for some other fantastic article. The plaace else may anyybody get that kind of information in such
    aan ideal approach of writing? I’ve a presentation next week, and I’m on the earch for sufh info.

  36. Aw, this was a really good post. Taking the time and actual effort to create a really good article… but what can I say…
    I procreastinate a lot and never manage tto get anything

Leave a Comment

Spam Protection by WP-SpamFree