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D.A. (SU '01) is creator and editor-in-chief of The Fizz. He also hosts of "The D.A. Show" nightly on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston. He began his career as Sports Director at Syracuse's WAER Radio (88.3 FM).

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Syracuse’s Production in the Red Zone

The Orange in the red zone was never too dismal, but can both units improve?


Football Team Names Captains for Upcoming Season

Who will step up as public leaders for the Orange this season?

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When Will Syracuse Football Be “Back?”

Syracuse is predicted to have a mediocre season and have no bowl appearance.

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Freshman QB Alin Edouard Still Not at Camp

How will Edouard develop as a QB while he misses training?

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Does Syracuse Stand a Chance Against Its Trio of AP Top-25 Opponents?

Syracuse’s ranked opponents this season went a combined 34-6 last season. Can the Orange hang?


The Sunday Fizzcast: Offense Opinions and Impact Players

The Fizz discusses changes to the football team’s offense amid plenty of preseason change.

Freshman Wideout Corey Cooper to Transfer

Freshman Wideout Corey Cooper to Transfer

The transfer doesn’t hurt immediately, but will the wideouts recover down the road?

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Former SU Target Ishaq Williams, Other Notre Dame Players Accused of Academic Fraud

Former SU target lands in deep water at Notre Dame over accusations of academic violations.

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Syracuse Football Can Only Go Up from Here

After surprising fans by going 7-6 and winning a bowl game, Orange football is set for great development.


With New Autonomy in the Power 5, Syracuse Could See Some Big Changes

The Power 5 Conferences have greater autonomy. Will that have any effect on Orange Nation?


Why Syracuse Basketball New England’s Most Hated Team?

Syracuse is the most hated basketball program in three states—but is that actually the case?


Naesean Howard Suspended Indefinitely by Syracuse Football

The true freshman’s punishment also sheds some light into Shafer’s handle on the team.


History Says Terrel Hunt Will Have an Excellent Junior Year for Syracuse

Now ranked in elite company, will Hunt have a stats spike this season?


Festive Offense: Shafer Praises SU’s Fast-Paced Attack and Wideouts

Fan Fest showcased some serious Syracuse flashiness on offense. Sign of things to come?


The Sunday Fizzcast: Position Battles on the Gridiron and the Hard Court

Which athletes will see playing time and progress this season?

Boeheim, McNamara Already Filling Syracuse Roster for 2016

Boeheim, McNamara Already Filling Syracuse Roster for 2016

For Boeheim, it’s never too far in advance to secure your roster.


ESPN To Display SU Commit and Targets in Showcase

A series of upcoming high school football games feature some future Syracuse talents.


Updates: Syracuse Football Tickets on the Secondary Market

Want to buy tickets for some matchups this season? There are some good things to know about that.

Syracuse’s Positions with Most Depth

Syracuse’s Positions with Most Depth

Two key positions on the SU depth chart are arguably set in stone for 2014.


Syracuse’s Recruiting Class Gets Huge Bumps in Ratings

Recruiting websites are reevaluating the Orange Class of 2015 – for better or for worse?


Syracuse Kicking Game Loses Ross Krautman to Career-Ending Injury

Ross Krautman retires after battling hip injuries. How will the Orange special teams adjust?


3 Key Position Battles to Watch for in Orange Football Camp

Shafer and co. will have to get creative with some positions if they seek an 8-win season.


Brisly Estime Is SU’s Most Exciting Player for the 2014 Season

Blazing speed and a productive freshman season make Estime the player to watch for.

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The Sunday Fizzcast: Recruiting is Gaining Traction

Your week’s biggest headlines, brought to you by the Fizz.

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Moving on from Jake Pickard

Syracuse lost out on the 4-star talent, but has its eyes on several big-time recruits considering Orange.

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Past Recruiting Lessons Paying Off For Syracuse’s Class of 2016

Syracuse hasn’t landed many 4-star recruits for the past decade. That could change soon.

Four Key Matchups for Syracuse Football

Which four games will be key for the Orange?

New Jersey DE Jake Pickard Chooses Wisconsin over Syracuse, Virginia

New Jersey DE Jake Pickard Chooses Wisconsin over Syracuse, Virginia

Syracuse loses a highly sought after pass rusher to the Big 10.


Scott Shafer: Syracuse’s Offense Will Speed Up to Keep Pace in ACC

More continuity in this year’s unit means a faster-paced offense.

Syracuse’s Non-Conference Schedule Continues to Come Together

Syracuse’s Non-Conference Schedule Continues to Come Together

Syracuse pads its non-conference schedule in light of brutal conference matchups.

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Jim Boeheim Calls SU Basketball’s 2015 Recruiting Class the “Best Ever”

With Boeheim courting the best-ever recruiting class, he can’t be retiring anytime soon.


K.J. Williams Reopens Recruitment after Failing to Qualify Academically

If K.J. Williams leaves Syracuse, how will the wide receiving corps adjust?

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Terrel Hunt Needs to Capitalize on Opportunity

While the Orange should capitalize on Terrel Hunt’s athleticism.


Should SU Football Unretire Number 44?

Could wearing no. 44 be a recruiting tool? Would it solidify leadership on the gridiron?

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The Sunday Fizzcast: Depth Charts and New York’s College Team

Can Syracuse ride its momentum through the football preseason?