Orange Fizz – Free Syracuse Recruiting News

Team Fizz

Damon AmendolaraD.A. (SU ’01) is the Vader to this Fizz Deathstar. He created the site in August ’08, and tries daily to avoid too many icebergs while at the helm. By day blogger, by night host of “The D.A. Show” on CBS Sports Radio, heard nationally on over 100 radio stations including Syracuse’s 1260 The Score. Been known to battle Herm Edwards and lament the new Syracuse basketball unis. D.A. began his radio career at WAER in Syracuse as Sports Director. Email D.A.: [email protected]

* * *

Nathan DickinsonNathan Dickinson (SU ’18) joined Team Fizz in November ’14. Nathan was born and raised in Chesterton, Indiana (Go Trojans!), but his sports roots lie in Chicago. He lives the difficult life of a diehard Cubs fan and also cheers on the Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, and Notre Dame football. Nathan is studying Broadcast and Digital Journalism in the Newhouse School, and aspires to one day be your mother’s favorite sportscaster. Email Nathan: [email protected]

* * *

logan grossmanLogan Grossman (SU ’18) joined Team Fizz in January ’15. He hails from Livingston, NJ, and sports has always been his true passion. Logan is a lifelong New Jersey Devils and New York Giants fan, and is a supporter of Manchester United of the Barclays Premier League. He is studying Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the Newhouse School. Email Logan: [email protected]

* * *

Drew CarterDrew Carter (SU ‘19) joined Team Fizz in May ’16. He’s from Plymouth, Minnesota (20 minutes outside Minneapolis), and despite being from the State of Hockey, his favorite teams are the Timberwolves, Vikings, and Twins. He studies Broadcast and Digital Journalism in the Newhouse School, works in the sports departments at WAER and Z89, and spews idiotic hot takes on CitrusTV. Email Drew: [email protected]

* * *

Tyler AkiTyler Aki (SU ’19) is Director of Fizz Radio and hails from Chicago. He roots for the Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears. After his long suffering fandom for the North Siders, he finally celebrated a Cubs title in ’16. Tyler studies broadcast and digital journalism in the Newhouse school and can also be heard on WAER and Z89 radio. Email Tyler: [email protected]


* * *

David EdelsteinDavid Edelstein (SU ’19) grew up in Paramus, NJ, scoring the winning run in his 4th grade little league World Series (yes, ask for autographs). David retired right there at the top of his game, and now plays tennis, badminton and trains in Isshin-ryu karate. David studies Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the Newhouse School and can be found writing and talking sports at WAER, Z89, Citrus TV, and The Daily Orange. Email David: [email protected]

* * *

 Tim Leonard (SU ’20) joined Team Fizz in August ’17. Despite moving from Massachusetts to North Carolina when he was seven years old, Tim still backs Brady, Belichick, Bird and Big Papi. When he is not watching his favorite teams pick off championships annually, Tim is working in the sports departments at WAER, Z89 and CitrusTV. He studies Broadcast and Digital Journalism in the Newhouse school. Email Tim: [email protected]


JD Raucci (SU ’20) joined Team Fizz in August ’17. His roots are in Dudley, MA where he grew up a championship-spoiled Patriots, Celtics, and Yankees fan (yes, it is possible to be all three). JD studies Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the Newhouse School and also works in the sports departments at WAER, Z89, and CitrusTV. Email JD: [email protected] 


Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The Fizz is owned, edited and operated by Damon Amendolara. D.A. is an ’01 Syracuse graduate from the Newhouse School with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.



Copyright © 2017 Orange Fizz

To Top