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Viewpoint: Syracuse football should keep number 44 jersey retired

Believe it or not, there was a time — think mid 1950s through the 1960s — when Syracuse University athletics was recognized not for its basketball program, but for football. 590 more words


McNabb, Scheelhaase, Gene Smith, Saban, Weis

**Syracuse is “unretiring” jersey number 44 and its former all-everything quarterback Donovan McNabb isn’t happy about it.  On Twitter Tuesday he wrote:
“It bothers me to see the decision being made by my alma mater to u retire the legendary 44.   642 more words

Syracuse University Pulls a "Favre" and Unretires Number 44

New Syracuse Athletic Director, Pete Sala, has decided to unretire the number 44 made famous by legendary Syracuse running backs Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, and Floyd Little. 758 more words

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Syracuse Football Bringing No. 44 Out Of Retirement

ALBANY (AP) — Syracuse is bringing back the football team’s famed No. 44.

The school made the announcement on Tuesday at a groundbreaking ceremony for Plaza 44, which will be constructed adjacent to the new Ensley Athletic Center. 271 more words


Syracuse is bringing No. 44 out of retirement

The uniform number once worn by some of college football’s best players to come through the Syracuse pipeline will be back in season this fall. Today Syracuse announced the No. 219 more words

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Mara Maru (1952)

While this latter day Errol Flynn film may have languished at the box office in it’s initial release, there’s plenty of fun and adventure looking back from our vantage point. 570 more words

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The Evolution Of Professional Sports and Athletes In Smalltown U.S.A. (B.W.K)

Brunswick Georgia not really known for much outside of being an area that’s a tourist resort via St. Simons Island and Sea Island  along with Jekyll Island all three… 818 more words