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Aug 15, 2011
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Class of ‘24 recruit Jalil Bethea cancels Syracuse visit; all signs point to ACC foe (PS; Waters)

Syracuse recruiting target Jalil Bethea, an elite prospect in the 2024 class, is expected to commit to an ACC rival after cancelling a visit to the SU campus.

Bethea, a 6-foot-4 guard from Philadelphia, was scheduled to visit Syracuse this weekend. However, Bethea cancelled the Syracuse visit as well as another to Alabama scheduled for Sept. 22-24 after visiting the University of Miami this past weekend.

Adam Zagoria of first reported that Bethea had cancelled the two visits to Syracuse and Alabama.

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Class of 24 G Jalil Bethea has canceled his upcoming visits to Syracuse and Alabama, per sources

— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) September 11, 2023

Bethea, who attends Archbishop Wood High School in Philadelphia, is rated the No. 7 recruit in the ‘24 class by, while puts him at No. 20.

Prior to his visit to Miami, Bethea visited Villanova and Kansas. He previously visited Syracuse last fall after receiving a scholarship offer from the SU coaches.

Reached via text, Bethea’s father refused to comment.

If Bethea commits to Miami as expected, it will continue the Hurricanes’ success in recruiting out of Philadelphia. Former Miami players Ja’Quan Newton, Lonnie Walker IV and Davon Reed are all Philadelphia natives. All three played AAU ball with Team Final, which is the same AAU club that Bethea plays for.

In addition, Miami assistant coach DJ Irving previously coached for Team Final and was also an assistant at Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic High School.

Syracuse is participating in fundraiser for Maui wildfire relief ahead of Maui Invitational (PS; Ditota)

Syracuse University has provided signed items from Jim Boeheim, Dino Babers and Adrian Autry to a Hoops for ‘Ohana online auction and fundraiser to benefit the Hawai’i Community Foundation’s Maui Strong Fund.

SU, too, has donated Syracuse-branded apparel to the cause, said Orange senior deputy athletics director Herman Frazier.

The auction, available online or by texting MAUIINV to 76278, will provide financial aid for Maui, an island decimated by wildfires. Items ranging from autographed basketballs and game tickets to school gear and game-used memorabilia are on the site. The Tournament is also auctioning official Maui Invitational surfboards from 2006 through 2018, signed by past Tournament coaches, a stay-and-play package at the Streamsong Resort and a VIP travel package with Tournament partner Hyatt Regency Maui.

Organizers said 100% of the proceeds will go toward wildfire relief and recovery efforts.

Kelly Gramlich "The 315" 9-12-23 (ESPN; radio; The 315)

Co-Host of Gramlich & Mac Lain Kelly Gramlich joined Brian to talk some ACC basketball and what to expect this upcoming season. Before the two got into that, they talked about the current state of the conference when it comes to football. such as the state of FSU and Clemson’s lack of additions via the portal.


CNY house explosion: National Grid not saying why gas not shut off after leak reported nearly 3 hours earlier (PS; Moriarty & Newcomb)

National Grid is keeping quiet about why its crews could not shut off gas service to a home that exploded three hours after a stolen car smashed into it, causing a natural gas line to leak.

The explosion tore apart a home in the Madison County city of Oneida early Saturday morning, leaving nothing standing. It also damaged nearby homes. The occupants of the home and surrounding homes were evacuated before the explosion.

No one was injured. Police said Monday they expect to file charges this week against the 17-year-old driver of the stolen Toyota Rav4.

The explosion occurred about three hours after the crash and about two hours and 45 minutes after emergency crews asked National Grid to turn off the gas.


Falling in Reverse's Popular MonsTour

Falling in Reverse’s ‘Popular MonsTour’ finally stops at the St. Joe’s Amp (photos) (PS; photo gallery; Schild)

Fans rejoiced as a show put off by Canadian wildfire smoke in June finally took the stage at the St. Joe’s Amp. Falling in Reverse’s “Popular MonsTour” smashed into the Amp with driving beats, a mosh pit and crowd surfing.

The band is most notable for their songs “Popular Monster,” “Watch the World Burn,” “ZOMBIFIED,” “I’m Not a Vampire,” “Good Girls Bad Guys,” And “Game Over.”

Openers included Ice Nine Kills, Slaughter To Prevail, and Crown The Empire.


The Savannah Bananas take on the Staten Island FerryHawks at SIUH Community park as part of their 2023 Banana Ball World Tour on Friday, August 11, 2023.

Watch: 13 top tricks that helped the Savannah Bananas sell out their Syracuse show in hours (PS; Carlson)

The Savannah Bananas are baseball’s modern-day version of the Harlem Globetrotters, a viral video sensation that sold out NBT Bank Stadium in just a few hours when tickets went on sale in mid-July.

The traveling baseball bash is set to visit Syracuse on Thursday, and the cheapest ticket on the three main resale platforms (StubHub, Seat Geek and Vivid Seats) is $90 with fees. Face value for all of those tickets is $25.

The Savannah Banana experience combines athletes and entertainers into a show that balances baseball, backflips and break-dancing. While baseball has developed a reputation as a slow-moving game that doesn’t appeal to younger fans, the Bananas tricks are tailor-made for those who grew up on social media and seek constant engagement.

The team has 2 million followers on Instagram from across the country. To put that in perspective, the popular Syracuse men’s basketball team has 129,000.

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