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Celtics' Fab Melo Walks Into A Door Frame, Suffers Concussion

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.03.2013 | Sports

"Bizarre injuries" caused by everyday objects are not uncommon among NBA players. As Sports Illustrated notes, apples, duffel bags and mattresses have...

Fab Melo vs. Folding Chair

Posted 08.24.2012 | Sports

The seven feet and 255-pounds of Fab Melo were just a little too much for a folding chair to handle during a ecent NBA rookies photo shoot. Luckil...

Celtics With Fab Pick

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have chosen Syracuse center Fab Melo with the 22nd pick of the NBA draft. A talented defender and sh...

When Did We Forget the Word "Student" Comes Before "Athlete"?

Anthony Otero | Posted 05.23.2012 | College
Anthony Otero

It seems that officials and fans alike forget that the word "student" is in front of the word "athlete."

Syracuse Withstands Wisconsin, Heads To Elite Eight

Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.23.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

From the opening tip, head coach Jim Boeheim's game plan became evident; the Orange were going to eliminate the high post catch and use their overwhelming length to force turnovers and keep Wisconsin off the glass. And, for the most part, it worked.

No. 1 Syracuse vs. No. 8 Kansas State

Posted 03.17.2012 | Sports

Welcome to the third round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament! WIth defensive anchor Fab Melo absence from the Syracuse lineup, the Orange nearly become t...

Syracuse Sneaks Past 16 Seed, But Trouble Lurks For Orange

Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.15.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The Syracuse Orange entered the NCAA Tournament full of uncertainty with the loss of starting center Fab Melo to eligibility issues. After barely grazing past 16 seeded UNC Asheville in a shockingly close 72-65 win, such doubt has been fully validated. Once thought of as a legitimate national title contender thanks in large part to its normally suffocating 2-3 matchup zone, Syracuse looked rather ordinary defensively without the seven-foot Melo in the middle.

LIVE: Syracuse vs. UNC-Asheville

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.15.2012 | Sports

With defensive anchor Fab Melo ineligible for the Syracuse Orange, armchair bracketologists around the country altered their brackets at the last minu...

Melo Out: Breaking Down Syracuse's Chances in the NCAA Tournament

Sean Keeley | Posted 05.14.2012 | Sports
Sean Keeley

You can argue semantics and read statistics off of a piece of paper all day, but there's a reason this Syracuse team won 31 games before the NCAA tournament even started.

Syracuse Star To Miss NCAA Tournament

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.13.2012 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Syracuse will have to chase a national championship without starting center Fab Melo, who has been declared ineligible for the NCA...

No. 2 Syracuse Holds Off No. 19 Louisville

AP | By COLIN FLY | Posted 02.14.2012 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim preferred to look on the bright side despite all his team's problems. Senior leaders Scoop Jardine and ...

Orange Crush At Garden

AP | By JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 02.04.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Fab Melo scored a career-high 14 points in his return after a three-game absence and Jim Boeheim tied Dean Smith for third place on the vi...

Notre Dame Upsets No. 1 Syracuse

AP | By RICK GANO | Posted 01.22.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Syracuse was Fab-less rather than fabulous Saturday night, and now the top-ranked Orange are no longer unbeaten. With center Fab ...