On the eve of Syracuse’s 5 p.m. game today against Denver in NCAA Division I Final Four, a New York Times story on diversity in lacrosse chronicles an incident involving SU assistant coach Leland Rogers’ choice of words to describe an African-American player when reviewing a scouting report with players this past regular season.

According to the New York Times report published today: “Virginia’s Dom Starsia, called it ‘astonishing’ that someone in a position of authority like Rogers would use a racial term as he did.’

For more, check this story from Syracuse.com.

Here is the link to the full New York Times report.


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One Response to “New York Times report details racially charged regular-season incident at Syracuse”

  1. LaxLessons.com says:

    Syracuse Athletic Director Darryl Gross released a statement regarding the New York Times report today and the university’s handling of the incident. For more, check this link:


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