Former boxer Exum Speight arrested for 1987 slaying

SAN FERNANDO, Calif., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Los Angeles police said they arrested former professional boxer Exum Speight after DNA evidence allegedly linked him to the slaying of his manager in 1987.

'80s serial killer suspect arrested

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A 72-year-old man has been arrested in the 1980s slayings of three women in Los Angeles and is suspected in killings in other states, police said Monday.
J.R. Martinez named Rose Parade marshal

J.R. Martinez named Rose Parade marshal

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The Tournament of Roses named J.R. Martinez, the injured Iraq war veteran who won "Dancing with the Stars," as grand marshal of its Jan. 1 parade in Pasadena.
Martinez to be Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal

Martinez to be Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Iraq War veteran, actor and "Dancing with the Stars" contestant J.R. Martinez has been named 2012 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal, organizers said Tuesday.

COL BKB: Syracuse 58, Georgetown 51

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Scoop Jardine scored 17 points for No. 20 Syracuse Saturday and the Orange hung on for a 58-51 victory over No. 11 Georgetown.

COL BKB: Syracuse 84, Rutgers 80

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Brandon Triche scored four of his 17 points in overtime, sinking key foul shots Saturday in No. 20 Syracuse's 84-80 victory over Rutgers.

COL BKB: Syracuse 63, West Virginia 52

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Syracuse head Coach Jim Boeheim notched his 850th career win Monday while guiding the 20th-ranked Orange to a 63-52 victory over West Virginia.

COL BKB: Syracuse 76, St. John's 59

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Kris Joseph led Syracuse to a hot shooting effort by making 8-of-11 attempts from the field Wednesday and the No. 4 Orange pulled away to down St. John's 76-59.

COL BKB: Syracuse 61, Seton Hall 58

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Brandon Triche sank a trio of second-half 3-pointers Saturday and No. 4 Syracuse remained unbeaten with a 61-58 victory over Seton Hall.

COL BKB: Syracuse 70, Notre Dame 58

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Kris Joseph scored 18 points and helped ignite a big second-half outburst Saturday that led No. 5 Syracuse to a 70-58 win over No. 15 Notre Dame.

COL BKB: Syracuse 81, Providence 74

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Kris Joseph scored a career-high 27 points to lead 5th-ranked Syracuse past Providence 81-74 in the Big East opener for both teams.

COL BKB: Syracuse 93, Drexel 65

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Kris Joseph led Syracuse to a strong showing at the start of the second half Wednesday and the No. 5 ranked Orange stormed past Drexel 93-65.

COL BKB: Syracuse 72, Michigan State 58

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Scoop Jardine scored 19 points and No. 7 Syracuse remained undefeated Tuesday with a 72-58 win over No. 8 Michigan State in the Jimmy V Classic in New York.

COL BKB: Syracuse 80, Georgia Tech 76

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Kris Joseph struck for 19 points and Rick Jackson posted a double-double for No. 10 Syracuse Saturday in an 80-76 victory over Georgia Tech.

COL BKB: Syracuse 68, Northern Iowa 46

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Kris Johnson and Rick Jackson touched off a second-half surge Friday that finally got No. 13 Syracuse rolling to a 68-46 win over Northern Iowa.
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Rick Jackson
Georgetown Hoyas Chris Wright tries to block the shot from Syracuse Orange Rick Jackson in the first half at the NCAA Big East Basketball Championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 11, 2010. UPI/John Angelillo

Rick Jackson (born May 26, 1989) is a 6'8", 220 lbs. center from Philadelphia, PA who plays for the Syracuse Orange.

Jackson attended Neumann-Goretti High School, where his teammate was current Syracuse teammate Scoop Jardine. Neuman-Goretti won the Philadelphia Catholic League championship and was ranked No. 24 ranking in the final 2006 USA Today poll. That season, Jackson averaged 15 points per game and was named AP All-State Class AAAA second team.

Jackson played on Team USA at the annual (Under 18) Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim, Germany in 2006. He led the squad with 17.3 points, 9.6 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game. In the seventh-place game against host Germany, Jackson scored a game high 25 points, pulled down 11 rebounds and blocked five shots.

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