The Syracuse Crunch is a professional ice hockey team based out of Syracuse, New York that competes in the American Hockey League.Founded in 1992, the Crunch has acted as an affiliate for several teams playing in the National Hockey League including the Vancouver Canucks, the Anaheim Ducks and the Tampa Bay Lightning. Having won its first division championship in the 2001-2002 season, the Crunch has proven itself as more than just a team that produces players who go on to havesuccessfulcareers in the bigger leagues.
Syracuse University is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. The school's sports teams, known as the Orange, compete in over 20 intercollegiate sports in the Atlantic CoastConferencefor the NCAA Division I. The teams' mascot, Otto the Orange, is an anthropomorphic orange that wears blue pants and anover-sizedblue hat.
Boston band John Brown's Body may have cornered the US market for faithful roots and dub reggae. Releasing studio albums that incorporate a vast array of instrumentation, from electronic to brass instruments, John Brown's Body captures both where Reggae came from and where its often gone. More than its recorded material, John Brown's Body is constantly in demand for its live performance, and tours relentlessly as a result.