Former WIBX Sportswatch host Brent Axe came home, if you will, talking Syracuse sports on First News with Keeler in the Morning on Thursday. Axe currently works for Syracuse.com.

  • Talking about Coach Boeheim, Axe dispelled the 'myth' that Coach Boeheim hates the local media. 'He's very accessible...speaking for myself. He won't always agree with you...but."
  • Axe thinks the Orange are a Sweet 16 caliber team, but believes they need more of an inside presence to go deeper in the NCAA Tournament.
  • Talking about ex-Orange football coach Doug Marrone, '' He was the CEO and everybody knew it."