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The Ostrom Avenue Podcast

The Ostrom Avenue Podcast is a Syracuse University sports podcast from WAER Syracuse Public Media studios hosted by Ben Shulman and Johnny Gadamowitz. The Ostrom Avenue Podcast takes a deep dive into Orange sports and aims to break down game specifics, key players and big storylines. It is catered to the diehard Syracuse sports fan who wants to feel like they're a part of the conversation. A new episode of The Ostrom Avenue Podcast can be found weekly during the school year.

Latest Episodes
  • Syracuse men's basketball is facing Florida State for the second time this season, Nole Gameday lead basketball writer Austin Veazey joins the podcast to talk about what's changed with the Seminoles since these teams played in early December. Veazey touches on the development of Matthew Cleveland, the biggest improvements FSU has made, and more.
  • Syracuse men's basketball is in a tailspin, falling to .500 after gut-wrenching losses to Virginia and Miami. SU travels to Wake Forest today looking for a potential quad one win. To preview the matchup against the Demon Deacons, hosts Ben Shulman and Johnny Gadamowitz speak with Les Johns of Demon Deacon Digest.
  • Syracuse men's basketball is back in action after a COVID pause and looking for its third win in a row. After victories over Ivy League foes Brown and Cornell, the Orange welcome Virginia to the Dome for the official start of ACC play. To learn more about UVA hosts Johnny Gadamowitz and Ethan Frank talk about the Cavaliers season and program with Mike Barber of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
  • Syracuse men's basketball dropped a pair of games last week to Villanova and Georgetown. Before the Orange finish out their non-conference slate with Lehigh and Cornell, hosts Ben Shulman, Johnny Gadamowitz, and Ethan Frank look into the major issues and themes of SU's season thus far.
  • It's a matchup of two old Big East rivals! Syracuse travels down to D.C. to face Georgetown on Saturday. Hosts Ben Shulman and Johnny Gadamowitz talk to Patrick Stevens, a contributor to the Washington Post (9:56-24:10). Plus, Ben and Johnny recap Tuesday's loss at Madison Square Garden to Villanova.
  • We're back to Syracuse men's basketball! SU travels down to Florida State for its first conference matchup of the season. Hosts Ben Shulman and Johnny Gadamowitz speak with Andre Fernandez of the Tallahassee Democrat. Plus, Ben and Johnny review the wild win over Indiana on Tuesday.
  • It all comes down to this. Syracuse football has one game left in the regular season to secure the sixth win it needs to go bowling. Standing in SU's way, as usual, is Pitt. Hosts Johnny Gadamowitz and Ethan Frank speak with Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Craig Meyer about the challenge the Panthers present for the Orange.
  • With two weeks remaining in the season, the Syracuse football team still needs one more win to reach postseason football. Hosts Ben Shulman and Johnny Gadamowitz look ahead to the pivotal matchup versus NC State with David Thompson of USA Today Network (11:30-33:50). Ben and Johnny also discuss WAER's three-sport coverage on Saturday featuring women's basketball, men's basketball, and football.
  • Syracuse travels to Louisville this week with one goal in mind, securing bow eligibility. Host Ben Shulman and guest host Brad Klein preview the all-important matchup. Plus, Ben speaks with Jacob Lane of The State of Louisville (9:45-27:45) to learn about the challenge the Cardinals present.
  • Men's basketball is here! Syracuse tips off against Lafayette to begin the 2021-2022 season tonight. Hosts Ben Shulman and Ethan Frank preview the upcoming campaign with the help of The Post-Standard's Mike Waters (10:20-31:52).