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AI's Henderson chooses Pittsburgh for football future - The News Journal

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AI's Henderson chooses Pittsburgh for football future
The News Journal
"I always wanted to play college football," the Wilmington resident said Thursday. "Football is my first love. I want to be a big-time player and give back to my city and, hopefully, make it to the NFL." The 5-foot-9, 175-pound Henderson ultimately ...

Dana Holgorsen would like to see WVU, Pitt renew 'Backyard Brawl' - CBSSports.com

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:14

CBSSports.com

Dana Holgorsen would like to see WVU, Pitt renew 'Backyard Brawl'
CBSSports.com
"I would welcome back Pitt and the Backyard Brawl any time that they want it," Holgorsen said at Tuesday's Big 12 media days, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "I think that'd be good for not only Morgantown and the state of West Virginia, I think it'd ...
WVU's Dana Holgorsen willing to resume rivalry with PittSI.com
Dana Holgorsen Says He Would Welcome Back The "Backyard Brawl" Rivalry ...College Spun

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Former Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt returning to college football as analyst - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:03

Former Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt returning to college football as analyst
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Former Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt is back in the spotlight - this time as a member of the media. Wannstedt has accepted a job to do some TV analyst work for Fox Sports and the Big Ten. He will work on Fox doing pre-game stuff and also do a weekly ...

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Wannstedt hired as college football television analyst - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 18:19

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wannstedt hired as college football television analyst
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The latter part of that was a not so subtle jab at Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson, who fired Wannstedt as Pitt's coach after the 2010 season. Wannstedt, who is from Baldwin, played for Pitt under Johnny Majors and was the Panthers head coach at ...

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3-Game Mini Package - PittsburghPanthers.com

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:59

3-Game Mini Package
PittsburghPanthers.com
Starting August 1st and through August 30th, Pitt Athletics will be giving away a FAN-tastic prize each day to a Pitt Football Season Ticket Holder, 3-Game Mini Package Holder, or Group Leader. Reserve your ticket package today and be automatically ...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Pitt picked sixth in preseason ACC poll - Indiana Gazette

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:45

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Pitt picked sixth in preseason ACC poll
Indiana Gazette
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Florida State was an obvious choice as a favorite in one of the Atlantic Coast Conference's divisions. In the other one, the pecking order was nowhere near that clear. Miami was the pick to win the ACC's cluttered Coastal Division ...
ACC notebook: Pitt predicted to finish 6th in Coastal DivisionTribune-Review
No Pitt players on All-ACC preseason squadPittsburgh Post Gazette
ACC preseason poll: How I votedESPN (blog)
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WVU's Dana Holgorsen willing to resume rivalry with Pitt - SI.com

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 15:22

CBSSports.com

WVU's Dana Holgorsen willing to resume rivalry with Pitt
SI.com
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said Tuesday at Big 12 media days that he would be open to playing Pitt again, potentially giving new life to one of college football's fiercest rivalries. Specifically Holgerson said, "I would welcome back Pitt and ...
Dana Holgorsen would like to see WVU, Pitt renew 'Backyard Brawl'CBSSports.com
WVU FOOTBALL: Holgorson: No rolling through the Big 12Charleston Daily Mail
West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen open to resuming Pitt rivalryFanSided (blog)
BCSNN - Best College Sports News Network -College Spun -Tribune-Review
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ACC media days: Chryst looking for plan to materialize in 3rd year - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 23:55

Augusta Free Press

ACC media days: Chryst looking for plan to materialize in 3rd year
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
GREENSBORO, N.C. — For the past two years since Paul Chryst took over the Pitt program, he has been selling fans and recruits alike on a vision for the future of Panthers football. That vision involves a tough, physical football team that, obviously ...
Press Conference: Pitt football coach Paul ChrystAugusta Free Press
Despite moving into ACC, Pitt still not calling South its home turfTimesonline.com
For Pitt's Boyd, Vinopal, winning is nowAllentown Morning Call
Tribune-Review -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Press Conference: Pitt football coach Paul Chryst - Augusta Free Press

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 20:30

Augusta Free Press

Press Conference: Pitt football coach Paul Chryst
Augusta Free Press
pitt1 Q. I just want to know what are your thoughts about taking on Syracuse this year? PAUL CHRYST: Well, you know, we've had a couple great battles with them the last two years, and certainly looking forward to that game. I think that game is a big ...
Despite moving into ACC, Pitt still not calling South its home turfTimesonline.com
For Pitt's Boyd, Vinopal, winning is nowAllentown Morning Call
ACC media days: Preseason poll no issue for ChrystPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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The 10 Greatest Freshman Seasons in Pitt History - PittsburghPanthers.com

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:05

The 10 Greatest Freshman Seasons in Pitt History
PittsburghPanthers.com
Larry Fitzgerald had barely finished his debut season at Pitt in 2002 when ESPN broadcaster Dave Sims made a bold prediction. "Larry Fitzgerald is going to be an All-Pro someday," Sims said. "He attacks every football in the air." Sims' forecast for ...

Video: Pitt football's Tyler Boyd, Ray Vinopal talk about 2014 ACC season - Augusta Free Press

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:05

Augusta Free Press

Video: Pitt football's Tyler Boyd, Ray Vinopal talk about 2014 ACC season
Augusta Free Press
Submit news tips, press releases and letters to the editor to augustafreepress2@gmail.com. Published Sunday, Jul. 20, 3:02 pm. Filed under ACC Football Kickoff · ACC Digital network host Jeff Fischel sits down with Pitt's Tyler Boyd and Ray Vinopal to ...

Notes from day one of ACC Football Kickoff - Pittsburgh Post Gazette (blog)

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 19:09

Notes from day one of ACC Football Kickoff
Pittsburgh Post Gazette (blog)
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Day one of the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff is almost in the books. Make sure to pick up tomorrow's P-G (or read online) for full coverage, but here are a few notes to wrap up the day. - Like most players have been this offseason, Pitt ...

I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
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Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
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Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
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It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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