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Miller made mark at Armstrong Central, Pitt - Tribune-Review

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 23:12

Miller made mark at Armstrong Central, Pitt
Tribune-Review
Jared Miller, a 1992 graduate, will be inducted into the Armstrong County Sports Hall of Fame for his contribution to football at Armstrong Central and Pitt. Miller played tight end and linebacker for the Cougars under Hall of Fame coach Harry Beckwith.

McDowell grad Conner among 4 players featured on Pitt football poster - GoErie.com (blog)

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:49

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

McDowell grad Conner among 4 players featured on Pitt football poster
GoErie.com (blog)
The Pitt athletic department unveiled the football team's schedule poster, and it's no surprise that McDowell grad James Conner is one of four players whose images are featured. Conner, who will be a junior, rushed for 1,765 yards and scored a Pitt ...
Pitt's Blue-Gold game not short on intensity or bragging rightsPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Voytik growing comfortable in new-look Pitt offenseHilton Head Island Packet
Stakes raised for Pitt spring gameTribune-Review

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93-7 The FAN To Cover Pitt Football Blue-Gold Game - CBS Local

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 13:48

CBS Local

93-7 The FAN To Cover Pitt Football Blue-Gold Game
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Your flagship home for Pitt Football, Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN, will have wall-to-wall coverage of the Pitt spring game coming up on Saturday, April 18. The Blue-Gold game will come to you live from Highmark Stadium and ...
93.7 The Fan to provide extensive Blue-Gold Game programingPittsburghPanthers.com

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Pitt Blue-Gold spring game additional news and notes - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 08:07

Pitt Blue-Gold spring game additional news and notes
Cardiac Hill (blog)
As mentioned yesterday, the Blue-Gold game draft results were revealed. Here are a few more minor notes regarding Saturday's exhibition: - The blue team is Team Fitz (Larry Fitzgerald) and the gold team is Team Donald (Aaron Donald) - those two guys ...

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Penn State, Pitt prepare for spring football games Saturday - GoErie.com (blog)

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 07:50

Penn State, Pitt prepare for spring football games Saturday
GoErie.com (blog)
This is a big weekend for college spring football games in Pennsylvania as both Penn State and Pitt will play their games Saturday. Penn State will conduct its Blue-White Game on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Beaver Stadium in University Park. The Nittany ...

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Ex-Pitt cornerback and Clairton graduate Howard to join Slippery Rock football ... - Tribune-Review

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 19:33

Ex-Pitt cornerback and Clairton graduate Howard to join Slippery Rock football ...
Tribune-Review
Slippery Rock coach George Mihalik confirmed that former Pitt cornerback Titus Howard will enroll at his school and join the football team. Howard, a Clairton graduate, said April 7 he planned to go to Slippery Rock. He was suspended last season by ...

Is Villanova Athletic Director Vince Nicastro a candidate for the same job at ... - VU Hoops

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:05

Is Villanova Athletic Director Vince Nicastro a candidate for the same job at ...
VU Hoops
ACC school Pittsburgh has some familiarity with Nicastro, having worked with him in the old Big East and shortly after the Panthers' exit to the ACC, when Nicastro worked closely with Pederson and the Panther's football office to manage a late ...
Report: NIU AD Frazier denies interest in Pitt vacancyNBCSports.com
Pitt has four candidates so far in Athletic Director search, per report.Cardiac Hill (blog)

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Shane Lyons optimistic new ADs can relaunch 'The Backyard Brawl' - West Virginia MetroNews

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 23:29

West Virginia MetroNews

Shane Lyons optimistic new ADs can relaunch 'The Backyard Brawl'
West Virginia MetroNews
... Shane Lyons said he plans to reach out to Pitt once the Panthers settle on their new AD. During an hour-long appearance on MetroNews “Sportsline” Monday night, Lyons said both programs could benefit from restarting the always-intense football ...
West Virginia AD wants to renew "Backyard Brawl" rivalry with PittsburghESPN
West Virginia Athletic Director Discusses Return of Backyard BrawlAthlonSports.com

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PITT FOOTBALL: Conner hopes to be more versatile - Indiana Gazette

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 02:07

Indiana Gazette

PITT FOOTBALL: Conner hopes to be more versatile
Indiana Gazette
PITTSBURGHPitt junior running back James Conner is a workhorse. In his sophomore year, he reset the record books with 26 rushing touchdowns, and his 1,765 yards rushing were the fourth-highest total in school history. Yet for all of Conner's heavy ...
Pitt's running back James Conner looks to catch more passesFresno Bee
Pat Narduzzi already making waves with Pitt at spring practice (with VIDEO)GoErie.com
Pitt's Dennis Briggs makes most of position flipPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Cardiac Hill (blog)
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Quoting the Panthers: Pitt holds outdoor spring scrimmage - PittsburghPanthers.com

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 13:59

Quoting the Panthers: Pitt holds outdoor spring scrimmage
PittsburghPanthers.com
Communication is so huge in the game of football, whether it's offensively or defensively, talking about splits, talking to each other. If you can't talk to each other on the field then you have problems. You can't play all by yourself. There's 11 guys ...

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In June, George Blanda—along with the late Johnny Unitas and living legends Joe Namath, Joe Montana, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly—will be honored in Pittsburgh.
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Francisco Liriano is the Pirates’ Opening Day starter this year, but he is not an Ace. Gerrit Cole will start game 2 of 162, but, despite the expectations that surround the former first-overall pick, he is not an Ace, either.
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George Blanda was a pro football player for 26 seasons, longer than anyone who ever played. The Youngwood native was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a quarterback and kicker in 1981.
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The Unsung Hero award recognizes local high school coaches and student-athletes who have dedicated themselves to sports and academics, but traditionally have not received the deserved attention.
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It's no secret that the Steelers need help in the defensive secondary and at outside linebacker, but there are also needs elsewhere. Here's a breakdown of the team’s potential targets in the upcoming NFL Draft.
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West Virginia's Kevin White will be the first local player off the board, but Pitt's TJ Clemmings looks like a first-rounder as well. Penn State has several players expected to go in the second and third days of the draft.
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Prospects are constantly moving up and down teams' draft boards as players visit and work out for teams during the month of April. Two quarterbacks and two receivers make up four of PSR's top five players available.
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While the Steelers, Bengals and Ravens are coming off playoff appearances and look to fill specific needs in this month's draft, the Browns are once again in need of help all over the roster, particularly on offense.
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