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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)
The ACC
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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 -Tribune-Review -College Spun
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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 ...
Video: Pitt football's Tyler Boyd, Ray Vinopal talk about 2014 ACC seasonAugusta Free Press
Pitt picked sixth in Coastal Division in the preseason ACC Media Days pollCardiac Hill (blog)
ACC football has mediocrity in the middleTimesonline.com

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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 ...

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 ...

Pitt Football recruiting: Tony Pilato commits to Pitt - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:36

Pitt Football recruiting: Tony Pilato commits to Pitt
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Pitt received their 12th commitment for the class of 2014, when Tony Pilato made the choice to stay with his hometown team. Pilato plays his high school ball for nearby Hempfield High School in Greensburg. The Hempfield Spartan is rated as a three star ...
Hempfield lineman Pilato chooses PittTribune-Review
East Xtra: Hempfield's Pilato nearing college decisionPittsburgh Post Gazette

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Pitt Football Freshmen Visit the Mel Blount Youth Home - PittsburghPanthers.com

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:55

Pitt Football Freshmen Visit the Mel Blount Youth Home
PittsburghPanthers.com
PITTSBURGH - The University of Pittsburgh football freshmen spent Friday morning at the Mel Blount Youth Home putting on a football clinic for less fortunate youth. In conjunction with the Cathy and John Pelusi Life Skills Program, Senior Associate ...
Pitt Freshmen At Mel Blount Youth CampPantherReport.com (subscription)

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Pitt, Penn State players on CFB Watch Lists - WJAC Johnstown

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 00:49

WJAC Johnstown

Pitt, Penn State players on CFB Watch Lists
WJAC Johnstown
Eight Penn State football players and three from Pitt have been named to college football award preseason watch lists. On Thursday, Nittany Lion running backs Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak were listed for Doak Walter Award Watch. Belton ran for 803 yards ...
Versatile Pittsburgh Ironman Picks Up Another Watch List MentionBCSNN - Best College Sports News Network

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College football notebook: Date moved up for Pitt-Penn State game - Tribune-Review

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 19:28

WJAC Johnstown

College football notebook: Date moved up for Pitt-Penn State game
Tribune-Review
The wait for the first football meeting between Pitt and Penn State at Beaver Stadium in almost two decades just got a week shorter. On Thursday, PSU announced that its 2017 game hosting the Panthers was moved up a week to Sept. 9. The move was made ...
Pitt, Penn State players on CFB Watch ListsWJAC Johnstown
Versatile Pittsburgh Ironman Picks Up Another Watch List MentionBCSNN - Best College Sports News Network

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College football notebook: Date moved up for Pitt-Penn State game - Tribune-Review

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 19:28

College football notebook: Date moved up for Pitt-Penn State game
Tribune-Review
The wait for the first meeting between Pitt and Penn State at Beaver Stadium in almost two decades just got a week shorter. On Thursday, PSU announced that its 2017 game against the Panthers will be played Sept. 9. The move was made in conjunction with ...

Penn State Adds Georgia State, Kent State To Future Schedules, Changes Pitt ... - Onward State

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:22

Penn State Adds Georgia State, Kent State To Future Schedules, Changes Pitt ...
Onward State
Some southern schools were added to Penn State's future football schedules today, as the Nittany Lions will host the Sun Belt's Georgia State Panthers on Sept. 16, 2017, and will again host the Kent State Golden Flashes on Sept. 15, 2018. Because of ...
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Georgia State and Kent State to Future ...Victory Bell Rings
Penn State adds Georgia State, Kent State to future football slatesLancaster Newspapers
Penn State adds two ho-hum football opponents for 2017, 2018York Daily Record
The Express-Times -Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
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Pitt RB James Conner Named To Doak Walker Award Watch List - CBS Local

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:17

CBS Local

Pitt RB James Conner Named To Doak Walker Award Watch List
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Pitt Football Running Back James Conner, the teams leading rushed last year, has been named to the 2014 Doak Walker Award Watch List, an award presented annually to the nation's top running back. Last year for the ...
Conner Named a Doak Walker Award Preseason CandidatePittsburghPanthers.com
Philly area players make Doak Walker Award listPhilly.com
Conner on Doak Walker Award ListErieTVNews

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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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The season is nearing the halfway point and the Pirates are still treading water. After falling a season-high eight games under .500 in early May, the team has actually posted the best record in the National League since May 6.
Feature TwoNorth Shore Notes
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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