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Pitt Football Suspends Titus Howard For 2014 Season - CBS Local

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CBS Local

Pitt Football Suspends Titus Howard For 2014 Season
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – Pitt football head coach Paul Chryst announced that sophomore defensive back Titus Howard has been suspended for the 2014 season. As part of the suspension, Howard will remain with the program and participate in ...
Football: Titus Howard suspended for seasonUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Pitt suspends DB Titus Howard for 2014 seasonMacon Telegraph (blog)
Pitt's Titus Howard banned for seasonESPN

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James Franklin in favor of playing Pitt annually - CBSSports.com

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:06

CBSSports.com

James Franklin in favor of playing Pitt annually
CBSSports.com
Since 1894 Penn State and Pitt have met 96 times on a football field, but none of those meetings have come since the 2000 season. A fact that's rather unfortunate considering that the two schools are separated by only 136 miles of road. It's a natural ...

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Why the Pittsburgh Panthers Football Team is Worth the Price of Admission - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:05

Why the Pittsburgh Panthers Football Team is Worth the Price of Admission
Cardiac Hill (blog)
Unlike in basketball, the football in the ACC is broken into two sections, and Pitt is in the easy one right now. Pitt does not have to see Florida State, Clemson, Louisville, or Notre Dame. Sure the ACC Coastal Division has some quality teams like ...
Coaches at Penn State and Pitt trying to reignite the rivalryNBCSports.com

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Pitt State Football to Host Fifth Annual Ladies Night at the Pitt - KOAM-TV

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:21

Pitt State Football to Host Fifth Annual Ladies Night at the Pitt
KOAM-TV
The event will kick off with a tour of the Gorilla Football locker room and a viewing of the Robert E. Plaster Indoor Event Center. Head Coach Tim Beck will then lead the group on the traditional Gorilla Walk from the Weede to Gorilla Village where the ...

Report: Pitt coach wants annual games against WVU, Penn State - SI.com

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:50

Report: Pitt coach wants annual games against WVU, Penn State
SI.com
Pitt and WVU played a rivalry series - the Backyard Brawl - for 104 years, before moves to new conferences (WVU to the Big 12, Pitt to the ACC) ended the matchups in 2012. Pitt holds a 61-40-3 advantage in the series, though West Virginia won seven of ...

The 10 Most Colorful Quotes in Pitt History - PittsburghPanthers.com

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:48

The 10 Most Colorful Quotes in Pitt History
PittsburghPanthers.com
There have been many colorful characters in the history of Pitt football--and just as many funny, offbeat and irreverent utterances spoken by them. Such sound bites are the inspiration for this week's list, "The 10 Most Colorful Quotes in Pitt History ...

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Wanted: Pitt Panthers To Be Contenders - Football.com

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:29

Football.com

Wanted: Pitt Panthers To Be Contenders
Football.com
When people think of Pitt football, the most recent name that sparks anyone's interest is Fitzgerald, who single-handedly put the Panthers atop the Big East at the time, and in college football in general. In his two seasons at Pitt, Fitz had 34 ...

Pitt football growing under Chryst - Tribune-Review

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 22:29

Pitt football growing under Chryst
Tribune-Review
Pitt coach Paul Chryst made many assessments about the program when he was hired almost three years ago. Many he never mentioned outside of staff meetings, but one was obvious enough that there was no hiding from it. “We felt like we needed to get ...

Pittsburgh Football: 2014 Panthers Can't Bolster Offense Without Better Blocking - Bleacher Report

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 22:47

Bleacher Report

Pittsburgh Football: 2014 Panthers Can't Bolster Offense Without Better Blocking
Bleacher Report
Recently, the sports biopic 42 was seen on premium cable, but Pitt's offensive linemen were too busy watching a horror film—let's just call it "43." That's the number of sacks that mostly makeshift unit allowed in 2013, which put the Panthers at No ...
Paul Chryst Visits ESPN Studios on Monday, July 28PittsburghPanthers.com

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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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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.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore Notes
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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