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From Sutherland Hall on the University of Pittsburgh’s upper campus, you are afforded a breathtaking view of Oakland; the Petersen Events Center, the gorgeous home to Pitt’s basketball team—and one of the top student sections in the country, the “Oakland Zoo”—with the majestic Cathedral of Learning towering in the background.

If you continue down Allequippa Street from this spot, past the University’s other athletic buildings—the Fitzgerald Field House and Trees Hall—and make a right onto Robinson Exchange, you quickly

07/21/2013 - 14:28
Donnie Tasser
The 16th-ranked University of Pittsburgh baseball team (40-12, 18-3 Big East) will compete for the Big East regular season championship when they travel to Jim Patterson Stadium for its regular season finale, a three-game set at No. 10 Louisville (43-10, 17-4 Big East) beginning on Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m.

The first two games of the series will be steamed live through Louisville’s website for a fee while Saturday’s series finale will be broadcast live to a national audience on ESPNU with Mike Morgan

05/16/2013 - 08:37
PSR Staff
The Pitt baseball team entered May in the midst of one of the best seasons in program history, chasing a Big East title and a berth in the College World Series. It's hard to imagine a better way for the Panthers to enter the ACC.

At Pitt’s main campus in Oakland, the teams students buzz the most about are the basketball and football teams.

05/06/2013 - 22:56
Nate Barnes
Pitt catcher Kevan Smith often wonders what would have happened had his athletic career not taken a three-year detour away from baseball. Baseball had always been his first love at Seneca Valley High School, but when then-Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt offered the 6-4, 240-pounder a scholarship to play quarterback, everything changed.

“Colleges knew they couldn’t compete (financially) with a football scholarship,” Smith said.

05/25/2011 - 15:06
Walter Villa
The University of Pittsburgh has established itself as a power on the gridiron and on the court. But, diamonds are becoming the Panthers' best friend, too.

Like its basketball and football counterparts, Pitt's baseball team is challenging for a Big East championship.

The Panthers are enjoying a breakout season this year.

06/01/2010 - 00:00
Joe Sager
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