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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
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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