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Monday July 28 2014
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Lancaster native drafted by Bucks then traded to Hawks

BROOKLYN, N.Y.-University of Pittsburgh senior forward Lamar Patterson (Lancaster, Pa./St. Benedict's Prep, N.J.) was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the No.

06/27/2014 - 09:10
PSR Staff
Panthers to host Louisville, Syracuse, Notre Dame and North Carolina among others

GREENSBORO, NC-Pitt's second season in the Atlantic Coast Conference will feature home games against North Carolina, Syracuse and Louisville as the league announced its opponents a

04/22/2014 - 17:27
PSR Staff
Juco center and local guard intend to play for Panthers

PITTSBURGH-The University of Pittsburgh men's basketball program signed two student-athletes-Tyrone Haughton (Miami, Fla./Iowa Western C.C.) and Cameron Johnson (Moon Township, Pa.

04/22/2014 - 08:20
PSR Staff
Scottie Wilbekin had 21 points and the top-seeded Florida Gators dominated the second half, putting an end to Pitt's season with a 61-45 win over the Panthers in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

Pitt and its No. 59 strength of schedule were more than overdue to play an elite team.

03/22/2014 - 14:32
Ryan Bertonaschi
Talib Zanna was 6-of-7 from the floor and 6-of-6 from the line for 18 points to lead Pitt to a 77-48 blow out over Colorado to advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Panthers were in control from the opening tip Thursday afternoon at the Amway Arena in Orlando as they advanced to the round of 32 for the first time since 2011.

03/20/2014 - 17:55
Dan Sostek
Pitt earned the No. 9 seed in the South Region of the 2014 NCAA Championship and will play No. 8 seed Colorado in a Second Round matchup on Thursday, March 20, at the Amway Center in Orlando.

Tipoff times and television affiliates will be announced on Monday. All games will be televised nationally on one of the following networks: CBS, TNT, TBS or truTV.

03/16/2014 - 23:04
PSR Staff
Lamar Patterson and Talib Zanna each had 15 points but Pitt could not pull off the upset, losing to No. 6 Virginia 51-48 in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday.

In its first appearance in the ACC Tournament, Pitt played 85 consecutive minutes with a lead, but once the Panthers got behind against top-seeded Virginia Saturday, they couldn’t turn the corner.<

03/15/2014 - 17:35
Ryan Bertonaschi
Talib Zanna was dominant for the second straight game with 19 points and 21 rebounds as Pitt led by 20 points midway through the second half before surviving a wild UNC surge before holding off the Tar Heels 80-75 to advance to the ACC Tournament semifinals.

A sea of Carolina-blue occupied the majority of the Greensboro Coliseum’s seats Friday in a virtual third-round ACC-Tournament home game for the Tar Heels.

03/14/2014 - 17:48
Ryan Bertonaschi
Lamar Patterson scored 24 points and Talib Zanna added 17 as Pitt took control in the first half and never looked back, dominating Wake Forest 84-55 in the Panthers' ACC Tournament debut.

When Jamie Dixon took over the Pitt basketball program in 2003, his teams became known for outstanding play in early March.

03/13/2014 - 18:45
Ryan Bertonaschi
Panthers open play Thursday at 2 PM against Notre Dame-Wake Forest winner

GREENSBORO, N.C. - With Saturday's 83-78 overtime win at Clemson, Pitt clinched the No.

03/09/2014 - 22:25
PSR Staff
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.
Feature FourHigh SchoolPenn 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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