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Tuesday November 25 2014
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Tyler Boyd caught 7 passes for 126 yards and a touchdown, backup running back Chris James ran for 122 yards and the Pitt defense forced three turnovers as the Panthers hammered Syracuse 30-7.

The Panthers sent off their seniors with a much needed win Saturday afternoon. The Syracuse Orange were in town for Senior Day as Pitt was looking to avoid a fourth straight ACC loss.

11/22/2014 - 19:35
Anthony Mendicino
North Carolina's Marquis Williams gained nearly 400 yards from scrimmage and accounted for four touchdowns as the Tar Heels beat Pitt 40-35, wasting a 220-yard effort by Pitt's James Conner.

CHAPEL HILL, NC - North Carolina's Marquis Williams gained nearly 400 yards from scrimmage, accounted for four touchdowns and led a last-minute scoring drive to lift the Tar Heels

11/15/2014 - 18:30
PSR Staff
Thomas Sirk ran five yards for a Duke score in the second overtime to lift the Blue Devils over Pitt 51-48, spoiling a 263-yard rushing performance from the Panthers' James Conner.

Pitt fell to 4-5 (2-3 in the ACC) on the year, including five loses in their last six games. Duke improves to 7-1 (3-1 in the ACC) and stays atop the ACC Coastal division.

11/01/2014 - 16:25
Alex Stumpf
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets strolled into Heinz Field and destroyed the Pitt Panthers on homecoming. The Jackets scored eight touchdowns as they buried Pitt 56-28 Saturday afternoon.

Pitt’s fourth ACC game began in about the worst way possible. The Panthers lost five fumbles in the first quarter, tying the FBS record for most fumbles lost in a quarter.

10/25/2014 - 20:13
Anthony Mendicino
Former Pitt QB Tom Savage settling in with the Texans

Former Pitt quarterback Tom Savage realized his dream of playing in the NFL when the Houston Texans chose him with the 35th pick of the fourth round (135th overall) of last year’s NFL draft.

10/21/2014 - 00:17
Steve Flinn
The defense dominated early, Chad Voytik ran for 118 yards and Pitt snapped a three-game losing skid with a 21-16 win over Virginia Tech at Heinz Field Thursday night.

The Pitt Panthers outplayed their ACC counterpart Virginia Tech on Thursday night in a 21-16 victory, breaking their three-game losing streak in the process.

10/16/2014 - 22:53
Mark Powell
Akron's Conor Hundley rushed for 148 yards, Cody Grice scored two touchdowns and the Zips defense shut down the Pitt running game as Akron upset the Panthers 21-10 at Heinz Field.

The Akron defense held Pitt's rushing game to 129 yards and kept star running back James Conner under 100 yards for the first time in five games.

09/27/2014 - 16:58
Tony DeFazio
Backup quarterback C.J. Beathard rallied Iowa in the second half and the Hawkeyes came back from 10 points down to beat Pitt 24-20 at Heinz Field on Saturday afternoon.

PITTSBURGH – Iowa backup quarterback CJ Beathard replaced starter Jake Rudock in the second half and led the Hawkeyes to three consecutive scores in the second half as Io

09/20/2014 - 14:51
Tony DeFazio
ESPN NFL Analyst Louis Riddick spent 12 years as an NFL Scout and Personnel Director with the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles. The Quakertown, PA, native and Pitt graduate played six seasons as a defensive back in the NFL with the Falcons, Browns and Raiders.

Drafted in the ninth-round by the San Francisco 49ers in 1991, Riddick went on to play 94 games in the league and recorded an interception in a 1994 Browns playoff win over the New England Patr

09/15/2014 - 13:11
Tony DeFazio
James Conner ran for 177 yards and 3 touchdowns, Chad Voytik added 126 rushing yards and Pitt overcame a mistake-filled first quarter to beat Florida International 42-25 on Saturday.

Conner’s output gave him 544 rushing yards on the year, breaking Tony Dorsett’s school record for most rushing yards in the first three games of a season.

09/13/2014 - 15:41
Anthony Mendicino
This is not a great time for the National Football League. America's richest and most successful sports league is being taken to task by everyone from media to protest groups to longtime fans.
Editor's DeskFeature One
When the Penguins dealt Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and the No. 8 overall pick on Draft Day 2012, they were coming off a string of disappointing playoff finishes.
Blue LineFeature Two
The six western Pennsylvania quarterbacks in the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, George Blanda and Johnny Unitas -- will be honored in Pittsburgh next summer.
Feature ThreePure Steel
From 2004 to 2011, the Steelers led the league or finished second in fewest points allowed per game five times. Those squads were marshaled by Steelers greats such as nose tackle Casey Hampton and receiver Hines Ward, who recently made headlines for calling his old team's defense “soft.”
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The 2014-15 season is underway and plenty of high-end talent dots the top teams in America. Here is PSR's early peek at some of the best players in the land.
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There were smiles after a Plum football game late last season, for the first time in more than two years. The Mustangs finally came out on the winning end of a game.
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At Pitt Basketball’s 2014 Midnight Madness event, Joseph Uchebo did not win the dunk contest. He did, however, win over the fans.
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Can John Calipari load up for another title run with what is perhaps America's most talented roster? Does UConn have enough to repeat? Will the Tar Heels big men lead UNC to the promised land?
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