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James Conner rumbled for 214 rushing yards, Tyler Boyd added a pair of touchdowns and Pitt whipped ACC foe Boston College 30-20 in Chestnut Hill.

Conner led Pitt to their first conference win of the 2014 season running strong behind a dominant offensive line as the Panthers rolled over the Boston College Eagles under the lights on Friday nig

09/05/2014 - 23:30
Anthony Mendicino
James Conner rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns on just 14 carries as Pitt scored six first-half touchdowns and cruised to a 62-0 blowout victory over Delaware Saturday afternoon at Heinz Field.

PITTSBURGH – James Conner rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns on just 14 carries as Pitt scored six first-half touchdowns and cruised to a 62-0 victory over Delaware on Saturd

08/30/2014 - 13:57
Tony DeFazio
Pitt head coach Paul Chryst talked with the media last month in Greensboro, NC, and previewed the Panthers' upcoming about the upcoming season.


08/29/2014 - 12:42
Tony DeFazio
A quick glimpse at the 2014 Pitt football teams reveals some major red flags. A veteran quarterback and the program's all-time leading wide receiver have departed for the NFL.

The most decorated defensive player in the nation in 2013, defensive tackle Aaron Donald, is one of seven 2013 starters (including injured defensive end Ejuan Proce) who won’t be back in this fall.

08/06/2014 - 14:42
Tony DeFazio
Paul Chryst sat at a table in Greensboro, North Carolina, answering questions from the media. The third-year Pitt head coach was certainly anxious to wrap up the interview session and catch his plane back to Pittsburgh, but he was also at ease.

Chryst answered the questions thoughtfully, cracking self-deprecating jokes and even peppering his comments with some colorful language.

08/05/2014 - 13:57
Tony DeFazio
Paul Chryst replaced Todd Graham as Pitt’s head coach in 2012. After a 6-7 season in his first year, the Panthers took a small step forward with a 7-6 record last season.

The former Wisconsin offensive coordinator is a plain spoken football coach without a lot of flair, distinguishing himself from his predecessor in a lot of ways.

08/05/2014 - 13:34
Tony DeFazio
Former Pitt quarterback Tyler Palko isn't playing football anymore, but he's still leading his team.

Tyler Palko was a leader from the moment he picked up a football while watching his father coach at West Allegheny High School.

06/28/2014 - 19:28
Julia Kramer
Pitt and Penn State were fairly well-represented in last month’s NFL Draft, with each school sending three players into the league via the annual draft. The western Pennsylvania region also saw three players selected.

The first local player taken was no surprise, as Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald went 13th overall to the St. Louis Rams.

06/06/2014 - 10:44
Tony DeFazio
So far, Paul Chryst’s first full batch of recruits as the head coach of the University of Pittsburgh has been an impressive one.

Sporting immediate impact players like wide receiver Tyler Boyd, running backs James Conner and Rachid Ibrahim, tight end Scott Orndoff, offensive lineman Dorian Johnson, and defensive backs Titus

05/25/2014 - 15:12
Dan Sostek
Street and Urschel also selected as well as Bloomsburg linebacker

Penn State defensive tackle Daquan Jones and Pitt quarterback Tom Savage were fourth round selections in the 2014 NFL Draft.

05/10/2014 - 19:59
Tony DeFazio
Neil Walker’s contract expires after the 2016 season. The Pirates second baseman is due for a big raise in arbitration this offseason—likely to $10 million—and signing him to a long-term extension will cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $12-$15 million annually.
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Belle Vernon junior wrestler Jarod Verkleeren has quietly become one of the most decorated athletes in the state.
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And then there was one. Fall 2015 marked the first chapter for Armstrong High School. The new school is the merger of Ford City and Kittanning high schools, which were only five miles away from each other.
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While the recruiting season is usually a time for top schools to scratch and claw for high school seniors, the 2015-16 Pitt Panthers have taken an alternate route.
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It’s the Duquesne Dukes 100th season for basketball this year and the pressure to do well is on the line.
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The McConnell family name casts a lofty shadow in Pittsburgh basketball circles.
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