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Pitt's defense dominated the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday, bailing out an inefficient and turnover-prone offense as the Panthers downed UVA 14-3 at Heinz Field to improve to 4-1 on the season.

PITTSBURGH, PA -- One week after putting up 58 points and nearly 600 yards of offense, Pitt needed a dominating performance by the defense to win.

09/28/2013 - 17:22
Tony DeFazio
Panthers and Cavaliers kick off at 12:30 at Heinz Field

As Matt House looks toward Saturday’s matchup against Virginia, the Pitt defensive coordinator took a moment to reflect on Pitt’s victory at Duke last week.

09/26/2013 - 23:43
Tyler Pecyna
Tom Savage threw for 424 yards and 6 touchdowns as Pitt piled up nearly 600 yards of offense to win the highest scoring game in Pitt history , a 58-55 shootout at Duke on Saturday afternoon.

The Duke Blue Devils put on an offensive show Saturday, but 55 points were not enough to top Pitt's own explosive performance.

09/21/2013 - 17:41
Cody Benjamin
Tyler Boyd had 196 total yards, James Conner ran for 119 yards, Isaac Bennett added 101 and each player scored 2 touchdowns as Pitt beat New Mexico 49-27 at Heinz Field Saturday afternoon.

On the first play from scrimmage, a play action pass from the arm of Tom Savage went into the hands of a New Mexico defender, setting up the Lobos for a 1st and 10 at the Pitt 25-yard line.

09/14/2013 - 17:36
Anthony Jaskulski
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston threw for 356 yards and 4 touchdowns as the No. 11 Seminoles pounded Pitt 41-13 in the season-opener Monday night at Heinz Field.

It wasn’t exactly a warm-welcome for Pitt and their new digs.

09/02/2013 - 23:56
Anthony Jaskulski
Paul Chryst is now in second season as Pitt’s head football coach. It’s the first time since 2010 that the Panthers will have the same head coach for the second year in a row.

Chryst went through a lot of ups and downs in his first season at the helm.

09/02/2013 - 10:44
Tony DeFazio
It was nearly a year ago that it seemed the coaching carousel Pitt football had been riding caused the program to hit rock bottom.

In the inaugural contest of the 2012 season, Youngstown State, a Football Championship Subdivision (formerly 1-AA) team, rode a bus down I-79 and took it to the Panthers in their own backyard, in a

08/12/2013 - 11:09
Devon Moore
Even though this could be a big year for Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman John Malecki, he has prepared for training camp the same way he always had.

Malecki, 25, a local product who has taken the long road to the National Football League, is projected to make the final 53-man roster coming out training camp for the first time in his career.

08/12/2013 - 10:00
Donnie Tasser
The first order of business as head coach Paul Chryst begins his second season is cleaning up after several departures rocked the team's depth chart over the offseason.

The biggest hit for the Panthers was the transfer of sophomore running back Rushel Shell, who was expected to carry the offensive load.

08/05/2013 - 20:00
Mallory Merda
Panthers add 10 in five-day span

Pitt's 2014 football recruiting class is up to 12 after an explosion of commitments in late June.

06/27/2013 - 23:42
Tony DeFazio
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.
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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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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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