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Junior defensive tackle racked up four tackles for loss in Panthers' 27-3 thumping of South Florida

Pitt junior defensive tackle Aaron Donald has been named the Big East Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Panthers’ 27-3 victory over South Florida this past weekend.

12/03/2012 - 11:40
PSR Staff
Panthers will play in Birmingham for the third straight year

The University of Pittsburgh football team has accepted an invitation to play the University of Mississippi of the Southeastern Conference in the

12/02/2012 - 20:17
PSR Staff
Notre Dame and Alabama will square off for the BCS National Championship one month from now, but PSR's voters will conduct one final poll after the bowl games are completed next month.

While the Fighting Irish and Crimson Tide will be the main attraction, there are plenty of other interesting bowl match-ups on the way, including Northern Illinois vs.

12/02/2012 - 20:16
PSR Staff
Mountaineers to renew rivalry with Syracuse at Yankee Stadium

West Virginia University of the Big 12 Conference tonight accepted an invitation to play in the 2012 New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs.

12/02/2012 - 20:15
PSR Staff
Charlie Batch outdueled Joe Flacco and Shaun Suisham kicked a 42-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Steelers over the Ravens 23-20 in a classic battle between the AFC North rivals.

If ever a deck was stacked against the Pittsburgh Steelers in any game, it very well may have been Sunday’s contest against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. But an offense under t

12/02/2012 - 19:49
Nate Barnes
Paul Spadafora won a unanimous decision over WBO 17th-ranked contender Solomon Egberime in Chester, West Virginia Saturday night.

The last time Spadafora faced an opponent ranked this highly, he did not win.

12/02/2012 - 00:18
Tony DeFazio
The Pitt defense forced four turnovers and allowed just 115 total yards, and quarterback Tino Sunseri completed 19 of 25 passes for 211 yards and a touchdown as the Panthers demolished South Florida 27-3 Saturday night in Tampa.


The win was the Panthers’ sixth of the season, beating up on a struggling South Florida team to become bowl eligible for the fifth-straight season.

12/01/2012 - 22:15
Chris Popovec
Karvel Anderson didn't miss a shot, sinking all eight of his treys and ringing up 28 points, to lead Robert Morris to an 84-76 upset of Ohio, handing the 6-1 Bobcats their first loss of the season.

Junior guard Karvel Anderson (Elkhart, Ind.

12/01/2012 - 21:49
PSR Staff
Pitt fell behind by 10 points in the first half, but outscored Detroit by 21 in the second half to pull away for a 74-61 victory Saturday night at the Pete.

Call it a double-edged sword.

12/01/2012 - 21:42
Anthony Jaskulski
Balanced offense leads Dukes to third-straight win

In their first-ever meeting, the Duquesne Dukes defeated the Maine Black Bears, 87-73 on Saturday afternoon at the A.J.

12/01/2012 - 21:16
Rachel Labosky
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