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The ‪Pitt‬ defense recorded seven sacks, forced three turnovers and held Virginia Tech to 100 total yards—just nine rushing—as the Panthers won their ACC opener 17-13 over Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

The Panthers got off to a quick start on their first drive with a 45-yard field goal by Chris Blewitt and increased the lead to 10-0 on and a 23-yard pass from Nathan Peterman to J.P.

10/03/2015 - 16:05
Francesca Fronzaglio
The Steelers head coach clearly impressed with former Pitt and Penn Hills star

"Aaron Donald is the [Rams] man inside and up front. Obviously I know quite a bit about him, probably too much. The things that I know about him don’t help me sleep easy.

09/22/2015 - 17:10
PSR Staff
Pitt rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit behind 131 yards from wide receiver Tyler Boyd, but Iowa's Marshall Koehn crushed a 57-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Hawkeyes over the Panthers 27-24 Saturday night.

Pitt trailed 17-7 at halftime but rallied to tie the game at 17-17 and then again at 24-24 before Koehn’s long game-winner.

09/19/2015 - 23:57
Francesca Fronzaglio
The ‪Pitt‬ defense held Akron to 110 total yards, Nate Peterman played the entire second half at quarterback and the Panthers beat Akron 24-7.

The Panthers almost tripled the Zips in total yards, 307-110, and held the ball for 37 minutes compared to 22 minutes for Akron. The Zips had just eight first downs while the Panthers had 21.

09/13/2015 - 00:52
Francesca Fronzaglio
The Panthers and Mountaineers will play a home and home four-year series

PITTSBURGH—The “Backyard Brawl” is coming back.

The series that provided such iconic Pitt moments as “4th and 17” and “13-9” will be played again beginning in 2022.

09/10/2015 - 23:49
PSR Staff
Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi announced Monday that junior running back James Conner, the reigning Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, will undergo season-ending surgery on his right knee for a torn medial collateral ligament.

Conner (Erie, Pa./McDowell) sustained the injury during the second quarter of Pitt’s 45-37 win over Youngstown State.

09/07/2015 - 12:53
PSR Staff
Qadree Ollison rushed for 207 yards and a touchdown in his collegiate debut as ‪‎Pitt‬ beat Youngstown State 45-37 at Heinz Field on Saturday afternoon.

Pittsburgh, PA—Consider them the fly in the Pittsburgh Panthers’ ointment.

09/05/2015 - 19:19
Anthony Jaskulski
Will one of the the four candidates on the Ohio State offense take home the trophy? Will another favorite take home the hardware? Or will a new name appear on the college scene?

Trevone Boykin, QB, TCU

08/30/2015 - 20:43
Aron Minkoff
Pitt football’s forgettable Paul Chryst era ended at 19-20 when the Madison native returned to Wisconsin to coach the Badgers, leaving the program in the same state of mediocrity in which he found it.

Former Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi is up next to try to do what Chryst couldn’t – make Pitt football matter nationally.   

08/03/2015 - 16:20
Matthew Zabierek
Training camps are open across the NFL and dozens of rookies are trying to buck the odds and earn a roster spot, including nearly two dozen with ties to western or central Pennsylvania.

Penn State and West Virginia each landed six players on NFL training camp rosters, while Pitt placed four and the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference three.

07/29/2015 - 16:08
Tony DeFazio
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington added five pieces to the roster before the trade deadline at the end of July.
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Mt. Pleasant senior student-athlete Madison Kromer was honored with the CoGo's High School Sports Unsung Hero Award Friday night at Vikings Stadium.
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In March, when the United States Women’s National Team announced their 23-woman roster, Gibsonia’s Meghan Klingenberg made her first World Cup team with very little fanfare.
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Allderdice improved to 3-2 with a 50-8 win over Pittsburgh City League foe Carrick at Cupples Stadium on the South Side Friday night.
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Only the Bengals were winners Week 1 in the AFC North, as the Steelers had no defense, the Ravens had no offense and the Browns did not have very much on either side of the ball.
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On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
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In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
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With Week 1 in the books, there are plenty of storylines to keep an eye on as the 2015 season chugs along.
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