Former Pitt head coach Dave Wannstedt in an undated photo at the team's South Side facility.

Wannstedt hired as college football television analyst

Former Pitt head coach Dave Wannstedt will offer analysis on Fox Sports pregame shows and co-host a weekly show on the Big Ten Network.

4 days ago

 Pitt's Tyler Boyd was named to the All-ACC second team at the end of the 2013 season but was left off this preseason's squad.

No Pitt players on All-ACC preseason squad

The Panthers open training camp Aug. 4.

4 days ago

 Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon talks at a March 21 press conference about his team's third round game against Florida in the NCAA tournament in Orlando.

Business first for Pitt, but trip to Bahamas gets smiles

The Pitt basketball team will go to the Bahamas in August to play four games, but it isn’t strictly a business trip for the players.

5 days ago

 Pitt head coach Paul responds to questions at ACC media days regarding the Panthers' outlook for 2014.

ACC media days: Preseason poll no issue for Chryst

League media projects Pitt will finish sixth in the ACC Coastal division, but head coach Paul Chryst isn't worried about preseason polls.

6 days ago

 Pitt head coach Paul Chryst.

ACC media days: Chryst looking for plan to materialize in 3rd year

The head coach has sold fans and recruits on the vision of success. Now it‘‍s time to make that a reality.

6 days ago

 Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon shows instructions to his players.

Panthers will venture to Bahamas for exhibition set

Pitt announced Monday that its men’s basketball team will play four games against foreign competition Aug. 1-7 in the Bahamas.

6 days ago

 Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston at ACC Football kickoff Sunday in Greensboro, N.C.

Florida State's Winston motivated to repeat success

ACC Media Days notebook: Heisman Trophy- and national championship-winning QB eyes a repeat in 2014.

1 week ago

 Pitt's Ray Vinopal answers a question at a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football kickoff in Greensboro, N.C.

For Pitt's Boyd, Vinopal, winning is now

ACC Media Days: Panthers football leaders set concrete goals, saying that they want at least a 10-win season in 2014.

1 week ago

 Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles rests on the sideline in the second half against the Idaho Vandals at Doak Campbell Stadium Nov. 23, 2013 in Tallahassee, Fla. The Seminoles beat the Vandals, 80-14.

ACC media days: Florida State's Jameis Winston still hottest topic

There are plenty of story lines, for Pitt and elsewhere, as ACC coaches and players gather to preview the football season.

1 week ago

 Hazelwood native Herb Douglas talks about winning the bronze medal in the long jump at the 1948 Olympic Summer Games in London.

Herb Douglas: an ageless force

At 92 years old, the Olympian from Hazelwood still is proselytizing for greatness.

1 week ago

Freshmen adapting to each other, Pitt

The 21 freshmen on Pitt's football team are spending time in Oakland getting to know each other and preparing for the season.

1 week ago

 Pitt lineman Adam Bisnowaty.

Pitt's offensive line has room for improvement

With veterans returning from injury and improved depth, the line looks to be much stronger this upcoming season.

1 week ago

 Pitt's Ryan Luther drives to the basket during a game in the Pittsburgh Basketball Club Summer Pro/Am League.

North Xtra: Luther preparing for 'leap' to Pitt

Hampton basketball standout Ryan Luther is using his summer to prepare for his future with Panthers.

1 week ago

 Ejuan Price played in just six games last year before a season-ending back injury.

Pitt defensive end Ejuan Price to miss season with chest muscle injury

This will be the third consecutive season affected by injury for Price, a Woodland Hills graduate

1 week ago

 Pitt's Tyler Boyd caught 85 passes last season.

Pitt's Tyler Boyd tapped as Biletnikoff Award candidate

Boyd, a sophomore, caught 85 passes for 1,174 yards — both Pitt freshman records — and seven touchdowns in his first college season.

1 week ago

 Pitt football coach Paul Chryst.

How Paul Chryst is changing Pitt's football image

By establishing trust with local high schools and recruits, Pitt head coach Paul Chryst is changing the image of the program.

1 week ago

 Pitt's Joseph Uchebo competes in the Pittsburgh Basketball Club Summer Pro/Am League June 30.

Pitt center Joseph Uchebo continues long road back from knee injury

After a season of mostly watching his teammates from the bench, Pitt's Joseph Uchebo is ready to make his presence known on the court.

2 weeks ago

 About three years ago, Pitt started working with IMG Learfield to generate new ticket sales, which has worked on developing stronger relationships in the Pittsburgh business community. Pitt sold more than 8,000 new football season tickets last season, its first year in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Colleges look outside to boost sports ticket sales

Over the past three years, more than 60 Division I athletic programs have hired consultants to handle a portion of ticket sales.

2 weeks ago

 Seton-LaSalle's Naje Gibson.

Pitt women's basketball recruit ineligible for upcoming season

Naje Gibson of Seton-LaSalle, a top Pitt recruit, failed to qualify academically at Pitt and will have to go to a junior college.

2 weeks ago

 Pitt's Durand Johnson dunks in front of Duquesne's Desmond Ridenour during a game last season.

Pitt announces 2014-15 non-conference basketball schedule

Eight home games, a road trip at Indiana and a first-ever Maui Invitational appearance highlight the Panthers' 14-game non-conference slate.

2 weeks ago

 Pitt's James Conner carries as he's defended by Bowling Green's Jerry "BooBoo" Gates in the first quarter of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Ford Field in Detroit Dec. 26.

Pitt's young stars Boyd, Conner embrace new role

After breakout freshman years, young stars Tyler Boyd and James Conner embrace leadership roles on the field this season.

2 weeks ago

 Pitt's Sheldon Jeter dunks the ball in Pittsburgh Basketball Club Summer Pro/Am League action June 30.

Finally, hiatus is over for Pitt's Sheldon Jeter

Former Beaver Falls standout Sheldon Jeter, who was a practice player for a junior college last season, gets a fresh start at Pitt.

3 weeks ago


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