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Pitt loses projected starting tackle to knee injury

Jaryd Jones-Smith, projected to start for the Panthers this year, was injured in during an offseason conditioning session.

2 days ago


 Pitt's Greg Williams and Austin Ransom take down West Virginia's Bradley Starks during a past matchup between the two teams, who haven't met on the football field since 2011.

Return of the Brawl? West Virginia AD says renewing rivalry with Pitt a top priority

“It’s a great thing for college football as a whole,” said West Virginia’s Shane Lyons.

2 days ago


Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd waives hearing in DUI case

Jefferson Hills police stopped Boyd, 20, on June 12 after they said he switched lanes without using a proper signal.

3 days ago


 Ex-Tennessee quarterback Nathan Peterman throws to a receiver during the second half of a game against Austin Peay on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 45-0.

Nathan Peterman settles in quickly after transfering to Pitt

With his father relishing every moment, quarterback Nathan Peterman is adjusting to Pitt after leaving Tennessee.

3 days ago


 Riley Stapleton helped Indiana win its first WPIAL basketball championship, but also starred on the football field.

Post-Gazette co-Male Athletes of the Year: Riley Stapleton and Tre Tipton

Indiana’s Riley Stapleton and Apollo-Ridge’s Tre Tipton will both be wide receivers in college, but were three-sport stars in high school.

6 days ago


 Pitt quarterback Chad Voytik will be a counselor at the Manning Passing Academy next month in New Orleans.

Pitt Notebook: Four-star wide receiver verbally commits to Panthers

Pitt is up to eight verbal commitments for its 2016 recruiting class.

1 week ago


Pitt football lands commitment from four-star receiver Flowers

Maurice Ffrench, an unrated prospect on Rivals.com, also verbally committed to the Panthers on Thursday night.

1 week ago


 Pitt athletic director Scott Barnes talks to reporters Thursday at the Petersen Events Center.

New Pitt AD Barnes weighs in on state of football program

New Pitt athletic director Scott Barnes is excited to connect with fans as he begins his tenure.

1 week ago


 Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi, seen here in spring practice earlier this year, already is building a strong recruiting class for 2016.

Pitt's recruiting class grows bigger and stronger

The Panthers’ 2016 football recruiting class is gaining momentum after three recent verbal commitments.

1 week ago


 Pitt men's basketball coach Jamie Dixon.

Summer league canceled after Pitt pulls players out

Panthers coach Jamie Dixon cited the number of players recovering from injuries and changes in NCAA rules for the decision to not play.

1 week ago


Pitt announces formation of 'fan experience' committee

The committee will comprise alumni, fans and students to discuss a range of issues, including ticketing and donor support.

1 week ago


Injuries, NCAA rule changes force cancellation of Pittsburgh Pro-Am basketball league

Organizers said Pitt didn’t have enough healthy players for the league this year.

1 week ago


Pitt lands three-star linebacker from Virginia

Chase Pine tweeted his decision Monday night.

1 week ago


 Pitt's Tyler Boyd must make things right if he’s going to continue to serve as a cornerstone for Pitt’s future.

Adam Bittner: Tyler Boyd must regain goodwill to build Pitt’s future

Drunk driving charges, regardless of their ultimate outcome, put in jeopardy the All-ACC receiver’s legacy as a cornerstone of the program.

2 weeks ago


Pitt volleyball coach chosen to lead Team USA

Pitt coach Dan Fisher has been selected to lead Team USA in women’s volleyball for the upcoming Pan American Games.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's Tyler Boyd was formally charged with DUI on Tuesday, but coach Pat Narduzzi has yet to determine if Boyd will receive punishment from the team.

Formal charges filed against Pitt WR Boyd

Tyler Boyd, 20, will have a preliminary hearing Aug. 5 on DUI charges after a traffic stop early Friday morning in Jefferson Hills.

2 weeks ago


 Dan Pierre, left, and his brother, Dave, take a selfie with new Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi Tuesday night at the Panthers’ On the Prowl publicity tour at The Chadwick in McCandless.

Narduzzi, Panthers on prowl to stir up alumni’s excitement

Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi’s “On The Prowl” tour made a stop at The Chadwick in McCandless Tuesday.

2 weeks ago


Pitt basketball guards Robinson, Smith undergo surgery

Both are expected to be ready by the time team practice begins in October.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's Tyler Boyd pulls in a pass during spring practice in April.

Pitt's Boyd formally charged with driving under the influence

Boyd, 20, also faces summary charges for underage drinking and traffic violations.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's Tyler Boyd, right, is expected to be charged with DUI and other offenses after getting stopped by Jefferson Hills police early Friday morning.

DUI charges against Pitt star WR Boyd to be filed

Jefferson Hills police plan to file DUI charges against Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd after he was stopped early Friday morning.

2 weeks ago


 University of Pittsburgh's Tyler Boyd, right, runs after catching a pass during spring camp in March on the South Side.

Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd to be charged with driving under influence of alcohol

Boyd, 20, was pulled over for a traffic violation early Friday and arrested under suspicion of DUI.

2 weeks ago


 Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix shares a father with 7-foot Rozelle Nix, and soon they will share the city of Pittsburgh, too.

Long lost Nix brothers Roosevelt, Rozelle take Pittsburgh together

Roosevelt and Rozelle Nix had never met until last year, but now the half-brothers are reunited as they chase their dreams in Pittsburgh.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's Tyler Boyd pulls in a pass during spring practice in April on the South Side.

Pitt receiver Boyd suspected of driving under the influence

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi released a statement tonight calling the situation “both serious and disappointing.”

3 weeks ago


 Pitt womens basketball coach Suzie McConnell-Serio.

Pitt's McConnell-Serio embraces new rules for women's basketball

Pitt women’s basketball coach Suzie McConnell-Serio is excited for rule changes enacted for next season.

3 weeks ago


Pitt signs Richmond transfer forward Nelson-Ododa

Alonzo Nelson-Ododa, who is a 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward, is a graduate transfer and will eligible to play immediately.

3 weeks ago


 Henry Hynoski was a valuable part of Pitt's offense during his career with the Panthers, and his role with the New York Giants earned him a contract extension in March.

Former Pitt fullback Hynoski keeps striving to be better

Former Pitt fullback Henry Hynoski is using his unconventional path to the NFL to inspire young athletes.

3 weeks ago


Pitt football's road game at Akron to kick off at 6 p.m.

The game will be broadcast online on ESPN3.

3 weeks ago


 Veteran NFL and college offensive line coach Tony Wise gets hands-on as he runs a blocking drill at the fifth Joe Moore O-Line Camp at West Allegheny High School.

Former coach Joe Moore celebrated by old friends at offensive line camp

Many of football’s most influential offensive linemen worked at a camp this weekend to honor the legacy of a late coach.

3 weeks ago


 Pitt's Brianna Kiesel is the program's all-time leader in minutes played and fifth in scoring.

Ex-Pitt standout Brianna Kiesel gets started in WNBA

The second WNBA draft pick in the history of the program, Brianna Kiesel, is officially on board with the team that took her 13th overall.

4 weeks ago


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