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Pitt falls to Miami, 67-63, on senior night

Miami spoiled the occasion by beating Pitt and virtually ended the Panthers' hopes of gaining an at-large bid into the NCAA tournament.


 Pitt's Derrick Randall grabs a rebound against North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks and Brice Johnson in the first half Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt seniors look to avoid NIT fate

Though Pitt’s seniors could return to Petersen Events Center in an NIT game, they hope that won’t be the case.



 Ray Vinopal runs the pro shuttle drill during Pitt Pro Day at the team's South Side complex Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Ray Vinopal impresses at Pitt football pro day

Pitt senior Ray Vinopal was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine last month, but he wowed scouts Tuesday at Pitt’s pro day.



  Penguins' defenseman Ben Lovejoy (6) reaches for the puck during the first period of a game in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011.

Ian Cole, Ben Lovejoy must find a partner and role with Penguins

It isn’t clear how the Penguins will use new defensemen Ben Lovejoy and Ian Cole.



 Pitt's Cameron Wright celebrates near the end of his team's win over Notre Dame on Jan. 31 at the Petersen Events Center.

Ron Cook: Pitt senior guard displays Wright stuff on and off court

Panthers senior guard Cameron Wright is a standout off the court, too, excelling in the classroom all five years at Pitt.



 Duquesne's Dominique McKoy drives to the net against Saint Joseph's Isaiah Miles in the first half Wednesday night, January 7, 2015.

Duquesne's lone senior Dominique McKoy pushes for strong ending to college career

Dukes senior forward Dominique McKoy is looking to end his college career on a high note.



 From the archives: In this Jan. 19, 1979, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy as the Steelers arrive at a Pittsburgh airport after winning the NFL football Super Bowl. Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Steelers, died on June 13, 2014. He was 82.

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 03.04.15

This week’s questions cover the draft, the franchise tag and any scenarios that would include Troy Polamalu returning for another year.



 Robert Morris' Lucky Jones passes the ball off against Wagner in the first half Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Sewall Center.

Robert Morris star Jones doesn't consider himself 'Lucky'

Robert Morris senior Lucky Jones overcame personal tragedies to lead the Colonials, and now he hopes to carry them to the postseason.



 Pedro Alvarez hits a three run homer against the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, Dunedin Florida.

Bill Brink's Pirates baseball chat transcript: 3.4.15

With spring training in full swing, Bill takes your questions on the Pirates.



Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 3.4.15

Penguins, Pirates and Steelers discussion all on the menu for this week’s chat.


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    Panthers senior guard Cameron Wright is a standout off the court, too, excelling in the classroom all five years at Pitt.

    Ron Cook: Pitt senior guard displays Wright stuff on and off court

    Panthers senior guard Cameron Wright is a standout off the court, too, excelling in the classroom all five years at Pitt.



    The zany spring of 1995 was certainly one to remember in Bradenton, where the Pirates nearly threw a med school student behind the plate.

    Gene Collier: Recalling the bizarre spring of 1995

    The zany spring of 1995 was certainly one to remember in Bradenton, where the Pirates nearly threw a med school student behind the plate.

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    Pitt falls to Miami, 67-63, on senior night

    Miami spoiled the occasion by beating Pitt and virtually ended the Panthers' hopes of gaining an at-large bid into the NCAA tournament.



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    Robert Morris advances to the Northeast Conference tournament semifinals with a 91-68 victory against Wagner at Sewall Center.


     

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