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Top teams to visit Pitt, Petersen Events Center next season

The ACC announced Pitt’s basketball schedules for the next two seasons, which includes home games against North Carolina and Louisville.

about 8 hours ago


Former Pitt football player pleads guilty to robbing bank

Jovani Chappel, 26, of Hazelwood, will serve one to two years at the Allegheny County Jail as part of an agreed-upon sentence.

about 16 hours ago


Pitt to host N.C., Syracuse, Louisville and Notre Dame in 2014-15

The Panthers' home ACC schedule also includes Florida State, Boston College, Clemson, Georgia Tech and Miami.

about 18 hours ago


 Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon.

Pitt basketball: Dixon gets OLSH guard; assistant leaves

Cam Johnson grew 5 inches and averaged 26.8 points a game last year, which caught the eye of several coaches, including Jamie Dixon.

1 day ago


Pitt lands 6-foot-7 guard from OLSH

Cam Johnson of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart is the third WPIAL player in Pitt's recruiting class.

1 day ago


 Pitt assistant coaches Barry Rohrssen (top) and Brandin Knight call out to their team as they take on Virginia in the second half of the semifinals of the ACC Tournament in Greensboro last monrth.

Pitt assistant Rohrssen joins Kentucky staff

Barry Rohrssen is departing from the program and has accepted a job as an assistant coach under his long-time friend John Calipari.

1 day ago


 Pitt strength and conditioning coach Ross Kolodziej.

Pitt's new strength, conditioning coach proves to be big asset in hurry

To a man, the Panthers players say new strength and conditioning coach Ross Kolodziej already has made a big difference.

4 days ago


 Pitt quarterback Trey Anderson eludes a tackler during a drill at the final spring practice for the Panthers.

Transition to next phase begins for Pitt football

With spring practice now wrapped up, coach Paul Chryst is eager to see how his team approaches the next stage of the offseason.

1 week ago


Pitt notebook: In lieu of open scrimmage, fan event aims to please young and old

Pitt officials claim more than 3,000 fans attended the "Field Pass" with coaches and players Sunday at the South Side practice facility.

1 week ago


 Tyler Boyd

Boyd puts first year in rearview mirror

Star receiver Tyler Boyd enters his sophomore season as a Panther with a new comfort level on and off the field.

1 week ago


In college b-ball, emphasis on new rules nets mixed results for 2013-14

College basketball scoring increased a bit after a tweaking of rules and some foul calls in the offseason, and coaches give their thoughts.

1 week ago


Young Pitt lineman getting snaps

With Adam Bisnowaty on the mend, redshirt freshman Jaryd Jones-Smith is getting a chance to shine, and he is hard to miss.

1 week ago


Last man standing in Pitt's backfield gets a shot

Sophomore Rachid Ibrahim is the Panthers’ only healthy running back at the moment, and the coaching staff wants to see what he can do.

1 week ago


Virginia pitching stymies Panthers

The top-ranked Cavaliers shut down the Panthers' offense again in Game 3 of the weekend series at Cost Field.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's Kevin Weatherspoon with dad, James, during a "father's day" event during spring practice Friday on the South Side.

Mutual admiration society in Pitt football

Dads from near and far quickly accepted Pitt's invitation to see their sons practice football on Friday.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's Jester Weah pulls in a pass during spring practice on the South Side Friday, April 4, 2014.

Big spring battle for Pitt is Street's replacement

Young, untested wide receivers Zach Challingsworth and Jester Weah are bidding for playing time in Pitt’s spring football practice.

2 weeks ago


 Florida coach Billy Donovan runs practice Friday at AT&T Stadium, the site of the Final Four where his Gators will get a second crack at Connecticut.

Much more on the line in Florida-UConn rematch

You know a team has had a good season when its low point is a road loss in early December, but now the Gators get a chance at revenge.

2 weeks ago


Pitt's top two RBs out for the rest of spring practices

James Conner and Isaac Bennett both suffered injuries in Friday's practice that will keep them out for the rest of spring practices.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's James Conner celebrates a touchdown last season against Notre Dame at Heinz Field.

Pitt notebook: James Conner, Tyler Boyd adjust to fame and changes

Running back James Conner and receiver Tyler Boyd are the faces of Pitt football despite making significant adjustments this spring.

2 weeks ago


Panthers welcome No. 1

The Pitt baseball team will play host to No. 1-ranked Virginia this weekend in ACC action.

2 weeks ago


Pitt's new secondary coach wants to aggressive play

Coach Troy Douglas wants his secondary to find its way in a more aggressive defensive system.

3 weeks ago


 Notre Dame's Natalie Achonwa, right, is out for the remainder of the NCAA tournament.

NCAA notebook: Notre Dame star Achonwa tore ACL, will miss Final Four

Irish forward Natalie Achonwa's injury Monday night in the win against Baylor was a serious one, and she won't be available for a title run.

3 weeks ago


Pitt, Robert Morris guards given postseason recognition

Pitt guard Lamar Patterson and Robert Morris guard Karvel Anderson were named Associated Press honorable mention All-Americans Monday.

3 weeks ago


 Pitt''s Darryl Render (left) and Tyrone Ezell take down Gardner-Webb's Kenny Little during a game in 2012 at Heinz Field.

Pitt's defense has a big hole to plug up front

Junior Darryl Render is the top choice to fill the shoes of Aaron Donald, one of the all-time greats for the Panthers.

3 weeks ago


Pitt notebook: University officials opposed to unions in college sports

Panthers lineman Artie Rowell and quarterback Chad Voytik also question whether there is a place for unions in college athletics.

3 weeks ago


Pitt's offensive line changes for better

Despite some injuries, there is more experience and continuity in the Panthers line than there was last season.

4 weeks ago


 Josh Newkirk, walking off the floor Saturday after an NCAA tournament third-round loss to Florida, was one of three freshmen that got a lot of experience for the Panthers this season.

Offensive flaws put Panthers in hole

Despite some key losses, Pitt has solid foundation to build on for next season.

4 weeks ago


 Pitt's Lamar Patterson, Talib Zanna and Cameron Wright walk off the floor after a timeout late in the second half against Florida Saturday in the third round of the NCAA tournament at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla.

Panthers battled elements

Toughest part to the end of season for Lamar Patterson and Pitt ... losing Talib Zanna as a teammate.

1 month ago


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