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Pitt volleyball coach learns a lot while leading Team USA to gold at Pan Am Games.

Pitt women’s volleyball coach Dan Fisher is excited to bring lessons to Pitt he learned while coaching Team USA.

about 9 hours ago


 Pitt running back James Conner led the Panthers' rushing unit last season, but only five receptions.

Pitt running back Conner wants bigger role in passing game this year

James Conner was ACC Player of the Year last season, but only had five receptions. He’s aiming become a bigger receiving threat this season.

2 days ago


 Trystin Ingram, 9, from Homewood, works out with Pitt's Tony Pilato and Calvin Hamilton at a football clinic Friday at the Mel Blount Youth Home in Claysville.

Pitt freshman class bonds while helping at Mel Blount Youth Home

Panthers freshman football players work with at-risk kids at Mel Blount Youth Home.

3 days ago


 Tyler Boyd was suspended from the football team for about a month after his arrest, coach Pat Narduzzi said this week

Pitt's Boyd enters court program for DUI charges

Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd could have his charges expunged if he successfully completes Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program.

3 days ago


Pitt lands verbal commitment from Ohio defensive end

Bryce Hargrove is the fourth defensive player to join the Panthers' 2016 class, and first defensive lineman.

3 days ago


 Pitt offensive lineman Adam Bisnowaty, a Fox Chapel grad, was named to two preseason watch lists.

North Xtra: Fox Chapel grad one to watch at Pitt

Panthers OL Adam Bisnowaty is making his mark on and off the field.

4 days ago


 Pitt running back James Conner speaks at the ACC college football kickoff event Monday in Pinehurst, N.C.

3 Pitt players make all-ACC preseason team

Running back James Conner, wide receiver Tyler Boyd and tackle Adam Bisnowaty receiver preseason honors.

4 days ago


 Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi speaks with the media during the ACC football kickoff event Tuesday in North Carolina.

Pitt's Narduzzi seeks advice entering first season as a head coach

The Panthers’ Narduzzi is the ACC’s only new head coach in 2015.

6 days ago


 Pitt running back James Conner finished second in ACC Preseason Player of the Year voting.

Pitt picked to finish sixth in ACC preseason poll

Coastal Division parity was on full display in the poll, as every team except for Virginia received at least three first-place votes.

1 week ago


 Pitt's Darryl Render and James Conner pose for a picture at the ACC football kickoff Monday in Pinehurst, N.C.

Pitt plans to finish stronger in 2015 season

New coach Pat Narduzzi hopes simplifying the game plan will help players in close games.

1 week ago


 Pitt's Tyler Boyd celebrates a touchdown against Syracuse during a November game at Heinz Field.

Pitt Notebook: Boyd was suspended from team activities after DUI arrest

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi revealed that star receiver Tyler Boyd was suspended for one month for traffic violation in June.

6 days ago


 Pitt running back James Conner responds to a question at the ACC college football kickoff Monday in Pinehurst, N.C.

ACC concerned about players' time commitment

Commissioner John Swofford said he wants more flexibility for student-athletes and medical observers in the press box.

1 week ago


 Pitt's Rori Blair goes through drills in spring practice in March at the program's facility on the South Side.

Pitt defensive end Rori Blair charged with DUI

State police said Blair, 20, of Upper St. Clair, was driving on the Parkway East at 117 mph and tested positive for cannabinoids.

6 days ago


 ACC commissioner John Swofford speaks today during ACC Kickoff at Pinehurst Resort.

ACC commissioner talks student-athlete welfare at Kickoff event

John Swofford said each team will employ a medical observer in the press box this season.

1 week ago


 Pitt football's Pat Narduzzi will be the only new head coach this year among the 14 ACC teams.

ACC Kickoff brings out big headlines

Five story lines to keep an eye on as the ACC, Pitt start gearing up for the 2015 football season.

1 week ago


 Pitt quarterback Chad Voytik looks to pass as he's defended by Avonte Maddox during the Blue-Gold game Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Highmark Stadium

Pitt notebook: Quarterback Chad Voytik soaks in experience at Manning camp

Panthers junior Chad Voytik spent four days learning from the best at the Manning Passing Academy last week.

1 week ago


Pitt RB James Conner named to Doak Walker watch list

Conner is coming off a 2014 season in which he was named the ACC's Player of the Year.

1 week ago


 Pitt's Michael Young drives to the hoop against Florida State's Michael Ojo during a January game.

Pitt's Young gets a seat on NCAA oversight committee

Forward Mike Young is selected to serve as student representative on the Division I men’s basketball oversight committee for two seasons.

1 week ago


 West Allegheny's Nathan Hall, top, pinned Moon's Luke McConaghy at 2:48 in the 152-pound championship match of the Midwestern Athletic Conference tournament in January.

West Xtra: West Allegheny's Hall can't wait to wrestle for Pitt

Nathan Hall has plenty of motivation to succeed in his collegiate wrestling career at the University of Pittsburgh.

2 weeks ago


Defensive lineman joins Pat Narduzzi at Pitt

Former Michigan State defensive lineman Mark Scarpinato put his medical aspirations on hold for one more year with Pitt.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's James Conner talks with teammates during spring practice Tuesday on the South Side.

Pitt's Boyd, Conner on watch list for one of college football's top honors

Conner and Boyd, both juniors, were two of the 80 players that made the cut for the Maxwell Award, given to the best player in college

2 weeks ago


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.

3 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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.

1 month ago


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