Pitt's script logo will appear on the team's helmet today against Georgia Tech and for the rest of the season. The Panthers most recently wore the script from the in 1997.

Pitt script is it again for homecoming and beyond

Pitt will debut an updated version of the old helmet logo against Georgia Tech today and will wear the new look for the rest of the season.

about 4 hours ago


 Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin stands at the gate prior to the game last month against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium.

Nittany Lions still a work in progress

Penn State’s expectations remain in check with No. 13 Ohio State on deck at Beaver Stadium.

about 4 hours ago


 West Virginia's Mario Alford runs past Baylor defenders for a receiving touchdown late in the fourth quarter of last weekend's game in Morgantown, W.Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. West Virginia won 41-27.

Big 12 title hopes on line for West Virginia

A win today against Oklahoma State would put the Mountaineers in serious contention for Big 12 Conference title.

about 4 hours ago


 Script Pitt logos will be worn in Pitt's Saturday game against Georgia Tech.

Pitt to revive script logo in game against Georgia Tech

The Panthers will wear the script logo — which the team used until switching to the block logo in 1997 — with their current color scheme.

about 13 hours ago


 Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas (5) rolls out as Zach Laskey (37) blocks in the first half Oct. 18 against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Georgia Tech has plenty of options on offense vs. Pitt

Quarterback Justin Thomas is just one of several dangerous, skilled players Georgia Tech features in its triple-option offense.

1 day ago


 In this Sept. 26, 2009, file photo, Penn State fans wear white as they fill Beaver Stadium to show their support for the Nittany Lions as they face Iowa in an NCAA football game in State College, Pa. Penn State asked all of their fans to wear white in support of their "White-Out" slogan for the game.

Penn State’s White Out game makes for key recruiting weekend

Tradition in stands is backdrop for showdown against No. 13 Ohio State Saturday night at Beaver Stadium.

1 day ago


 West Virginia's Dreamius Smith carries against Baylor in the second quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014.

Big dreams took a hit for West Virginia RB

Dreamius Smith, hoping to make an impact in his senior season, tumbled down the depth chart after transfers, a freshman rolled in.

1 day ago


 Pitt's James Conner is congratulated by the student section after defeating Virginia Tech at Heinz Field Thursday night, October 16, 2014.

Clear favorite yet to emerge in ACC's Coastal Division

With no clear favorite, Pitt is looking to capitalize against its next two opponents, Georgia Tech and Duke.

2 days ago


 Michigan defensive end Frank Clark sacks Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the fourth quarter of an game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Michigan won 18-13.

Nittany Lions offense seeks consistency

Penn State defenders say they won’t rest while waiting on offense to come around.

2 days ago


 West Virginia's Shaquille Riddick sacks Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty in the third quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon.

West Virginia’s 3-3-5 defensive scheme earning high praise

Coordinator Tony Gibson re-applied the look after success with it more than a decade ago.

2 days ago


 Pitt's Ray Vinopal breaks up a pass against Virginia Tech's Cam Philips on the Hokies last play in the fourth quarter at Heinz Field on Thursday night, October 16, 2014.

Sam Werner's Pitt football chat transcript: 10.22.14

Sam takes your questions on the Panthers who host Georgia Tech on Saturday.

2 days ago


 Pitt defensive tackle Darryl Render isn't Aaron Donald, but he will have to help fill his shoes against Georgia Tech's dangerous running attack.

Pitt defense will need team effort to stop triple option

Without Aaron Donald to do much of the heavy lifting, the Panthers will need to find other ways to limit Georgia Tech’s vaunted ground game.

3 days ago


 Penn State head coach James Franklin looks on from the sidelines during Penn State's 29-6 loss to Northwestern in State College, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.

Penn State getting serious about season

Coach James Franklin sees Nittany Lions stepping up, taking ownership heading into Saturday's showdown against Ohio State.

3 days ago


 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett drops back to pass against Baylor in the first quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon.

West Virginia notebook: Quarterback endures highs, lows Saturday

Clint Trickett played with the flu in upset of Baylor, then found out his dad had a heart attack that morning.

3 days ago


 A charred piece of furniture was a small part of the damage left behind that had been burned during Saturday's riots at WVU.

Eight arrested, 24 cited in post-game WVU riots in Morgantown

The arrests were mostly for public drunkenness or underage drinking; two were charged with assault on an officer.

2 days ago


 Robert Morris' Lucky Jones steals the ball against Saint Francis' Ronnie Drinnon in the first half of the NEC tournament semifinals in March.

Colonials picked to finish third in Northeast Conference preseason men's hoops poll

The Robert Morris women’s squad, the defending NEC champs, was picked to win the conference again.

3 days ago


Morgantown police using social media photos to nab rioters

Morgantown police have arrested five people in connection with what they described as “riots” after WVU’s victory Saturday against Baylor.

4 days ago


 Coach Andy Toole and Robert Morris were picked to finish third in the NEC in a preseason poll released Tuesday.

Robert Morris predicted to finish 3rd in NEC

Andy Toole’s team is picked third in the NEC preseason coaches poll.

3 days ago


 Former Penn State co-defensive coordinator Larry Johnson  speaks to reporters before a practice, Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, in Dallas in anticipation of the TicketCity Bowl.

Larry Johnson, 'father figure' of Penn State's defensive line, returns Saturday

The former Penn State assistant will be on familiar ground in an unfamiliar way Saturday when Ohio State plays at Beaver Stadium.

4 days ago


 Baldwin offensive tackle Sterling Jenkins, left, goes through drills in preseason practice.

Baldwin lineman Sterling Jenkins eager to get to Penn State

Offensive line recruit Sterling Jenkins, a senior at Baldwin, is excited to hit the ground running when he enrolls at Penn State in January.

4 days ago


Pitt notebook: Georgia Tech's triple option always a headache

The Panthers and coach Paul Chryst must prepare a little differently for Georgia Tech’s style on offense, but principles stay the same.

4 days ago


 A charred piece of furniture shows part of the damage left behind in some of Morgantown, W.Va.'s streets during Saturday's riots at WVU.

WVU warns students those involved in weekend riots will face sanctions

University officials said they will be reviewing social media posts and videotapes regarding the incidents, which ended in several arrests.

4 days ago


 West Virginia's Kevin White pulls in a touchdown pass against Baylor's Xavien Howard in the fourth quarter Saturday at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W.Va.

Kevin White on pace for historic year for WVU

Kevin White has become the Mountaineers' No. 1 receiver with a bullet, streaking his way into team record books.

5 days ago


 Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton (5) tries to avoid a tackle earlier this season.

Obstacles help develop Hamilton on, off field

Challenging family circumstances and an injury have helped mold and provide perspective for Nittany Lions receiver DaeSean Hamilton.

5 days ago


 Pitt junior Durand Johnson returns to the Panthers after surgery.

Johnson excited for return to form

Pitt basketball: Junior Durand Johnson's road back from anterior cruciate ligament surgery has been long

5 days ago


 West Virginia's K.J. Dillon celebrates with the fans after defeating Baylor at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown on Saturday afternoon.

WVU climbs back into national rankings after upsetting Baylor

Their latest rank ends their longest top-25 drought since a four-year stretch from 1998-2002.

5 days ago


Pitt junior Durand Johnson back on the court for Blue-Gold scrimmage

The Gold team, led by point guard James Robinson (15 points, 7 assists) and Joseph Uchebo (12 points, 7 rebounds), won 58-48.

5 days ago


 West Virginia's K.J. Dillon breaks up a pass intended for Baylor's Levi Norwood in the second quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon.

West Virginia shocks No. 4 Baylor

Despite setbacks, the shorthanded Mountaineers survived to shock No. 4 Baylor, 41-27, handing the Bears their first loss of the season.

6 days ago


District football roundup: California holds on to knock off IUP

The Vulcans took down the rival Crimson Hawks Saturday in a pivotal PSAC West clash.

6 days ago


 Pitt's Tyler Boyd carries for a touchdown against Viriginia Tech in the first quarter at Heinz Field Thursday night.

Panthers, Voytik cash in on new looks on offense

Pitt came at Virginia Tech Thursday night with a different look on offense, featuring the read option and the occasional trick play.

1 week ago


 Bryce Petty of the Baylor Bears scrambles with the ball in the first half against the TCU Horned Frogs at McLane Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Waco, Texas.

Mountaineers goal: Beat top-4 team for a change

West Virginia’s defense will have its hands full today with Baylor’s powder-keg offense in what likely will be another shootout.

6 days ago


 Pitt's Ray Vinopal breaks up a pass against Virginia Tech's Cam Philips on the Hokies' last play of Thursday's game at Heinz Field.

Ron Cook: Pitt's win was ugly, but needed

Pitt’s win wasn’t pretty, but the defense stepped up to keep alive the Panthers’ domination against Virginia Tech.

1 week ago


 Penn State linebacker Mike Hull (43) defends Michigan wide receiver Dennis Norfleet (23) rushing in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Michigan won 18-13. (AP Photo)

Penn State defensive coordinator gives Mike Hull-led defense great marks

Led by Canon-McMillan graduate Mike Hull, Penn State’s defense has thrived under coordinator Bob Shoop.

1 week ago


 Pitt wide receiver James Conner is hoisted by teammate Manasseh Garner after running for a touchdown against Virginia Tech in the fourth quarter at Heinz Field.

Pitt breaks losing streak by topping Virginia Tech, 21-16

Chad Voytik, James Conner and Tyler Boyd teamed up with the Panthers defense to grab a win that wasn’t flashy or flawless, but good enough.

1 week ago


 Pitt's James Conner runs the ball in the first half against the Iowa Hawkeyes last month at Heinz Field. The Panthers face Virginia Tech at 7:30 tonight at Heinz Field on ESPN.

Pitt running back James Conner has become a favorite son of Erie

James Conner has come a long way, but he — and those close to him — will go as far as his legs take him.

1 week ago


 Yogi Roth took a walk with his father that so many sons or daughters wish they could have done.

Former Pitt WR Roth turns trip with ailing father into documentary

Former Pitt wide receiver Yogi Roth turns trip with ailing father into documentary.

1 week ago


Penn State lineman practices

Offensive lineman Miles Dieffenbach is back on the practice field after an ACL injury in the spring.

1 week ago


 Katie Guarnaccia, a North Allegheny High School graduate, is a standout runner for the Point Park women's cross country team..

North Xtra: North Allegheny grad finds niche as Point Park runner

Freshman Katie Guarnaccia already is making her mark as a member of the cross country team.

1 week ago


Pitt freshman Jaryd Jones-Smith back to offensive line rotation

Panthers offensive lineman Jaryd Jones-Smith returns to his role as rotating left tackle after his first career start at Virginia.

1 week ago


 Pitt running back James Conner celebrates his touchdown in with offensive linemen Dorian Johnson (53) and T.J. Clemmings (68) during the game against the FIU Golden Panthers at FIU Stadium in September. Pitt won 42-25.

Sam Werner's Pitt football chat transcript: 10.15.14

Sam takes your questions on the Panthers on the eve of a big home game against Virginia Tech.

1 week ago


 Penn State NCAA college football coach James Franklin talks to the media during his weekly press conference in State College, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

Week off might ease frustrations for Penn State

Another week off comes at a good time as the Nittany Lions try to overcome a heaping dose of disappointments.

1 week ago


 West Virginia running back Wendell Smallwood pushes over the goal line for a touchdown against William and Mary last season.

West Virginia sophomores face up to mistakes

Two Mountaineers are trying to put their troubles behind them and overcome some recent off-the-field mistakes.

1 week ago


 Penn State head coach Patrick Chambers.

Coach Patrick Chambers' philosophy generates leadership for Penn State basketball

Nittany Lions coach Patrick Chambers and his players have enjoyed a give-and-take relationship on and off the court.

1 week ago


 Panthers head coach Paul Chryst watches from the sidelines earlier this month against the Virginia Cavaliers in the second quarter at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va. The Cavaliers won 24-19.

Pitt works on the mind game

Coach Paul Chryst emphasized eliminating mental mistakes on the off week, hoping to improve before a game Thursday night vs. Virginia Tech.

1 week ago


Scope of sex-abuse case grows fast in New Jersey town

Penn State rescinds scholarship offer to football recruit ensnared in N.J. sexual-abuse investigation.

1 week ago


 Michigan defensive end Frank Clark sacks Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg Saturday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Penn State lost, 18-13.

Familiar follies frustrating for Penn State

The Nittany Lions are frustrated entering their second off week, bothered that the same issues continue to plague them.

1 week ago


 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg reacts to a play Saturday in the loss to Michigan.

Penn State falls at Michigan, 18-13

The Nittany Lions faltered late, sending them to their second loss in a row and second in the Big Ten Conference.

1 week ago


 West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert, center, is congratulated by teammates after hitting the winning 55-yard field goal to beat Texas Tech Saturday.

Josh Lambert kicks 55-yard FG to lift West Virginia to win

The Mountaineers rallied for 17 points late in the fourth quarter to edge Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas.

1 week ago


District football roundup: Duquesne holds on for win

The Dukes won their fourth game in a row by beating Central Connecticut State in their Northeast Conference opener.

1 week ago


 Penn State defensive tackle Anthony Zettel breaks through the Akron Zips defense during a game at Beaver Stadium last month. Penn State defeated Akron 21-3.

Penn State's trip to the Big House special for two linemen

Anthony Zettell and C.J. Olaniyan, defensive anchors for the Nittany Lions, are ready for a homecoming at Michigan

2 weeks ago



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