College Sports

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg warms up  Wednesday at Fordham University's Field House in New York.

Penn State's offseason would feel longer with a Pinstripe Bowl loss

Going out with a win in the Pinstripe Bowl would help propel the Nittany Lions into next season.

about 14 hours ago

 Joseph Uchebo passes out of trouble against Holy Cross’ Taylor Abt Tuesday night.

Panthers' rotation finally taking shape as ACC play approaches

Pitt basketball coach Jamie Dixon believes his team’s improvement since return of Cameron Wright from injury is not an accident.

about 14 hours ago

Penn State quarterback says he feels better after rest

Break before Pinstripe Bowl has done wonders for banged-up Christian Hackenberg.

2 days ago

 Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi interviewed with Pitt over the weekend, according to a report on

Pitt coaching hunt turns deliberate

The hunt for a new football coach is moving at a deliberate pace, with the names three known candidates cropping up.

2 days ago

 Michael Young, a 6-foot-9 sophomore, is relied upon to play center for the Panthers.

Pitt's small lineup impacts defending, rebounding

Pitt's small lineup with Mike Young at center is its best lineup, but the Panthers will need to figure out how to compete at that size.

3 days ago

 Pitt's James Conner looks for running room this season against Syracuse.

Bowl practices help keep focus on field for Pitt

The are bigger things at stake for the program at the moment, but the Panthers' season isn't over yet.

3 days ago

 Penn State linebacker Nyeem Wartman sacks Purdue quarterback Danny Etling in a game last season.

Next men up at linebacker for Penn State

With the graduation of do-it-all senior Mike Hull, a new crop of linebackers must rise to the occasion next year for the Nittany Lions.

3 days ago

Pitt dragging on offense

Pitt’s defense had come around recently but the offense seems to be lacking as of late.

5 days ago

Pitt to hire football coach before athletic director

Head of search committee says hiring of a coach to replace Paul Chryst is expected "relatively shortly."

5 days ago

District roundup: Brianna Kiesel sparks Pitt women to 7th win

The Panthers took down Ball State Thursday at home to improve to 7-3 on the season.

6 days ago

 JC Howard, a North Allegheny High School graduate, is playing a key role for the Saint Vincent College men's basketball team.

North/East Xtra: NA grad helps Saint Vincent to fast start

JC Howard among top scorers for a Bearcats team favored once again to win the PAC.

1 week ago

 Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg struggled mightily at times in his sophomore season under new coach James Franklin.

Trying season a test for Penn State offense

A difficult year on the field, and at times in the social media realm, should help the Nittany Lions mature.

1 week ago

 Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota passes during the first half of an NCAA college football game against UCLA in Eugene, Ore. this fall.

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

The Ducks’ understated star won the Heisman, capping a three-year climb to college football’s most prestigious individual award.

1 week ago

 Penn State coach James Franklin places the name of quarterback recruit Michael O'Connor on a board during national signing day Feb. 5, 2014.

QB Michael O'Connor plans to leave Penn State

The Nittany Lions will be down to three quarterbacks as they prepare for their bowl game.

1 week ago

 West Virginia's Kevin White pulls in a pass for a touchdown against Baylor's Xavien Howard during an October game.

Four WVU players earn All-Big 12 honors

Offensive guard Mark Glowinski, receiver Kevin White and kicker Josh Lambert were named All-Big 12 first-team selections.

2 weeks ago

College Football Playoff teams: Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State

Alabama will play Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl and Oregon will play Florida State in the Rose Bowl Jan. 1. The winners will meet Jan. 12.

2 weeks ago

 Pitt's Michael Young blocks a shot by Duquesne's Darius Lewis in the first half at Consol Energy Center Friday night.

Ferry realizes worst fear: Dukes no match inside for Pitt

Duquesne coach Jim Ferry was livid over his team's inside play as Pitt muscled its way to another big victory in the City Game.

2 weeks ago

 Duquesne coach Jim Ferry on today's matchup with Pitt: "I’m not sure if we’re tough enough to compete on the glass [against Pitt. We’re going to find out. … We might be, we just have to do it. And have to do it for 40 minutes."

Duquesne must make dent 
on glass to snap streak vs. Pitt

In order to break their run of futility against their crosstown rivals, the Dukes will likely have to hang with the Panthers on the boards.

2 weeks ago

 Ohio State University football player Kosta Karageorge is shown in this Sept,. 11, 2013, photo.

Football, wrestling teams mourn Ohio State athlete

A woman and her son looking for items in a Dumpster on Sunday found the body of Kosta Karageorge, 22.

3 weeks ago

Mount Union throttles Washington & Jefferson, 67-0

Kevin Burke threw for six of his team’s eight touchdowns as Mount Union won in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.

3 weeks ago

 Pitt forward Derrick Randall has the ball stripped by Kansas State guard Jevon Thomas Wednesday in Lahaina, Hawaii.

Pitt makes progress on Hawaii trip, especially on defense

Defense shows improvement in confidence-building win against Kansas State that capped the progress made in Pitt’s Hawaii trip.

3 weeks ago

 Arizona guard T.J. McConnell holds his position while defending Missouri forward Johnathan Williams III in the first half of a game at the Maui Invitational on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/)

Ex-Duquesne guard bright spot at Arizona

Former Chartiers Valley standout T.J. McConnell close to reaching all his goals as the point guard for No. 3 Arizona.

4 weeks ago

 Zach Herman, a Greensburg Central Catholic High School graduate, plays a key role for the Seton Hill University men's basketball team.

East Xtra: Seton Hill just needs some time to develop

With a young team, Seton Hill coach Tony Morocco knows he has to exercise some patience this season.

4 weeks ago


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