The program was dealt scholarship limitations and a bowl ban in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.
Despite a struggling Panthers passing attack, McCoy’s 2007 campaign was one that isn’t likely to be duplicated anytime soon.
It’s bowl season, which means Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia are getting free stuff. Whose gift package is the best?
Serving a one-game suspension vs. Duquesne, the Panthers point guard’s absence had an effect on the entire offense.
The Dukes, who had just beaten Pitt for the first time since 2000 on Friday, fell to 4-6 while the Colonials improved to 3-7.
Bowl game officials heaped praise on the Panthers and Northwestern, while the coaches and athletic directors did the same at Yankee Stadium.
If Pitt wants to make a jump to the next level, fans need to buy tickets for the Pinstripe Bowl, and then buy tickets for next season
The suspects — three students and a 39 year old — were identified through surveillance video following Saturday’s Big Ten championship win.
The Wildcats struggled to a 6-6 finish in the regular season, but have some offensive playmakers who could challenge Pitt’s defense.
Two days after winning the Big Ten title, Penn State earned several awards from the Associated Press today.
Penn State is 11-2, won the Big Ten, beat a top 10 team in the championship and the No. 3 team in the country.
With damage done to public and private property, State College police label the students’ actions an “unlawful disturbance.”
The Panthers are headed to New York City later this month to take on an opponent from the Big Ten Conference.
Penn State came back from a three-touchdown first-half deficit to claim the program’s first Big Ten championship since 2008.
Justin Crawford rushed for 209 yards to help the Mountaineers (10-2, 7-2) to their first 10-win regular-season since 2007.
Former Pitt coach Paul Chryst has Wisconsin on the brink of a Big Ten title in just his second season.
The Mountaineers couldn’t match their early-season success, making today’s Big 12 finale not as important as it could’ve been.
Welcome to the inaugural Pitt basketball mailbag, a maiden voyage that will fare a little better than the Titanic’s (but not by much).
A lot of people who crushed Scott Barnes for hiring him may owe him an apology someday.
Pitt has dominated for decades, but that hasn’t dimmed either program’s desire to win.
After two crushing disappointments at NCAA tournament-selection time, Panthers have joined the party this year.
The coaching staff has received some recruiting help from high-profile televised games.
There figures to be many big plays made by Browns in Saturday’s game, so the Vulcans hope Michael Keir can connect often with Garry Brown.
Ramon Creighton has transitioned seamlessly from high school to college basketball.
Wise is playing basketball at Pitt, Kelly is playing football at Youngstown State and Thorpe basketball at South Florida.
Most intriguing might be the Russell Athletic Bowl which could match the Panthers against West Virginia.
The All-American member of the Nittany Lions’ first Big Ten championship team in 1994 checked in with the Post-Gazette sports podcast.
The Badgers lead the nation in time of possession but the Nittany Lions haven’t allowed a touchdown in its past two games.
Pitt’s offensive coordinator is so good at his job, it might have him in line for a better one before long.
The Dukes were done in by some sloppy play on offense and defensive lapses that allowed the Retrievers to shoot 52 percent on 3-pointers.
The ACC’s top honor went to Louisville star Lamar Jackson, while Pitt defensive end Ejuan Price finished second for top defensive player.
Nittany Lions coach James Franklin was named coach of the year by the media while Wisconsin’s Paul Chryst was selected by the coaches.
Quarterback Trace McSorley has a license to throw long and he isn’t shy about it, completing 32 passes of 30 yards or more this season.
Panthers take on unbeaten Maryland (7-0) as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
The Nittany Lions have an understandable beef if they win the Big Ten Conference championship Saturday night against Wisconsin.
After a win Sunday featuring positives and negatives, Dukes coach Jim Ferry knows growing pains are inevitable for an inexperienced team.
Running back James Conner, offensive guard Dorian Johnson, defensive end Ejuan Price and kick/punt returner Quadree Henderson were honored.
The Panthers’ offensive coordinator one of five vying for the Broyles Award, which will be announced Dec. 6.
Paul Zeise: If conference championships matter, Ohio State should not make the College Football Playoff field
The four teams that should have an inside track to the College Football Playoff are Alabama, Clemson, Washington and Penn State/Wisconsin.
Sitting in a desk at the Post-Gazette, six miles from my mom’s house in Greenfield, isn’t just a privilege. It’s a surprise.
Tony Crema scores two power-plays goals to power Dartmouth to a victory at PPG Paints Arena.
James Franklin says he isn’t stressing the Nittany Lions’ playoff chances, but a possible win in the Big Ten championship should help.
The Panthers gave up 61 points in the victory against the Orange.
Mike Lewis II scored 20 points, Darius Lewis and Josh Steel each added 13 and the Dukes ended their three-game losing streak.
It marks the first time the Panthers (8-4, 5-3 ACC) have been ranked this season.
QB Skyler Howard throws for five touchdowns against the Cyclones.
The Vulcans romped past No. 5 IUP in the second round of the national playoffs.
Freshman Martell Pettaway burned his redshirt and ran for 181 yards in his debut for the Mountaineers (9-2, 6-2 Big 12).
Penn State beat Michigan State and will play Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis.
What was already the most statistically prolific offensive season in program history became that much more decorated Saturday