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 Lincoln Park's Maverick Rowan.

Lincoln Park's Rowan picks North Carolina State

Maverick Rowan had committed to Pitt before his sophomore season but re-opened his recruiting in the fall. WVU also was a finalist.

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 Tyler Boyd during spring practice in April.

Tyler Boyd and Rori Blair suspended for Panthers' season opener

Both Boyd and Blair are facing DUI charges after two separate offseason incidents.

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Penn State notebook: Penn State-Pitt to discuss future of series

Penn State’s AD will discuss extending series with Pitt but will have to work around the Nittany Lions’ upcoming 9-game Big Ten slate.

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 "We’ve had a brief conversation. I think we’re scheduled here in the next month or so to talk about it," Penn State AD Sandy Barbour said of Pitt AD Scott Barnes and potential games between the two schools.

Penn State, Pitt ADs to talk about extending football series

The Nittany Lions have games lined up against Virginia Tech in 2020 and 2025 as well as West Virginia in 2023 and 2024.

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 Suzie McConnell-Serio led the Panthers to a 20-12 record and a berth in the NCAA Tournament last season.

Pitt signs McConnell-Serio to extension through 2021

Suzie McConnell-Serio signs contract extension as Pitt women’s basketball coach after leading Panthers to NCAA tournament last season.

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 Though Maryland only had four conference wins in 2014, one of them came against Penn State.

Big Ten notebook: Maryland eyes rivalry, recruiting battles with Penn State

A 2014 win against Penn State could pay dividends for Maryland, Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi is fondly remembered and Paul Chryst begins again.

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 Dewayne Hendrix, a University of Tennessee transfer, is now a Pitt Panther.

Tennessee transfer faces unusual year on Pitt's scout team

Defensive end Dewayne Hendrix, a transfer from Tennessee, hopes to use year off to his advantage at Pitt

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 Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi talks with Rori Blair during a spring practice on the South Side.

Adam Bittner: Pat Narduzzi evokes Joe Paterno in WVU comments

Renewing the Pitt-West Virginia rivalry doesn’t seem to be a top priority for Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi.

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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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

2 weeks 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.

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 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.

2 weeks 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.

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 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

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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.

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 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.

2 weeks 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.

3 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.

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 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

3 weeks ago


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