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 Star Woodland Hills running back Miles Sanders has not reneged on his Penn State commitment, according to his coach.

High school notebook: McCloskey father, son guiding Mt. Lebanon baseball

Patt McCloskey’s father is his assistant, but Ed McCloskey is still playing an instrumental role for the top-ranked Blue Devils.

about 5 hours ago


 Pitt men's basketball coach Jamie Dixon added another graduate transfer to the roster.

Pitt adds rebounding star from Brown as a graduate transfer

Pitt, Duquesne and Robert Morris all bolster their rosters in an active Monday for signings and verbal commitments.

1 day ago


Pitt men's basketball adds Brown transfer Maia

The 6-foot-9, 245-pound Maia, who led the Ivy League in rebounding the past three seasons, is eligible to play immediately.

1 day ago


 Pitt's new athletic director, Scott Barnes, said he believes an improvement in football can help all the school's programs.

Ron Cook: Maybe Pitt got it right with new athletic director Scott Barnes

Scott Barnes brings no shortage of confidence to the position, and while he has a basketball background, his focus is largely on football.

2 days ago


 Pitt offensive lineman T.J. Clemmings was selected in the fourth round of the draft by the Minnesota Vikings.

Draft notebook: Pitt's Clemmings goes to Vikings

The Panthers standout was the 11th pick of the fourth round, No. 110 overall.

2 days ago


 Matt Rotheram and T.J. Clemmings work out for scouts during Pitt Pro Day at the team's South Side complex.

Pitt OT Clemmings selected in fourth round by Vikings

Clemmings slid to the third day of the draft despite some experts projecting him as a first-round selection.

3 days ago


 In the past four years, Jamie Dixon and the Panthers are 91-50 (.645 winning percentage), and 36-36 in conference play.

Program at the crossroads: Pitt basketball looks to rebound

A new league and high roster turnover has hurt Pitt basketball the past few years. Can the Panthers rekindle their earlier success?

1 week ago


Pitt women's basketball program adds USC transfer

Gibbs will join Pitt's five-player 2015 recruiting class to bring six new players to a team

1 week ago


Pitt could add another first-rounder to history in Clemmings

His draft stock has fallen a bit recently, but offensive tackle T.J. Clemmings still seems primed to be the next high pick for the Panthers.

1 week ago


 The University of Pittsburgh's new athletic director, Scott Barnes, center, laughs with chancellor Patrick Gallagher after a press conference announcing Barnes' hiring at the school's Oakland campus on Friday. At left is interim athletic director Randy Juhl.

Pitt officially names Scott Barnes next athletic director

The former Utah State AD’s tenure will begin July 1.

1 week ago


Shooting guard Sterling Smith transfers to Pitt

Sterling Smith, a 6-4 shooting guard at Coppin State, averaged 13.9 points per game last season.

1 week ago


 Scott Barnes speaks in January about events scheduled to take place at the Final Four in Indianapolis. Pitt is set to hire Barnes as its next athletic director.

Pitt to hire Utah State's Scott Barnes as athletic director

Barnes has served as the Aggies’ athletic director since 2008.

1 week ago


 Former Pitt defensive end Greg Romeus is still chasing his NFL dream after a slew of injuries.

Former Pitt standout Greg Romeus hopes for second NFL chance

Two knee injuries kept Greg Romeus from realizing his NFL dreams, but the defensive end is hoping for another chance.

2 weeks ago


 Tyler Boyd can't quite come up with a reception as he's defended by Phillipie Motley during Pitt's Blue-Gold game today at Highmark Stadium. The Blue team beat the Gold, 17-10.

Pitt boasts defense, alumni, full house in spring game at Highmark Stadium

Just about everything about Pat Narduzzi’s first Blue-Gold spring game as Pitt coach went about as well as he could have hoped.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt football teammates practice how they will enter the field during spring practice Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the team's facility on the South Side.

Pitt's Blue-Gold game not short on intensity or bragging rights

Panthers teammates will be on opposite sides of the field today at Highmark Stadium, making for what should be a competitive spring game.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's Bam Bradley works through drills during spring practice last month at the team's facility on the South Side.

Pitt coaches still deciding who must be the 'Money'

Mike Caprara and Bam Bradley are competing for the “Money” outside linebacker spot this spring, one of the Panthers’ few position battles.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's Brianna Kiesel handles the ball during the game against the Tennessee Lady Volunteers in the second round of the women's NCAA Tournament at Thompson-Boling Arena in March.

WNBA Draft: Pitt's Brianna Kiesel is Tulsa Shock's selection, 13th pick overall

Pitt point guard Brianna Kiesel was selected by the Tulsa Shock with the 13th overall pick of the WNBA Draft Thursday night.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi talks to his squad during spring camp Thursday, April 9, 2015.

Blue-Gold game Saturday wraps up Pitt’s spring session

Three offensive stars end up on one team after draft was held for coach Pat Narduzzi’s first important step in his first season at the helm.

2 weeks ago


 University of Pittsburgh defensive lineman Tyrique Jarrett (middle, in blue) during spring practice at the UPMC Sports Complex on the South Side Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Pitt's interior defensive line will be big factor in new scheme, literally and figuratively

Tyrique Jarrett’s emergence at tackle should help Pitt’s defensive line become much bigger factor this fall.

3 weeks ago


 Durand Johnson will leave Pitt, coach Jamie Dixon announced.

Pitt guard who was suspended will transfer

Durand Johnson, who sat out the 2014-15 season, will not be reinstated to the program, but coach Jamie Dixon will aid his transfer.

3 weeks ago


 Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi directs his players during a spring practice session in March.

Pitt will face Iowa Sept. 19 in prime-time matchup

The start time for the road game was not announced, only that it will be a night game.

3 weeks ago


 Former backup running back Dennis Briggs has focused on the other side of the ball this spring for new Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi.

Pitt's Dennis Briggs makes most of position flip

Former Shady Side Academy standout Dennis Briggs has gone from offense to defense with the Panthers, and he’s fitting in well so far.

3 weeks ago


 Pitt's Malik Henderson goes through drills during spring camp Thursday.

As the early bird, Pitt's Malik Henderson gets time to learn

Henderson was the lone early enrollee in the Panthers’ 2015 recruiting class, but the extra time is helping him adjust to early troubles.

3 weeks ago


 Pitt's Zach Challingsworth passes during spring practice Tuesday on the South Side.

Challingsworth makes his pitch for playing time as Pitt wide receiver

South Fayette product Challingsworth hoping to emerge as secondary option at wide receiver.

4 weeks ago


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