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Pitt men’s basketball, football hit with NCAA probation

Pitt men’s basketball, football hit with NCAA probation

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

The NCAA announced at noon Thursday that both then Pitt men’s basketball and football programs committed infractions from Aug. 2015 to March 2018.

‘I’m here at Pitt’: Narduzzi squashes MSU speculation

‘I’m here at Pitt’: Narduzzi squashes MSU speculation

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

After rumors of Narduzzi heading to Michigan State started to swirl after Dantonio’s retirement Tuesday, the Pitt head coach put those notions to bed Wednesday, both with a press conference and an A+ tweet.

Pitt getting back on track with latest recruiting cycle

Pitt getting back on track with latest recruiting cycle

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The latest Pitt recruiting cycle has been unusually generous, with both football and basketball nabbing some of their highest rated recruits in recent memory.

Former Pitt back Conner to release autobiography

Former Pitt back Conner to release autobiography

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 24, 2020

Former Pitt running back James Conner announced via Twitter yesterday that he has written a book detailing his bout with cancer while still enrolled at Pitt and his return to the field the following season.

A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning, meaning the time is ripe to wildly speculate on how the Panthers’ season will unfold.

Full 2020 Pitt football schedule announced

Full 2020 Pitt football schedule announced

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its agenda.

Former Pitt offensive coordinator Matt Canada hired by Steelers

Former Pitt offensive coordinator Matt Canada hired by Steelers

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

Matt Canada, who orchestrated one of the most prolific offenses in Pitt football history during his lone season in 2016, was hired as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks coach Wednesday morning.

Damar Hamlin granted fifth year, will return for 2020 season

Damar Hamlin granted fifth year, will return for 2020 season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

Damar Hamlin’s waiver request was granted by the NCAA Wednesday afternoon, meaning the star safety will return for Pitt’s 2020 season.

Pitt legend Jimbo Covert selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Pitt legend Jimbo Covert selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

Pitt football legend Jimbo Covert, who played offensive tackle for the Panthers from 1978-82 and then for the Chicago Bears from 1983-90, was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Wednesday morning.

Pitt back V’Lique Carter to enter NCAA transfer portal

Pitt back V’Lique Carter to enter NCAA transfer portal

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

V’Lique Carter, who recently finished up his sophomore season for Pitt football, will enter the NCAA transfer portal.

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