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Pitt tight end Lucas Krull (7) runs with the ball during Pitt’s game against UNC at Acrisure Field on Nov. 11, 2021.

Column | Looking back on Pitt’s ‘rental’ players

By David Scott, Staff Writer November 15, 2022
Staff Writer David Scott reminisces about Pitt athletes who only spent a year with their program before moving on.
Redshirt senior guard Nike Sibande (22) dribbles the ball down the court during the Pitt vs. Gannon men’s basketball exhibition game on Nov. 1, 2021.

Column | Nike Sibande should come off of the bench for Pitt men’s basketball

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer October 31, 2022
Pitt boasts a deep group of guards this year, forcing head coach Jeff Capel to make some tough decisions. Senior Staff Writer Frankie Richetti argues that Capel should bring senior Nike Sibande off the bench to optimize the roster’s potential.
Philadelphia Phillies Bryce Harper walks to the dugout after striking out during the first inning in Game two of baseballs World Series between the Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Take 5 | Aaron Judge to the Pirates, Bryce Harper is worth the money

By The Pitt News Staff October 30, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at the Pirates’ chances of landing free agent outfielder Aaron Judge, Bryce Harper’s recent success and more. 
Pitt Panthers celebrate their win against Louisville on Sunday.

Take 5 | Pitt volleyball deserves more respect, give Pickett time to develop

By The Pitt News Staff October 27, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at former Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett’s development, Pitt volleyball and more.
Column | Pitt has to embrace their past uniforms and logos, but not return to them

Column | Pitt has to embrace their past uniforms and logos, but not return to them

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
there comes a time when the Panther faithful have to recognize The importance of the brand and how it shaped the brand we have today. We must accept and embrace the legacy of the DinoCat.
Kris Letang (58) of the Pittsburgh Penguins brings the puck up ice as Alexandre Carrier (45) of the Nashville Predators defends during a game in April.

Take 5 | The Penguins are still elite, Chase Claypool should remain a Steeler

By The Pitt News Staff October 20, 2022
In this week’s edition of Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk breaks down the Penguins’ chances at winning the Stanley Cup, if the Steelers should trade Chase Claypool ahead of the trade deadline and more.
Pitt vs. Arizona State at a wrestling match on Jan. 14 at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Take 5 | Pitt wrestling needs depth top-to-bottom, Pitt football uses NIL the right way

By The Pitt News Staff October 13, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at Pitt wrestling’s chances at competing in the ACC, how Pitt football players are effectively exercising their name, image and likeness rights and more.
New York Yankees Gerrit Cole pitches to a Toronto Blue Jays batter during a game in New York on April 13, 2022.

Staff Picks | MLB Playoff predictions

By The Pitt News Staff October 13, 2022
Heading into the Divisional rounds of the MLB Playoffs, The Pitt News sports desk gives some insight into who their World Series picks are and how they’ll get to the Fall Classic.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mitch Trubisky (10) is sacked by Cleveland Browns Jacob Phillips (50) and Myles Garrett (95) during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland on Thursday, Sept. 22.

Column | Stop trying to place blame, the Steelers just aren’t a great team

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor October 12, 2022
The Steelers are off to an abysmal 1-4 start after falling to the Bills 38-3. Many are placing blame on head coach Mike Tomlin, but Sports Editor Dalton Coppola argues that the issues go beyond Tomlin and fans should stop searching for a scapegoat.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) celebrates beside teammates after scoring a touchdown against the New York Jets on Oct. 2 at Acrisure Stadium.

Take 5 | Pickett should start for Steelers moving forward, Pitt deserves a men’s volleyball team

By The Pitt News Staff October 5, 2022
In this week’s edition of Take 5, The Pitt News sports desk takes a look at the NFL’s ineffective concussion protocol, Steelers and former Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett’s NFL debut and more.
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