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10 sports video games to keep you sane in self-quarantine

10 sports video games to keep you sane in self-quarantine

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

With nothing but time on your hands and zero motivation for anything school-related, now is the time to unearth that ancient, dust-covered collection of sports video games buried somewhere in your basement. Left behind since you upgraded to that last new console or replaced them with slightly newer but also slightly worse versions, these are some of the best from both today and yesteryear.

What are the Odds: Scouring a barren gambling landscape

What are the Odds: Scouring a barren gambling landscape

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

If you find yourself desperately looking to scratch the itch, here are a few options that might satisfy your gambling urges.

Top 5 basketball movies to watch in quarantine

Top 5 basketball movies to watch in quarantine

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

March 29, 2020

Day 18 without sports.  If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to find some sort of alternative to live sports entertainment. Many innovative fans have come up with multiple ideas already, but one obvious solution is to start binging sports movies at an unhealthy rate. Right about now we’d normally be enjoying the fruits of March Madness and the conclusion of the NBA regular season, but instead we can only turn on the best basketball films available.

Making the case for Pitt’s defensive line

Making the case for Pitt’s defensive line

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 24, 2020

The Panthers return nearly all of their defensive line production from last season and should only improve thanks to a combination of incoming recruits and previously injured starters returning to health.

The Pitt News NFL Mock Draft 2.0

The Pitt News NFL Mock Draft 2.0

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

Each year, the NFL Combine has massive implications for the upcoming NFL Draft — which won’t be held in Las Vegas as originally scheduled, but should still be held in some capacity on April 23.

Pitt basketball’s recent stretch defined by disappointment

Pitt basketball’s recent stretch defined by disappointment

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Pitt hasn't looked hungry or aggressive during its seven-game losing streak, instead appearing complacent and fatigued.

Reimagining the broken and senseless ACC

Reimagining the broken and senseless ACC

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

The conference has expanded, retracted and morphed in such bizarre motions as to create a loose confederacy that no longer can even claim the very region it abbreviates — the Atlantic coast.

The Astros found a way to make their cheating episode even worse

The Astros found a way to make their cheating episode even worse

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

In baseball and professional sports, integrity and fair competition matter. Jim Crane effectively scoffed at that on Thursday.

Duke, Clemson on the rise in ACC standings

Duke, Clemson on the rise in ACC standings

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

While four teams have climbed to the shallow peak of the ACC and the bottom four have made themselves apparent, an astounding seven teams remain within two games of .500 in conference play.

Column: Women have earned their space in sports

Column: Women have earned their space in sports

By Hope Matyas, For the Pitt News

February 14, 2020

Creating space for women in sports serves success and growth but is only attainable when they are respected as athletes or officials, rather than leaning into patterns of gender bias.

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