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Editorial: Trump makes empty promise for “A Plus” emergency relief

Tornado damage in Smiths Station, Alabama. Trump’s approach to the disaster in Alabama comes in stark contrast to his harmful rhetoric and actions toward other states that have experienced catastrophic natural disasters of their own.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 6, 2019

Trump’s inconsistency in responding to disaster relief is unacceptable, and future disaster-affected states deserve the same support he has given Alabama.

Take 5: Football Drama, who should stay and who should go

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (19) reacts after a second half touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Steelers won, 20-17. (Sam Riche/TNS)

By Staff

January 10, 2019

Even though the season just ended, college football is already full of drama. Is Tua Tagovailoa as good as everyone thinks he is? Will Justin Fields get the starting quarterback job at Ohio State? You can read what our writers think and more here.

What are the odds: Championship Weekend

Head coach Pat Narduzzi speaks with a referee during Pitt’s last home game earlier this month.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

If you’re already stressing out on whether you should take Alabama or Georgia in your Championship Weekend bets, don’t worry. Our weekly “What are the odds” column is here to help. With a 32-28 second this season, count on this to help make you money this weekend.

What are the odds: Making a comeback after losses in Ohio State vs. TCU game

Kentucky cornerback Derrick Baity (29) breaks up a pass intended for Mississippi State wide receiver Fred Ross (8) in the fourth quarter of Kentucky’s 40-38 win on Oct. 22, 2016.

By Colin Martin, Blogger

September 21, 2018

In this week's "What are the odds" blog, blogger Colin Martin examines his losses and how he can make a comeback in the upcoming games. He offers an analysis of each game in college football, providing spreads, over/under numbers and bet suggestion.

Alabama, Georgia brace for bruising national-title battle

By David Wharton | Los Angeles Times

January 8, 2018

This is the type of football game that Alabama wants. "Grimy, hard," linebacker Rashaan Evans says. "Physical, violent." This is the type of football game the Crimson Tide defense feels it was built for. "We always try to out-physical our opponents," defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick said. "Get...

Editorial: GOP establishment enables Moore’s misconduct

Four women accused Roy Moore, GOP candidate for U.S. Senate, of making sexual advances toward them when they were in their teens. (Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 13, 2017

The party of “family values” spent the weekend in a peculiar position — defending a man accused of child molestation. The Washington Post reported last week that four women had accused Roy Moore of making sexual advances on them while they were in their teens. Moore is the Republican nominee for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ old seat in the U.S. Senate. At the time of the alleged advances, Moore was in his early thirties. One...

GOP’s Roy Moore pushed to quit Senate race after accusation he molested 14-year-old girl

By Michael Finnegan | Los Angeles Times (TNS)

November 10, 2017

Republicans' lock on an Alabama seat in the U.S. Senate was thrown into doubt Thursday when the party's religious-right candidate was accused of initiating a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32. The explosive allegation, in a Washington Post report, led Senate GOP leader Mitch...

Editorial: Trump’s revisionist history leaves everyone behind

(Illustration by Abby Katz | Staff Illustrator)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 28, 2017

Presidential endorsements of Senate hopefuls can often make the difference between a candidate winning and losing the election — though that wasn’t the case in Alabama this week. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence publicly supported Republican Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama’s...

Football: Pitt ends with losing season after bowl game defeat against Ole Miss

Football: Pitt ends with losing season after bowl game defeat against Ole Miss

By Pete Madia / Pitt Athletics

January 7, 2013

Senior wide receiver Mike Shanahan catches a fourth quarter touchdown in Pitt's bowl defeat against Ole Miss. (Photo Courtesy Pete Madia / Pitt Athletics)

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