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‘One pitch at a time’: Pitt baseball talks upcoming season

Nico Popa suffered a season-ending injury as a sophomore but fought back to earn second-team All-ACC honors in 2019.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

A year after a trying season — finishing last in the ACC with a 21-34 overall record — Mike Bell thinks that having a short memory is the approach his team needs.

Take 5: Major contracts and meltdowns

Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract — the largest free-agent contract in the history of baseball.

By Staff

February 21, 2019

The past week has been a big one in the sports world. From a record breaking free agency deal for shortstop Manny Machado to the Steelers’ roster having a meltdown, it seems no one is safe from making the news

Take 5: Bell, Butler, Brees

Los Angeles Rams’ Aaron Donald gets an arm on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

By The Pitt News Staff

November 14, 2018

Does Pitt football deserve to be ranked? Did Le’Veon Bell make the right decision? Our staff answers these questions and more in this week’s Take 5.

Take 5: NFL, Le’Veon Bell, Hue’s farewell

Senior running back Qadree Ollison (30) carries the ball at Pitt’s 54-45 victory over Duke on Saturday.

By The Pitt News Staff

November 1, 2018

This week’s Take 5 column features two Pittsburgh-centric football storylines, including the Panthers’ quest for an ACC Coastal title and the Steelers’ success without Le’Veon Bell. In other news, a dark-horse Cy Young candidate has emerged for the 2019 MLB season and the Browns are still the Browns.

Take 5: Bills, Baker, Bell

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass during Super Bowl LII as the Philadelphia Eagles Beau Allen (94) applies pressure Feb. 4, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

By The Pitt News Staff

September 27, 2018

The NFL gave us a surplus of story lines in a wacky Week 3 with the Patriots struggling, the Browns finally winning and Le’Veon Bell continuing his holdout.

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