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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Earvin Magic Johnson steps down as the Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 9.

Take 5: Brown, Magic lead headlines for wrong reasons

By The Pitt News Staff April 12, 2019
Former Steelers wideout Antonio Brown drew the ire of Pittsburgh fans, fellow NFL players and the general public at large this past week with a controversial tweet at ex-teammate Juju Smith-Schuster.
 (Illustration by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

New MLB rules may go too far

By Max Sirianni | Staff Writer March 21, 2018

We’ve all been at a baseball game that just never seems to end. There are nonstop pitching changes and tedious at-bats. By the seventh-inning stretch, everyone likely wants to go home. Major League...

Andrew McCutchen will not be patrolling center field for the Pirates this season, with the duties instead going to Gold Glove-winner Starling Marte. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

Pirates 2017 season preview

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor March 31, 2017

As spring training winds down and the calendar flips to April, sports fans across the country are coming to a welcome realization. Opening Day is almost upon us. The 2017 Major League Baseball season...

The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians on Nov. 3, 2016 in Game 7 to win the World Series 8-7. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

COLUMN: It’s not too early to start thinking about baseball

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor January 18, 2017

As a football fan, I tuned in to watch all four of this weekend’s NFL playoff games. Despite the NFL’s assurances of excitement that bombarded me, courtesy of their enormous advertising machine, I...

Madison Bumgarner came out of the bullpen to pitch the San Francisco Giants to victory against the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series. The Giants won, 3-2, to capture the Series title. (TNS)

Beware of Bumgarner: Lefty to lead San Francisco to 4th World Series title

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor October 3, 2016

It’s an even year, and that means it’s the San Francisco Giants’ turn to win the World Series. The St. Louis Cardinals swept the Pittsburgh Pirates on the final weekend of the regular season....

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