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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A play during the game against Boston College in Acrisure Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Takeaways | What went wrong for Pitt football in 2024?

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 27, 2023

Coming into the 2023 season, most fans had realistic expectations for Pitt football. After losing several stars to the NFL on both sides of the ball, there was an understanding that the Panthers were looking...

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Nate Yarnell (19) runs with the ball during the game against Boston College in Acrisure Stadium on Thursday night.

Nate Yarnell and Rodney Hammond lead Pitt over Boston College on Senior Night

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 16, 2023

Pitt football hasn’t had the best luck at the quarterback position this season. Between redshirt senior Phil Jurkovec and redshirt sophomore Christain Veilleux, the Panthers have struggled to find their...

Pitt wrestlers faced off during the Blue-Gold Dual at the Fitzgerald Field House on Oct. 30.

Pitt wrestling goes 2-1 at Navy Duals

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 13, 2023

Pitt wrestling traveled down to Annapolis, Maryland, for the Navy Duals on Sunday to make a statement and gather early momentum for the rest of the season. But the Panthers did not have the day they wanted,...

Redshirt freshman defensive back Javon McIntyre (20) attempts to tackle a Syracuse player during Pitt football’s game against Syracuse on Nov. 5, 2022.

Pitt football faces abysmal 28-13 loss to Syracuse at Yankee Stadium

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 11, 2023

When a football game is played at a baseball stadium, one would expect home runs to ensue. But that was not the case in Pitt football’s matchup with Syracuse on Saturday in Yankee Stadium, as the Panthers...

A Pitt wrestler takes off their headgear during the Blue-Gold Dual at the Fitzgerald Field House on Monday, Oct. 30.

Preview | Pitt wrestling looks to fill big shoes in 2023-2024

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 9, 2023

Last season, Pitt wrestling reached new heights, winning a share of the ACC regular season title and boasting an NCAA Champion in Nino Bonaccorsi at 197 pounds. With all the hype surrounding last year’s...

Pitt’s volleyball team celebrates a score during the game against Virginia at the Fitzgerald Field House on Oct. 18.

Pitt volleyball earns hard-fought 3-1 win over Miami

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 5, 2023

With the ACC regular season title race heating up, No. 6 Pitt volleyball took care of business, taking down Miami 3-1 on the road to eke out its 12th conference win of the season on Sunday afternoon. Junior...

FSU redshirt junior wide receiver Ja’Khi Douglas (0) protects the football while being tackled by a Pitt player during Saturday afternoons game at Acrisure Stadium.

Pitt football can’t complete upset, falls to No. 4 Florida State 24-7

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 4, 2023

Pitt football has a history of upsetting highly-ranked opponents throughout the years. From taking down No. 2 West Virginia in the 2007 Backyard Brawl to eliminating No. 2 Miami from playoff contention...

Pitt band members celebrate during Pitt men’s basketball’s game against Boston College on Tuesday, Feb. 15.

Column | The Oakland Zoo is the best student section in all of college basketball

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor October 31, 2023

Believe it or not, I’ve only sat in the Oakland Zoo once in my time at Pitt. It was in 2022, when Pitt men’s basketball faced off against Duke during former Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s...

Colin Kaminsky races on a track.

From Trees Hall to Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Pitt alum Colin Kaminsky looks to make a name for himself in IndyCar

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor October 16, 2023

Zooming down the track at speeds exceeding 200 miles per hour, professional race car drivers risk life and limb in pursuit of their dreams. Considering all the perceived glitz and glimmer that comes with...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) warms up before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Pittsburgh on Sunday, Oct. 8.

Former Pitt football players making an impact in the NFL

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor October 11, 2023

With ten Pro Football Hall of Famers and 336 NFL alumni, Pitt football has a history of producing talent for the big leagues. Currently, 27 former Panthers are on active NFL rosters — 12 are No. 1 on...

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