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Damar Hamlin granted fifth year, will return for 2020 season

Damar Hamlin granted fifth year, will return for 2020 season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

Damar Hamlin’s waiver request was granted by the NCAA Wednesday afternoon, meaning the star safety will return for Pitt’s 2020 season.

Pitt legend Jimbo Covert selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Pitt legend Jimbo Covert selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

Pitt football legend Jimbo Covert, who played offensive tackle for the Panthers from 1978-82 and then for the Chicago Bears from 1983-90, was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Wednesday morning.

Former Arizona State QB Joey Yellen to join Panthers

Former Arizona State QB Joey Yellen to join Panthers

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 2, 2020

Pitt football added a potentially vital transfer on Thursday afternoon, as former Arizona State quarterback Joey Yellen will be joining the Panthers starting in the spring semester.

Pitt football loses Wirginis, Sears on same day

Pitt football loses Wirginis, Sears on same day

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 10, 2018

The Panthers lost two players — redshirt senior middle linebacker Quintin Wirginis and sophomore tight end Tyler Sear — due to an injury and a leave of absence, respectively.

Pitt wrestling wins first match of season

By Chris Puzia / Sports Editor

November 3, 2014

Pitt wrestling started its season Sunday with a road match at Bloomsburg University. While the season was just beginning, the team seemed to have no trouble focusing on Bloomsburg despite Pitt’s upcoming match against No. 10 Edinboro.Pitt, which entered the season ranked No. 14 in the nation, defea...

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