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Chiefs face unforgiving history in title defense

Chiefs face unforgiving history in title defense

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

And as an Eagles fan, I was rooting for former Philadelphia and current Kansas City head coach Andy Reid to get his first ring and a well-deserved cheeseburger. But my Eagles are a cautionary tale for how quickly Super Bowl champions can fall from grace.

Column: Wrestling is Pitt’s top winter product

Column: Wrestling is Pitt’s top winter product

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Though Pitt volleyball’s magical run ended in December and the men’s basketball team is still years away from national relevancy, there’s still a top-ranked Panther team to support on campus.

Backyard Maul: Pitt wrestling dominates WVU 29-6

Backyard Maul: Pitt wrestling dominates WVU 29-6

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

No. 10 Pitt wrestling strolled out of WVU Coliseum with a dominant victory that saw its wrestlers pick up eight wins, three of them as major decisions and one more as a technical fall.

No. 3 Ohio State wrestling takes down No. 15 Pitt, 23-12

No. 3 Ohio State wrestling takes down No. 15 Pitt, 23-12

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

The up-and-coming Panthers hosted No. 3 Ohio State today in the Fitzgerald Field House in what could end up as their toughest test of the season.

Pitt wrestling continues climb back to prominence

Pitt wrestling continues climb back to prominence

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

That match was simply a low-stakes warm-up. The real season is just around the corner, and head coach Keith Gavin believes his team is in a much better position to succeed than it was one year ago.

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

By TPN Staff

October 10, 2019

The Pitt News Sports staff discusses a couple young quarterbacks proving their chops in the NFL — as well as a seasoned veteran making a serious case for league MVP — in this week’s Take 5

Football Takeaways: Ford, defense shine again

Football Takeaways: Ford, defense shine again

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Paris Ford led another quality performance from Pitt's defense, but the offense must find more consistency if the Panthers want to run the table.

Take 5: Warriors, Jazz, 76ers can contend for Finals

Take 5: Warriors, Jazz, 76ers can contend for Finals

By TPN Staff

October 3, 2019

With the start of the NBA season just around the corner on Oct. 22, several staff members discuss which teams they think can surprise people and become NBA Finals contenders.

Take 5: Brown, Boban, Bryce

Take 5: Brown, Boban, Bryce

By The Pitt News Staff

February 15, 2019

Brown formally announced he wants out of Pittsburgh, several trades shook up the NBA landscape and MLB superstars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are playing hard to get in the offseason.

Demetrius Thomas spearheads Pitt’s rise up the rankings

Demetrius Thomas spearheads Pitt’s rise up the rankings

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Pitt’s wrestling team recently cracked the top 25 national rankings and new transfer Demetrius Thomas has been a big part of the program’s surge.

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