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The Pitt News

Pittsburgh Panthers then-running back James Conner dives to score a 14-yard touchdown against Duke in the first overtime at Heinz Field on Nov. 1, 2014. Duke won 51-48 in double overtime. 
Lake Fong/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/MCT

What are the odds: Cleveland has potential as “Believeland”

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer October 26, 2018
With both Pitt and the Steelers back at it after their bye weeks, there’s a lot at stake in sports betting. In this installment of “What are the Odds,” The Pitt News offers our best advice on which bet you should take for the best outcome.

Take 5: City of Stars, Cardiac Cleveland

By The Pitt News Staff October 23, 2018
TPN’s weekly hot takes are here a little earlier this week, but it doesn’t stop our staff from voicing their opinions on pro-sports. From the city’s own Riverhounds to the Lakers’ Lebron James, our staffs takes will surely keep you in the loop with what is going on in the sports world.
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu scores a touchdown for a 35-30 lead over the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter Sunday in Atlanta.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Add Joe Flacco before Ohio

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 2, 2018
In Week 5 of Waiver Wire Weekly, writer Adin Link looks at some crucial players that are essential for a successful week in fantasy football. With players coming back from injuries and others beginning as rookies, the stakes are high for the game.
Cleveland Browns Denzel Ward (top) and Joe Schobert take down Pittsburgh Steelers James Conner during overtime Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. The game ended in a 21-21 tie.

Steelers start off sluggish in stormy stalemate against Browns

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer September 11, 2018
On top of Pitt getting pummeled by Penn State on Saturday, the Steelers also struggled to successful begin their season. Playing against the Brown's, the game ended in a 21-21 tie . Although there were several good plays, the Steelers still have much to improve on in order to have a successful season.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban yells toward the referees during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets at American Airlines Center on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Dallas.  (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News/TNS)

Take Five: Mets, mock drafts, Mark Cuban

By The Pitt News Staff February 22, 2018

With the NBA and NHL seasons passing their midway point and the MLB season on the brink, there are plenty of stories to sift through for fans of all interests. The Pitt News sports staff is here to round...

Former Pitt linebacker Nicholas Grigsby jars the ball loose.

Former Pitt LB Nicholas Grigsby makes L.A. Rams’ 53-man roster

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor September 4, 2016

Former Pitt linebacker Nicholas Grigsby survived the last round of NFL preseason roster cuts Saturday, officially making the Los Angeles Rams’ 53-man roster entering the 2016-2017 season. Grigsby...

Tight end J.P. Holtz is one of three former Pitt Panthers joining Tyler Boyd in the NFL. Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

Holtz, Grigsby, Pitts sign on with NFL teams

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor May 1, 2016

Wide receiver Tyler Boyd was the only player from Pitt selected in the 2016 NFL Draft, but three of his teammates found homes with NFL teams after the draft was over. Tight end J.P. Holtz, linebacker...

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