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Rain washes away Pitt’s Coastal chances in 28-0 loss at VT

Paris Ford (12) and Damar Hamlin (3), pictured here after Pitt's loss to Penn State in September, led the Panthers with 10 and eight tackles, respectively, against Virginia Tech.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

Pitt football shrunk from the heavy expectations, handing Bud Foster a perfect going-away gift — a 28-0 home victory in the pouring rain.

Coastal Power Rankings: Miami to dethrone Pitt as champs

Miami Hurricanes defensive back Trajan Bandy wears the team’s iconic turnover chain.

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

After stealing the ACC Coastal crown in 2018, the Panthers will be hard-pressed to finish above any of the division’s top three teams this season.

Panthers win 23-13, leapfrog Va. in ACC Coastal

Senior running back Darrin Hall, pictured here against Penn State earlier this season, led the Panthers with 229 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018

The sloppy field conditions were perfectly suited for the Panthers, who pounded the ball on the ground and stifled Virginia’s offense en route to a 23-13 victory.

Weekly Pick ’Em: TPN staff takes on ACC Week 9

Pitt's then-linebacker Mike Caprara takes down Virginia quarterback Matt Johns (15) for a safety in the fourth quarter on Oct. 10, 2015, at Heinz Field. Pitt won, 26-19.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018

Our staff takes a look at the upcoming slate of ACC football games, headlined by Pitt’s high-stakes clash with Virginia Friday night. Elsewhere in the conference, No. 24 Boston College travels to Virginia Tech for what our staff believes will be a very close game, while undefeated Clemson hosts Louisville in what could quickly become a blowout of epic proportions.

Can Pitt emerge from the ACC’s Coastal quagmire?

The Panthers moved to 3-1 in the ACC after Saturday's 54-45 win against Duke.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 31, 2018

Despite losing a crucial conference game to lowly one-win North Carolina, Pitt has been given new life thanks to the ACC becoming the football embodiment of Murphy’s law.

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