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What are the Odds: CFB 150 Edition

Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan (2) throws against Purdue.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Senior staff writer Ben Bobeck is celebrating 150 years of college football — and a fourth straight week of successful picks — by winning four more prospective bets this week.

Preseason favorite Virginia grabs top spot in Coastal power rankings

A narrow loss at Happy Valley, snapping UCF’s regular season streak, and nailbiter victory over Duke have contributed to Pitt’s ranking.

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

As temperatures drop and leaves begin to fall, college football kicks into high gear. It’s around this time that audiences start to see contenders and pretenders for who they are — a fact which certainly holds true for the ACC Coastal. Six weeks into the season and the division is once again wide open.

What are the Odds: Maintaining momentum in Week 7

Jalen Hurts (1) of the Oklahoma Sooners breaks free on a run from Osa Odighizuwa (92) of the UCLA Bruins during the first half of a game on at the Rose Bowl on Sept. 14 in Los Angeles.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

After benefiting from some late covers last week, staff writer Ben Bobeck looks to keep the momentum rolling — and money flowing — in this week's column.

Pitt football needs to regroup, refine before Duke

Redshirt sophomore Todd Sibley Jr. put up 106 yards rushing against Delaware on Saturday, making him the first Pitt halfback to break the century mark on a game this season.

By Elliot Borawski, Staff Writer

September 29, 2019

Pitt football suffered — if that’s even possible — a disappointing win on Saturday afternoon against Delaware. And as the ACC schedule looms, the Panthers have to clean up the mistakes in order to avoid a letdown against Duke.

Pitt, Heinz Field ahead of the curve on alcohol policies

Heinz Field is the only location for Pitt’s home athletic events that sells alcoholic beverages.

By Stephen Thompson, Senior Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

While some consider it unsavory, administrators recognize the financial and safety benefits of selling alcohol at sporting events. And whenever Pitt fans find themselves bitter about the trek to Heinz Field, they can be grateful that their quest for a cold beer won’t be as taxing

TPN staff breaks down bowl season

Pitt football will be taking on Syracuse in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 31. (TPN file photo)

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

Who is going to make it to the National Championship? Will Pitt ever win again? You can find out what the Pitt News Sports Staff thinks here.

Navigating college football’s bowl season

Clemson sophomore running back Travis Etienne (9) is a major contributor to the Tigers rushing offense.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

The sport is dominated by the playoff discussion around this time of year, but there are plenty of other marquee matchups that are worth your attention during this bowl season.

Panthers vs. Cardinal: Natural Selection at Work?

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett gets tackled during the team’s 42-10 loss to Clemson Saturday night.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

It’s official, Pitt will be playing Stanford in the Sun Bowl, the Panthers first bowl game in two years. After two tough loses, it will be the perfect place for Pitt’s seniors to leave their mark on the program.

Pitt Football gains 11 recruits

Pitt football will be taking on Syracuse in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 31. (TPN file photo)

By Joanna Li | Senior Staff Writer

June 20, 2018

Entering June with zero commitments from the 2019 recruiting class, Pitt’s football team found itself stuck with a late start to its recruiting trail. But despite the slow start, the pace suddenly changed as the the count rocketed to 11 commits in just one weekend, with nine of those players verbally ...

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