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Column | Bye-bye, Barstool: Sexist site does not deserve a serious platform

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2017

If you’re a sports fan who appreciates quality writing, in-depth coverage and analysis, you may follow ESPN, Sports Illustrated and FiveThirtyEight. If you’re a sports fan who loves lukewarm memes, ridiculous hot takes and articles and photos that degrade women, you might follow Barstool Sports....

Editorial: Recognize the consequences of comedy

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By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 17, 2017

On the sidelines at the football game between Pitt and Oklahoma State this weekend, a female Pitt fan likely had little idea she would be one of the highlights from the game on social media. But that’s exactly what happened. A clip of Gianna Rockoff, a sophomore psychology major at Pitt, taking part in a ra...

No Debate: Stephen A. Smith speaks to Pitt students at WPU

ESPN talk show host Stephen A. Smith spoke to Pitt students at the William Pitt Union Assemlby Room for about an hour Wednesday night. John Hamilton | Senior Staff Photographer

By Ted Zhang | Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

For one night, the William Pitt Union Assembly Room became a hotbed for hot takes when Pitt Program Council hosted “An Evening with Stephen A. Smith.” Smith is one of television’s most recognizable personalities, perhaps best known as a co-host on the ESPN2 morning talk show “First Take....

Football: Pitt ends with losing season after bowl game defeat against Ole Miss

Football: Pitt ends with losing season after bowl game defeat against Ole Miss

By Pete Madia / Pitt Athletics

January 7, 2013

Senior wide receiver Mike Shanahan catches a fourth quarter touchdown in Pitt's bowl defeat against Ole Miss. (Photo Courtesy Pete Madia / Pitt Athletics)

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