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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Sixth-year running back Daniel Carter (4) runs into the endzone during Pitt football’s Blue-Gold Game on Saturday afternoon at Acrisure Stadium.

‘Breath of fresh air’: Pitt football sees new faces shine

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2024

Pitt football had tons of change in the offseason. After its disastrous 3-9 season in 2023, change is necessary. The Panthers’ offensive change was imminent after they finished the 2023 season ranked...

Redshirt junior running back Derrick Davis Jr. (34) runs on the field during Pitt football’s Blue-Gold Game on Saturday afternoon at Acrisure Stadium.

Photos: Pitt football returns to Acrisure for Blue-Gold Spring Game

By Pamela Smith, Kaylee Uribe, Nate Yonamine, and Bronco York April 17, 2024

Pitt football hosted its annual intersquad game at Acrisure Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The gold team beat the blue team 17-10. The Panthers will appear again in Acrisure Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 31,...

Coach Pat Narduzzi speaks to his players after the Pitt football Blue-Gold Spring Game on Saturday afternoon at Acrisure Stadium.

Pitt football shows off quarterback depth, new look defense in 2024 Blue-Gold Spring Game

By Aidan Kasner, Senior Staff Writer April 15, 2024

After a 3-9 outing in its 2023 campaign, Pitt football made many notable changes to its roster and coaching staff this offseason in an effort to get back into the winning column. These changes took center...

Drake performs during the Summer Sixteen Tour 2016 in Toronto.

Former Pitt center Jeff McCurley reacts to Drake wearing his jersey

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

Earlier in February, rap sensation Drake made a stop in Pittsburgh to play for a couple thousand highly anticipated listeners. He performed two sold-out nights at PPG Paints Arena, which was one of the...

Pitts football team and head coach Pat Narduzzi walk out for the first game of the season against Wofford at Acrisure Stadium on Sept. 2, 2023.

Column | Don’t panic about Pitt football

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

After a disastrous 2023 season, the Panthers faithful are reluctantly getting ready for another Pitt football season, as spring practices are just about to kick off for the 2024 season. Following the departures...

Pitt football players run out onto the field before Pitts game against Syracuse on Nov. 5, 2022.

Column | Grading Pitt football’s 2024 transfer class

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor February 5, 2024

Last year, Pitt football brought in an exciting class of highly touted transfers to round out its roster. While some of these players — like wide receiver Daejon Reynolds and safety Donovan McMillon...

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart (11) hands the ball to wide receiver Dorin Dickerson (19) in the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Thursday, September 1, 2011. The Vikings defeated the Texans, 28-0. (McKenna Ewen/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)

Former Pitt tight end Dorin Dickerson shines in sports media career

By Aidan Kasner, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

The pipeline from athlete to employment in the sports industry is a popular and tested way for retired players to continue working in the field that they love. The most famous sports commentators, coaches...

The Pitt News Sports Podcast | Pitt basketball and NFL Playoffs

By Jermaine Sykes and Camille de Jesus January 31, 2024

On this episode of “The Pitt News Sports Podcast,” assistant sports editor Jermaine Sykes and sports writer Camille de Jesus discuss the current state of Pitt basketball in the ACC, including their...

An image of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Opinion | Let’s Talk About CTE

By Jameson Keebler, Senior Staff Columnist December 1, 2023

America loves their contact sports — and I get it. There’s nothing better than getting together with a group of friends and watching whatever game is on. There is a reason why sports are so popular...

Pitt fans and their families sing Sweet Caroline during Saturday evenings game against FSU at Acrisure Stadium.

Point | Pitt football needs its own on-campus stadium

By Jenna Paler, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Acrisure Stadium became the home of Pitt football in 2001 when it first opened. The stadium is located in the North Shore neighborhood, which is about a 10-minute drive with no traffic from the University...

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