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Pitt fans in attendance at Heinz Field for first time since 2019

Pitt hosted fans for the first time since Nov. 2019 on Saturday.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor

October 24, 2020

Pitt hosted fans for the first time since Nov. 2019 on Saturday. The Pitt News spoke with some attendees about how the limited crowd felt.

Notre Dame defeats Pitt in front of limited crowd; Panthers lose fourth straight

Notre Dame outgained Pitt 434 to 162 in total offense Saturday, handing the Panthers their fourth consecutive loss in a 45-3 beatdown.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor

October 24, 2020

Notre Dame outgained Pitt 434 to 162 in total offense Saturday, handing the Panthers their fourth consecutive loss in a 45-3 beatdown.

Preview: Panthers will shock unbeaten Irish

The Pitt Panthers return home to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Heinz Field on Saturday.

By Tyler Mathes, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

After losing three straight games, Pitt desperately needs a turnaround win. Staff writer Tyler Mathes thinks they’ll get that victory this week against No. 3 Notre Dame. Find out why here:

Column | Next level nowhere in sight under Narduzzi

Football head coach Pat Narduzzi, is in his sixth year as a head coach at Pitt.

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

While the unprecedented circumstances of the 2020 college football season have raised reasonable questions regarding how to evaluate a coach’s performance, Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi has made this task quite easy.

Oakland to Oregon: Pitt fans replicate tailgates from home

Even though Pitt will allow some fans to watch football at Heinz Field, it’s strictly prohibiting tailgating in its lots for the rest of the season.

By Camryn Simons, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

With social distancing guidelines in place, Pitt fans are getting creative with their game day festivities.

Column | Pitt boasts decorated Mount Rushmore of hometown heroes

Tony Dorsett walks onto Heinz Field with Pitt Football in 2016.

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

Throughout its decorated athletic history, Pitt has produced numerous phenomenal athletes. The greater Pittsburgh area has also been home to some of the greatest high school athletes of all time. While it is always fulfilling to see former Panther athletes succeed at the professional level, it is perhaps even more special to see homegrown talent shine at Pitt.

Panthers fall painfully short in third straight loss

Pitt football fell to No. 13 Miami Hurricanes Saturday with a 31-19 loss.

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

Pitt football’s promising start to the season is by now a relic of the distant past, as the team continued its recent struggles Saturday with a 31-19 loss to the No. 13 Miami Hurricanes.

Shorthanded Panthers come up short in 31-19 loss at No. 13 Miami

First-year wide receiver Jordan Addison led Pitt with eight catches for 147 yards in Saturday's loss at Miami

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor

October 17, 2020

Pitt headed into a favorable matchup three weeks ago with a prime opportunity for the program’s first 4-0 start since 2000. The season looks a lot different now after the Panthers dropped their third straight game, a 31-19 loss at No. 13 Miami.

Pitt permits 1,000 students to return to Heinz Field

Heinz Field will welcome 1,000 fans for the coming Oct. 24 home game following four straight home games amid empty stands.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2020

The first four home Pitt football games of the year were played in front of a sea of vacant yellow seats. But that will change when the Panthers return home a week from Saturday for a date with undefeated Notre Dame.

Preview: Panthers continue losing skid against Canes

Senior quarterback Kenny Pickett’s health is questionable due to an ankle injury sustained during last week's game against Boston College.

By Tyler Mathes, Staff Writer

October 16, 2020

Coming off back-to-back losses, the Pitt Panthers (3-2, 2-2 ACC) travel to South Beach to take on the No. 13 Miami Hurricanes (3-1, 2-1 ACC) Saturday at noon on the ACC Network. The Panthers are eager to redeem themselves after last week’s heartbreaking overtime loss to Boston College.

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