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Take 5: Shady, Soccer, Superteams

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) leaves the field on a cart after being injured on a tackle by New York Giants cornerback Logan Ryan at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Oct. 11.
November 6, 2020
Does LeSean McCoy deserve a spot in the Hall of Fame? Could James Harden fit on the 76ers? Our staff answers these questions and more in a new edition of Take 5.

Pitt alumni look back on 60 years of The O

The famed 60-year-old Oakland restaurant had an empty storefront on Saturday evening.
April 29, 2020
The shop, founded in May 1960, was famous for its hot dogs and gigantic stacks of fries that were comfort food to many generations of Pitt students.

Forbes Field phenomenon: Remembering the last flagless football game

The NFL’s last flagless game occured in 1940 at the since-demolished Forbes Field. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)
September 11, 2018
More than 70 years have gone by since the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 7-3 in the NFL's last game without penalties.

Posvar Hall home to former ‘heart of Pittsburgh,’ Forbes Field

Posvar Hall home to former 'heart of Pittsburgh,' Forbes Field
April 2, 2014

While beautiful PNC Park is perennially ranked among the best places to watch a baseball game, the Pittsburgh Pirates spent some of their most successful years playing at a location much closer to Pitt...

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