The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

VIDEO: Blue and Gold Madness 2019 ft. WIZ KHALIFA

October 13, 2019

With the help of Pittsburgh native and rap star Wiz Khalifa, the Oakland Zoo gets hyped up for the 2019/20 Men's and Women's basketball season. Guest appearances from Pittsburgh Steelers players James...

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeVeon Bell (26) runs upfield in the first half of the team’s game against the Indianapolis Colts on Nov. 12, 2017, in Indianapolis.

Column: Le’Veon Bell due to return Week 7

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor October 2, 2018
After a difficult week for football in Pittsburgh, fans can look towards some good news. It seems Steelers' running back Le'Veon Bell is expected to return to the game in Week 7. Bell's return will help the Steelers make a major comeback after a few hard weeks on both defense and offense.
Steelers running back James Conner plays in a game against the Colts last August. (TPN file photo)

Former Panthers poised for success this NFL season

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer August 31, 2018
The SEC isn't the only institution that produces notable football players -- the ACC does as well. As the NFL is underway, the Pitt News reviews major former Panther's that can positively impact their respective teams.
Pitt suffered a 56-28 loss at the 2014 homecoming game against Georgia Tech. (TPN File Photo)

Panther plunders: Pitt’s worst homecoming games

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer October 12, 2017

While the homecoming court trots out onto the field at halftime this Saturday — and two lucky students are crowned king and queen — the Panthers will be in the locker room discussing strategy, diagramming...

Quarterback Max Browne leads the Panthers out of the tunnel. (Photo by Wenhao Wu / Assistant Visual Editor)

Gallery: Pitt vs Youngstown State

In the season opener, Pitt beat Youngstown State 28-21 in overtime. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor) (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor) (Photo...

Basketball coaches Suzie McConnell-Serio and Kevin Stallings sing Sweet Caroline with students during the 2016 season. (Photo by Matt Hawley / Staff Photographer)

Pitt alters “Sweet Caroline” tradition

By Ryan Zimba / Sports Editor August 25, 2017

Ahead of its opening week game against the Youngstown State Penguins next Saturday, the Pitt football program announced Friday its nine-year tradition of singing “Sweet Caroline” at the end of the...

Head Football Coach Pat Narduzzi enters his third season with the Panthers. (TPN file photo)

ICYMI: Summer sports timeline

By Ryan Zimba / Sports Editor August 22, 2017

April 28 - Football head coach Pat Narduzzi dismisses senior defensive tackle Jeremiah Taleni for disciplinary reasons. April 28-29 - Five Panthers are selected in the 2017 NFL Draft, including James...

In the return of Pitts retro uniforms last October, former running back James Conner helped the Panthers to a 37-34 victory over Georgia Tech with 60 rushing yards on 14 carries. (TPN File Photo)

Pitt to honor James Conner with bobblehead

By Ryan Zimba / Sports Editor August 17, 2017

The Pitt athletic department announced Thursday there will be a James Conner bobblehead night to honor the former running back at the team’s Oct. 14 homecoming game against the North Carolina State Wolfpack. The...

James Conner fires up the Panthers before their Oct. 8 game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. TPN File Photo

The next chapter: Conner’s story continues in Pittsburgh

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor May 9, 2017

Sitting with friends and family in his hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania, James Conner watched as the NFL Draft progressed through the first three rounds. Conner — a projected fifth or sixth round pick...

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