The Pitt News

Both worlds

Both worlds

By TNS

July 7, 2015


Filed under Archives, Uncategorized

Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon in season 3 of Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

Royal rumble

Royal rumble

By TNS

June 16, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

The Kansas City Royals lead All-Star voting for eight of the nine offensive positions.

Just dill

Just dill

By TNS

May 13, 2015


Filed under Archives

Picklesburgh will feature a giant pickle-shaped Heinz balloon.

Baby Baller

Baby Baller

By Sam Riche / TNS

April 16, 2015


Filed under Archives

Duke center Jahlil Okafor (15) is just another example of a player who could have gone straight to the pros if the NBA hadn't changed its eligibility policy.

Wasted youth

Wasted youth

By TNS

April 13, 2015


Filed under Archives

Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts in "While We're Young."

Duke

Duke

By Jeff Siner / TNS

April 1, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Duke's Justise Winslow (12) drives between San Diego State defenders in the third round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Celebrating our national pastime

Celebrating our national pastime

By TNS

April 1, 2015


Filed under Archives

Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker, Andrew McCutchen and Travis Snider celebrate after defeating the San Francisco Giants, 4-3, at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. (Matt Freed/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/MCT)

Urban Meyer

Urban Meyer

By CHARLES TRAINOR JR / TNS

March 25, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer in the third quarter against Clemson in the Discover Orange Bowl.

Top seed

Top seed

By Pablo Alcala / TNS

March 17, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Arkansas' Rashad Madden (00) fouls Kentucky's Trey Lyles (41) during the second half of the SEC tournament championship.

Ute talking to me?

Ute talking to me?

By TNS

March 16, 2015


Filed under Archives

Utah and Stephen F. Austin is one of the most anticipated matchups of the first slate of games. 

Questionable defense

Questionable defense

By George Bridges / TNS

March 5, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Several NBA stars, including Rockets guard James Harden, cause some fans to call their defense into question.

The future’s all wrong

The future’s all wrong

By TNS

February 25, 2015


Filed under Archives

From left: Duke, Corddry and Robinson.

Storm surge

Storm surge

By Bo Rader / TNS

February 25, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Kansas State fans and players celebrate after the team upsets No. 8 Kansas.

Seton Hall brawl

Seton Hall brawl

By Charles Fox / TNS

February 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono gets struck with a fist and forearm by Seton Hall's Sterling Gibbs, top, after a scramble for a loose ball.

Dunk champion

Dunk champion

By Jeff Wheeler / TNS

February 17, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine won the 2015 Slam Dunk Contest.

Prince Amukamara

Prince Amukamara

By Richard W. Rodriguez / TNS

February 13, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

Prince Amukamara, who formerly had abstained from sex until marriage, got married last Spring.

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard

By Jose Carlos Fajardo / TNS

February 3, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Damian Lillard was one notable name excluded from the 2015 All-Star Game.

It’s no ‘Chronicle’

It’s no ‘Chronicle’

By TNS

February 2, 2015


Filed under Archives

Jonny Weston is David Raskin, Sam Lerner is Quinn Goldberg and Allen Evangelista is Adam Le in "Project Almanac," from Insurge Pictures, in association with Michael Bay. (Photo courtesy Paramount Pictures/TNS)

Defensive Rookie of the Year

Defensive Rookie of the Year

By Chris Lee / TNS

January 31, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

Aaron Donald won Defensive Rookie of the Year honors on Saturday night.

Gov. Wolf already abandoning campaign pledges?

Gov. Wolf already abandoning campaign pledges?

By TNS

January 28, 2015


Filed under Archives

Hillary Clinton, right, campaigning for then-gubernatorial candidate and current Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf, left, in October, 2014.

Touchdown Tom Brady

Touchdown Tom Brady

By Sam Riche / TNS

January 21, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

Tom Brady and the Patriots are again in the middle of a controversy.

Marshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch

By TNS

January 20, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Marshawn Lynch has made headlines for avoiding the media after games.

‘It’s all part of the plan, baby’

‘It’s all part of the plan, baby’

By TNS

January 19, 2015


Filed under Archives

Cooper delivers a bracing performance as Chris Kyle.

National Champions

National Champions

By TNS

January 13, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Ohio State beat Oregon in the first College Football Playoff championship game.

Award Season

Award Season

By TNS

January 12, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Columns

Aaron Donald is a leading candidate for the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year award.

Joe Flacco

Joe Flacco

By TNS

January 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco made headlines when he called himself an elite quarterback.

ENTER TV-EMMY 27 LA

ENTER TV-EMMY 27 LA

By TNS

January 5, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Laverne Cox arrives for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

‘Survival,’ but no ‘resilience’ or ‘redemption’

‘Survival,’ but no ‘resilience’ or ‘redemption’

By TNS

January 5, 2015


Filed under Archives

Jack O'Connell gives it his all, but "Unbroken" is still empty Oscar-bait.

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

By Brad Barket / Abaca Press / TNS

January 5, 2015


Filed under Archives

Transgender actress Laverne Cox attends the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards held at the Marriott Marquis in New York on March 24, 2012. 

Top of the class

Top of the class

By TNS

December 24, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

Aaron Donald is one of three rookies to earn a Pro Bowl invite, joining Dallas' Zack Martin and Baltimore's C.J. Mosley.

Steve Pederson

Steve Pederson

By TNS

December 17, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Former athletic director Steve Pederson with senior basketball player Cameron Wright.

Just a game?

Just a game?

By TNS

December 3, 2014


Filed under Archives

There are few things more important than University of Kentucky basketball in Lexington.

LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy

By TNS

December 1, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

LeSean McCoy scored a touchdown against Dallas on Thanksgiving.

Show me the money!

Show me the money!

By TNS

November 19, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Giancarlo Stanton is now signed to the largest contract in MLB history.

To dumb, not to much sweetness

To dumb, not to much sweetness

By TNS

November 17, 2014


Filed under Archives

Carrey and Daniels try their best, but don't rekindle the spark from 1994's original.

Aaron Donald

Aaron Donald

By TNS

November 17, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

Aaron Donald sacked future Hall-of-Fame quarterback Peyton Manning on Sunday.

Steel, stars and stripes

Steel, stars and stripes

By MCT Campus

November 12, 2014


Filed under City, News

Pittsburgh's industry, healthcare system and resources make it a top spot for veterans. 

Up in smoke

Up in smoke

By MCT Campus

November 11, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Miscommunication has plagued LeBron James and the new-look Cavaliers in the early part of the season.

Bo knows

Bo knows

By MCT Campus

November 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Bo Ryan talks to his players during a timeout.

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

By MCT Campus

November 3, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Larry Fitzgerald led the Arizona Cardinals in receiving yards again on Sunday.

Jabaal Sheard

Jabaal Sheard

By MCT Campus

October 27, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

Jabaal Sheard combined with K'Waun Williams for five tackles.

Inglourious ‘Fury’

Inglourious ‘Fury’

By MCT Campus

October 21, 2014


Filed under Archives

Pitt saves 'Fury' from being unbearable.

Gluten-free muffins

Gluten-free muffins

By MCT Campus

October 14, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

Gluten-free foods are often more calorie-dense than foods that include gluten, experts say.

Aaron Donald

Aaron Donald

By MCT Campus

October 14, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Aaron Donald played on almost every defensive snap on Monday night, and is solidifying a playing spot on the St. Louis Rams.

Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals

By MCT Campus

October 7, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Kansas City Royals are this year's surprise playoff team and are headed to the ALCS.

Pitt vs. Penn State

Pitt vs. Penn State

By MCT Campus

October 7, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

Pitt will renew its series with Penn State, beginning in the 2016 season.

Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys

By MCT Campus

October 2, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Dallas Cowboys are off to a 3-1 start this season, but against mostly mediocre teams.

Week to week

Week to week

By MCT Campus

October 1, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Players like Frank Gore are driving fantasy football players mad this year with their fluctuating performances.

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter

By MCT Campus

September 24, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Derek Jeter on one of the many stops of his 2014 "farewell tour".

Russell Martin

Russell Martin

By MCT Campus

September 23, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Russell Martin has arguably been the MVP of the Pirates this year, but is a free agent after this season.

Takedown

Takedown

By MCT Campus

September 22, 2014


Filed under Archives

Jabaal Sheard [making tackle] had a solid performance for the Cleveland Browns against the division rival Baltimore Ravens. 

All smiles

All smiles

By MCT Campus

September 17, 2014


Filed under Archives

Andrew McCutchen has become the face of the Pirates' renaissance.

US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

By Courtesy of MCT Campus

September 14, 2014


Filed under Archives

From left, University of California, Berkeley student Shannon Thomas, 21, former student Nicoletta Commins, 22, and student Aryle Butler, 20, prepare to speak during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Thirty-one female students h...

US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

US NEWS CMP-BERKELEY-SEXASSAULT 1 OX

By MCT Campus

September 14, 2014


Filed under Archives

Sixty-five percent of women and 25 percent of men experience some type of street harassment at some point in their lives.

College Football Playoff

College Football Playoff

By MCT Campus

September 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Jameis Winston and Florida State won the last BCS Championship under the previous playoff format.

Kenny Trill

Kenny Trill

By MCT Campus

September 3, 2014


Filed under Archives

Kenny Hill has been compared to his predecessor often  since his breakout performance on Thursday. 

Elusive

Elusive

By MCT Campus

September 3, 2014


Filed under Archives

The outcome of Florida State-Oklahoma State was one of the many surprises from week one of college football.  

Washington

Washington

By MCT

August 26, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Numerous media outlets and political figures have spoken out against Washington's controversial football team name.

Injured goods

Injured goods

By MCT Campus

August 25, 2014


Filed under Archives

A columnist's friend picked Sam Bradford (throwing) in their fantasy draft hours after the St. Louis Rams quarterback injured his ACL. 

Dark seasons

Dark seasons

By MCT Campus

July 8, 2014


Filed under Archives

Eastwood sometimes misses the musical mark, but amps up the tragedy.

Same mission, different school

Same mission, different school

By Photo Courtesy of MCT Campus

July 1, 2014


Filed under Archives

Hill and Tatum return for a similar, but hilarious adventure in '22.'

Maleficent

Maleficent

By MCT Campus

June 10, 2014


Filed under Archives

Angelina Jolie stars in Disney's "Maleficent." (Disney Enterprises, Inc./MCT)

Little Bo Cheap

Little Bo Cheap

By MCT Campus

June 3, 2014


Filed under Archives

MacFarlane's only attempt to hide from the spotlight in 'A Million Ways.'

Not hair loss!

Not hair loss!

By MCT Campus

May 27, 2014


Filed under Archives

Seeing double: Young Professor X (McAvoy) faces his future (Stewart).

Pa. Gay marriage

Pa. Gay marriage

By Yong Kim

May 27, 2014


Filed under Archives

Lindsay Vandermay, right, holds up her wedding ring with her partner Ashley Wilson after they received their marriage certificate at the marriage bureau office at City Hall on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/MCT)...

Major League Draper

Major League Draper

By MCT Campus

May 20, 2014


Filed under Archives

J.B. Bernstein (Jon Hamm) looks for major league talent in unexpected places.

We’re not in Disney anymore

We’re not in Disney anymore

By MCT Campus

May 7, 2014


Filed under Archives

Efron shows off his bawdy side with Rogen and Banks.

It’s not (just) about the bat

It’s not (just) about the bat

By MCT Campus

May 6, 2014


Filed under Archives

Andrew McCutchen favors walking up to songs that "have a great beat."

NBA owner alleged to have made racist comments

NBA owner alleged to have made racist comments

By (MCT Campus)

April 27, 2014


Filed under Archives

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling, is being investigated by the NBA after an audio recording surfaced, with a voice attributed to Sterling, containing racist remarks. 

NBA owner allegedly makes racist comments

NBA owner allegedly makes racist comments

By MCT Campus

April 26, 2014


Filed under Archives

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling, is being investigated by the NBA after an audio recording surfaced, with a voice attributed to Sterling, containing racist remarks. 

Captain’s back in Marvel’s newest hit

Captain’s back in Marvel’s newest hit

April 7, 2014


Filed under Archives

Evans and Johansson take on the Winter Soldier in Marvel's latest.

Kain Colter

Kain Colter

By MCT Campus

April 7, 2014


Filed under Archives

Former Northwestern University quarterback Kain Colter led a movement that resulted in the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board deciding to allow the Wildcats football team to unionize.

Fitbit

Fitbit

By Photo courtesy of MCT Campus

April 2, 2014


Filed under Archives

Fitbit's Flex Wireless Activity and Sleep Wristband device is worn around the wrist throughout the day and measures a user's physical activity based on movement and fitness goals. 

Miley Cyrus performs in Minnesota

Miley Cyrus performs in Minnesota

By Jeff Wheeler | MCT Campus

April 1, 2014


Filed under Archives

Miley Cyrus performs at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Monday, March 10, 2014.

Pirates vs. Cubs

Pirates vs. Cubs

By MCT Campus

March 31, 2014


Filed under Archives

Barry Bonds and Dick Groat presented Andrew McCutchen with the 2013 NL MVP Award.

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