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Pitt fell 45-3 during its game against Notre Dame on Oct. 24.

Column | Panthers must embrace Notre Dame rivalry

By Eddie Lasker, Staff Writer March 12, 2021
Getting into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit, staff writer Eddie Lasker argues Pitt fans must embrace an underappreciated, historic football rivalry with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
John Woodruff from Connellsville won a Gold Medal in the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin, Germany.

Pitt boasts rich track & field Olympic history

By Eddie Lasker, Staff Writer February 26, 2021
As Black History Month comes to a close, relive four iconic stories of Pitt track and field Olympians — tales filled with resiliency, dominance and inspiration.
The Pitt Panthers and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will compete as the No. 8- and No. 6-ranked teams in the ACC, respectively, this Feb. 14.

Preview: Pitt will outduel Yellow Jackets behind dominant Champagnie performance

By Eddie Lasker, For The Pitt News February 10, 2021
The Pitt Panthers and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will square off as the No. 8 and No. 6 teams in the ACC standings, respectively, on Sunday at 4 p.m.
Georgias Anthony Edwards reacts to his breakaway slam dunk after making a steal late in the second half against Texas A&M on Feb. 1.

Column | Depth makes up for lack of starpower in 2020 NBA draft

By Eddie Lasker, For The Pitt News November 16, 2020
With a record-tying 17th Los Angeles Lakers championship in the rearview, the NBA rapidly approaches its start of the season on Dec. 22. To accommodate the altered schedule, the NBA draft will take place Thursday. An incomplete college season will make prospects harder to evaluate, but most of the top 10 picks should come easily.
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