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A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning, meaning the time is ripe to wildly speculate on how the Panthers’ season will unfold.

Damar Hamlin granted fifth year, will return for 2020 season

Damar Hamlin granted fifth year, will return for 2020 season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

Damar Hamlin’s waiver request was granted by the NCAA Wednesday afternoon, meaning the star safety will return for Pitt’s 2020 season.

Pitt legend Jimbo Covert selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Pitt legend Jimbo Covert selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

Pitt football legend Jimbo Covert, who played offensive tackle for the Panthers from 1978-82 and then for the Chicago Bears from 1983-90, was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Wednesday morning.

Pitt back V’Lique Carter to enter NCAA transfer portal

Pitt back V’Lique Carter to enter NCAA transfer portal

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

V’Lique Carter, who recently finished up his sophomore season for Pitt football, will enter the NCAA transfer portal.

What to watch for in Pitt sports this week

What to watch for in Pitt sports this week

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

The upcoming week in Pitt sports boasts a packed slate, including two men’s basketball games, a top-10 battle involving the red-hot wrestling team and a chance for women’s basketball to steal a long-awaited road win.

By the numbers: Pitt basketball’s paradoxical season

By the numbers: Pitt basketball’s paradoxical season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

As the saying goes — men lie, women lie, numbers don’t. And there are several numbers that help explain where Pitt basketball currently stands — and what it can accomplish in the future.

Kevin Kramer: Pitt pitcher turned Scherzer look-alike

Kevin Kramer: Pitt pitcher turned Scherzer look-alike

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 7, 2020

As a junior pitcher in 1995, Kevin Kramer helped Pitt baseball win its only conference tournament championship ever. 20 years later, people started to confuse him for a perennial MLB All-Star.

Hope, expectations and the dilemma of Pitt football

Hope, expectations and the dilemma of Pitt football

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 6, 2020

Despite finishing the season with Pat Narduzzi’s first bowl win, Pitt football still finished as it has nearly every season for the past 30 years — unranked and with five or more losses. Should we expect more?

Former Arizona State QB Joey Yellen to join Panthers

Former Arizona State QB Joey Yellen to join Panthers

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 2, 2020

Pitt football added a potentially vital transfer on Thursday afternoon, as former Arizona State quarterback Joey Yellen will be joining the Panthers starting in the spring semester.

Pitt offense goes off in 87-79 win over Canisius

Pitt offense goes off in 87-79 win over Canisius

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 2, 2020

The Pitt men’s basketball team scored a season-high 87 points — while conceding a season-high 79 — in a home victory over Canisius Monday afternoon.

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