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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell signed a four-year, $52.5 million deal with the New York Jets last week.

Take 5: Baseball is Boomin’

By Staff March 20, 2019
The largest contract in baseball history lasted 20 days before it was beaten out by the largest contract in baseball and American sports history. So who got the better deal, the Philadelphia Phillies and Bryce Harper or the Los Angeles Angels and Mike Trout?
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 1, 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.
Cleveland Browns Denzel Ward (top) and Joe Schobert take down Pittsburgh Steelers James Conner during overtime Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. The game ended in a 21-21 tie.

Steelers start off sluggish in stormy stalemate against Browns

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer September 11, 2018
On top of Pitt getting pummeled by Penn State on Saturday, the Steelers also struggled to successful begin their season. Playing against the Brown's, the game ended in a 21-21 tie . Although there were several good plays, the Steelers still have much to improve on in order to have a successful season.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) runs upfield in first half action against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Steelers won, 20-17. (Sam Riche/TNS)

Take 5: Bell, Beadle and Basketball

By The Pitt News Staff August 29, 2018
From catsuits to contract holdouts, The Pitt News staff takes a look at the spiciest storylines from the past week.
Tiger Woods watches a tee shot fly Feb. 21, 2018, during the Pro-Am round of the Honda Classic at the PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Joe Cavaretta/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

Take 5: Tiger, Tournament, Tom Crean

By The Pitt News Staff March 15, 2018

While Pitt may not have qualified for this year’s NCAA tournament … or the NIT … or the CBI, there are plenty of other things happening in the sports world Pitt fans can distract themselves with....

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...

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin looks on during the first half against the Indianapolis Colts on Nov. 24. Sam Riche/TNS

No Contest: Tomlin blunders another battle with Belichick

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 23, 2017

Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots was a mismatch of epic proportions — not on the field, but on the sidelines. The talent level on the Steelers’...

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeVeon Bell celebrates his short touchdown run for a 20-7 lead over the Atlanta Falcons in the final minute of the first half on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. (TNS)

No Bell, No Bryant, No Problem: Steelers roll in D.C.

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor September 13, 2016

As a national audience witnessed Monday night, rumors of the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers’ demise were greatly exaggerated. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shined, and Antonio Brown further staked his...

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