The Pitt News

Celebration at the Women’s World Cup Final

Celebration at the Women’s World Cup Final

By TNS

July 7, 2015


Filed under Campus, City, National News, News

The United States' Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates her hat-trick goal during the FIFA Women's World Cup Final match between USA and Japan on Sunday, July 5, 2015, at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, Canada. (Vaughn Ridley/PA Wire/Zuma Press/TNS)...

Jill Stein, Green Party 2016 presidential candidate

Jill Stein, Green Party 2016 presidential candidate

By TNS

July 7, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein announces the formation of an exploratory committee to seek the Green Party's presidential nomination again in 2016 during an event at the National Press Club Feb. 6, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)...

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."

Unbearable

Unbearable

By TNS

June 27, 2015


Filed under Archives, Uncategorized

Amanda Seyfried, left, plays the role of a fledgling lawyer tasked with saving Ted's annulled marriage in "Ted 2."

Gov. Nikki Haley calls for removal of Confederate flag

Gov. Nikki Haley calls for removal of Confederate flag

By TNS

June 23, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley hugs U.S. Congressman James Clyburn after she called for legislators to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the State House during a press conference on Monday, June 22, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. (Tim Dominick/The State/TNS)...

It’s complicated

It’s complicated

By TNS

June 19, 2015


Filed under Archives

Due a surprising number of detractors, Cleveland Cavaliers' star LeBron James sports a complicated legacy.

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.

Big New World

Big New World

By TNS

May 26, 2015


Filed under Archives

Alonzo Nelson-Ododa (33) and two other new frontcourt members will be key to Pitt's potential to bounce back after a disappointing 2014-2015 season.

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."

Lightning [A]-rod

Lightning [A]-rod

By TNS

April 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Alex Rodriguez returns to baseball this year after a year-long suspension.

Not for grown-ups

Not for grown-ups

By TNS

April 6, 2015


Filed under Archives

Rihanna and Parsons give it their best, but can’t bring it “Home."

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.

Temple Owls

Temple Owls

By Yong Kim / TNS

March 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Temple's Josh Brown claps on his way to the bench during a timeout during the second half against Houston.

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.

Heartbreaker

Heartbreaker

By Nuccio DiNuzzo / TNS

March 3, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Derrick Rose suffered his third major leg injury last week.

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.

Comeback kid

Comeback kid

By TNS

February 6, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

Wide receiver Mike Shanahan was hired by Paul Chryst as a graduate assistant.

‘Watchable trash’

‘Watchable trash’

By TNS

February 4, 2015


Filed under Archives

Kunis and Booth get swallowed by 'Jupiter.'

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.

A new congress prompts new debates

A new congress prompts new debates

By TNS

January 11, 2015


Filed under Archives

House Speaker John Boehner, R-OH, leads the 114th United States Congress.

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.

Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

By TNS

December 4, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Both Bo Pelini (L) and Brady Hoke (R) were fired over the past week.

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.

Phishy business

Phishy business

By TNS

December 1, 2014


Filed under Archives

Anastasio, performing at Detroit's Cobo Arena with Phish in 2009.

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.

Stiff-armed

Stiff-armed

By MCT Campus

November 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Todd Gurley (3) returns from his four-game suspension this weekend.

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.

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

By MCT Campus

November 10, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

Larry Fitzgerald moved into 18th place on the all-time receptions list Sunday.

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.

In your face!

In your face!

By MCT Campus

October 29, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Illegal hands to the face penalties are being called at a higher rate than ever before.

Women in bioengineering

Women in bioengineering

By MCT Campus

October 28, 2014


Filed under Campus, News, Tech Science

Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering is working to attract more female doctoral students.

Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton

By MCT Campus

October 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton passes in the first quarter against the Dallas Cowboys.

Dana Holgorsen

Dana Holgorsen

By MCT Campus

October 27, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Dana Holgorsen has said he wants to schedule Pitt in non-conference games, but no efforts have been made towards doing that.

Jabaal Sheard

Jabaal Sheard

By MCT Campus

October 27, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

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

Dana Holgersen

Dana Holgersen

By MCT Campus

October 23, 2014


Filed under Specials / Homecoming2014, Sports, Sports Columns

Dana Holgersen, head coach of West Virginia, now competes with Pitt mostly just for recruits.

Good behavior

Good behavior

By MCT Campus

October 22, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Aldon Smith (99) looks to potentially garner a reduced suspension after multiple transgressions.

Inglourious ‘Fury’

Inglourious ‘Fury’

By MCT Campus

October 21, 2014


Filed under Archives

Pitt saves 'Fury' from being unbearable.

New MCAT to take effect next April.

New MCAT to take effect next April.

By MCT Campus

October 16, 2014


Filed under Archives

The current MCAT format will be available for the last time on Jan. 23, 2014.

The Bryce is right

The Bryce is right

By MCT Campus

October 15, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Bryce Petty is a favorite to bring home the prestigious Heisman Trophy.

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.

Todd Gurley

Todd Gurley

By MCT Campus

October 14, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Star running back Todd Gurley was suspended for last week's game for signing autographs in the spring.

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.

Weighing the cost

Weighing the cost

By MCT Campus

October 8, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Tickets to sporting events are getting pricier and pricier.

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.

Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

By MCT Campus

October 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

Pitt student Kevin Pang and other researchers are studying what people are tweeting about electronic cigarettes to gage public opinion of the devices. 

Not just in your lattes

Not just in your lattes

By MCT Campus

October 6, 2014


Filed under Archives

Pumpkin predictably takes over beer and cider in the fall.

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

By MCT Campus

October 6, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Larry Fitzgerald still has not scored a touchdown this season, and much of the blame is on his quarterbacks.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates

By MCT Campus

October 6, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Pirates have a few holes to fill this offseason, including first base and catcher.

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