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Military bowl generates $17 million in revenue for Annapolis/Washington

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

January 14, 2016

Even though the Pitt football team struggled in the 2015 Military Bowl, losing to the Navy Midshipmen 44-28, the team helped provide different kind of win that week in Maryland. The Military Bowl announced Wednesday that this year’s bowl game generated $17 million of revenue for the Annapolis and Washing...

Storify: Social media reactions to Pitt’s bowl loss to Navy

By Amy Beaudine / Social Media Editor

December 28, 2015

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Panthers fall to ferocious Navy offense 44-28 in Military Bowl

Junior Scott Orndoff struggles to carry the ball as safety Daiquan Thomasson attempts a tackle.  Nikki Moriello  |  Visual Editor

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

December 28, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND — After a dynamic start, the Pitt football team looked lost at sea against the Navy Midshipmen’s attack. Pitt struggled to contain Navy’s offense all game, and fell to the No. 21 Midshipmen by a final score of 44-28. After a long delay— their last game action was on...

Military Bowl matchup features plenty of intrigue

Pitt will face the Navy in the Military Bowl on December 28.  Left:  Wenhao Wu | Staff Photographer,  Right: Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

December 8, 2015

When Pitt learned it’s bowl destination on Sunday afternoon, many Pitt fans were frustrated that the team earned a trip to one of the two lowest tier ACC-affiliated bowls. The Panthers finished with a better record than all four ACC teams who received higher tier bowls than them, but geographic and f...

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