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Recruiting Roundup: Pitt basketball strikes out on a trio of top talent

Recruiting Roundup: Pitt basketball strikes out on a trio of top talent

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Pitt basketball swung and missed on a few high-end recruits, while Pitt football strengthened its class of 2021 by landing a highly touted recruit with the ability to play on both sides of the ball.

Take 5: Warriors, Wiggins, Winning

Take 5: Warriors, Wiggins, Winning

By TPN Staff

November 1, 2019

The sports staff takes a look at several of the storylines permeating through the sports world right now, including the downfall of the Warriors’ dynasty and an NBA player who could make a sneaky bet for Most Improved.

Take 5: Baylor, banking, Booth Jr.

Take 5: Baylor, banking, Booth Jr.

By TPN Staff

October 24, 2019

The sports staff breaks down two emerging storylines from the NBA’s opening week, while also adding to the conversation regarding college football and the World Series.

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

By TPN Staff

October 10, 2019

The Pitt News Sports staff discusses a couple young quarterbacks proving their chops in the NFL — as well as a seasoned veteran making a serious case for league MVP — in this week’s Take 5

Recruiting Roundup: Pitt basketball awaits a quartet of commitments

Recruiting Roundup: Pitt basketball awaits a quartet of commitments

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

The Pittsburgh Panthers men’s basketball team has already secured its first commitment to the class of 2020 and now looks to add more elite talent. It recently brought in one of the most talented recruits in Pennsylvania and is in striking distance of a significant number of program-altering prospects. Pitt’s football team has also continued to strengthen its class of 2020 by stealing a highly touted recruit from bitter rival West Virginia.

Take 5: Warriors, Jazz, 76ers can contend for Finals

Take 5: Warriors, Jazz, 76ers can contend for Finals

By TPN Staff

October 3, 2019

With the start of the NBA season just around the corner on Oct. 22, several staff members discuss which teams they think can surprise people and become NBA Finals contenders.

Take 5: NBA, NFL overstepping players’ boundaries

Take 5: NBA, NFL overstepping players’ boundaries

By TPN Staff

September 26, 2019

The TPN sports staff voices its displeasure with ownership in both the NFL and NBA, and also weighs in on the underachieving Baker Mayfield and Michigan football team.

Take 5: Fitzpatrick, Fury, Futility

Take 5: Fitzpatrick, Fury, Futility

By TPN Staff

September 19, 2019

In this week’s column, our staff weighs in on a couple Pittsburgh-related storylines — one hopeful, one bleak — and also shines a light on the incredible career of heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury.

Take 5: Ohio State, Steelers, Scholarships

Take 5: Ohio State, Steelers, Scholarships

By TPN Staff

September 13, 2019

TPN sports staff tackles a variety of topics in this week’s Take 5, from the Steelers bounceback opportunity to Bianca Andreescu’s rise to tennis stardom.

Keystone Classic Preview: Who prevails in the centennial game?

Keystone Classic Preview: Who prevails in the centennial game?

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Pitt and Penn State will play in the 100th — and possibly final — football game between the two storied rivals. Will the Panthers even the series?

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