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In the shadow of The Mecca: Reflecting on the Pitt-NY basketball pipeline

First-year forward and Brooklyn native Justin Champagnie (11) was the leading scorer during Pitt’s 2019-20 season with 12.7 points per game.
April 9, 2020
During the heyday of Pitt men’s basketball in the Big East conference — the period in which former head coach Jamie Dixon’s teams appeared in eight straight NCAA Tournaments between 2004 and 2011 — nearly every borough of New York City was represented on the Panthers’ roster.

Editorial: Make college tuition free

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a proposal Wednesday to make college more accessible for New Mexico residents.
September 18, 2019
Free tuition is an investment in students that will hopefully help break the cycle of crippling college debt and unemployment we face today.

Opinion | New York sets example with new abortion law

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference on Nov. 2, 2017, in New York.
February 11, 2019
The legislation is a landmark victory in the fight for women’s reproductive health-care rights.

What are the odds: NBA’s bottom teams look to tank

The Brooklyn Nets’ Jarrett Allen pulls down a rebound against the Orlando Magic on Friday, Jan. 18.
January 25, 2019
NBA tanking season is now in full form, with teams trying to lose more games in hopes of a higher draft position.
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