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Looking ahead at Pitt football in 2019

Looking ahead at Pitt football in 2019

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

With National Signing Day in the books and the Panthers 15 days away from spring camp, now is a good time to evaluate the current state of Pitt’s football team.

Pitt softball signs IMPACT recruit Rylee DiTullio

Pitt softball signs IMPACT recruit Rylee DiTullio

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Pitt softball team signed Rylee DiTullio, a local 16-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, last Monday, holding a press conference at the Petersen Events Center to celebrate the event.

Panthers show promise in 69-68 loss to Iowa

Panthers show promise in 69-68 loss to Iowa

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Playing against the Iowa Hawkeyes as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, the upstart Panthers led by six at halftime and took their ranked opponent right down to the wire in a back-and-forth affair.

Take 5: Los Angeles, Le’Veon, no LeBron

Take 5: Los Angeles, Le’Veon, no LeBron

By The Pitt News staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

As the NFL season nears its halfway point, Los Angeles’ two teams seem to be destined for a cross-city clash, while the Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell continues to divide public opinion.

Column: New Philly Flyers’ mascot ‘Gritty’ is more fearsome than friendly

Column: New Philly Flyers’ mascot ‘Gritty’ is more fearsome than friendly

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns, Uncategorized

Nobody’s sure what animal or interdimensional being new Flyers' mascot 'Gritty' is supposed to be, but we can all agree he’s ugly.

Three takeaways from Pitt’s ugly UNC loss

Three takeaways from Pitt’s ugly UNC loss

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Panthers once again disappeared in the second half against UNC, continuing a disappointing season-long trend.

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