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Take 5: March is lacking madness

Take 5: March is lacking madness

By Staff

March 27, 2019


Filed under Sports

Even with Rob Gronkowski announcing his retirement, the Steelers still seem to be in the spotlight when it comes to drama. According to one of our writers, that may never end, even after losing Bell and Brown.

Take 5: Super Bowl, Super Bowl and more Super Bowl

Take 5: Super Bowl, Super Bowl and more Super Bowl

By Staff

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Rams seem like a franchise destined for multiple Super Bowl appearances in the coming decade and that may be true, but don’t expect to see them back in the big game next year — or even for a few years.

Column: Patriots-Rams Snoozer Bowl was one to forget

Column: Patriots-Rams Snoozer Bowl was one to forget

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Sunday’s Super Bowl was an anticlimactic, painfully boring viewership experience, and if you claim to think otherwise, you’re lying to yourself.

What are the odds: Super Bowl edition

What are the odds: Super Bowl edition

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

There's the game itself, featuring the veteran New England Patriots against the young Los Angeles Rams. But more importantly, we are going to look at all of the Super Bowl prop bets.

Top storylines heading into Super Bowl LIII

Top storylines heading into Super Bowl LIII

By Andrew Kelly, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns, Top Stories

The game, featuring two of the league’s most highly touted coaches and some of its most prominent players, is sure to make headlines around the globe.

Q&A: Pitt grad Randy Lieberman prepares to host Super Bowl LIII

Q&A: Pitt grad Randy Lieberman prepares to host Super Bowl LIII

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

In the lead-up to this year’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and St. Louis Rams, former Pitt News sports writer Randy Lieberman reached out to us to provide an up-close angle at the event.

Take 5: Gronk’s future is uncertain and Lakers should pass on Davis

Take 5: Gronk’s future is uncertain and Lakers should pass on Davis

By Staff

January 30, 2019


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

It’s possible that Gronk may decide to walk away from football under his own power after this season. Because of his multiple injuries, he has been forced to undergo numerous surgeries, each no doubt costing a serious physical and mental toll.

Super Bowl Scoop: Covering America’s Greatest Spectacle from the beat writers who’ve been there

Super Bowl Scoop: Covering America’s Greatest Spectacle from the beat writers who’ve been there

By Ben Bobeck, For The Pitt News

January 30, 2019


Filed under 2. Featured, Sports, Sports Features

If it weren’t for journalists, most people would have no idea what’s going on at the Super Bowl. But while they’re bringing you the news, their jobs aren’t always easy. The Pitt News spoke with some journalists to find out the scoop on covering the Super Bowl.

What are the odds: Bet on Foles, Rivers in NFL playoffs

What are the odds: Bet on Foles, Rivers in NFL playoffs

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns, Top Stories

When it comes to the NFL playoffs, Nick Foles has proven that you should never bet against him.

Column: Josh Gordon provides ‘Flash’ of inspiration

Column: Josh Gordon provides ‘Flash’ of inspiration

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Josh Gordon has received criticism for his inability to maintain an NFL roster spot, but his continuous effort to overcome personal demons is nothing short of admirable.

Take 5: Patriots, pass-rush, Patrick Mahomes

Take 5: Patriots, pass-rush, Patrick Mahomes

By The Pitt News Staff

September 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

In a week with an abundance of compelling NFL storylines, The Pitt News staff provides some insight on the top talking points.

Prediction: Patriots to pin 6th Super Bowl Win

Prediction: Patriots to pin 6th Super Bowl Win

By Jon Shaiken | For The Pitt News

January 31, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

With their offensive and defensive coordinators in line for head coaching jobs elsewhere and quarterback Tom Brady on the wrong side of 40, this weekend may be the New England Patriots’ last legitimate shot at a championship for the foreseeable future. New England will be going for their second S...

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