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Rival fans flock to Happy Valley for Pitt vs. PSU

Pitt and Penn State fans cheer on their teams in the fourth quarter. (Anna Bongardino / Assistant Visual Editor)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

Stephen Fastuca gallivanted around the tailgate grounds surrounding Beaver Stadium dressed head-to-toe in Penn State attire. He wore blue and white suede dress shoes and Penn State-colored pants, topping his outfit off with a giant Penn State belt buckle on his waist and a Nittany Lions fedora on his h...

Will PSU consider Pitt a rival now? Panthers hope so

The Panthers celebrate their victory against Penn State moments after the game ended Saturday. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Ashwini Sivaganesh / Assistant Sports Editor

September 11, 2016

Saturday’s Pitt vs. Penn State game exceeded all expectations, especially for Penn State fans who were skeptical about the scope of the historic clash. But after the game, the Panthers who took the field had only one thing to say. The rivalry is back — and it’s real. A record-breaking 69...

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