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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver George Pickens (14) celebrates a touchdown with quarterback Kenny Pickett during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023.

Column | Resolutions and blessings following the end of the Steelers 2022 season

By Ben Pisano, Staff Writer January 10, 2023
The Steelers were eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday, despite winning their last regular season game against the Browns. Staff Writer Ben Pisano reflects on the Steelers’ 2022-23 campaign and what to look out for in the new year.
Former Pitt running back James Conner (30) picks up yardage against the Atlanta Falcons in the first half Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at Heinz Field. (Peter Diana/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)

Steelers seek revenge on Sunday

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer January 12, 2018

With a forecasted low of 2 degrees in Pittsburgh Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars won’t have the luxury of playing in the warm Florida sun when they play the Steelers at Heinz Field in the AFC divisional...

Pittsburghs professional teams, most notably the Steelers, have consistently made it difficult for the Panthers to gain a following amidst years of mediocrity. (Photo by Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer)

Pittsburgh pushes Panthers from spotlight

By Dominic Campbell / Staff Writer August 21, 2017

Walking around Pittsburgh, it’s hard to go too long without seeing someone wearing Steelers, Penguins or Pirates gear. The teams are some of the most decorated and storied franchises in American sports...

In the return of Pitts retro uniforms last October, former running back James Conner helped the Panthers to a 37-34 victory over Georgia Tech with 60 rushing yards on 14 carries. (TPN File Photo)

Pitt to honor James Conner with bobblehead

By Ryan Zimba / Sports Editor August 17, 2017

The Pitt athletic department announced Thursday there will be a James Conner bobblehead night to honor the former running back at the team’s Oct. 14 homecoming game against the North Carolina State Wolfpack. The...

Matt Galambos (47) celebrates with teammates after the Panthers 42-39 win over Penn State Sept. 10. TPN File Photo

Pittsburgh Steelers sign Pitt LB Matt Galambos

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor May 15, 2017

Pitt linebacker Matt Galambos became the 13th Panther signed by a NFL team after the Pittsburgh Steelers gave him a contract Sunday following the team’s rookie minicamp. Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi...

James Conner fires up the Panthers before their Oct. 8 game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. TPN File Photo

The next chapter: Conner’s story continues in Pittsburgh

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor May 9, 2017

Sitting with friends and family in his hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania, James Conner watched as the NFL Draft progressed through the first three rounds. Conner — a projected fifth or sixth round pick...

Oakland Raider fan Ray Perez, middle, cheers with other fans as Raiders owner Mark Davis speaks during a town hall meeting with NFL executives at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif., on October 29, 2015. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Raiders relocate to plunder Vegas’ pockets

My dad became a Baltimore Colts fan when he was 5 years old because he liked the color blue. By the time he was in his 20s and living in Baltimore, he was a season ticket holder and a fanatic. But...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown celebrates the team's 18-16 win over the Kansas City Chiefs during the AFC Divisional Playoff game on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Keep Brown in Town: Steelers star well worth the trouble

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 26, 2017

Some players are so good, the baggage they’re bringing along is worth it. Antonio Brown is one of those players, so reports that the Pittsburgh Steelers may be open to trading the All-Pro wide receiver...

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin looks on during the first half against the Indianapolis Colts on Nov. 24. Sam Riche/TNS

No Contest: Tomlin blunders another battle with Belichick

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 24, 2017

Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots was a mismatch of epic proportions — not on the field, but on the sidelines. The talent level on the Steelers’...

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