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Pitt football looks ahead to difficult non-conference schedule

A Pittsburgh sports record 69,983 fans showed up at Heinz Field the last time Pitt played Penn State at home.
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By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

With the recent finalization of Pitt’s 2018 football schedule, it’s never too early to start planning ticket purchases and tailgates. The team is set to face a tough non-conference schedule, including two perennial national title contenders and a team that just went undefeated. While ACC oppon...

Tailgate tunes: Pitt vs. PSU game day playlist

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By Jack Mulligan / For The Pitt News

September 7, 2017

Every college football fan in Pennsylvania has a reason to get excited for this Saturday’s game. Thousands of fans from both teams will meet at the massive Beaver Stadium for the in-state matchup. After Pitt’s stunning victory last year at Heinz Field, a lot is riding on this game for both teams....

Auditor’s concerns with PSU partially apply to Pitt

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By Janine Faust / Senior Staff Writer

June 28, 2017

The Pennsylvania auditor general harshly criticized Penn State after a recent audit, raising some concerns that apply to other state-related universities, including Pitt. In his 112-page audit report, Auditor General Eugene Depasquale cited several issues including skyrocketing tuition, a lack of transparency, a decrease in in-state enrollment and an...

Jury foreman calls guilty verdict against ex-Penn State president a ‘mistake’

By Angela Couloumbis and Karen Langley | The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS)

March 30, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The foreman of the jury that convicted former Pennsylvania State University President Graham B. Spanier of child endangerment said Thursday that he believes the verdict was a “mistake,” and he regrets not changing his vote and possibly forcing a mistrial. Richard Black, a 78-year-old ...

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