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12 Panthers set to honor James Conner at race on Saturday

Jeff Ahearn | Staff Photographer

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

February 26, 2016

Nearly three months after Pitt running back James Conner announced his diagnosis of Hodgkin Lymphoma, a group of his teammates have found a way to honor their star teammate. The University announced on Thursday that 12 Pitt football players have formed a team for the 16th annual “Race to Anyplace” on...

Undersized Araujo-Lopes finds chance at Pitt

By Jeremy Tepper / Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

At times, it was hard for Rafael Araujo-Lopes to not get stressed. After all, the wide receiver from Winter Park High School in Florida was doing his part.Playing wide receiver and running back and functioning as his team’s top playmaker, Lopes ran for 1,015 yards, accumulated 511 receiving yards and sc...

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