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Pitt Athletics unveils new style at Bigelow Bash


By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

April 8, 2019

Pitt partnered with Nike’s Graphic Identity Group to design new royal blue and yellow uniforms across all sports.

Pitt announces date for Nike rebranding reveal

The Pitt football team wears retro uniforms at October's matchup with Syracuse.

By Tessa Sayers, assistant sports editor

March 18, 2019

After much speculation that Pitt would be reverting back to its retro colors, things are expected to become official on April 7 at the Bigelow Bash.

Renovating Retro: Pitt athletics poised for return to retro colors

Senior running back Qadree Ollison wearing the Pitt football retro uniform at last December’s ACC Championship Game.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Wrtier

February 25, 2019

In October of 2016, after adding more retro gear, the Pitt Team Store saw a 26 percent increase in apparel sales compared to the previous year. For now, Pitt’s marketing team and athletic department are subtly hinting at a restoration of the classic colors.

Pitt cedes to Syracuse for second time, 65-56

First-year guard Xavier Johnson (1) drives past Syracuse defender Buddy Boeheim (35).

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

February 3, 2019

Pitt fell 65-56 to the Orange, extending the team’s losing streak to five games.

That was then, this is now: Pitt football undefeated 100 years ago

The University of Pittsburgh Football Team was undefeated during their 1917 season. (Photo via ULS Archives)

By Colin Martin | For The Pitt News

October 17, 2017

The year was 1917 — neither the Cathedral of Learning nor the Pittsburgh Steelers existed, and the Pittsburgh Pirates had finished last in the MLB standings with a 51-103 record. This was also the same year Pitt’s football team completed a perfect 10-0 season. Times have certainly changed. ...

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