The Pitt News

Panther Spotlight: Murphy, Vera, Matthews headline winter sports

Panther Spotlight: Murphy, Vera, Matthews headline winter sports

By John Riskis, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

To quote HBO blockbuster “Game of Thrones”’ most famous father, Ned Stark, “Winter is coming.” The snow has already arrived and with it some seasonal Pitt athletics action. As the new season begins, these Panther athletes have already proven their value.

Take 5: Warriors, Wiggins, Winning

Take 5: Warriors, Wiggins, Winning

By TPN Staff

November 1, 2019

The sports staff takes a look at several of the storylines permeating through the sports world right now, including the downfall of the Warriors’ dynasty and an NBA player who could make a sneaky bet for Most Improved.

Panthers trek north for 75th renewal of Syracuse football rivalry

Panthers trek north for 75th renewal of Syracuse football rivalry

By John Riskis, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

On Friday night Pitt football will renew their rivalry with Syracuse for the 75th time. Expect a tight game mirroring Pitt’s previous contests with the Orange and an often maligned specialist to come up clutch in crunch time.

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

By TPN Staff

October 10, 2019

The Pitt News Sports staff discusses a couple young quarterbacks proving their chops in the NFL — as well as a seasoned veteran making a serious case for league MVP — in this week’s Take 5

Take 5: NBA, NFL overstepping players’ boundaries

Take 5: NBA, NFL overstepping players’ boundaries

By TPN Staff

September 26, 2019

The TPN sports staff voices its displeasure with ownership in both the NFL and NBA, and also weighs in on the underachieving Baker Mayfield and Michigan football team.

Prediction: Knights to vanquish Pitt at Heinz

Prediction: Knights to vanquish Pitt at Heinz

By John Riskis, For the Pitt News

September 18, 2019

Pitt football will face an uphill battle to rebound from its loss at Penn State, hosting a UCF team that has won 27 consecutive regular season games.

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
riskis