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Halftime Update: Pitt and Penn State draw even at 10

After getting shut out in the first quarter, Pitt turned in an exceptional second quarter to go into halftime 10-10 against Penn State at Beaver Stadium.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

It was a tale of two quarters for Pitt football in the first half of its 100th and possibly final matchup at in-state rival Penn State.

Keystone Classic Preview: Who prevails in the centennial game?

Junior wide receiver Maurice Ffrench (2) celebrates after receiving a 32 yard pass.

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Pitt and Penn State will play in the 100th — and possibly final — football game between the two storied rivals. Will the Panthers even the series?

A requiem for the Pitt-Penn State game

Pitt and Penn State football have had a messy and complicated on and off relationship. The last time Pitt won against Penn State was in 2016, when Pitt won with a last-minute interception and a final score of 42-39.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

The Penn State game on Sept. 14 at Beaver Stadium will bring an end — for now — to the on-and-off historic rivalry between the Pitt Panthers and Penn State Nittany Lions.

In Pa. football fandom, know where to draw the line

Residents on Atwood Street hung a sign that draws a reference between Penn State’s sex abuse scandal with Jerry Sandusky and the more recent sex abuse scandal with the Catholic Dioceses in Pennsylvania.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

September 6, 2018

In recent years, the Pitt-Penn State rivalry has devolved from a lively competitive spirit to pettiness, irrationality and antagonism on both sides.

Keystone contest: Pitt and Penn State’s football rivalry through the years

The Pitt and Penn State football teams face off in Pitt Stadium on November 27, 1958. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018

In honor of Saturday’s upcoming game, here’s a look at some of the most pivotal points of the Pitt - Penn State rivalry since its inception in 1893.

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