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A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

The Panthers are bringing back 17 starters, including defensive studs Paris Ford, Jalen Twyman, Damar Hamlin and Patrick Jones II, for the 2020 season.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning, meaning the time is ripe to wildly speculate on how the Panthers’ season will unfold.

Full 2020 Pitt football schedule announced

Pitt football's ACC schedule was revealed Wednesday.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its agenda.

Satire: Completely reasonable expectations for Pitt basketball

Satire: Completely reasonable expectations for Pitt basketball

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

Xavier Johnson averaging a triple double? Trey McGowens making the leap to one of the nation’s top scorers? Pitt making a run at the ACC Championship? All very logical possibilities, writes sports editor Trent Leonard.

Preview: Men’s team can only go up from 2017

First-year guard Xavier Johnson, pictured here in Pitt's Nov. 1 exhibition, finished second on the team with 16 points against YSU.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

Even if the new-look Panthers only win one ACC game this season, it will still be an improvement over 2017's disastrous campaign.

Duke ends Pitt men’s soccer’s historic season

Then-junior Javi Perez scored one of the Panther's three penalty kicks in their 4-3 loss to Duke. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Coming off its first ACC tournament win in program history, Pitt men’s soccer had all the momentum it needed to upset No. 7 Duke. But after 110 minutes of scoreless play, time ran out and the Panther’s Cinderella story was ended on penalty kicks.

Preview: Experienced core looks to lead women’s basketball

Then-junior Kalista Walters defends against Syracuse in a February game at the Petersen Events Center.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Pitt's women's basketball team is looking to once again make a new for itself under first year head coach Lance White. The team has five seniors set to come back and help the Panthers once again achieve a winning record.

2018 NBA Preview: Breaking down The Association’s hierarchy

Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) during the second quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference finals on May 20 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018

In honor of the basketball returning, we broke down where each team stands heading into the 2018 NBA season.

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