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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) passes the ball off to junior running back Israel Abanikanda (2) during Pitt footballs game against Rhode Island on Sept. 24.

Panthers finish regular season on a high note, dominate Hurricanes 42-16

By Brian Sherry, Senior Staff Writer November 26, 2022
Pitt football closed out its regular season with a dominating road win over the Miami Hurricanes. Senior wide receiver Jared Wayne stole the show, racking up 199 yards and three touchdowns in the win.
Graduate midfielder Lucas Rosa (6) and Valentin Noel (8) celebrate at the Pitt mens soccer game versus West Virginia Monday night.

Pitt-Clemson men’s soccer match ends in confusion, draw 1-1

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer October 8, 2022
Pitt men’s soccer battled to a draw against defending national champions No. 23 Clemson Tigers. The game ended on a low note for fans, as the referees ended the game with 11 seconds remaining on the scoreboard.
A soccer ball on Pitt’s Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Preview | Pitt men’s soccer prepares for showdown against defending national champion Clemson

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer October 7, 2022
The Panthers men’s soccer team is facing off against defending national champion Clemson at home on Friday. Staff Writer Brian Sherry breaks down the upcoming match and key players to watch.
A soccer ball on Pitt’s Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Preview | Pitt men’s soccer prepares to face dynamic Virginia Cavaliers

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer September 29, 2022
The Panthers men’s soccer team will take on a very dynamic Virginia Cavalier team this Friday at Ambrose Urbanic Field. Staff Writer Brian Sherry breaks down players to watch and what Pitt needs to do to pull out a win.
Kenny Pickett on the sidelines of the Backyard Brawl on Sept. 1.

Column | Pitt should retire Pickett’s number — just not right now

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer September 13, 2022
Pickett’s accomplishments put an arguably irrelevant Pitt football program back into the national spotlight for the first time in decades. With all the success Pickett had throughout his tenure at Pitt, it seems obvious that the program would retire his number, eight, in honor of this legend, right?
Pitt footballs.

Must-attend sporting events for new students

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer August 15, 2022
The Pitt News has compiled a list of must-watch sporting events for the fall semester. Only the football and volleyball teams have released their 2022 schedules, so here are a few can’t-miss events from those two programs.
Column | NIL has its flaws, but it is still an inherently good system

Column | NIL has its flaws, but it is still an inherently good system

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer June 8, 2022
After less than one year since the NCAA instituted new NIL rules allowing players to capitalize on their name, image and likeness, college athletics finds itself in murky waters. 
Arizona State wrestler Josh Nummer looks displeased as Pitt wrestler Gregg Harvey wins the match at the Fitzgerald Field House on Jan. 14, 2021.

Panther wrestling falls short at national championship

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer March 20, 2022
Pitt wrestling faced a disappointing end to its 2021-22 season at the NCAA National Championship in Detroit this weekend. The Panthers finished 24th nationally, a regression from last year’s performance.
Pitt’s Felix Wolter jumps over hurdles in the ACC Indoor Championships at Virginia Tech on Feb. 26.

Wolter finishes 12th of 16 competitors in NCAA heptathlon championship

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer March 13, 2022
Felix Wolter was the lone Panther in attendance at NCAA Championships last weekend, and he finished 12th in the men’s heptathlon. Texas’ men and Florida's women won the overall championships.
Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett throws a pass during the NCAA Senior Bowl football game on Feb. 5 in Mobile, Alabama.

Pitt in the Pros: Trio of Panthers have much to gain at NFL combine

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer March 1, 2022
Three former Panthers — Kenny Pickett, Damari Mathis and Cal Adomitis — all have a lot to gain and lose from their performances at the 2022 NFL combine this week.
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