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The Pitt News

Pitt fans and their families sing Sweet Caroline during a game against FSU at Acrisure Stadium on Nov. 4, 2023.

Column | Pitt athletes and their perfect pairings

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

Two peas in a pod, partners in crime and a match made in heaven. Sometimes, there’s just no denying it when two things go together. In the season of love, it's all about finding a better half. Here are...

The Pitt News Sports Podcast | Pitt basketball and NFL Playoffs

By Jermaine Sykes and Camille de Jesus January 30, 2024

On this episode of “The Pitt News Sports Podcast,” assistant sports editor Jermaine Sykes and sports writer Camille de Jesus discuss the current state of Pitt basketball in the ACC, including their...

Editorial | Overzealous sports betting advertisements pose risks to many

Editorial | Overzealous sports betting advertisements pose risks to many

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 2, 2023
Sports gambling advertisements are getting out of hand across nearly every sport in nearly every country with large fanbases.
Dexter Henry poses for a photo.

Q&A | Pitt alum and sports journalist Dexter Henry reflects on time with TPN, offers advice to Pitt students

By Lily Peters, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

Dexter Henry is a Pitt alum who has worked in the sports journalism industry since his graduation from Pitt in 2005. He began his career at the Brooklyn Skyline Newspaper, where he covered general assignment...

Take Five | Sleeper picks for MLB playoffs, Pitt women’s soccer has talent to claim first College Cup and more

Take Five | Sleeper picks for MLB playoffs, Pitt women’s soccer has talent to claim first College Cup and more

By The Pitt News Staff September 28, 2023

From the Damian Lillard trade to the end of the MLB regular season, this week was jam-packed with action in the realm of sports. Here’s how The Pitt News sports desk feels about the wild week in sports. The...

New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers (8) runs off the field during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the New York Giants on Aug. 26 in East Rutherford, N.J.

Take 5 | The Pitt News Sports Desk gives its take on NFL season, UFC 295 and more

By The Pitt News Staff September 7, 2023

Five Takes for NFL Season // Matthew Scabilloni, Staff Writer Before the NFL season officially gets into full force this week, I figured that this Take Five is a perfect chance to give five takes for...

Notre Dames Cormac Ryan (5) drives past High Points Zack Austin (55) during an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind.

Column | Most entertaining players to watch at Pitt this semester

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer September 5, 2023

As the 2023 athletic calendar begins, Pitt fans will flock from all over to watch their favorite players take the field. Each sport has exciting players who cause the fans to show up in droves. Here are...

Opinion | Trans women belong everywhere — especially in sports

Opinion | Trans women belong everywhere — especially in sports

By Talia Spillerman, Senior Staff Columnist March 27, 2023
With larger conversations going on about trans women in sports, I fear that many women won’t have access to the same critical experiences I had. Why should this experience be limited to just cisgender individuals? 
Opinion | Let women enjoy sports casually

Opinion | Let women enjoy sports casually

By Rachel Soloff, Opinions Editor February 2, 2023
Women should be allowed to enjoy sports without the pressure of knowing every stat.
The Pitt football team.

Opinion | There is an ‘I’ in team

By Jameson Keebler, Staff Columnist January 20, 2023
The influence of Christianity in sports can alienate minority players.
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