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Weekend Watchlist | Sports

Weekend Watchlist | Sports

By The Pitt News Staff March 18, 2021
In honor of March Madness starting this week, our streaming recommendations include movies and television shows about sports.
Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers kneels for the national anthem at Levis Stadium in October 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

‘Big 4’ sports leagues focus on social justice issues in a year like no other

By Tyler Mathes, Staff Writer October 28, 2020
Society’s problems have never blended into the sports world the way they have in 2020
Pitt defeated No. 25 Florida State 3-1 on Friday, improving to 9-0 in the spring portion of the season

Panthers fall 2020 season preview

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer July 19, 2020
As potential fall sports seasons loom, here’s your guide to each Panther team heading into the 2020 season
There are a wide variety of different sports games that can be played.

10 sports video games to keep you sane in self-quarantine

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer April 6, 2020
With nothing but time on your hands and zero motivation for anything school-related, now is the time to unearth that ancient, dust-covered collection of sports video games buried somewhere in your basement. Left behind since you upgraded to that last new console or replaced them with slightly newer but also slightly worse versions, these are some of the best from both today and yesteryear.
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Stands 535 Tall.  The tallest educational building in the Western Hemisphere.

Construction begain in 1926 and was opened for classes in 1931.

Very cool building and a number POVs  to shoot this from so I will be exploring it further in future visits.

Pitt suing sports marketing company for $3.6 million

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief July 18, 2019

The University of Pittsburgh has filed a complaint against IMG College, the nation’s largest collegiate sports marketing company, claiming that is has “intentionally withheld” about $3.6 million...

Junior quarterback Kenny Pickett scrambles during Pitt’s 2018 loss to Penn State.

Projecting Pitt football’s 2019 season

By Trent Leonard, Contributing Editor June 5, 2019
The start of Pitt football is still nearly three months away but with the roster and schedule locked in, it’s never too early to start making predictions for the upcoming season.
New York-style pizza and Boston lagers.

Sports fan bases that should share a beer

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor April 11, 2019
A Pittsburgh bakery teamed up with a Cleveland brewery to make a cake-flavored beer, making us think about other rival fan bases that could benefit from an alcoholic culture mash-up.
“Moneyball” is one of the greatest sports movies ever made, according to sports editor Trent Leonard.

Top five Brad Pitt sports roles

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor April 1, 2019
Whether flashing his sword skills or brazenly managing a baseball franchise, Pitt has carved out a respectable niche for himself in the fictional athletic industry.
Lexi Blum and Dan Hammer find time for a relationship in spite of Blum’s dance team schedule and Hammer’s baseball schedule.

Cupid’s arrows strike Panthers

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer February 14, 2019
Lexi Blum didn’t think she would have time for anything besides dance and school, then she met Pitt Baseball pitcher Dan Hammer. Blum and Hammer have now been dating for six months.
Redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi after upsetting Oklahoma’s Daton Fix.

Panther Spotlight: Micky Phillippi, Cassidy Walsh, Kiley Robatin

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor February 11, 2019
The men’s wrestling, women’s basketball and women’s gymnastics teams have all had their ups and downs this season, but they are each anchored by talented players who give them hope for the future of the season and the program.
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