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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

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 3, 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.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mitch Trubisky (10) is sacked by Cleveland Browns Jacob Phillips (50) and Myles Garrett (95) during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland, Thursday, Sept. 22.

Column | Fans shouldn’t pin Steelers’ offensive struggles on Canada and Trubisky

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer September 26, 2022
The Steelers have scored just four touchdowns through three games in 2022. Senior staff writer Frankie Richetti argues that the Steelers’ offensive struggles goes beyond offensive coordinator Matt Canada and quarterback Mitch Trubisky.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jaylen Warren (30) tries to get past Detroit Lions linebacker James Houston (59) during a preseason football game on Aug. 28 in Pittsburgh.

Column | Steelers offensive line performance key to success for Steelers’ season

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer September 8, 2022
Staff writer Jermaine Sykes argues that the Steelers’ offensive line and how it plays is the difference between a winning and losing season in 2022.
Dalton Coppola and Richie Smiechowski, sports editors.

Meet the editors: Sports

By Dalton Coppola and Richie Smiechowski August 29, 2022
Let’s introduce you to our two editors who spend far too much time scrolling Twitter during the school week.
Attendees look at the PR-028 at a formula SAE showcase in 2016.

‘To finish first, first you must finish’: Panther Racing pushes limits of performance, reliability

By Richie Smiechowski, Assistant Sports Editor August 26, 2022
On any given day during the school year, several members of Pitt’s Formula SAE team, also known as Panther Racing, work deep into the night in the sub-basement of Benedum Hall. Away from their course load, they choose to spend their free hours tirelessly building and refining an open-wheeled race car that will compete in only a handful of events each year.
Senior midfielder Peyton Reed (16) faces off a player from Akron during a Pitt women’s lacrosse game in March.

‘I see Pitt thriving’: Lacrosse seniors, grad students set bar for future teams

By Richie Smiechowski, Senior Staff Writer April 20, 2022
During their only season as Panthers, 14 Pitt lacrosse seniors and grad students have laid the groundwork for future teams, establishing a culture of hard work and dedication within the program that is consistent with Pittsburgh’s blue-collar mentality.
Pitt sophomore outfielder CJ Funk (39) bats at Sunday’s game against Louisville.

Baseball takes two of three from No. 11 Louisville

By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer April 3, 2022
Pitt baseball earned a pivotal series victory over conference opponent Louisville, netting wins in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday and on Sunday due to strong starting pitching and offensive production across the lineup.
Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett displays the ACC Championship trophy.

Column | Top 5 best Pitt sports moments in 2021

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 22, 2022
Pitt athletics enjoyed a successful 2021, including championships and program firsts. Staff writer Alexander Ganias ranked the five best Panther moments from the past calendar year.
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