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Pitt RB James Conner made his third straight Doak Walker Award watch list Thursday. Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

Conner selected to third Doak Walker Award watch list

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor July 14, 2016

Pitt redshirt junior running back James Conner continues to garner recognition during his attempt to return to the field in 2016. Conner was named Thursday to the Doak Walker Award preseason watch list...

James Conner greets the crowd at the Blue/Gold game.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

Conner Stronger: Running back beats cancer

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor May 24, 2016

Six months ago, Stanley Marks received a call from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Western Pennsylvania about inviting a star guest speaker to its annual Light the Night Walk kickoff breakfast. The...

James Conner at a press conference Friday. Dan Sostek | Sports Editor

James Conner diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor December 4, 2015

Pitt star running back James Conner announced that he has been diagnosed with Stage 2 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a form of cancer, at a press conference Friday afternoon. Conner, who missed the season with...

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