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What are the odds: Best bets from ACC Football to the NBA

What are the odds: Best bets from ACC Football to the NBA

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After a week that consisted of all four major U.S. sports leagues having games, “What are the Odds” is back to cover them all. This week, the Pitt News looks not just at the football, but basketball as well.

Column: LeBron James stands no chance against the Warriors

Column: LeBron James stands no chance against the Warriors

By Trent Leonard | Senior Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Golden State Warriors followed up their thrilling overtime victory in game one of the NBA Finals with a more dominant result in game two Sunday night, trouncing the Cleveland Cavaliers 122-103 with help from a record-setting performance by two-time MVP point guard Stephen Curry. The basket se...

Cavs’ improbable title win vindicates Coach Lue

Cavs’ improbable title win vindicates Coach Lue

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

June 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The old saying goes, “There’s no crying in baseball,” but there sure is a lot of it in basketball –– at least when you pull off the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history. Led by an otherworldly effort from LeBron James in Games 5, 6 and 7, the Cleveland Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 seri...

Strength in Numbers: Warriors routing Cavaliers without usual star power

Strength in Numbers: Warriors routing Cavaliers without usual star power

By Steve Rotstein / Sports Editor

June 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

Last year’s NBA Finals was exciting. The rematch was supposed to be even better. Instead, the defending champion Golden State Warriors have blown the visiting Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers off the court in the first two games, sending them back to Cleveland searching for answers...

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