The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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

Philadelphia Phillies Bryce Harper walks to the dugout after striking out during the first inning in Game two of baseballs World Series between the Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Take 5 | Aaron Judge to the Pirates, Bryce Harper is worth the money

By The Pitt News Staff October 30, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at the Pirates’ chances of landing free agent outfielder Aaron Judge, Bryce Harper’s recent success and more. 
Pitt Panthers celebrate their win against Louisville on Sunday.

Take 5 | Pitt volleyball deserves more respect, give Pickett time to develop

By The Pitt News Staff October 27, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at former Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett’s development, Pitt volleyball and more.
Pitt vs. Arizona State at a wrestling match on Jan. 14 at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Take 5 | Pitt wrestling needs depth top-to-bottom, Pitt football uses NIL the right way

By The Pitt News Staff October 13, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at Pitt wrestling’s chances at competing in the ACC, how Pitt football players are effectively exercising their name, image and likeness rights and more.
North Carolinas Justin McKoy goes up during practice for the NCAA mens college basketball tournament in Philadelphia on Thursday.

Take 5 | UNC to the Final Four, O’Neill Cruz should be on Pirates’ opening day roster

By The Pitt News Staff March 24, 2022
In this week’s edition of the Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at a team to watch in the MLB, NFL free agency and more.
Miami Marlins catcher Jacob Stallings runs drills during the teams spring training baseball workout at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, on Tuesday.

Take 5 | Steelers mastering free agency, the transfer portal is bad for college football

By The Pitt News Staff March 17, 2022
In this week’s edition of the Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at how the Steelers have taken advantage of Ben Roethlisberger’s retirement through free agency, the impact of the transfer portal on college football and more.
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Kasperi Kapanen (42), left, and New Jersey Devils center Yegor Sharangovich (17) during a game on Sunday, Feb. 13 in Newark, New Jersey.

Take 5 | Penguins need to move on from Kapanen, Grizzlies are the team to beat in the West and more

By The Pitt News Staff February 24, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at a couple of NBA and NHL trade deadline concepts, a potential unheralded team to make a run deep into the NBA playoffs and more.
The New York Jets enter the field at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Oct. 10, 2021.

Take 5: Ohtani, Olympics, Optimism about the Jets and more

By The Pitt News Staff February 18, 2022
The Pitt News Staff is feeling optimistic, even about the New York Jets. They tackle that, the Olympics, an NCAA Tournament sleeper and more in this week’s Take 5.
Federica Brignone of Italy makes a turn during the first run of the womens giant slalom at the 2022 Winter Olympics on Feb. 7 in Beijing.

Take 5 | Joe Burrow is the face of the NFL, Olympics are still the pinnacle of athletics and more

By The Pitt News Staff February 10, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News sports desk looks at who may be the next face of the NFL, college football playoff expansion and more.
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow celebrates with fans after the AFC championship NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, in Kansas City, Missouri. The Bengals won 27-24 in overtime.

Take 5: Steelers need to reevaluate how they do business, Bengals the real deal

By The Pitt News Staff February 2, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News sports desk takes a look at what the Steelers need to do to replace Ben Roethlisberger, the Cincinnati Bengals’ rise to the top tier of the league and more.
Michigan States Kenneth Walker III (9) runs with the ball during the first quarter of a game against University of Michigan at Michigan State’s Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Mich. on Saturday.

Take 5 | Kenneth Walker for Heisman, and Ithiel Horton’s expanding role

By The Pitt News Staff November 4, 2021
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News sports desk takes a look at everything from the College Football Playoff rankings all the way to who the next New York sports team to hoist a championship trophy will be.
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