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Daigneault leads leads Pitt swimmers through first two days of ACC Championships

Daigneault leads leads Pitt swimmers through first two days of ACC Championships

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Senior swimmer Valerie Daigneault scored points individually and as part of Pitt's 800-yard freestyle relay to lead the Panthers over the first two days of the ACC Championships.

Petrikis, Washington Jr. take home weekly student-athlete honors

Petrikis, Washington Jr. take home weekly student-athlete honors

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Alecia Petrikis and Ron Washington Jr. took home Pitt’s Student-Athletes of the Week award on Tuesday after powering their respective teams to winning weekends.

The Astros found a way to make their cheating episode even worse

The Astros found a way to make their cheating episode even worse

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

In baseball and professional sports, integrity and fair competition matter. Jim Crane effectively scoffed at that on Thursday.

Pitt falls flat at Virginia Tech, loses 67-57

Pitt falls flat at Virginia Tech, loses 67-57

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball (15-11 overall, 6-9 ACC) fell victim to the dreaded trap game Saturday night, losing 67-57 to the struggling Virginia Tech Hokies (15-10 overall, 6-8 ACC). The convincing win snapped the Hokies’ five-game losing streak and allowed them to leapfrog Pitt in the ACC standings.

Potent offense propels Pitt baseball to strong start

Potent offense propels Pitt baseball to strong start

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Pitt baseball kicked off its 2020 season in Port Charlotte, Florida, over the weekend, posting a 3-1 record over the course of three days. The Panthers started off hot, beating both Indiana State and St. Joseph’s on Friday, before going 1-1 against Ohio State and Iowa to close out the weekend. 

Panthers stay cold, fall 67-57 at VT

Panthers stay cold, fall 67-57 at VT

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 16, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball fell victim to the dreaded trap game Saturday night, losing 67-57 to a struggling Virginia Tech team.

MLB considering new playoff format — as it should

MLB considering new playoff format — as it should

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred's latest postseason proposal is a home run, adding the potential for increased drama, performance incentives and meaningful games.

Weekend Sports Recap: Softball opens with split weekend in LA

Weekend Sports Recap: Softball opens with split weekend in LA

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 9, 2020

Pitt athletics traveled far and wide this weekend, with six teams competing all across the country. While men’s basketball’s win at home over Georgia Tech grabbed most of the headlines, other squads suited up for both conference and non-conference play — and experienced an even mix of results.

Take 5: Super Bowl, Boston, Brawling

Take 5: Super Bowl, Boston, Brawling

By TPN Staff

January 24, 2020

Who’s to blame for the brawl in Kansas? Why are both Super Bowl participants cursed? And just how many Celtics should make the NBA All-Star game?

ICYMI: Basketball, wrestling performances headline winter break

ICYMI: Basketball, wrestling performances headline winter break

By Ben Mankowski and Marshall Worth

January 6, 2020

While the student body at large kicked its feet up around the holiday fireplace, Pitt’s winter athletes stayed active as ever over break, notching victories in wrestling, football and men’s basketball.

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