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Pittsburgh Panthers wide receiver Aaron Mathews (6) leads the PITT band in the alma mater after defeating the UCF Knights at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 35-34.
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Josh Rowntree
September 21, 2019 - 9:41 pm
A rare occurrence. Pittsburgh can thank Philadelphia for something. Just over 19 months from the Eagles’ ‘Philly Special’ trick play that helped capture Super Bowl LII, the Pitt Panthers borrowed something from their playbook. Literally. Utilizing the now infamous trick play, wide receiver Aaron...
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John Healy
September 20, 2019 - 1:36 pm
After a week where there were no top 25 matchups, Week 4 of the college football season features three games between top 25 teams. There are also plenty of interesting conference games taking place this weekend as the college football season starts to heat up. Here’s what to watch for: No. 10 Utah...
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John Healy
September 13, 2019 - 3:15 pm
Tim Tebow is still giving fiery speeches, but this time it’s to push back against college athletes getting paid. The California Senate recently passed a bill that would allow student-athletes to be paid for use of their name, likeness and image. The bill was passed unanimously and is pending...
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Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 3:16 am
The California Assembly has passed legislation to let college athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the NCAA that could jeopardize the athletic futures of programs at USC, UCLA and Stanford.
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Virginia Cavaliers linebacker Zane Zandier (33) upends Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) during the second quarter at Heinz Field.
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Josh Rowntree
September 01, 2019 - 12:28 am
Personal accountability and short memories. That what the theme for Pitt shortly after Saturday’s season opening 30-14 loss to Virginia. The night was once in which big, momentum stealing plays too frequently went the way of the Cavaliers. And no facet of the game was immune. “Offense, defense,...
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Nebraska' Matt Farniok (71) and his brother Will Farniok
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Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Football players often refer to their teammates as brothers. In the Big Ten, a lot of them truly are.
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Michigan defensive back Myles Sims (6) watches from the sideline in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Penn State in Ann Arbor, Mich.
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Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 9:47 am
With the college football season set to start for most teams this weekend, the NCAA has been handing down rulings left and right in waiver cases involving transfers seeking immediate eligibility.
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Mississippi State football helmets
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Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 9:41 pm
The NCAA has put the school on three years' probation as part of a slew of penalties after an investigation into academic violations.
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Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Jeff Capel speaks to the media during the 2018 ACC Operation Basketball held at Spectrum Center.
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Josh Rowntree
August 16, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Jeff Capel returned to Pittsburgh seemingly with the satisfaction that ten days of Italian food could provide. Well, Italian food and basketball. Capel and the rest of Pitt’s men’s basketball team spent ten days traveling to three different Italian cities, playing a game against foreign opponents...
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Amy Dash
August 13, 2019 - 12:26 pm
The NCAA says it did not have Lebron James’s agent Rich Paul in mind when it announced its controversial new rule last week, requiring agents to have bachelor’s degrees to advise elite basketball prospects on whether to enter the NBA Draft. But to James, the new agent certification rule was a...
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