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Penn State Nittany Lions wide receiver DeAndre Thompkins (3) runs on his way to scoring a touchdown on a punt return past Pittsburgh Panthers punter Kirk Christodoulou during the third quarter at Heinz Field
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Josh Rowntree
September 09, 2018 - 1:12 am
There’s a reason football coaches always lump in special teams when discussing being sharp in all facets of the game. On Saturday night, in front of a sold out crowd at Heinz Field, Pitt found out what happens when you have a total meltdown in an area most people take for granted. A mishandled snap...
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Jeff Hathhorn
September 04, 2018 - 1:05 pm
SOUTH SIDE (93.7 the Fan) - Panthers senior captain Quintin Wirginis grew up with the Pitt-Penn State rivalry, saying one of his best friends is a Penn State grad. But when it came down to a school, it took him a few days after an offer from Paul Chryst to become a Panther. “Back in 2014, as soon...
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Jeff Hathhorn
September 03, 2018 - 5:54 pm
SOUTH SIDE (93.7 the Fan) - In the past we have seen an attempted downplay of the Pitt-Penn State football game. You won’t get that from Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi, who said Saturday’s matchup is important for the entire state of Pennsylvania. “In these rivalry games, you either walk the...
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Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) is attended to by team trainers and head coach Pat Narduzzi (L) after suffering an apparent leg injury against the Albany Great Danes
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Josh Rowntree
September 01, 2018 - 9:38 pm
For a while Saturday, it appeared that some of the luster might fade off of next week’s rivalry game between Pitt and Penn State at Heinz Field. The Nittany Lions were pushed to the brink by Appalachian State, but ultimately prevailed, 45-38, in overtime. Pitt players, having just completed a 33-7...
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Jeff Hathhorn
August 30, 2018 - 12:37 pm
Penn State has scheduled an in-state school for a future home-and-home. Temple will play 2026 in Philadelphia and 2027 at Beaver Stadium.
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August 16, 2018 - 11:40 am
James Franklin knows Penn State is facing more uncertainty this season than the last two, when the Nittany Lions quickly matured into one of the best teams in the country.
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Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin (left) and Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi (right) congratulate each other at mid field following the competition of the game at Beaver Stadium
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Josh Rowntree
August 10, 2018 - 11:30 am
Now just a month until the much-anticipated third round of the Pitt-Penn State football rivalry, Panthers players generally stayed away from the topic during Thursday’s media day. “I look at it as a game that we have to win,” senior offensive lineman Alex Bookser said. “They’re probably going to be...
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Steelers CB Joe Haden on first day of OTAs
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Josh Rowntree
May 22, 2018 - 2:37 pm
The Steelers used the offseason to retool their defense, specifically the back-end of the secondary.
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May 16, 2018 - 11:18 am
he revived Pitt-Penn State rivalry is headed to primetime. This year’s meeting between the Panthers and Nittany Lions at Heinz Field will take place September 8 at 8 p.m.
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Jeff Hathhorn
May 10, 2018 - 4:27 pm
On the eve of the start of rookie mini-camp, the Steelers signed a pair of draft picks on Thursday. Safety and fifth rounder Marcus Allen and defensive tackle and seventh rounder Joshua Frazier. A Penn State star, Allen also has a number of Pittsburgh ties. The 6’2” safety was first-team All-Big 10...
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