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Pitt offensive tackle Jones-Smith to miss season

By Jerry DiPaola 7:16 p.m.
Jaryd Jones-Smith, the player Pitt had tagged to replace All-ACC right tackle T.J. Clemmings, will miss the upcoming season with a right knee injury. Jones …

Pitt’s Boyd waives right to preliminary hearing
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges of DUI and other offenses related to a traffic stop. Boyd, 20, will be arraigned July 15 in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court, said his attorney, Daniel Konieczka. The preliminary hearing before Jefferson Hills District Judge ...
Pitt’s Voytik to learn from the pros at Manning Passing Academy
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt’s Chad Voytik wants to know everything about playing quarterback — even the bad stuff associated with being a leader on the field. That’s why he’s ...
Pitt lands 4-star receiver from Ohio
By Jerry DiPaola
Ruben Flowers didn’t commit to Pitt on Friday to stop the telephone calls, but he’ll accept that as an added benefit. “I was getting calls (from ...
Pitt’s new athletic director Barnes looks to boost interest in teams
By Jerry DiPaola
Athletic director Scott Barnes hasn’t finished his second week on the job, but he already believes he knows what’s bothering Pitt fans. “I don’t think we’ve ...
Pitt AD launches Panther Fans Experience Committee
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt athletic director Scott Barnes is giving fans a voice. Barnes, who has been officially on the job less than two weeks, announced plans Wednesday to form a committee of fans that will provide feedback to the athletic department. Barnes said the committee, named the Panther Fans Experience Committee, will be composed ...
Injuries, rule change cancel summer Pro-Am basketball
By John Harris
The Pittsburgh Basketball Club Summer Pro-Am League, scheduled to begin next week, was canceled because of injuries and a key NCAA rule change. When Pitt coach Jamie Dixon told club president John Giammarco that surgeries and injuries left him with a shortage of healthy players, Giammarco pulled the plug on the ...
Pitt gets verbal commitment from Virginia LB
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt landed its sixth recruit from the Class of 2016 on Monday when linebacker Chase Pine of Williamsburg, Va., said he plans to enroll. The competition for Pine was intense. “Pitt did the best job recruiting him,” said Andy Linn, Pine’s coach at Lafayette High School. “Coach (Rob) Harley (linebacker coach) did ...
Pitt adds 1st RB to 2016 recruiting class
By Jerry DiPaola
Running back Chawntez Moss visited Pitt for the first time Saturday, and when coach Pat Narduzzi offered a scholarship the next day, he quickly committed. “I toured the campus, saw the classrooms and it looked like the place for me,” said Moss, a rising senior at Bedford (Ohio) High School. …
Central Catholic DB Garner gives verbal to Pitt
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt received its fourth verbal commitment from the Class of 2016 on Thursday night when Central Catholic safety Bricen Garner said he plans to enroll. Garner ...
Pitt star Conner befriends ailing Erie boy
By Jerry DiPaola
The pain racing through James Conner’s hip was so intense he was forced to do the unthinkable: He sat out the second half of last year’s ...
Narduzzi shares blame with Boyd
By Jerry DiPaola
Surrounded by balloons and boosters, Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi was not shy about tackling the news of the day concerning his team. The sixth stop on ...
2 Pitt guards have successful surgery
By John Harris
Pitt starting point guard James Robinson and graduate transfer guard Sterling Smith recently underwent successful surgeries, coach Jamie Dixon announced Tuesday. Robinson (right foot) will enter ...
Police expect to file charges against Pitt’s Boyd on Tuesday
By Jerry DiPaola
Jefferson Hills police chief Eugene Roach said he expects his department to file a DUI charge and other summary offenses Tuesday against Pitt record-setting wide ...
Police suspect Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd of DUI
By Andrew Conte
Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd was stopped by police early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence, but he has not been charged ...
Rossi: Narduzzi may have ‘right’ stuff
By Rob Rossi
The new football coach at Pittsburgh’s university has to win games, certainly more than he loses. Definitely more than for just one season. And probably, ...