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Panthers still clinging to hope entering home finale

By John Harris
Pitt sophomore center Michael Young believes in the power of positive thinking. At 6-foot-9, Young is really a power forward who’s playing out of position this ...

Safety Vinopal, former teammates perform for NFL scouts at Pitt’s Pro Day
By Jerry DiPaola
Former Pitt safety Ray Vinopal’s arms were like two well-oiled pistons, repeatedly lifting the 225-pound weighted bar over his head. His teammates shouted in support ...
Pitt’s McConnell-Serio nominated for Naismith award
By Karen Price 7:48 p.m.
Suzie McConnell-Serio earned national recognition for the Pitt women’s basketball team’s remarkable turnaround this season when she was named one of 10 finalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year on Tuesday. Last season was McConnell-Serio’s first in charge of the Panthers, and they finished 11-20 overall, 3-13 in their first ...
Pitt’s Wright excelling in classroom
By John Harris
Pitt senior guard Cameron Wright will play his final game at Petersen Events Center on Wednesday night against Miami. Wright, who already graduated with a marketing degree and is pursuing a second major in human resources management, epitomizes the term “student-athlete.” “My sense of urgency is at its highest peak ...
Defensive woes resurface for Pitt men’s basketball team
By John Harris
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. — In a season featuring transition and change, there has been one constant with the Pitt men’s basketball team. No matter who starts ...
Pitt’s NCAA Tournament hopes take a hit with loss to Wake Forest
By John Harris
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Pitt men’s basketball team transformed from road warriors to road worriers after a stunning 69-66 defeat against Wake Forest before 10,109 ...
Pitt women end regular season with win over Clemson
By Karen Price
The Pitt women shouldn’t have been trailing Clemson by eight points at halftime on Sunday, yet there they were. With the chance to clinch the ...
Against Wake Forest, Pitt looks to reverse fortunes on road
By John Harris
The Pitt men’s basketball team shot less than 40 percent in two of its past three road games, both resulting in losses. Although teams generally shoot ...
Improved play against zone keys Pitt’s turnaround
By John Harris
A few weeks ago, when Pitt appeared to be out of the NCAA Tournament picture after losing three consecutive games, coach Jamie Dixon encouraged his ...
At Pitt, a chance to make early impression under Narduzzi
By Jerry DiPaola
The Pitt football team emerged from its indoor practice facility after a 90-minute workout Friday morning. Players stepped into a parking lot covered in darkness. ...
Notre Dame women shoot lights out in victory over Pitt
By The Associated Press
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Fourth-ranked Notre Dame couldn’t miss a shot at the start of the second half against Pitt. The Irish already were up by ...
At Pitt, a chance to make early impression under Narduzzi
By Jerry DiPaola
The Pitt football team emerged from its indoor practice facility after a 90-minute workout Friday morning. Players stepped into a parking lot covered in darkness. ...
Pitt’s Young leaves impression with inside game
By John Harris
When Pitt sophomore forward Michael Young went scoreless for only the second time in his college career, coach Jamie Dixon immediately made Young a focus ...
Pitt takes care of business in a victory over Boston College
By John Harris
Pitt won a basketball game it couldn’t afford to lose on Tuesday night, 71-65, over Boston College before an announced crowd of 9,142 at Petersen ...
Pitt’s rise coincides with improvement by sophomore forward Artis
By John Harris
Pitt’s turnaround this season began with the emergence of forward Jamel Artis as a legitimate scoring threat. During a stretch in which Artis led Pitt ...
Clairton’s Titus Howard dismissed from Pitt football team
By Jerry DiPaola
Titus Howard’s once-promising Pitt career ended Monday when coach Pat Narduzzi dismissed him for violation of team policy, school officials announced. Howard, a sophomore from Clairton, was suspended for the entire 2014 season by former coach Paul Chryst for disciplinary reasons. He remained with the team but participated only in practice. Two ...