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Movement along the offensive line continues for Pitt as opener approaches

By Jerry DiPaola
Alex Bookser won’t lie. He expects to be nervous when he lines up at right offensive tackle for Pitt in his first collegiate start Saturday against ...

Pitt to open ACC play vs. Syracuse at home
By John Harris
The Pitt men’s basketball team, which opens the regular season Nov. 13 in Okinawa, Japan, against Gonzaga in the Armed Forces Classic on ESPN, faces longtime rival Syracuse in its ACC opener Dec. 30 at Petersen Events Center. The ACC announced teams’ schedules Wednesday. The Panthers will play 11 games against NCAA ...
ACC faces many variables on potential TV network to rival SEC, Big Ten
By The Associated Press
The ACC still is figuring out whether it will start a dedicated cable channel of its own. Details have been scarce about the behind-the-scenes process ...
Gateway grad Parrish ready to do his part for Panthers
By Michael Love
Pitt football’s season begins Saturday at 1 p.m. against Youngstown State at Heinz Field. Panthers junior Jaymar Parrish is ready to get things started. The Gateway graduate, ...
Youngstown State looking for repeat performance against Pitt
By Jerry DiPaola
When former Youngstown State coach Eric Wolford was looking for a job at the end of last season, he sat down with San Francisco 49ers ...
Pitt men’s basketball adds junior-college guard
By Tribune-Review
Pitt added junior-college guard Jonathan Milligan for the upcoming season, coach Jamie Dixon said Tuesday. The 6-foot-2, 170-pound Milligan averaged 14.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game last season while leading Kilgore College to a 21-9 record and a Region XIV Tournament appearance. He increased his scoring to ...
Pitt defense is entering new season with something to prove
By Jerry DiPaola
Cornerback Lafayette Pitts walked into the players’ meeting room Monday, hurriedly putting a deep blue Pitt golf shirt over an old T-shirt he was wearing. The ...
Injured DT Render missing from Pitt depth chart
By Jerry DiPaola
Senior defensive tackle Darryl Render is not listed on Pitt’s first depth chart. But coach Pat Narduzzi said Render, a co-captain who missed most of training camp with an elbow injury, will dress for the opener Saturday against Youngstown State. “He got a full lift in (Sunday),” Narduzzi said of ...
Brashear cornerback Coleman picks Pitt
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt received its 10th commitment from the Class of 2016 on Sunday night when Brashear cornerback Therran Coleman said he plans to enroll next year. Coleman, ...
Pitt basketball team starting to get injured players back
By John Harris
Pitt junior guard Chris Jones, who underwent offseason toe surgery, is expected to participate in workouts beginning Tuesday. Senior guard James Robinson, who had foot surgery in May, will join workouts next week, Pitt coach Jamie Dixon said. Another guard, graduate transfer Sterling Smith, had offseason ankle surgery. “We think Chris will ...
Pitt star running back Conner remains grounded despite success
By Jerry DiPaola
Something was broken in Kelly Patterson’s house. Something always was broken. Coffee tables. Lamps. A futon once. Her four boys wrestled and played football with ...
College football preview: ACC
By Tribune-Review
Clemson, Ga. Tech ride their QBs Clemson sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson is so good he didn’t even have to play a full season last ...
Despite being suspended, Boyd still making contributions for Pitt
By Jerry DiPaola
Preseason All-American wide receiver Tyler Boyd isn’t shy about discussing the one-game suspension he will serve next Saturday when Pitt opens its season against Youngstown ...
Pitt freshman O’Neill eats up switch to tackle
By Jerry DiPaola
There was a time this summer when Pitt offensive tackle Brian O’Neill’s alarm clock went off at 3:30 every morning. Yet, he knew he still ...
Pitt’s Narduzzi names 4 captains
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi revealed the team’s co-captains for the 2015 season Friday at the annual Kickoff Luncheon at Westin Convention Center. The co-captains, all seniors, were named through a vote of their teammates, Narduzzi said. They are center Artie Rowell, cornerback Lafayette Pitts, defensive tackle Darryl Render and tight end ...
Pitt junior RB Ibrahim out for season with Achilles injury
By Jerry DiPaola
One minute, Pitt running back Rachid Ibrahim was, in his coach’s words, “choked up” when he heard the news that his left Achilles tendon was ...