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2 hrs ago | Cardiac Hill

Lonely Steven Adams. Womp womp.

Former Pitt player and current Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams had a birthday on July 20th.

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5 hrs ago | Cardiac Hill

Ty Ezell signs with New Orleans Saints after Houston Texans stint

Former Pitt defensive lineman joined Tom Savage and the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent following the NFL Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, John Jenkins, Moses McCray, NFL Players, Tom Savage, NFL Football, Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints, NCAA Sports

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cardiac Hill

Pitt Basketball: Piecing together a starting five

With less than three months remaining before the start of the 2014-15 basketball season, it is time to begin looking at possible starting fives.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Basketball, Cameron Wright, Durand Johnson

Cardiac Hill

Facts about the Opposition: Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech and Pitt played in a pivotal game late in early November last season, and the Yellow Jackets essentially did all they could to give Pitt the game.

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Related Topix: Deon Hill, Sports, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets NCAA Football, Georgia Institute of Technology NCAA, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, NCAA Women's Basketball, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Women's Basketball, Aaron Donald, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football

WRIC-TV Richmond

Latest Virginia sports

Griffin and the Washington Redskins opened training camp Thursday, and the contrast was stark from a year ago - when Griffin was recovering from knee surgery and was enduring a contentious relationship with coach Mike Shanahan.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Redskins, NFL Football, Fred Davis, DeAngelo Hall, NFL Players, Mike Shanahan, NCAA Sports, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football, NCAA Football

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cardiac Hill

Poll of the Week: Expectations of Tyler Boyd

We're not going to beat around the bush here. Saying that Tyler Boyd had a good freshman season last fall is like saying True Detective was just a good show in its first season.

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Cardiac Hill

James Robinson and Mike Young lead way to Pittsburgh Pro-Am Summer League Title

The Summer League has kind of dropped off my radar a bit, but the league wrapped up on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Lamar Patterson, Talib Zanna, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Basketball

Cardiac Hill

Facts about the Opposition: Virginia Tech

Notable Alumni - Michael Vick, NFL Quarterback; Gerry Beckley, founding member of the band America ; Bruce Smith, NFL Hall of Fame member.

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Related Topix: Willie Byrn, Sports, NCAA Sports, Virginia Tech Hokies NCAA Football, Virginia Polytechnic Institute NCAA, NCAA Football

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Journal

Bowlen was true player's owner with Broncos

That's just one of the things that made Pat Bowlen, who resigned Wednesday as owner of the Broncos because of Alzheimer's disease, so unique, former Broncos safety John Lynch said a?? even if Bowlen's pick was predictable.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, John Lynch, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Mike Shanahan

Cardiac Hill

Pitt men's basketball practice review: the forwards

As I reported previously, the Pitt men's basketball team held a practice on Tuesday prior to heading to the Bahamas to play some of the local teams from down there, and I had a chance to watch on behalf of Cardiac Hill.

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Related Topix: Durand Johnson, Chris Jones, Sports, NCAA Sports

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

No Pitt players on All-ACC preseason squad

Pitt did not have any players selected to the 2014 All-ACC preseason team, which was voted on by at the ACC Football Kickoff Monday and released today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Aaron Donald, NCAA Sports, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football, NCAA Football

Cardiac Hill

Pitt Basketball Summer Practice Preview: The Guards

The Pitt men's basketball team took to the floor of the Petersen Events Center on Tuesday in preparation for their trip to the Bahamas and I had a chance to attend.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Cameron Wright, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Basketball

Cardiac Hill

Facts about the Opposition: Virginia

Pitt looked well on their way to a comfortable win against Virginia last season, as the Panthers raced out to a 14-0 first quarter lead at Heinz Field.

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Related Topix: Kevin Parks, Sports, NCAA Sports

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Pitt Panthers

VIDEO: Pitt Men's Basketball Open Practice

In preparation for its 2014-15 season, the University of Pittsburgh men's basketball team will travel to the Bahamas for a four-game, seven-day foreign competition trip in early August.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Panthers Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball

The Advocate

Saints add Tyrone Ezell, Marcus Thompson; waive Cheta Ozougwu

The Saints continued the tweaks to their training camp roster Tuesday, signing a pair of undrafted rookies at the positions of nose tackle and outside linebacker while waiving a player they had put on the physically unable to perform list Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Saints, NFL Football, John Jenkins, Tavon Rooks, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, Tyrone Ezell, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey NCAA, Rutgers Scarlet Knights NCAA Football

WhoDatDish

Saints Pre-Camp Roster Moves

The New Orleans Saints signed two, new rookie defensive players to their 90-man training camp roster .

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Cardiac Hill

Facts about the Opposition: Akron

Dan Auerbach, lead singer of the Black Keys; Pat Carney, drummer of the Black Keys; Jim Tressel, former Ohio State head football coach.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

NFC offseason grades: Panthers get D-

NFL training camps open en masse this week. As the NFC's 16 teams steam toward preseason, a final graded assessment of each club's offseason: Seattle Seahawks: The champs knew they couldn't keep everyone and weren't thrilled to lose WR Golden Tate or several starting linemen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Aaron Donald, NCAA Sports, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Seattle Seahawks, Tony McDaniel, Michael Bennett, NFL Players

Cardiac Hill

Pitt picked sixth in Coastal Division in the preseason ACC Media Days poll

As usual, the ACC media days included a preseason poll by media members. FWIW, the media isn't expecting much out of Pitt in 2014 as the Panthers were picked to finish sixth in the Division, ahead of only Virginia.

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Cardiac Hill

Paul Chryst Speaks at ACC Media Days: Part II

Earlier today, I gave you some of what Pitt head coach Paul Chryst had to say regarding players on the 2014 football team.

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