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13 hrs ago | Cardiac Hill

Can Steven Adams crack starting lineup for Oklahoma City Thunder?

The NBA season is still months away, but the Steven Adams-Kendrick Perkins debate began as soon as the Thunder's year ended.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Steven Adams, Kendrick Perkins, NCAA Sports

13 hrs ago | Cardiac Hill

Facts about the Opposition: North Carolina

There was a buzz heading into last year's Pitt-North Carolina game. Pitt had just won in dramatic fashion over Notre Dame the week prior, and many felt the team had finally turned the corner, but the Tar Heels had other ideas.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of North Carolina NCAA, North Carolina Tar Heels NCAA Football, NCAA Football

19 hrs ago | Cardiac Hill

Dana Holgorsen wants Backyard Brawl between Pitt-West Virginia renewed

Big 12 media days were here last week and when West Virginia Mountaineers head coach Dana Holgorsen was asked about Pitt, he was quick to say that he would like to play against the Panthers and restart the Backyard Brawl : Later, Holgorsen repeated that he and West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck "are most definitely" open to adding Pitt to ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ESPN

ACC lunch links: Bulk on the O-line

It was an ugly year for Pitt's offensive line in 2013 by virtually any measure. No line in the ACC allowed more sacks than the 43 coughed up by the Panthers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Matt Rotheram, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football, T.J Clemmings, NCAA Football, David Spurlock, Bryan Stork

New York Post

New coordinator calls the plays; Eli can't understand him

Add this to the long list of adjustments Eli Manning has to make this summer: Understanding what the heck Ben McAdoo is saying.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New York Giants, Eli Manning, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Henry Hynoski, Odell Beckham, Xavier Grimble

Scout.com

Schedule Preview: Pittsburgh

Following its second bye of 2014, North Carolina will close the regular season with three consecutive games in the Triangle area, beginning with a visit from Pittsburgh on Nov. 15. Overview: This program's first year as a member of the ACC did not go according to plan.

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Related Topix: Sports, Aaron Donald, NCAA Sports, Anthony Gonzalez, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football, Todd Thomas, NCAA Football, NFL Football, Houston Texans

Cardiac Hill

Facts about the Opposition: Duke

Pitt outlasted Duke in a shootout in Durham last season. The 58-55 final outcome actually resembled a score you would expect from the two basketball programs.

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Cardiac Hill

All Paul Chryst All the Time at ESPN on Monday

If Paul Chryst is your thing, you'll want to tune into ESPN pretty much all day today.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Slap the Sign

Notre Dame Football: Counting Down Notre Dame's Starters: #13 Steve Elmer

Nov 9, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish offensive linesman Steve Elmer blocks against Pittsburgh Panthers defensive lineman Aaron Donald during the first quarter at Heinz Field.

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Cardiac Hill

2016 Pitt commit Mustapha Heron a U17 Team USA Basketball Finalist

Pitt recruiting commit Mustapha Heron is closer to making the U17 team for Team USA basketball.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Cardiac Hill

St. Louis Rams Training Camp Updates/News: Aaron Donald drawing rave reviews

Aaron Donald is still just getting his feet wet with the St. Louis Rams , but if his start is any indication of his pro career, opposing offensive linemen should look out.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, NFL Players, Aaron Donald, Greg Robinson, NCAA Sports

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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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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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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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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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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