1. Breaking Down Pitt's Depth Chart Part II: Receivers

    It's a shame that the celling for Pitt QBs is so low this year because there are a lot of good pass catchers on this squad. Wide Receivers1. Jonathan Baldwin (18 catches, 404 yards, 3TDs)2...

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  2. Breaking Down the Pitt Depth Chart Part One: The Backfield

    After four days of talking about fake quotes, women's basketball practice and ticket sales, I figured I would take a shot at talking about football. I mean this isn't a sports blog and kickoff isn't nine days away or anything like that but whatever...

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  3. Pitt Athletic Department Reports High Season Ticket Sales

    Okay, maybe there was a reason I only lasted seven weeks as a salesman.Two weeks ago I killed the Pitt athletic department for its family tailgate idea. I still believe that Pitt tries to sanitize football Saturdays a little too much...

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  4. Champs Sports Bowl Speaks Loudly Of Big East's Problems

    Starting in 2010, the Big East will end their arrangement with the Gator and Sun bowls and begin sending their second best team to the Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando. This change comes with a lot of mixed feelings for Big East fans...

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  5. A statistical analysis of the Pitt Panthers scrimmage.

    It's hard for me to have strong opinions on an inner-squad scrimmage that I didn't watch. Especially when you consider that seven guys on the two deep depth chart sat out...

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  6. Pitt QB Controversy Appears To Be a Cripple Fight

    Unless my blog is your sole source of Pitt info (I'm flattered) or you're coming off a four day bender that included both cougars and cougars, you are probably well aware that Bill ...

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  7. Marketing The Panthers, How To Handle Tailgating

    This will be the first instalment of an ongoing series where I discuss what the athletic department should and shouldn't be doing in order to get fans into Heinz Field on Saturdays...

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  8. Pitt's New Uniforms Are...Awful

    When the Pitt Panthers take the field against Youngstown State on September 5th, they will be wearing this Nike design that looks like they were stolen from the Georgia Tech locker room. I personally hate them...

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  9. Big Day For Pitt Hoops

    Here's a news flash, Jamie Dixon is running a tight ship. The machine that is Pitt basketball keeps on rolling.This morning, Cameron Wright, a 6'5" wing player from Cleveland became Jamie Dixon's second commitment for the class of 2010...

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  10. A Look at Pitt's Local Basketball Recruiting

    A few weeks back, Swickley Academy hoops star Tom Droney verbally committed to Davidson over offers from Pitt, WVU, Notre Dame and Wake Forest, among others.Droney is a three-star recruit...

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  11. Pittsburgh Football Picked To Win Big East, but Left Out of Top 40 Nationally

    As Pitt Blather, Cat Basket, and just about any other Big East blogger fortunate enough not to be stuck in entry-level purgatory posted earlier today, Pitt is the media's pick to win the Big East this season...

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  12. Pitt Tight Ends Have a Big Week

    First on Wednesday, Nate Byham was named to the Mackey Award Watch List. According to Pitt's press release: Pitt's All-Big East tight end Nate Byham has been named to the watch list ...

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  13. The Origins of the Jamie Dixon Lovefest

    The transformation Pitt basketball has made this decade from afterthought to national power is utterly remarkable (Pitt is good, that's hard hitting analysis you wont find anywhere else)...

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  14. Three Former Pittsburgh Panthers Sign Pro Deals

    Last month I wrote an article for Bleacher Report bemoaning how DeJuan Blair and Sam Young fell out of the first round in the draft...

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  15. Pitt Football Gets Commitment No. 16 for Class Of 2010

    OK, so maybe my concern over the recruiting two days ago was a little overblown.Pitt got their 16th football commitment for the class of 2010 yesterday when Andre Givens of Hubbard, OH committed to Pitt...

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  16. What We Learned from the Pittsburgh Summer League

    There has been some debate over the importance of the summer league and how much the players actually benefit from it...

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  17. Pittsburgh Football Gets a Big Verbal

    Dave Wannstedt's 15th verbal for the class of 2010 was quite literally a big one. Arthur Doakes, a 6'6" 350 lbs. lineman from Lebanon, Pennsylvania, committed to the Panthers on Tuesday...

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  18. A Look At Pitt's Recruiting Class

    I promise, I'm not that guy who does nothing but hype recruits that I've never seen play. It just so happens that its July and there's only so much I can write about until football camp opens...

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  19. The Best Basketball Story That Everybody Is Ignoring

    While most of America's basketball conscious was focused on a dunk in Ohio that may (or may not) still be documented on videotape, the best hoops story of the summer was unfolding in New Zealand...

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  20. DeJuan Blair and Sam Young Slip in NBA Draft! Will Pitt Follow?

    “There are no negatives when your players are going to the NBA. It doesn’t matter if they go as seniors or juniors or sophomores...

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  21. Bethpage Black: A Personal History

    When the U.S. Open was played at Bethpage Black in 2002, much was made of how it was the first major ever played at a municipal golf course. When the Open returns to Bethpage this week, that same storyline will be beaten into the ground...

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  22. Derek Jeter Tests Positive for Intangibles (Satire)

    Multiple sources have reported today that Yankees' shortstop Derek Jeter has tested positive and will serve a 50-game suspension for performance enhancing drugs...

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  23. Be a Brick: New York Mets Fans Call to Arms

    The most striking feature of Citi Field isn't the Jackie Robinson Rotunda. It isn't the Pepsi Porch or the Center Field food court either (though the black and white shake at Shake Shack is almost worth the 20-minute wait)...

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  24. October Or No October, Don't Break Up The Mets' Core

    Wow, I am so tired of writing about this topic. We are 111 games away from the end of the regular season and all anybody wants to talk about on WFAN and ESPN 1050 is what happens if the Mets miss the playoffs...

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  25. Mets Prove That The Little Things Are Just That...Little

    Last night Mets rookie Fernando Martinez failed to run out a pop-up that was dropped by Nationals' Catcher Will Nieves. Had he run hard to first, Fernando would have been safe...

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