As the Atlantic Coast Conference worked Tuesday to reschedule another league game postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak within one of its teams, the Mountain West was zeroing in on a possible late October start to its football season.
PITTSBURGH – Kenny Pickett threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, and No. 25 Pittsburgh’s defense did the rest as the Panthers beat Syracuse 21-10 on Saturday.
NEW WILMINGTON – The Presidents’ Athletic Conference released preliminary spring scheduling models and postseason championship opportunities for four of the league’s fall championship sports that were postponed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
PITTSBURGH – Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi isn’t exactly thrilled the Panthers cracked the rankings following a 55-0 dismissal of Austin Peay in their season opener. Even in a year as strange as 2020, it carries significance. It also means, in some small way, that No. 25 Pitt goes from the hunter …
The University of Wisconsin chancellor said Tuesday that Big Ten football will remain on hold until there are answers to questions about COVID-19 testing and tracing, along with possible long-term heart issues related to the coronavirus.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Jarrett Doege threw three touchdown passes, Leddie Brown and Alec Sinkfield gave West Virginia’s running game a lift it hadn’t seen in quite some time, and the Mountaineers beat Eastern Kentucky 56-10 Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State coach Ryan Day is pushing the Big Ten for answers about when the conference plans to play a football season.
West Virginia coach Neal Brown has a soft spot for teams from his native Kentucky, keeping his comments positive for an upcoming opponent that did little right in its opening game.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Top-ranked Clemson is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference championship for a sixth straight season.
Oklahoma is 3-for-3 in winning Big 12 championships and making the College Football Playoff since Lincoln Riley became head coach of the fifth-ranked Sooners.
PITTSBURGH – Pat Narduzzi’s makeover at Pitt is nearly complete. Entering his sixth season, the Panthers have adopted the identity of the swaggering defenses Narduzzi put together so regularly during his lengthy tenure as defensive coordinator at Michigan State.
The Uniontown Area School District announced Friday that it will, after all, participate in all fall sports, clearing the way for its football, boys soccer and girls soccer programs to proceed with their seasons.
Big Ten coaches, athletic directors and medical personnel are working on multiple plans for staging a football season – including one that would have the league kicking off as soon as Thanksgiving weekend.
TUCSON, Ariz. – Lute Olson, the Hall of Fame coach who turned Arizona into a college basketball powerhouse and led the program to its lone national title in 1997, has died. He was 85.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and University of Pittsburgh both announced Thursday that there will be no fans in attendance for September home games at Heinz Field because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clemson is the preseason No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25, a poll featuring nine Big Ten and Pac-12 teams that gives a glimpse at what has already been taken by the pandemic from an uncertain college football season.
Add the Presidents’ Athletic Conference to the growing list of college leagues that have shifted fall sports seasons to the spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Citing COVID-19 concerns, the 18-member Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference has canceled all fall sports with plans to shift them to the spring, and delayed the start of several winter sports.
Depth has been a troublesome issue for the California University men’s basketball program for several years, dating back to before the arrival of current head coach Danny Sancomb, who will be entering his third year with the Vulcans next season.
For today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we have the Presidents’ Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament championship game played Feb. 25, 2006, when Washington & Jefferson overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to knock off Thomas More.
As we cap another Comeback Week in “When Sports Were Played,” we go back to March 16, 2008, when the California University men’s basketball team overcame a 16-point deficit in the second half of an NCAA Division II tournament game to beat Alderson-Broaddus.
As Comeback Week continues in “When Sports Were Played,” we revisit an NAIA District 18 basketball tournament game from March 4, 1983. Waynesburg trailed Pitt-Bradford by four points with four seconds to play but still won the game. Two things to keep in mind about 1983: there was no three-p…
Two players and one coach with local ties are among the 217 finalists on the ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame.
The “When Sports Were Played” for today revisits the PSAC basketball game between California and Edinboro that was played Feb. 4, 1989. It lasted five overtimes and was a test of each team’s stamina, depth and determination.
George Messich remembers Johnny Majors, the former head football coach at Pitt who died Wednesday at age 85, as a master motivator who cared as much, if not more, about his players and their futures as he did about wins and losses.
Today’s “When Sports Were Played” is from May 9, 2009, when Washington & Jefferson’s baseball team, while on the brink of elimination, survived wind-blown home runs, a 24-run inning and two games to win the PAC tournament and secure its first berth in the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Our “When Sports Were Played” takes us back to Nov. 17, 1984, when California University wiped away 16 years of frustration and football futility by winning the Pennsylvania Conference (now PSAC) championship.
His first season as the head men’s basketball coach at Waynesburg University didn’t go as Tim Fusina wanted. The Yellow Jackets limped to a 6-20 record and finished in seventh place in the nine-team Presidents’ Athletic Conference.
University of Pittsburgh athletic director Heather Lyke unveiled the 13-member Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame 2020 induction class Tuesday night during “Panthers at Home,” a virtual gathering on Facebook Live.
After having her senior season at Youngstown State end after just four games because of a knee injury, Trinity graduate Mary Dunn is hopeful another season is on the horizon.
For today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we go back 23 years to May 19, 1997, when California University won its first NCAA Division II softball national championship.
Hours of standing in front of the porch leading into the family home in Mather, throwing a rubber ball into the cement steps led to a discovery that changed Joe Gregula’s baseball career.
For today’s installment of “When Sports Were Played,” we go back to March 27, 2015. That’s when California University, a program built on defense, unleashed its offense to win a second NCAA Division II women’s basketball national championship.
For today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we take you back to Jan. 25, 1988 and one of the most famous dunks in college basketball history. It also made broadcasting history with the call of Bill Raftery: “Send it in, Jerome!”