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Jason Hendricks

Panther Hollow: All-ACC DB Hendricks Has High Hopes For Woody High’s Finest

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Last year the Panthers relied heavily upon the contributions of underclassmen for an effective pass defense. Safety Jason Hendricks, coming off a stellar redshirt junior season that earned him Preseason All-ACC honors, expects the approaching campaign to be no different.

93-7 The Fan–07/28/2013

Todd Thomas

Panther Hollow: Thomas, Defense Need Divine Debut

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Ask any Pitt fan to name the team’s most indispensable player–which our own Chris Peak did not long ago–and, chances are, defensive tackle Aaron Donald will be named without much hesitation. But linebacker Todd Thomas can’t be far behind.

93-7 The Fan–07/16/2013

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Triple Murder Suspect Kevin Murphy Found Guilty

A jury has found Kevin Murphy guilty of killing his mother, sister, and aunt at a family business in 2009.

KDKA-TV–05/03/2013

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Defense Rests In Trial Of Triple Murder Suspect

The defense has rested in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing three family members.

05/02/2013

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Defense Opens Case In Trial Of Triple Murder Suspect

The defense began making their case in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing three family members.

05/01/2013

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Prosecution Rests In Trial Of Triple Murder Suspect

Prosecutors have rested their case against Kevin Murphy.

04/30/2013

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ROOT Sports’ Errey: Penguins Defense ‘Not Good Enough’ Right Now

ROOT Sports’ Penguins’ analyst Bob Errey joins Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook in advance of Thursday night’s matchup with the Philadelphia Flyers.

93-7 The Fan–03/07/2013

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Defense Rests In Orie Melvin Trial, Closing Arguments Set For Friday

The defense has rested without calling either defendant to the stand in the corruption trial of suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister Janine Orie.

02/13/2013

Aaron Donald

Panther Hollow: Young Defense Tries To Make More Strides In Bowl Game

(93-7 THE FAN) — Once again, there was a coaching change at Pitt right before this year’s BBVA Compass Bowl, but this time it wasn’t the one everyone dreaded, and it doesn’t look like it’s crushed the spirit of a defense that played spirited football at season’s end.

93-7 The Fan–01/05/2013

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House Won’t Vote Before Midnight On Fiscal Cliff Deal

The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”

KDKA-TV–12/31/2012

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Hampton: Steelers, Young And Old, Must Prepare Better

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Casey Hampton was presented with “The Chief” Award by the Steelers on team awards day Thursday in honor of his superior cooperation with the media, which can’t have been easy in the wake of unfulfilled expectations.

93-7 The Fan–12/28/2012

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Clark: Lack Of Killer Instinct Killed Steelers’ Season

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — All things considered, it’s easy to say “Same Old Steelers” after Sunday’s unimpressive and, effectively, season-killing performance, against the Bengals. But according to safety Ryan Clark, the problem was, it wasn’t the same old Steelers.

93-7 The Fan–12/24/2012

Cortez Allen

Not Enough Big Plays Despite Big Day From DB Allen

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers’ secondary played a more inspired brand of football, led by seven tackles, three passes defended, and two interceptions by defensive back Cortez Allen, but it didn’t keep their playoff hopes alive Sunday against Cincinnati.

93-7 The Fan–12/24/2012

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Clark Sees Strides Made By Makeshift Secondary

ARLINGTON, Texas (93-7 THE FAN) — A secondary that, once again, appeared to sorely miss Ike Taylor allowed the Cowboys to amass 341 yards and two touchdowns in the air, but safety Ryan Clark believes the backups are making progress.

93-7 The Fan–12/17/2012

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LeBeau Looking Forward To LB Woodley’s Return

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — A lengthy drive at the start of the second half set the tone for a woeful finish in Week 14. As he schemes against Tony Romo, Steelers defensive coordinator hopes Week 15 will be a different story, especially given the imminent return of starting linebacker LaMarr Woodley.

93-7 The Fan–12/14/2012

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