PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Offensively the Panthers left much to be desired last Friday, but Paul Chryst exempts no one from criticism following a 14-13 loss to lowly Syracuse in Big East action at the Carrier Dome.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Adonis Ameen-Moore scored on 1-yard run, Dyshawn Davis returned a fumble 52 yards for another score, and Syracuse broke out of a yearlong funk with a 14-13 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) The Orange (1-3, 0-0 Big East) will have to overcome a team that’s won the last seven games in the long series, and the Panthers (2-2, 0-1 Big East) have been purring of late.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Fifth-year senior Cam Saddler has been full of excitement this week in preparation for resuming Big East play at Syracuse on Friday. That’s because, although he missed last year’s meeting due to injury, he knows what to expect from the Orange.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Big East play finally resumes for the Panthers (0-1, 2-2) when they take on Syracuse (0-0, 1-3) at the Carrier Dome on Friday. Last year Pitt robbed the Orange’s chances of a bowl game, and Tino Sunseri expects just as much pressure and a loud atmosphere for this one.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Through two games Pitt’s defense looked lost. But now that group seems to have found its way, and the Panthers have gotten contributions from multiple sources en route to consecutive wins.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — When Pitt (0-1, 2-2) resumes Big East play Friday night, head coach Paul Chryst expects the Orange (0-0, 1-3) to practice their “air” craft inside the Carrier Dome.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Fifth-year quarterback Tino Sunseri has been called a lot of names. Home or away, he doesn’t care if “Big East Offensive Player Of The Week” isn’t one of them.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Syracuse and the Big East Conference announced Moneday that the Orange will be allowed to leave for the Atlantic Coast Conference after the 2012-13 season .
Paul Bessire, creator of The Prediction Machine, joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday.
This week the panel weighs in on Pitt-‘Cuse and Steelers-Bengals at Heinz Field, as both football teams have critical games on the horizon, and a controversial play in the Penguins’ win at Washington.
The Penn State child sex abuse scandal and the arrest of Jerry Sandusky created a phenomenon – what abuse counselors call an explosion in the number of abuse cases reported.
Allegations of sexual abuse have rocked another major college sports program. Syracuse University has now fired the school’s longtime assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine after new allegations with a Pittsburgh connection.
Can you really blame West Virginia for wanting out from under the Big East’s banner? Simply put, it’s under John Marinatto’s watch that the Big East has taken a turn for the worse.
After news broke on Saturday that Pitt had applied to join the Atlantic Coast Conference, a decision has been made. According to a press release, the ACC Council of Presidents unanimously voted to accept Pitt as a new member of the conference.