Pitt's thin front line is taking a further shot to its depth.
The Tigers and Jordy Mercer agreed to a one-year, $5.25 million deal Wednesday.
The former Pirate and 2013 National League MVP agreed to a three-year deal with the Phillies, according to multiple sources.
Little more than a month into the season and two weeks after the first release of the NET rankings, people are mostly scratching their head.
Jeff Capel's first game as Pitt's coach was little more than a month ago, but now, the Panthers are nearly a third of the way through their schedule.
The Dukes clamped down defensively and allowed just two field goals over the final nine minutes, making it possible to rally for their second straight win.
For the being first time Pitt and West Virginia have brawled in Morgantown since 2012, Pitt's largely new group on the floor got quite the initiation.
While most the questions around the Riverhounds offseason have centered on who the team will add, the Hounds were sellers in their latest move.
The full-court press has been a calling card of West Virginia's teams during their recent run of success with four straight NCAA berths.
Coming off the first truly disappointing outcome of his Pitt tenure in Monday's 71-70 loss to Niagara, Jeff Capel had to toe a fine line.
Duquesne knew it was in for some running with Marshall coming to town, but the Dukes got it done with an all-hands-on-deck effort.
With a trip to the Sun Bowl booked after reaching the ACC Championship Game, the Pitt rushing game can take a fair bit of credit for making the reservation.
Pitt found itself behind and managed to rally, but no amount of Xs and Os was going to overcome what the Panthers were lacking.
The game itself was a loss, but Pitt football is trying to make the most out of their ACC Championship Game appearance, including on the recruiting trail.
Ten years after playing one of the ugliest bowl games — make that ugliest games, period — in Pitt history there, the Panthers are getting another crack at the Sun Bowl.
From Dennis Briggs to Alex Bookser to Kenny Pickett, Pitt players walked to the interview area with the look of a team that had been beaten.
The Panthers' reconfigured offensive line will have to improve quickly against a defensive line that arguably is the nation's best when Pitt faces No. 2 Clemson.
One team is grizzled title game veterans, the other debutants on the championship stage. But according to the coaches neither Clemson nor Pitt will be overwhelmed.
This year's City Game has the added intrigue of pairing teams from Pitt and Duquesne that appear to be in a similar spot and on the same trajectory.
It's stopping opposing teams, especially ones who can spread the field like the Tigers, that has given Pitt its most trouble over the course of the season.
Bowl season is nearly upon us, and fans from Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia soon will need to make their travel arrangements... but to where?
On the road against a ranked team, Pitt showed just how different this group is than last year's — and maybe many years before that, too.
There are some commonalities between many of Pitt's big wins that can be taken as instructive if the Panthers want to pull off another such upset.
Player turnover is common at the USL level and especially in the Riverhounds' history, but their 2019 roster plans already have solid foundation.
Pat Narduzzi has tried to downplay it in recent weeks, but there’s no denying he has been targeting the ACC Championship Game all season.
Duquesne coach Keith Dambrot spoke before the season about his team being a streaky shooting bunch, and it was on display Sunday.