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Panthers Are Looking For Payback In Home Opener

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – In 2012, Paul Chryst opened his first season as the head football coach at the University of Pittsburgh in the form of a 31-17 upset against Youngstown State. 434 more words

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Pitt Baseball, Softball Teams Participate In New Concussion Study

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Varsity athletes at Pitt are participating in a large new study on concussions.

Today, Pitt softball and baseball players participated in a battery of pre-season concussion evaluations. 348 more words

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Illinois Fires Coach Tim Beckman 1 Week Before Season Opener

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Illinois fired coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season Friday, saying preliminary results of an investigation found some truth to allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior. 265 more words

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Pitt QB Chad Voytik: 'We're Stronger Now Than Ever'

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – Pitt quarterback Chad Voytik joined Colin Dunlap, Josh Miller, and Jeff Hathhorn on “The Fan Morning Show” on Friday to talk about the Panthers. 317 more words

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Kyle Flood Investigation Casts Pall Over Rutgers Football

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Rutgers coach Kyle Flood said Wednesday that when he was contacted by university officials about communicating with a faculty member regarding the academic status of a player, he didn’t know he was being… 412 more words

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Two Illini Football Players Suspended

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach Tim Beckman has suspended a pair of defensive players for unspecified violations of team policies.

Sports information director Kent Brown said Wednesday that senior defensive lineman Joe Fotu and junior defensive back Caleb Day are both suspended indefinitely. 43 more words

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