The year in sports gave Pittsburgh the passing of a legend and a courageous re-affirming story of life, surprising departures and improbable victories. Here are the top sports stories of 2016.
12/26/2016 - 13:33
The three-week long college football season opened Dec. 17 when New Mexico edged Texas-San Antonio in the New Mexico Bowl. Forty-one games will be played, including the three that will decide the 2016 national champion. Here's your complete viewing guide to the games.
12/17/2016 - 10:23
Paris Ford is a recognizable name not only among his Steel Valley High School teammates, but among major college football recruiters as well.
12/06/2016 - 18:44
Pitt earns invitation to New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Penn State heads to Rose Bowl, WVU to Russell Athletic
Big Ten champions Penn State will head to the Rose Bowl to face Southern California, while Pitt -- whose 42-39 win over the Nittany Lions essentially kept Penn State out of the College Football Playoffs -- will take on Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl.
12/04/2016 - 21:54
Nate Peterman threw for 251 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another to lead Pitt to a wild 76-61 shootout win over Syracuse at Heinz Field on Saturday.
11/26/2016 - 20:17
James Conner set the all-time ACC touchdowns record and Nate Peterman threw three touchdown passes as Pitt cruised past Duke 56-14 on Saturday at Heinz Field.
11/20/2016 - 10:44
Nate Peterman threw five touchdown passes, James Conner rumbled for 132 yards and Pitt shocked second-ranked Clemson 43-42 on Chris Blewitt's last-second 48-yard field goal.
11/13/2016 - 02:14
Brad Kaaya passed for 356 yards and four touchdowns, and Miami snapped a four-game losing streak by beating Pitt 51-28 on Saturday.
11/05/2016 - 22:59
James Conner ran for 90 yards and two touchdowns and Pitt shut Virginia down in the second half in a 45-31 victory on Saturday.
10/15/2016 - 22:04
Pitt used a 74-yard touchdown pass, a crucial fourth down stop and a field goal as time expired to beat Georgia Tech 37-34 on Saturday at Heinz Field.
10/08/2016 - 19:05