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  1. Mocks, tiers and boards ... oh my

    Matt Fortuna

    We are now one week away from the NFL draft, and ESPN's draft page is packed with mock drafts, different scenarios, draft boards and other goodies to get you ready for next weekend. Where do Big East players fit in? All over the place, it seems. ...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  2. Pitt hires Engram as receivers coach

    Brian Bennett

    Pitt has hired former NFL standout Bobby Engram as receivers coach, the school announced Friday. Engram, who played in the NFL for 14 seasons following his Penn State career, served as an offensive assistant this past season with the San Francisco...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  3. UConn hires quarterbacks coach

    Brian Bennett

    UConn hired Chicago Bears assistant Shane Day as quarterbacks coach, the school announced Tuesday. Day spent the last two years working with the quarterbacks in Chicago, and has quite the challenge ahead of him. Quarterback is the biggest position...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  4. West Virginia's J.T. Thomas shows his heart

    Brian Bennett

    I've always liked talking to former West Virginia linebacker J.T. Thomas, whom I found to be a smart and thoughtful guy. And here's a great story on Thomas that shows he's got a pretty big heart, too. Thomas, who was drafted in the sixth round ...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  5. Dave Wannstedt out as coach of Pittsburgh Panthers

    Dave Wannstedt is out as Pitt football coach following a disappointing season in which the Panthers were big favorites to win a weak Big East Conference, only to finish 7-5 and qualify for a minor bowl.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  6. Could Pitt lose Cignetti to the Bears?

    Brian Bennett

    Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti Jr. could be drawing interest from the NFL's Chicago Bears. Several reports, including this one from the Chicago Sun-Times, say that the Bears are checking in on Cignetti for their open offensive coo...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  7. Rutgers game 'personal' for Pitt players

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Over the past couple of years, Pittsburgh has shed a few monkeys off its back. The Panthers finally beat West Virginia two years ago and now have a two-game Backyard Brawl win streak. They had their first winn...

    Blog | October 14, 2009
  8. Pittsburgh's Mount Rushmore

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Pitt has a long and storied history with multiple national championships to its name. So the Panthers have a lot of worthy candidates for their own Mount Rushmore. Here are my four nominees: * Tony Dorset...

    Blog | February 13, 2009
  9. McCoy's last home game?

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Ron Cook says today what every Panthers fan is probably thinking but doesn't want to admit: Friday's game against West Virginia will be LeSean McCoy's final home game. The superstar...

    Blog | November 24, 2008
  10. Cardinals trying to stay grounded

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett It's nothing new for football coaches to build up the opposition. Lou Holtz used to make every team Notre Dame was about to play sound like the 1986 Chicago Bears. Still, more than a few eyebrows raised at Steve Kra...

    Blog | October 28, 2008
  11. Mailbag: UConn fans frustrated

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Welcome back to another edition of the Big East mailbag. Your intrepid and road-weary blogger will get to sleep in his own bed this weekend with the South Florida-Louisville assignment. It should be a interesting we...

    Blog | October 21, 2008
  12. Panthers, Scarlet Knights in thick of Big East race

    Joe Starkey

    Pitt and Rutgers are determined to prove that West Virginia and Louisville aren't the only horses in the Big East race.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2006