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  1. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Time for one final peek into the mailblog before the weekend starts. Patrick in Chicago writes: Andrea, great article on Ralph David Abernathy IV. Nice to see UC still has good stories written about the athletes that deserve it and not just the ba...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  2. Pittsburgh-Kentucky Preview

    Pittsburgh-Kentucky Preview

    Preview | January 07, 2011
  3. Grass isn't always greener for departures

    Brian Bennett

    I wrote earlier Tuesday about how many Big East coaches have sought other jobs recently. The news that Rich Rodriguez is meeting with his boss at Michigan with his job on the line points out that success is not guaranteed at the next stop. Let's t...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  4. Big East suffering from exit wounds

    Brian Bennett

    If the Big East decided to change logos like the Big Ten, here is a suggestion: a big, flat rock that juts out of a narrow, shallow body of water. Nothing describes the Big East better right now than a stepping stone. Since 2005, four coaches -- R...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  5. Stanford seniors live transformation

    Ted Miller

    Folks throw around terms such as "best" and "worst" and "most" and "least" in sports in all the time, even when their application is more symbolic than real. Extremes are easy to understand. Talking about them can be fun. Actually experiencing them i...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  6. 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
  7. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Former Syracuse athletic director Jake Crouthamel predicts the Big East will not survive the forthcoming expansion carousel, Pete Thamel writes in The New York Times. Will Syracuse get the invite to the Big Ten? Brent Axe wonders on ...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  8. Former University of Pittsburgh coach Walt Harris hired at Califo...

    Former University of Pittsburgh coach Walt Harris was introduced as the new offensive coordinator at California (Pa.) on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2010
  9. Strong personalities leading teams down the stretch

    Mark Schlabach

    Strong coaching personalities are leading Stanford, Georgia Tech and TCU toward hot finishes.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 16, 2009
  10. No Harris reunion at Pitt

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Some Pittsburgh fans had held out hope that former head coach Walt Harris would rejoin the staff as Dave Wannstedt's new offensive coordinator. Not going to happen. Harris took a job today as Akron's qua...

    Blog | February 17, 2009
  11. Team preview: Pittsburgh

    The time is now for Pittsburgh to make its mark in the Big East under Dave Wannstedt.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2008
  12. Sanders, Willis, Smith among decade's top sleeper recruits

    Bruce Feldman

    Signing day's biggest names are not always the biggest producers on the field. Take a look at the top 10 sleeper recruits of the past 10 years.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2008
  13. Pitt hires former SMU coach Bennett as defensive coordinator

    Pittsburgh has hired former Southern Methodist head coach Phil Bennett as defensive coordinator and will introduce him at a news conference Monday, according to two people briefed on the decision.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2008
  14. Rhoads named Auburn's defensive coordinator

    Paul Rhoads, the defensive coordinator at Pitt for eight seasons and a finalist for the head coaching job in 2004, is leaving to take the same job at Auburn.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2008
  15. Pitt cites 'clear signs of progress' in giving Wannstedt contract...

    Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt was given a three-year contract extension Saturday, despite not producing a winning record in three seasons in a program that went to bowl games five consecutive years before he arrived.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2007
  16. Pederson to serve second stint as Pitt AD

    The University of Pittsburgh brought back Steve Pederson as athletic director Friday, after an embarrassing decline of the Nebraska football program led to his dismissal from his alma mater.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2007