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  1. Penn State, Pitt coaches stir rivalry on Twitter

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State and Pittsburgh haven't played since the 2000 season, cooling off a spicy in-state rivalry. Thanks to the (relatively) new coaching staff, namely Penn State assistant Herb Hand -- he of "Chopped" fame -- things are getting stirred up aga...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  2. Iowa gets big win as QB plot thickens

    Adam Rittenberg

    The sun finally shined on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday in Pittsburgh -- C.J. Sunshine, that is. After a thoroughly uninspiring 14 quarters to begin the season, Iowa looked like a different team in the second half against Pitt and rallied for...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  3. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great spring weekend (right, Mother Nature?). Join the Twitter train. Sup? Kevin from Pittsburgh writes: This might sound like a weird question but do you think Penn State's recruiting success this offseason will have any impact o...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  4. Maryland suit: ACC tried to poach B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    Maryland's messy departure from the ACC has taken another turn, as the school has filed a $157 million lawsuit against its soon-to-be former league alleging, among other things, hypocrisy. According to Maryland, ACC members Pittsburgh and Wake For...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  5. PSU, Pitt hope to resume long-term series

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Penn State athletic director Dave Joyner jokes with his Pitt counterpart Steve Pederson about scheduling football games somewhere on the Pennsylvania Turnpike between State College and Pittsburgh. It's unlikely the Nittany Lions and Pan...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  6. Big Ten mailbag

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy New Year! Let's get to those final pre-bowl questions. Zach from Pittsburgh writes: Adam, got coaching carousel question, a.k.a by the time you get to this, it may be irrelevant, but here it goes. Every ESPN analyst is using the fact that Bi...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  7. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Your questions, my answers ... A.J. from Madison, Wis., writes: If everybody's eligible, how many bowl games does the B1G win? Adam Rittenberg: Good question, A.J., and a potential Take Two topic before the bowls kick off. Assuming Ohio State d...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  8. PSU, Pitt add two more games to series

    Adam Rittenberg

    You already knew the Penn State-Pitt rivalry would resume in 2016. It's going to last a while, too. The two schools announced Friday that two additional games have been schedule for 2018 and 2019, so the Nittany Lions and Panthers will meet in fou...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  9. Paul Chryst affirms commitment to Pitt

    Adam Rittenberg

    As soon as the stunning news of Bret Bielema's departure from Wisconsin broke earlier Tuesday, the attention quickly shifted to Pitt head coach Paul Chryst. The Madison native and former Wisconsin offensive coordinator seems like a natural choice ...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Greetings from the Midwest. Let's see what's happening around the Beast. South Florida player Boo Simon quits football after being diagnosed with epilepsy. The Bulls are working at an accelerated pace this spring. Pitt's new defense is similar ...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  11. Chryst hires three Wisconsin assistants

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin's coaching staff will have a very different look during the 2012 season. New Pittsburgh head coach Paul Chryst, the former Badgers offensive coordinator, on Saturday announced the hiring of six staff members, including three assistants h...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  12. Reports: Bostad to leave UW, join Chryst

    Adam Rittenberg

    Upon arrival Tuesday in Los Angeles, Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema told reporters that Paul Chryst will take one Badgers assistant with him to Pittsburgh following the Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio. Bielema declined to name the departing assist...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  13. Sources: Pitt to hire Chryst as coach

    Adam Rittenberg

    Paul Chryst's wait is over. The Wisconsin offensive coordinator will be named head coach at Pittsburgh, colleague Joe Schad and others are reporting. Chryst interviewed for the Pitt vacancy for the second consecutive season, and this time, he l...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  14. Chryst, Fickell reportedly in mix at Pitt

    Adam Rittenberg

    Pittsburgh is scrambling for a new coach after Todd Graham left the program high and dry, and the school reportedly will consider two prominent Big Ten assistants for its vacancy. Wisconsin offensive coordinator Paul Chryst and Ohio State interim ...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  15. PSU's Glenn Carson jabs Iowa fans

    Adam Rittenberg

    You might not find two FBS coaches from the same league who have more mutual respect than Kirk Ferentz and Joe Paterno. Ferentz grew up near Pittsburgh idolizing Paterno, and rarely passes up a chance to gush about the legendary Penn State coach. ...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  16. Pitt to test Iowa's conditioning, finishing

    Adam Rittenberg

    Does Iowa have a conditioning problem? The mere suggestion would be swiftly dismissed during most of Kirk Ferentz's tenure as Hawkeyes coach. Iowa's success during the Ferentz era can be directly tied to its strength and conditioning program, w...

    Blog | September 14, 2011