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May 31, 2007
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Talking Recruiting: Shayne Hale

Gateway linebacker Shayne Hale isn’t one to back down from a verbal challenge, so when one highly regarded recruit called Hale out at a scouting combine, it only made him wish that he could hit. After all, Hale prefers physical …

May 30, 2007
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Talking Recruiting: Jonathan Baldwin

Aliquippa star Jonathan Baldwin has major scholarship offers in football and basketball, but the ultra-talented athlete plans to wait out the recruiting process before deciding sport which to play in college. “I’m probably going to make my decision based on …

May 29, 2007
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Talking Recruiting: Terrelle Pryor

Terrelle Pryor was playing basketball at Bob Gibbons’ Tournament of Champions in Chapel Hill, N.C., when he learned that Rivals.com named him the nation’s No. 1 football prospect from the Class of 2008. Pryor took the news in stride. “It’s …

May 28, 2007
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Talking Recruiting: Andrew Sweat

With 57 written scholarship offers, Trinity linebacker Andrew Sweat was afforded the luxury of being able to choose a college based on his own set of criteria. The 6-foot-1, 230-pound Sweat took into consideration variables such as the programs’ tradition, …

May 27, 2007
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A Nondescript Look

One highly confidential (and highly defensive) issue within the Pitt athletic department is the ever-evolving state of the football uniforms, their color schemes and designs. The subject arose again during an interview session with Pitt football coach Dave Wannstedt Friday, …

May 25, 2007
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Home for the holiday

Dave Wannstedt and his assistants return from the recruiting trail this week, just in time for Memorial Day, and the Pitt coach said that his staff “had a good month” and “covered a lot of territory.” Wannstedt said Pitt coaches …

May 25, 2007
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On Wounded Knee

Perhaps it was symbolic that Dave Wannstedt had an ice pack taped to his left knee after a mid-morning workout Friday at Pitt’s UPMC Sports Performance Complex. When asked whether it was an old football injury, the Panthers coach shrugged …

May 21, 2007
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Finding funding

That the Pitt baseball team is headed to the Big East tournament is quite an achievement, considering the obstacles the Panthers have overcome. For one, Pitt bounced back from an 0-8 start to finish fourth in Big East play, despite …

May 17, 2007
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Remember Me?

Seton Hall has landed a player familiar to Pitt basketball fans, signing Brooklyn forward Mike Davis on Wednesday. If the name rings a bell, it’s because Davis originally committed to Pitt before his junior season in November 2003. That’s right. …

May 16, 2007
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A distinct difference

Verquan Kimbrough called today to clarify that his newly founded management company, Thoroughbred Boxing LLC, will be in the business of managing and marketing fighters. Not promoting them. The distinction is necessary, considering the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act of …

 
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