Syracuse Stays Unbeaten With Tyler Ennis's Deep Buzzer-Beating Three

Freshman Tyler Ennis threw up one final shot as time expired with Syracuse down 56-55 to Pitt, and man, the Oakland Zoo must have been devastated. Ennis's heroics allowed the Orange to escape Pittsburgh with a 58-56 win, keeping them undefeated. » 2/12/14 9:24pm 2/12/14 9:24pm

Dancing Pitt Coach Paul Chryst Proves He Has A Personality

"It's not that Paul Chryst is intentionally trying to sound boring." That's how the Associated Press once described the Pitt football coach's public persona. But behind closed doors, after a big win like Saturday's against Notre Dame, with a big ol' naked ass nearby? Paul Chryst boogies down. » 11/13/13 10:00am 11/13/13 10:00am

Sidney Crosby Says An NHL Season Would Need To Be At Least 60 Games To…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: The league's done 48 games before, but Sid says that's not enough. » 11/09/12 6:55pm 11/09/12 6:55pm

Arizona State Created A Twitter Hashtag For Fans To Submit Media Day…

Hard though it may be to believe, there are still media relations people out there who think it's a good idea to encourage folks to use Twitter hashtags to send interactive questions to members of their favorite teams. Arizona State put out the word the other day that #AskASU would be a way to send questions directly… » 7/24/12 3:45pm 7/24/12 3:45pm

Pitt's Football Coach Told His Players He Quit Via A Forwarded Text…

Todd Graham came on as Pitt's football coach last January, and he almost lasted an entire year with the Panthers. He announced today that he's leaving, after a 6-6 season in Pittsburgh, for sunny Arizona State University. » 12/14/11 3:15pm 12/14/11 3:15pm

Stuck At A Rainy Big East Football Game On A Wednesday? Pass The Time…

Your morning roundup for Oct. 27, the day we could swear she was trying to break in. Photo via Mocksession. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 10/27/11 10:05am 10/27/11 10:05am

Today In Well-Intentioned But Terribly Misguided Promotions

Depression is a serious problem, but tying the fight against it to a Wednesday night football game involving two teams from the Big East probably isn't the most ideal marketing strategy. [via @PantherLair] » 10/26/11 11:00am 10/26/11 11:00am

The Wannstache Will Not Return

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: "Please, Dave!" they all cried. But still no. » 1/05/11 4:40pm 1/05/11 4:40pm

My Name Is Hurricane Earl

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 9/03/10 10:00am 9/03/10 10:00am

Your Childhood Commercial Bowl Game Open Thread

I wasn't aware that Little Caesars even still existed, but hey, here's your two-game open thread for the price of one. It's Marshall-Ohio at 1:00, while Pittsburgh battles UNC in the Meineke Car Care Bowl at 4:30. I guarantee it. » 12/26/09 1:30pm 12/26/09 1:30pm

NCAA Sweet 16: (1) Pittsburgh vs. (4) Xavier

East Region: No. 1 Pittsburgh (30-4) vs. No. 4 Xavier (27-7)
When: Thursday, 7:27 p.m., EDT
Where: TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, Massachusetts


1) Sean Miller A Pitt grad and former Pitt assistant coach. Often touted as Jamie Dixon's eventual replacement, Miller currently spends his time as the head… » 3/26/09 3:15pm 3/26/09 3:15pm

NCAA First Round: (1) Pittsburgh vs. (16) East Tennessee State

East Region: No. 1 Pittsburgh (28-4) vs. No. 16 East Tennessee State (23-10)
When: Friday, 2:55 p.m., EDT
Where: University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio


1) Gary McGhee plays for Pitt. Well, kinda. I'll try and make this as objective as possible, but he might be the worst basketball player to see… » 3/19/09 10:45am 3/19/09 10:45am

Pittsburgh Still Having Trouble With This No. 1 Thing

One week ago, Pittsburgh was an unstoppable juggernaut asserting their dominance by thrashing a previously unbeatable behemoth. Today, everyone is scratching their heads and saying, "What's wrong with those guys?" » 2/25/09 10:15am 2/25/09 10:15am

Storming The Floor's South Region Preview

After our cheap, quick-hit, easy looks at each bracket, the gang at Storming The Floor take considerably closer looks, game-by-game. Here's the South Regional preview, with the Midwest coming later today. » 3/18/08 12:35pm 3/18/08 12:35pm

Pittsburgh Panthers

1. No one recruits NY like Pitt. Pitt coaches regularly take trips to New York and hand out the majority of their scholarships to the best players they can find. On this year's team, five players are from the NYC area, including starters Levance Fields, Ronald Ramon and Keith Benjamin. No wonder Pitt plays so well at… » 3/16/08 9:47am 3/16/08 9:47am