Pat grew up in Sharon, PA, and attended the University of Pittsburgh. After graduating in 2010 with a Bachelors in History, he moved to Wilmington, North Carolina to attend the University of North Carolina-Wilmington in pursuit of a Masters in Public Administration. An avid follower of all Pittsburgh's sports teams, Pat spends his free time either blogging at The Incline, or relaxing at the beach.
Pitt needs better recruiting, yes, but winning must come first.
Pitt fans have the right to be angry and embarrassed after Saturday's loss to Youngstown State, but they shouldn't be surprised. Pitt has a long history of underperforming and recent coaching changes make this team as vulnerable as ever.
The 2012 Pitt football season is just around the corner. Our resident Pitt bloggers are here to answer the biggest questions facing the team.
Pitt football camp gets underway Monday. Here is a look at the upcoming season.
Many are wondering if Pitt should keep Penn State on the schedule in light of the Sandusky scandal and the Freeh Report. If Pitt wants to do the smart thing, they'll keep the Nittany Lions on the schedule.
A sad off-the-field story will have repercussions on the field as well. Pitt and other local schools will likely benefit from Penn State's problems.
After losing out on Parise and Suter, Shero and the Pens should tread carefully for the remainder of the offseason.
Sidney Crosby could have commanded a much higher salary. Instead he gave the Penguins a discount to improve the team.
Ray Shero's plan for the Penguins is clear after trading Staal and Michalek. Look for the team to be active in free agency.