Pittsburgh separates from Duke with physical play
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Pittsburgh separates from Duke with physical play

Panthers too strong for Blue Devils in second half

Pittsburgh’s dominating second half to beat Duke 31-13 sent more than a lone message addressed to the Blue Devils.

First-year coach Pat Narduzzi’s Panthers also sent a statement to the rest of the Coastal and maybe the ACC as a whole. Just wait until Narduzzi has his own players to execute his system and he’s not competing without the best player he inherited, junior running back James Connor. He was the 2014 ACC Offensive Player of the Year before he was suffered a season-ending knee injury in the opener. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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