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SCOTT BARNES RUMORS & GOSSIP

New Pitt AD says scheduling PSU is a priority, but it may have to wait

The in-state rivalry between Penn State and Pittsburgh will finally be renewed in 2016. Stop me if you have heard this before, but the new athletics director at Pittsburgh is eyeing a more long-term relationship between the two in-state power conference programs. Scott Barnes is just now getting situated as the new AD at Pittsburgh, and he has his hopes of getting his Panthers on...
Via Nittany Lions Den
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

New Pitt AD Barnes focusing on football

PITTSBURGH (AP) Scott Barnes has been on the job less than two weeks, yet the new Pittsburgh athletic director already has a clear vision about what should be the top item of his ''to do'' list. It's the same as the second. And the third. And the fourth. Football. More exactly: how to generate buzz for a program that has been listing for the better part of three decades. Winning...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New AD Scott Barnes has high expectations for Pitt

A new era of Pittsburgh athletics is underway, as recently hired athletic director Scott Barnes began laying out his plans for the university at the ACC spring meetings this week. Barnes has one question that must be answered before all others, according to Jerry DiPaola of Trib Media."How do we as a (school) in the bottom third of the ACC in budget and revenue generation aspire...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitt introduces Scott Barnes as the school's new athletic director

Earlier reports were confirmed when Pittsburgh introduced new athletic director Scott Barnes over the weekend.Barnes has a tremendous track record, including unprecedented football success at Utah State, where he also served as athletic director. Pitt chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke highly of his selection, telling Jerry DiPaola of Total Trib Media that Barnes "knows how to get...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Meet the New Guy, Not Same as the Old Guy!

The new AD has been announced and he’s taller than me so I don’t trust him right off the bat.  Everyone knows that people over 6’7″ tall are shifty and not to be trusted. Here is Barnes’ press conference and it was nicely done. Statement from Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford: “Scott is a veteran athletic director who is highly respected nationally...
Via Pitt Blather
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitt expected to hire Scott Barnes for AD job

Randy Juhl has been serving as the interim athletic director for the Pittsburgh Panthers since the firing of Steve Pederson, but now it appears that they are set to finally tab a permanent replacement. According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN, Pitt is expected to hire  Scott Barnes as their athletic director on Friday. Barnes was chosen as the new athletic director through a Chicago...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Come on Down Scott Barnes

As numerous places have reported, Pitt has hired Utah State Athletic Director Scott Barnes to replace some jagoff none of us liked. Barnes has an impressive resume since he took over for the Aggies in 2008, including chairman of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee and four consecutive bowl games under two different head coaches. Most importantly, Utah State set fundraising records...
Via Pitt Blather
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Free Agency and Trade Report

Scott Barnes The Texas Rangers have kept quiet this offseason making transactions behind closed doors. At the end of last season, Texas made it known that pitching would be something they needed to work. In the past two weeks, the team did just that adding two young pitching prospects through free agency and trade. The first move made by the team this offseason was the signing of...
Via isportsweb.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles acquire Scott Barnes from Indians

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired left-handed reliever Scott Barnes from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for cash considerations, the team announced. The Orioles have acquired LHP Scott Barnes from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for cash considerations. — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) November 26, 2014 The Indians had previously designated Barnes for assignment to make room...
Via Baseball Essential
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Barnes’ Window is Closing Quick

The Cleveland Indians open the 2014 season with new expectations despite many questions. The Indians’ 25-man roster will look different than the group that won 92 games and lost the American League Wild Card game to the Tampa Bay Rays. While the roster may change and the expectations grow, Cleveland will need answer many questions this spring before opening the season in Oakland...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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