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Barnes Redux and FB stuff; 4/5/16

We have had a lot of discussions over the last week about our relatively new Athletic Director and his actions in the BB coach hiring process.  Readers on here and other media outlets have discussed Barnes in detail and expressed opinions ranging from feeling he should be disciplined or fired or to showing support for Barnes in what he has done. One of our readers, our favorite...
Via Pitt Blather
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Pitt moving all sports teams to script logo by 2016-17

This is news that fans of the Pittsburgh Panthers and tradition are going to love hearing. After being rumored for much of the summer, University of Pittsburgh athletic director Scott Barnes has announced that all of the school’s sports teams will go back to the popular script logo by the 2016-17 seasons. Barnes told the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Sam Werner the news during...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 31, 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

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

Report: Pitt hires Scott Barnes to be its next athletic director

The fate of Pittsburgh's athletic future now lies in the hands of Utah State's Scott Barnes, according to an "industry source" that informed the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.Barnes has spent the last seven years as athletic director at Utah State, and his Aggies experienced notable growth under his watch. The football team made consecutive bowl appearances for the first time in school...
Via FOX Sports
April 23, 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...
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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