Pittsburgh vs. Virginia Tech updates: Live NCAA Football game scores, results for Saturday

The Pittsburgh Panthers have had a week off and are no doubt ready to get back on the field. Pitt and the Virginia Tech Hokies will face off in an ACC battle at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday at Heinz Field. The Panthers should still be feeling good after a big win, while Virginia Tech will be looking to right the ship.

Pitt made easy work of the Florida State Seminoles two weeks ago and carried off a 41-17 victory.

Meanwhile, Virginia Tech was first on the board but had to settle for second at the end of their game against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes last week. Virginia Tech and Miami (FL) were almost perfectly matched up, but the Hokies suffered an agonizing 25-24 loss. RB Jalen Holston put forth a good effort for the losing side as he punched in two rushing touchdowns. Holston had some trouble finding his

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How to watch Pittsburgh vs. Virginia Tech: Live stream, TV channel, start time for Saturday’s NCAA Football game

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Virginia Tech @ Pittsburgh

Current Records: Virginia Tech 4-4; Pittsburgh 4-4

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The Pittsburgh Panthers have had a week off and are no doubt ready to get back on the field. Pitt and the Virginia Tech Hokies will face off in an ACC battle at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday at Heinz Field. The Panthers should still be feeling good after a big win, while Virginia Tech will be looking to right the ship.

Pitt made easy work of the Florida State Seminoles two weeks ago and carried off a 41-17 victory.

Meanwhile, Virginia Tech was first on the board but had to settle for second at the end of their game against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes last week. Virginia Tech and Miami (FL) were almost perfectly matched up, but the Hokies suffered an agonizing 25-24 loss. RB Jalen Holston put forth a good effort for

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Virginia Tech, Pittsburgh players required to wear masks on field

With the recent spike in coronavirus cases across the country, Virginia Tech and the University of Pittsburgh will be the first two college football programs to require players to wear face coverings in the field of play, according to ESPN. In addition, all members of the two teams will have to wear them on the sideline.

In a statement issued Friday afternoon, Pitt said “In alignment with the recent guidance from state officials regarding the current health climate, Pitt’s football team will be appropriately outfitted for Saturday’s game with face coverings to use on the field and sideline. This is being communicated to Virginia Tech’s sports medicine staff as well.”

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf issued a new order for face coverings this week that went into effect on Nov. 17. The order states that “coaches, athletes, and spectators must wear face coverings while actively engaged in workouts and competition as

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Pittsburgh Panthers, Virginia Tech Hokies to wear masks on field as part of mandate

Pitt and Virginia Tech will be outfitted with face coverings on the field as well as on the sideline Saturday, in accordance with Pennsylvania’s new coronavirus safety guidelines.

In a statement issued Friday, Pitt said, “In alignment with the recent guidance from state officials regarding the current health climate, Pitt’s football team will be appropriately outfitted for Saturday’s game with face coverings to use on the field and sideline. This is being communicated to Virginia Tech’s sports medicine staff as well.”

A Virginia Tech official confirmed that the school’s medical team has been made aware of the appropriate guidelines.

The Pennsylvania secretary of health issued the new order earlier this week. It states: “Coaches, athletes, and spectators must wear face coverings while

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Pittsburgh Panthers, Virginia Tech Hokies to wear masks during gameplay as part of mandate

Pitt and Virginia Tech will wear face coverings both on the field and sideline Saturday, in accordance with new Pennsylvania state coronavirus safety guidelines.

In a statement issued Friday, Pitt said, “In alignment with the recent guidance from state officials regarding the current health climate, Pitt’s football team will be appropriately outfitted for Saturday’s game with face coverings to use on the field and sideline. This is being communicated to Virginia Tech’s sports medicine staff as well.”

A Virginia Tech official confirmed the school’s medical team has been made aware of the appropriate guidelines.

The Pennsylvania secretary of health issued the new order earlier this week, which states, “Coaches, athletes, and spectators must wear face coverings while actively engaged in workouts and

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Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh updates: Live NCAA Football game scores, results for Saturday

The Pittsburgh Panthers are 4-1 against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets since October of 2015, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success on Saturday. Pitt and Georgia Tech will face off in an ACC battle at 7 p.m. ET at Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field. The Panthers will be strutting in after a victory while Georgia Tech will be stumbling in from a loss.

Pitt made easy work of the Florida State Seminoles last week and carried off a 41-17 win.

Meanwhile, Georgia Tech ended up a good deal behind the Notre Dame Fighting Irish when they played two weeks ago, losing 31-13. QB Jeff Sims had a memorable game, but not in the way you want to be remembered: besides failing to produce a single touchdown, he fumbled the ball once with only 150 yards passing.

Pitt is the favorite in this one, with an

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The Latest: Bengals Assistant Won’t Attend Pittsburgh Game | Sports News

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

Cincinnati Bengals receivers coach Bob Bicknell won’t attend the game at Pittsburgh because of COVID-19 reasons. Assistant receivers coach Troy Walters will fill Bicknell’s role Sunday.

The decision on Bicknell comes the same week the Bengals activated defensive back Mackensie Alexander and linebacker Jordan Evans off the COVID-19 reserve list while placing defensive tackle Margus Hunt on the list.

Winston Rose, a cornerback on the practice squad, also was placed on the COVID-19 list. The Bengals currently have four players on the list: Rose, Hunt, tackle Fred Johnson and cornerback Trae Waynes.

Canada’s deputy chief of public health says the Toronto Raptors have presented a good plan to play at home during the upcoming NBA season, but concerns remain over enforcing strict health protocols and travel over the border with the United States.

Dr. Howard Njoo

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Bengals assistant won’t attend Pittsburgh game

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

Cincinnati Bengals receivers coach Bob Bicknell won’t attend the game at Pittsburgh because of COVID-19 reasons. Assistant receivers coach Troy Walters will fill Bicknell’s role Sunday.

The decision on Bicknell comes the same week the Bengals activated defensive back Mackensie Alexander and linebacker Jordan Evans off the COVID-19 reserve list while placing defensive tackle Margus Hunt on the list.

Winston Rose, a cornerback on the practice squad, also was placed on the COVID-19 list. The Bengals currently have four players on the list: Rose, Hunt, tackle Fred Johnson and cornerback Trae Waynes.

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Fans attending the NCAA college football game between Northern Illinois and Buffalo on Wednesday night, Nov. 4, 2020, in DeKalb, Ill., follow guidelines about mask-wearing and social distancing. (Mark Busch/Daily Chronicle via AP)
Fans attending the NCAA college football game between Northern Illinois and Buffalo on Wednesday night, Nov. 4, 2020, in DeKalb, Ill., follow guidelines about mask-wearing and social distancing. (Mark Busch/Daily Chronicle via AP)Mark Busch/AP

Canada’s deputy chief of public health says the

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