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The Pitt football team opens its annual training camp with media day activities Aug. 6, and practice begins Aug. 7, as the Panthers gear up for their opening game against Eastern Michigan Sept. 1 at Heinz Field.

With two straight strong recruiting classes and another being assembled for 2008, interest in this Univesity of Pittsburgh team is as high as it was when Dave Wannstedt returned to his alma mater nearly three years ago. And as a Pitt sports fan, you should be part of the Panthers' resurgence in football and continued excellence in basketball. The best way to accomplish that goal is to subscribe to

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Football recruiting reaches a fever pitch after the New Year and throughout the ensuing four weeks to National Letter-of-Intent Day, and Pitt's Big East basketball season kicks into high gear then as well. After that, there's March Madness, which the Panthers have participated in for seven straight years, and spring football gets underway at that time as well. After the annual Blue-Gold Game, it's time for sports camps and combines, and that means recruiting has begun to heat up along with the weather. Recruiting visits and conditioning workouts highlight the summer, and then it's time again for football training camp in August. So, as you can see, the best value is to secure an Annual Pass to Panther Digest.

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