Most times you turn on the radio or tv, or flip through the paper, and there are stories that athletes have “come up short” or maybe they find out their career is over before it really got to start because of some tragedy. That’s why (aside that I am a PITT fan) I am so stoked for Panthers running back James Conner! Just SIX months after learning he had Hodgkin Lymphoma, this young man says he’s cancer-free!! The former ACC Player of the Year made the announcement after his final chemotherapy treatment. Both Conner and PITT coach Paul Narduzzi have maintained the back will be ready for the team’s home opener on September 3rd against Villanova. Hey..didn’t Penguins great Mario Lemieux beat the “same beast”?? Must be a ‘Burgh thing!