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Leaders take charge in big win

Leaders take charge in big win

Tyler Palko became the first quarterback to throw for five touchdowns against Notre Dame as Pittsburgh handed the Irish a 41-38 loss in South Bend, Ind., on Saturday.

Josh Cummings connected on a 32-yard field goal with one second remaining to lift the unranked Panthers past No. 24 Notre Dame. The win was Pittsburgh's first in South Bend since 1986. Improving by the week, Palko completed 26 of 42 passes for 334 yards. He threaded a 20-yard scoring pass to Steve Buches, giving Pittsburgh a 28-21 lead with 2:55 remaining in the third quarter. But Irish... Recommended Stories

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