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Steelers have several options with first-round pick

April 28, 2016 “With their first pick in the 2016 NFL draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select .. more »»


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Schmitt: US women’s soccer aiming for World Cup gold

April 23, 2015 Just as all great football dynasties aren’t complete until they have captured a Super Bowl championship or an amazing hockey team is not satisfied unless it captures the Stanley Cup, the U.. more »»

Neil Rudel

Baron still thriving as underdog

December 10, 2015 Jim Baron is back in central Pennsylvania tonight, some 28-plus years and 450 victories since he landed on Aldrich Avenue in Altoona as a 33-year-old head coach at Saint Francis. more »»

Tom Schmitt

Schmitt: Wassell had big role in Lady Lions’ title

January 1, 2016 The Penn State women’s soccer team has long been a respected force in collegiate soccer at a national level. more »»

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Super Bowl commercials enlighten, inspire

February 9, 2016 The commercials for the Super Bowl have become almost as important as the big game itself, with this year’s 30-second spots costing upwards to $5 million. more »»

Tom Schmitt

Alianiello putting together impressive resume

February 11, 2016 Former Altoona Area High School all-state goalie Joe Alianiello has proven to be as effective as a head college coach as he was on the fiel. more »»

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John Mehno

Wondering why NBA hasn't tried Pittsburgh

March 27, 2016 PITTSBURGH — A couple of precocious kids, ages 10 and 11, got 15 minutes of publicity for their campaign to bring the NBA to town. more »»

Tom Schmitt

Concerns for concussions hit home

March 29, 2016 A growing concern in the U.S. more »»

Kellie Goodman

Lumberjack pursues excellence

March 29, 2016 Zachary Brouse grew up like many American boys, playing football and baseball; he even spent a season on the college diamond. more »»

Neil Rudel

‘Chopping’ at bit to help Altoona searches

April 6, 2016 “Neil? This is Dick Lockard. Can we borrow the Mirror helicopter?” I chuckle. “Well, sure, Dick — but I’m driving. Company policy. I figured you’d be calling. more »»

Kellie Goodman

The business of lighting athletic fields

April 12, 2016 Any athlete will tell you, there’s something special about playing under the lights. more »»

Tom Schmitt

Powerful US women’s team players need to be paid appropriately

April 20, 2016 The United States women’s national soccer team has provided American fans with a great deal to cheer about and celebrate over the recent years, including the Olympic gold medal and bringing the Worl... more »»

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Grading the Steelers 2013 draft

April 28, 2016 Blogger’s note: The grades pundits will deal out this weekend are meaningless, of course. You can only properly grade a draft in hindsight. more »

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