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Calm down on firing Franklin talk

September 26, 2016 Fire James Franklin. Fire Mike Tomlin. Fire Clint Hurdle. Fire every coach who suffers an embarrassing loss or fails to win a championship. No. No. Calm down. Relax. Be patient. Sports are har. more »»

Rout shows how far PSU is from elite teams

September 25, 2016 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Penn State had no chance to beat Michigan on Saturday because of so many injuries on defense. That’s not an excuse. It’s a legitimate football explanation. more »»

The right NFL opportunity will lure Harbaugh back

September 22, 2016 Trying to figure out what’s going on inside the head of the wackiest, weirdest and maybe creepiest coach in college football is probably a futile exercise. This is Jim Harbaugh we’re talking abou. more »»

Should McSorley have played over Hack?

September 19, 2016 Trace McSorley completed 75 percent of his passes Saturday against Temple (18-of-24), 68 percent last week against Pitt (24-of-35) and is at 64.4 percent for the season through three games. more »»

Offense, not defense, wins championships now

September 15, 2016 In the past 12 college football championship games — either the BCS or College Football Playoff — the winning team scored at least 30 points in nine of those contests. more »»

Plenty of good and bad news for Penn State

September 12, 2016 The psyche of the sports fan is a fascinating thing as one walks the tightrope of emotions during a game. more »»

Narduzzi needs to cash in on his big chance

September 8, 2016 If Pat Narduzzi and Pitt can’t beat Penn State this season, they might not be able to do so during this four-year renewal of the storied rivalry. The Panthers have all the advantages here. more »»

PSU must play better to beat Pitt

September 5, 2016 Welcome to Penn State vs. Pitt week, a statewide celebration of trash talk 16 long years in the making. more »»

Entertaining offense should be first step

September 1, 2016 Sports are entertainment, and if fans are going to watch a team or follow it closely, the least they should expect for their time and financial commitment is to be entertained. more »»

Salary dump should not have included McGuire

August 2, 2016 There’s no mistaking exactly what this really is: A salary dum. more »»

Barbour’s concerns justified, but might fall on deaf ears

July 22, 2016 In a perfect sports world of friendly, always respectful competitors, as well as patient, realistic fans, Sandy Barbour would not have had to make the comments she did about some of the issues facin... more »»

Curve valuable to area

July 18, 2016 Most of us take the simplest things for granted, such as having a comfortable bed to sleep in at nigh. more »»

Minor leaguers deserve more money

July 15, 2016 The overall salary structure in minor league baseball is an absolute joke, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred doesn’t appear to have any intention of helping out thousands of young players around the... more »»

Giger: Young prospects spark Bucs

July 10, 2016 What a breath of fresh air these terrific young prospects have been for the Buccos, and it’s not a coincidence the team has rebounded the past few weeks since they’ve arrived. more »»

Giger: Meadows could make ’Cutch expendable

June 15, 2016 W hat makes Austin Meadows the most important player in the Pirates’ minor league system has plenty to do with him, but even more to do with Andrew McCutchen. more »»

Mehno: Champion Pens ready for time off

June 15, 2016 PITTSBURGH — The Stanley Cup parade rolls this morning at 11:30, which means a lot of the Penguins players should be scattering this evening. more »»

Giger: Hackenberg’s draft spot not easy to determine

April 28, 2016 It wouldn’t be shocking to see Christian Hackenberg drafted at the end of the first round tonight, nor would it be shocking if he falls as far as the fourth round. more »»

Allie proving he’s deserving of more opportunities

April 25, 2016 Stetson Allie, who faced a crossroads in his career, deserves a lot of credit for how he’s handled the adversity. more »»

SFU coach leads team to historic win over PSU

April 23, 2016 LORETTO — Saint Francis recorded the school’s best win — in any sport — in 25 years Thursday night, pulling off a true David vs. more »»

Receivers can benefit in new ‘O’

April 18, 2016 Trace McSorley didn’t throw many passes off target during his fantastic Blue-White Game performance Saturday, but one in particular actually gave someone else a chance to make an impressive play. more »»

Don’t count on coach winning at lowly TCU

March 22, 2016 Full disclosure: As a Syracuse fan, I’m glad to see Jamie Dixon leave Pitt. He’s always owned the Orange, figuring out their vaunted 2-3 zone better than any coach around. more »»

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