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PSU alumnus Smith to share international basketball stories

March 10, 2015 The Penn State All-Sports Museum continues its Ellen Perry Speaker Series next week, welcoming former professional basketball star Tyler Smith to the Clemen’s Family Theatre. more »»

Tradition special in wrestling

March 3, 2015 They call it the reason for the season. For the best-of-the-best high school wrestlers in Pennsylvania, this week’s destination is Hershey’s Giant Arena for the PIAA individual championships. more »»

Daytona 500 jumpstarts racing season

February 24, 2015 NASCAR is one sport where the most important event of the year is also the first event of the year. more »»

NASCAR gets drama-free 500 race it needed

February 24, 2015 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It was a bumpy buildup to the Daytona 500, which for days was overshadowed by disputes, drama, an injury to Kyle Busch and the suspension of his older brother, Kurt. more »»

Character big issue at NFL combine

February 24, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS — The questions were similar, and Dorial Green-Beckham had virtually the same response for each one. more »»

Racing and wrestling while waiting for spring

February 17, 2015 Some general observations while watching the snow swirl and listening to the wind howl. n Group qualifying for the Daytona 500 was not entirely a crash and burn, but definitely left many fuming. more »»

Time to celebrate college signees

February 10, 2015 The beginning of February brings a number of significant dates, like Groundhog Day, the Super Bowl, and college football signing day. more »»

Plenty to like, not like about Super Bowl

February 3, 2015 The Super Bowl is in the books, but controversy abounds, and not just about New England’s deflated footballs and Seattle’s curious last-minute play call. more »»

Celebrating a basketball milestone

January 27, 2015 Their photos are found in high school trophy cases, painted on gym walls, or carefully sealed behind Plexiglass plaques in school lobbie. more »»

Super Bowl season begins

January 20, 2015 Politics has its silly-season; the NFL has the two-week break between the league championships and the Super Bowl. more »»

More rule changes on the way in NASCAR

January 13, 2015 It seems like NASCAR just crowned Kevin Harvick the 2014 champion, but after a brief holiday break, stock car teams (as well as fans) are already looking ahead to 2015. more »»

Boston Marathon trial a somber reminder

January 6, 2015 Jury selection for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has begun, with the trial expected to begin on Jan. 26. more »»

Goodman Shaffer: Resolutions for a New Year

December 30, 2014 President John F. Kennedy said, “Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. more »»

Sports gives us a break from holiday

December 23, 2014 Some general observations while growing tired of the grueling “sport” of holiday shopping… n The Penn State women’s volleyball team will spend another semester break celebrating a national... more »»

Goodman Shaffer: Local programs cultivate teamwork, integrity

December 16, 2014 I finally had the chance to see the movie “Draft Day. more »»

Holiday ode to BG football

December 9, 2014 Twas some time before Christmas, and all through Altoona The Marauders remained as the last big kahuna. more »»

Goodman Shaffer: Observations for changing seasons

December 2, 2014 Some general observations while marveling at the number of all-terrain vehicles traveling our dirt road pre-dawn, heading toward hunting camp on the opening day of deer season: n While the sport of... more »»

Sports offers thankful moments

November 25, 2014 It seems like the holiday season comes a little earlier every year. We start seeing Christmas decorations even before Halloween, and more and more stores are opening on Thanksgiving Day. more »»

Goodman Shaffer: Bedford hiker completes first leg of 20-year goal

November 18, 2014 Garry Goss is probably walking with a little more spring in his step this mont. more »»

Tribute to vets a part of sports

November 11, 2014 Tune in to your favorite sporting events this week, and you just may catch a little more camo than usual. more »»

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