The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 30 Jan 2015 05:56:42 EDTFri, 30 Jan 2015 05:56:42 EDT feel good about Kang deal - Even though the Pittsburgh Pirates employ one of the largest analytics departments in baseball, they are not exactly sure how Jung Ho Kang's outstanding statistics in South Korea will translate to the major league.Sat, 17 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTPirates near deal with Kang - Korean infielder Jung-ho Kang is on his way to Pittsburgh to finalize a deal with the Pirates. The 27-year-old Kang flew to Pittsburgh on Wednesday and is expected to undergo a physical toda.Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTFranklin, BG football lead area sports stories of the year"Out with the old, in with the new" was truly Penn State's theme in 2014, as the Nittany Lions hired both a new head football coach and a new athletic directo.Thu, 1 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTTaking a look back at the year that was n Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien resigned after two years to take job with the NFL's Houston Texans.Thu, 1 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTLet's test your knowledge of 2014 sports - The end of the year approaches as excitement for the Armed Forces Bowl builds. All things considered, it wasn't a bad year. All three pro teams made the playoffs, great stories emerged, and there was plenty to discuss.Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT