The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 1 Aug 2014 20:25:33 EDTFri, 1 Aug 2014 20:25:33 EDT ready for family reunion - I have 2-year-old twins, and it's been emotionally difficult being away from them for a mere three days covering Big Ten football in the Windy City.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTNew PSU AD has solid hoop history - One of the best things about new Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour - if you're a basketball fan - is that she has a lot of experience working at schools where basketball actually matters.Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTGiger: Barbour odd choice for PSU PARK - It's just a bizarre hire. A major head-scratcher in so many ways. Whether it will turn out to be good or bad, nobody knows at this point. That will take years to find out.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSampson getting All-Star raw deal Pirates are robbing Curve pitcher Adrian Sampson of a chance to enjoy perhaps the biggest highlight of his career as they are not allowing him to pitch in next week's Eastern League All-Star Game.Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTIt's easy to root for guys like J-Hay, Maggi awesome is it that Josh Harrison made the National League All-Star team for the Pirates! He is, and forever will be, "The Man" in Altoona thanks to his wonderfully catchy walk-up song in 2010.Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT