The Altoona Mirror Columnsen-usWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:43:21 EDTWed, 24 Aug 2016 09:43:21 EDT situation plays role in Freese signing - The Pirates signed David Freese to a two-year extension, guaranteeing him $11 million. Good move or bad? Wishy-washy answer: It depends.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTSchool brings all types of students together, check. Notebooks, check. Pens, pencils and thumb drives ... check.Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTMehno: Too early to talk about wild-card game - The hot question circulating last week was simple: If the Pirates reached the one-game wild-card playoff round for the fourth consecutive year, which pitcher should they start? The issue was spurred by the ongoing disappointment of...Sun, 21 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTSteelers' LB doing the right thing - If there was a betting line on the James Harrison situation, smart money would be on the Steelers linebacker surrenderin.Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTOlympics is the mother of all sports & Gamble creates a series of commercials for each Olympic Games with the theme, "Thank You, Mom." The ads are usually tear-jerkers, showing successful athletes embracing their biggest fans, their mothers.Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT