The Altoona Mirror Columnsen-usSat, 27 Aug 2016 14:44:54 EDTSat, 27 Aug 2016 14:44:54 EDT experience steadily eroding DE JANEIRO - There may have been a time, when athletes smoked pipes, competed in everyday clothes and didn't tweet sponsored messages, a time that fewer and fewer people can remember, when sports were "real," not theater.Sun, 21 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTViewers wanted more on Saunders's been 11 days since ESPN's John Saunders died and while the praise for his career and testimonials about him as a colleague and person have been appropriate, compelling, emotional and honest, there's still something missing about the story - an...Sun, 21 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTOver time, ballparks evolve steadily you go to a Curve game or make the trip to PNC Park, have you ever thought about how, between pitches, these venues showcase an impressive array of entertainment options that include all kinds of video content and music, while offering a wide...Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTNFL preseason gives way to Olympics, regular season or postseason, the NFL dominates on television, consistently pulling ratings and viewership that other programming (news, reality, scripted or sports) can only hope to attain.Sun, 7 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTLilly: Hall should welcome Bonds, Clemens Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame last Sunday. The Pennsylvania born superstars (Griffey in Donora and Piazza in Norristown) deserve their plaques in Cooperstown.Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT