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Baseball's memorable quips

April 12, 2009 The great American sport of baseball offers great entertainment on the field, but also continues to provide some nifty quips and quotes. more »»

Van Lier left heart in Loretto

March 8, 2009 Six games into my first basketball season as the sports information director at St. Francis, I had the opportunity to interview a Red Flash legend and a truly larger-than-life personalit. more »»

Still numb over great Super Bowl

February 8, 2009 One week has passed since the Steelers snatched victory from the Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII. The highlights are etched in Super Bowl lore forever. more »»

Still seeing stats over 'super' visits

February 1, 2009 Barack Obama had it wrong. Instead of saying people in rural Pennsylvania “cling to their guns and religion,” he really should have said “they cling to their guns and Steeler. more »»

The lighter side of football

January 25, 2009 While football is a tough and demanding sport, over the years it has generated some laugh-producing statements including a good number of malapropisms and misspeaks. more »»

Steelers' formula: Run it

January 11, 2009 The Pittsburgh Steelers’ journey towards playoff glory begins today at a frigid Heinz Field. The opposition will be the San Diego Chargers. more »»

Clock’s ticking on Weis

December 27, 2008 Charlie Weis got his Christmas present a day early this year. more »»

A Detroit diehard and proud of it

December 21, 2008 Due to recent criticism, I would just like to state that I am proud to say that I am a Detroit Lions fan. more »»

NCAA needs legitimate playoff system

December 14, 2008 In the days after Penn State’s 24-23 loss to Iowa, I noticed a change over the individuals I encountered. more »»

Steelers' report: So far, so good

November 9, 2008 It’s the halfway point for the 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers’ season, and the Black and Gold sit atop the AFC North. more »»

Baseball's most memorable quips

November 2, 2008 With the World Series just past, here are some entertaining and interesting quips and quotes from the world of basebal. more »»

Veteran coach pays tribute to mentor

October 26, 2008 Coaches today get a lot of notoriety and a lot of credit, and I’ve been fortunate to receive both during my career. more »»

UConn love started with pair of pants

October 19, 2008 My life completely changed 17 years ago. I was in fourth grade. My classmates and I were sitting at our desks eagerly awaiting the start of gym class. more »»

Through love and tears, Pittman remembered

September 28, 2008 Seven years ago, Dave McGrath, a local friend and athlete, died suddenly and unexpectedly. more »»

Steelers' key? It's up front

September 7, 2008 The last we saw from the Steelers was a poor third down-and-8 call compounded by poor tackling and a holding call that never came. more »»

Werner was an Altoona institution

August 24, 2008 In the late 1950s, rarely did a day pass without my turning to the Mirror sports page. more »»

Russian guard made his point

August 17, 2008 I will be rooting for the Russians during these Olympic Games. Before someone comes after me with a hammer and sickle and Joe McCarthy begins to stir in his grave, let me explain. more »»

Olympics bring promise, intrigue

August 10, 2008 This will be an Olympiad to remember. All throughout this year the media have been comparing the events of 2008 to those of 1968. more »»

‘A slice of Americana’

July 27, 2008 In many ways, the Building II Rec Hall embodies the heart and soul of this blue-collar town. It has played a part in the lives of thousands living in the central Pennsylvania region. more »»

So far, 2008 has been year of the upset

July 20, 2008 Super Bowl XLII got the sports season rolling for 2008 with the New York Giants stopping perfection by surprising the heavily favored New England Patriots 17-1. more »»

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