The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 11 Feb 2016 12:17:05 EDTThu, 11 Feb 2016 12:17:05 EDT favors early signing day - One will never be able to accuse Penn State football coach James Franklin of straddling the fence when it comes to the issue of instituting an early signing date for football like the NCAA has done in a number of other sports.Mon, 8 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTFading at the finish: Despite late issues, Franklin likes class PARK - Penn State football coach James Franklin did his best impression of his elusive, five-star running back recruit Miles Sanders in trying to sidestep a question about the reasons the Nittany Lions found themselves scrambling to...Thu, 4 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTRudel: Nittany Lions still in transition PARK - When we last left James Franklin, he was putting the cap on a four-game losing streak that ended the 2015 season. Well, unfortunately for the Nittany Nation, 2016 hasn't started on a winning note, either.Thu, 4 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTNo. 5 Hawkeyes run Nittany Lions out of the arena in win Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa's scorers often get the attention, but it's the fifth-ranked Hawkeyes' aggressive and trapping defense that is making the difference this season.Thu, 4 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTGood news, bad news for Penn St.'s been this kind of recruiting year for Penn State - every time something good happens, it seems to be tempered with bad news. That happened again on Monday.Tue, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDT