The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:49:31 EDTThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:49:31 EDT time for sports talk radio week kicks off college football season in Big Ten country as administrators, coaches and players from across the conference converge on Chicago for the conference's media days and related activities.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTWorld Cup left plenty of memories Brian Showalter The 2014 World Cup was the 11th that I've watched since 1974, and it was the best by far. The quality of play was excellent throughout with many matches decided in extra time or very late in the normal 90 minutes.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTIntroducing the new Cleveland from Cleveland, the birthplace of Superman. You knew that, right? Please say yes. Like so many here in this fine city, Superman was a complicated soul. He spent most of his daylight hours pretending to be mild-mannered Clark Kent.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTBaseball fans num to steroid use Bonds is getting a second chance, hardly surprising because baseball is a game of second chances.Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTMedia go easy on USA soccer team the United States out of the World Cup after drawing record-setting TV viewership and generating all kinds of social media attention, maybe we can get back to some semblance of normalcy. That's not a knock against hard-core soccer supporters.Sat, 5 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT