The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Blogsen-usSun, 20 Apr 2014 09:15:04 EDTSun, 20 Apr 2014 09:15:04 EDT of Schiano's firing curious's-firing-curious.htmlAs we await resolution on the Bill O'Brien Sweepstakes, I found it very interesting that Tampa Bay fired Greg Schiano on Monday.Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:30:02 EDTPirates head to NLDS, but some local fans may be in dark,-but-some-local-fans-may-be-in-dark.htmlWatching the Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds in the NL Wild-Card game Tuesday night ---Pittsburgh's first playoff game since 1992 -- was a treat, a long overdue treat.Tue, 1 Oct 2013 23:30:02 EDTJones' HR barely misses unsuspecting bicylist'-HR-barely-misses-unsuspecting-bicylist.htmlWhen PNC Park opened in 2001, it was thought that the short right-field porch would be a home-run haven, particularly for left-handed hitters and that players would be hitting home runs into the Allegheny River more than occasionally.Wed, 5 Jun 2013 08:47:59 EDTAll rise for the Governor!!.htmlA little late, but I've still got time to alert the half-dozen horse racing fans of this blog my Preakness pick.Sat, 18 May 2013 17:22:17 EDTPoised for Derby 'Invasion''Invasion'.html It's Derby Day -- the best two minutes in sports -- and making a pick has become a tradition. <P> An obligatory tradition? Well, you can argue that. <P> Sitting near the photo desk at the Mirror the other day, chief photog J.D.Sat, 4 May 2013 07:10:05 EDT