The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Blogsen-usSat, 20 Dec 2014 03:28:34 EDTSat, 20 Dec 2014 03:28:34 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssThrough lows and highs, Ficken has seen it allhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6167/Through-lows-and-highs,-Ficken-has-seen-it-all.html <P> UNIVERSITY PARK -- Sam Ficken settled onto a blue couch in the Nittany Lions' players' lounge at the Lasch Building earlier this week and couldn't help but shake his head when it was suggested that he's been in more do-or-die situations...Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:07:53 EDTMaryland, Edsall can't shake pre-game acthttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6140/Maryland,-Edsall-can't-shake-pre-game-act.html <P> UNIVERSITY PARK -- Maybe in the history of football, not just Penn State football, this has happened before. <P> But I doubt it.Sun, 2 Nov 2014 21:21:04 EDTO'Brien living his dreamhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6122/O'Brien-living-his-dream.html <P> PITTSBURGH -- Nearly 10 years ago, when he was an assistant coach at New England under Bill Belichick, Bill O'Brien used to appreciate the respect his mentor showed for the history of the game in general and the league's flagship franchise...Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:17:46 EDTLions' planning disruptedhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6111/Lions'-planning-disrupted.htmlToday's Penn State game with Michigan is a toss-up even if circumstances were perfect, but they're not.Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:05:40 EDTPSU letters column set to resumehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6048/PSU-letters-column-set-to-resume.htmlWith the Penn State football season just around the corner, consider this an open invitation to be part of my weekly letters column, which runs in our Gameday tabloid throughout the season.Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:16:41 EDT