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Salary dump should not have included McGuire

August 2, 2016 There’s no mistaking exactly what this really is: A salary dum. more »»

Barbour’s concerns justified, but might fall on deaf ears

July 22, 2016 In a perfect sports world of friendly, always respectful competitors, as well as patient, realistic fans, Sandy Barbour would not have had to make the comments she did about some of the issues facin... more »»

Curve valuable to area

July 18, 2016 Most of us take the simplest things for granted, such as having a comfortable bed to sleep in at nigh. more »»

Minor leaguers deserve more money

July 15, 2016 The overall salary structure in minor league baseball is an absolute joke, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred doesn’t appear to have any intention of helping out thousands of young players around the... more »»

Giger: Young prospects spark Bucs

July 10, 2016 What a breath of fresh air these terrific young prospects have been for the Buccos, and it’s not a coincidence the team has rebounded the past few weeks since they’ve arrived. more »»

Giger: Meadows could make ’Cutch expendable

June 15, 2016 W hat makes Austin Meadows the most important player in the Pirates’ minor league system has plenty to do with him, but even more to do with Andrew McCutchen. more »»

Mehno: Champion Pens ready for time off

June 15, 2016 PITTSBURGH — The Stanley Cup parade rolls this morning at 11:30, which means a lot of the Penguins players should be scattering this evening. more »»

Giger: Hackenberg’s draft spot not easy to determine

April 28, 2016 It wouldn’t be shocking to see Christian Hackenberg drafted at the end of the first round tonight, nor would it be shocking if he falls as far as the fourth round. more »»

Allie proving he’s deserving of more opportunities

April 25, 2016 Stetson Allie, who faced a crossroads in his career, deserves a lot of credit for how he’s handled the adversity. more »»

SFU coach leads team to historic win over PSU

April 23, 2016 LORETTO — Saint Francis recorded the school’s best win — in any sport — in 25 years Thursday night, pulling off a true David vs. more »»

Receivers can benefit in new ‘O’

April 18, 2016 Trace McSorley didn’t throw many passes off target during his fantastic Blue-White Game performance Saturday, but one in particular actually gave someone else a chance to make an impressive play. more »»

Don’t count on coach winning at lowly TCU

March 22, 2016 Full disclosure: As a Syracuse fan, I’m glad to see Jamie Dixon leave Pitt. He’s always owned the Orange, figuring out their vaunted 2-3 zone better than any coach around. more »»

Giger: Madness would be norm if little guys got to host games

March 20, 2016 One of the main reasons why all the upsets in the NCAA Tournament are so surprising is because college basketball is egregiously rigged against the little guys throughout the regular season. more »»

Hack helps himself with strong pro day

March 18, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Football scouting is a lot of guess work. more »»

Flash fold at the worst time

March 3, 2016 TEANECK, N.J. more »»

Flash in danger of spoiling season

February 21, 2016 LORETTO — Saint Francis is blowing a golden opportunity, the kind that hasn’t come around in 25 years. more »»

'She loved the Curve games:' Fan who never missed home game passes

January 31, 2016 Susie Mielnik truly was in a league of her own when it comes to minor league baseball, and what she accomplished as an Altoona Curve fan for 17 seasons is one of the most incredible feats imaginable... more »»

Bach’s basketball legacy still felt at Penn State

January 24, 2016 It would be difficult to make the case that John Bach was the greatest basketball coach in Penn State history. more »»

Perception of season, Franklin could change

December 31, 2015 FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — A longtime and rational Penn State fan — and yes, the rational part is key — asked me this week if James Franklin will be on the hot seat entering next season. more »»

Giger: Johnson, Barkley among PSU’s best pro prospects

December 27, 2015 Watching the big fella rumble 71 yards down the sideline for a game-clinching TD against San Diego State gave us a 10-second glimpse of why 325-pound defensive tackle Austin Johnson is a big-time NF... more »»

Giger: TaxSlayer Bowl pits two distracted teams

December 21, 2015 When the major story lines for not one but both teams have very little to do with the actual game, it’s easy to wonder how much we’re supposed to care about Penn State’s bowl matchup against Georgi. more »»

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