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For WTAJ, it's the biggest day of the year

February 3, 2013 Television’s biggest day means just as much for network affiliates as for the companies that invest in multi-million dollar Super Bowl advertising campaigns. more »»

Super Bowl has something for everyone

February 3, 2013 Whether you’re a fan of either of the two teams or not, there are plenty of reasons to be excited about and interested in Super Bowl XLVII. more »»

Swogger knew how to reach players

January 27, 2013 It was the afternoon of Christmas Day. My two daughters were both home from Pittsburgh for the holiday. The gifts had been opened. There was joy and laughter. more »»

Irish should give Tide a challenge

December 15, 2012 Penn State and unbeaten Ohio State are both staying home for the college football bowl season, but it will hardly be an uneventful one. more »»

Lions, Tigers need new home

October 28, 2012 See if this makes any sense to you: Altoona and Hollidaysburg are located right next to each other. The football conference they are in doesn’t allow them to play each other. more »»

Cycling brought out best in friendship

October 14, 2012 Gary Kephart seldom made any headlines on the Mirror sports page. more »»

Irish move strikes a balance

September 23, 2012 Notre Dame announced last week that it was moving from the Big East to the ACC. To Rick Reilly’s surprise, the sports world took notice. more »»

Steelers can survive transition

September 9, 2012 The last time we saw the Black and Gold on the gridiron, Tim Tebow was stunning the Blitzburgh Nation with a 300-plus yard passing performance and a one-play overtime playoff wi. more »»

Longtime NFL owner Modell dies

September 6, 2012 BALTIMORE — One of the most influential owners in the history of the NFL, Art Modell helped mold the foundation of the league. more »»

A day to celebrate with Dad

June 17, 2012 Today is Father’s Day. It’s a chance to tell your favorite guy thanks for all he’s been and done for you over the years. It’s usually celebrated with a small gift, perhaps a shirt or tie or wallet. more »»

Jack Twyman was my hero

June 3, 2012 My stepson, Logan, loves sports. Like many young people, he admires his favorite players. LeBron James is one of them. more »»

Louisville rides hot hand into Final 4

March 29, 2012 Notes and observations from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament as the Final Four approaches: n If you’re betting on a red-hot dark horse to win all the marbles in this year’s version of March... more »»

Some quotable quotes amid hoopla

March 25, 2012 Even as basketball fans lose themselves in this scintillating time known as “March Madness,” which offers intense competition, compelling drama and thrilling finishes, it should also be noted that... more »»

A super day awaits NASCAR fans

February 26, 2012 The 2012 NASCAR Season begins today with the 54th running of the Daytona 500 ... “The Great American Race. more »»

Altoona reunion highlights first week in Florida

February 12, 2012 BRADENTON, Fla. — Greetings from Florida. After a smooth trip on the Amtrak Auto Train, accompanied by Jack and Joan Camberg and Dave and Marsha Dravis, we arrived here last Sunda. more »»

Palfey deserves more time

December 11, 2011 The 2011 Mountain Lions’ football season marked the last of coach Tom Palfey’s three-year contract. more »»

Cards’ title a tribute to La Russa

October 30, 2011 ST. LOUIS — It wasn’t the chill in the late October air that made the hair on the back of your neck stand up one final time. It was how fitting absolutely everything about this one felt at the end. more »»

WVU coach strikes nerve with fans

October 11, 2011 West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen took a pretty big risk at his press conference last week when he was openly critical of Mountaineer fans. Sometimes, however, the truth hurts. more »»

Gioiosa was mentor, friend

October 2, 2011 This testament is written on behalf of my lifelong friend, Angie Gioiosa. more »»

Steelers poised for big year

September 11, 2011 The 2010 Steelers season, filled with many highlights, ended in disappointment to the Green Bay Packers at Cowboys Stadiu. more »»

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