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One tough guy: To no one's surprise, Paterno bounces back from collision

August 16, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Devon Smith, who clobbered Joe Paterno in practice 10 days ago, just smiled, shook his head with respectful disbelief and stated the obvious. more »»

Keppinger, Eldred, Owens and, of course, Hyzdu top list

August 14, 2011 It’s always fun comparing one player or coach to another, so here’s a debate on the best in Curve history: Best pure hitter In the discussion: OF Alex Presley set a franchise record with a . more »»

PSU football fans: Start your engines

August 4, 2011 Penn State starts football practice today with one obvious question mark at quarterback, the usual question marks about the offensive line and whether this will be it for Joe Paterno, plus plenty of... more »»

Ump in Pirates' game should be punished

July 28, 2011 It was an absolutely atrocious call by the home plate umpire, one of the worst you’ll ever see in a baseball game. more »»

Umpire's blown call in 19th inning costs Pirates in Atlanta

July 27, 2011 It was an absolutely atrocious call by the home plate umpire, one of the worst you'll ever see in a baseball game. more »»

Pirates file complaint over 19th-inning call

July 27, 2011 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates president Frank Coonelly issued a statement on Wednesday, a day after his team's 4-3 loss to the Braves in Atlanta that included a highly controversial call in the 19th... more »»

Giger: Huntington getting last laugh after heavy criticism early

July 17, 2011 Neal Huntington traded away Jose Bautista for essentially a bag of beans. more »»

Cream of the Curve: Marte, Morris lead list of Altoona's top prospects

July 17, 2011 This is a hugely disappointing season for the Curve, but there are still several players on the team who look like they could be productive major leaguers at some point. more »»

Marte could be trade bait

July 10, 2011 Every team in baseball knows the Pirates will be looking to add a hitter to stay in contention in the second half, and most potential trade partners are certain to ask about Curve center fielder... more »»

WWII prisoner of war enjoys touching moment at Curve game

July 5, 2011 Sports venues provide an excellent place to observe and honor heroes. Not athletes. Real heroes. People like Altoona's own Kenneth McCracken Sr. more »»

Chance to mingle with Jeter memorable for Curve players

July 3, 2011 TRENTON, N.J. — They were brief but memorable conversations, and the Curve players who got to have the little chats with Derek Jeter will never forget them. more »»

Losing Mercer a blow to struggling offense

June 28, 2011 Great news for one worthy Curve hitter comes at a terrible time for an offense that’s in the midst of a historic meltdown. more »»

Giger: JoePa, Coach K are what’s right with college sports

June 21, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK — Two icons. Two feet apart. A combined 1,301 victories. And one great example of what’s right in college sports. Perfect timing, too. more »»

They truly earned it: The top 10 Curve-to-MLB stories

June 11, 2011 The Curve have had 85 players reach the major leagues, and each one deserves credit for fulfilling his lifetime dream. more »»

Giger: PSU needs Chambers’ people skills

June 7, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK — There are only two kinds of people in the world: Those you want to hang out with and those you don’t. The ones you don’t are boring. They have nothing to add to any conversation. more »»

Having two broadcasters a luxury in minor leagues

June 5, 2011 I host a daily radio show, and even I get tired of hearing my own voice for two hours. Radio works best with at least a couple of people bouncing ideas, stories and jokes off each othe. more »»

Chambers is the right guy -- for the price

June 4, 2011 It’s debatable that Penn State basketball will ever be a consistent national threat, but this much is certain: The Nittany Lions will never be one if they can’t get their share of talent from the... more »»

Giger: Healthy JoePa using Skype to recruit, tells kids he 'could go four more years'

June 3, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Joe Paterno loves to proclaim he's not up on technology, cell phones or what he called "tweedle-doo" or "tweedle-dee" (actually Twitter), but the 84-year-old is showing he's... more »»

PSU to name Chambers

June 3, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Pat Chambers will be Penn State's new men's head basketball coach. He is expected to be introduced Monday. more »»

Wootten endorses Everhart, who will interview this week for PSU job

May 30, 2011 Legendary high school basketball coach Morgan Wootten believes one of his proteges, Ron Everhart, would be a perfect fit as Penn State's new coach. more »»

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