The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 24 Apr 2014 06:28:46 EDTThu, 24 Apr 2014 06:28:46 EDT inspired by his late motherhttp://www.altoonamirror.com forget sometimes that athletes are people, too. They're not just statistics on a page.Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTPersonally, Franklin a big change from O'Brienhttp://www.altoonamirror.com Franklin is going to genuinely love the next 3 months until fall camp begins, not just endure them the way Bill O'Brien did.Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTStrong spring a good sign for DE Barneshttp://www.altoonamirror.com PARK - Penn State defensive end Deion Barnes sent his D-coordinator, Bob Shoop, a text message Thursday night, explaining how he's "all about being 100 percent and totally committed to what we're doing.Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTTommy John surgery not as bad as it used to behttp://www.altoonamirror.com pitcher Tyler Sample had Tommy John surgery when he was just 15 years old, which sounds crazy, but only if you still consider the procedure to be very dangerous and career threatening. Which it's not anymore.Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTCurve OF keeping fallen friend's memory alivehttp://www.altoonamirror.com Chambers, a beloved and respected member of the Pirates organization who lost his life far too early last year at the age of 24, will be with the Curve in spirit this season thanks to a good friend.Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT