The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 23 Apr 2014 22:46:08 EDTWed, 23 Apr 2014 22:46:08 EDT touched by supporthttp://www.altoonamirror.com PARK - There may be no sporting event in which attendance is more closely tied to the weather than an annual spring football game, and when James Franklin awoke to a gorgeous blue and white sky Saturday morning, he knew his Penn State...Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTHard to imagine a better time of the yearhttp://www.altoonamirror.com random thoughts as, finally, we may be heading toward spring: n The best three days of the year are the first two days of the NCAA Tournament - today and Friday - and the NFL's championship Sunday.Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDTBefore fielding team, coach building trusthttp://www.altoonamirror.com PARK - James Franklin isn't as concerned with the end result as he is about the road between here and there.Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDTBefore his about-face, Franco ought to call audiblehttp://www.altoonamirror.com've been privileged to have followed John Franco's coaching career and would consider him a friend.Sun, 2 Feb 2014 00:00:00 EDTRudel: Terry Smith eager to be back 'home'http://www.altoonamirror.com PARK - After a couple of meetings and a few phone calls, Terry Smith endured "a long weekend that seemed like it took forever," before Penn State football coach James Franklin officially extended a job offer "asking me if I was intereste...Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EDT