The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 4 Oct 2015 16:08:33 EDTSun, 4 Oct 2015 16:08:33 EDT from around sports worldhttp://www.altoonamirror.com general observations while finding it hard to believe that we're a month through football season already n Philadelphia notoriously produces some of the toughest sports fans in the country, and possibly the world.Tue, 29 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTRemembering football fun at Penn State, student-stylehttp://www.altoonamirror.com the Penn State game Saturday night in the warm, dry comfort of home, I was thinking how thankful I was to be in the coziness of sweatpants, surrounded by dogs and cats, rather than under the bright lights and engulfed by the loud noise of...Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTNASCAR's Chase set to beginhttp://www.altoonamirror.com is indeed that time of year again: falling leaves, football and fast cars; the fast cars hoping to go even faster now that NASCAR's Championship Chase is here.Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTFall sports pride on full displayhttp://www.altoonamirror.com love this time of year. There is just something wonderful about seeing the leaves beginning to change, and the school busses rolling once again; but sports may be the biggest and best reason of allto love the fall.Tue, 8 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTFinding joy in sportshttp://www.altoonamirror.com an age of one sports scandal after another, from the NFL's deflategate to the fixing of youth softball games, it's becoming harder and harder to hold onto the sunny idealism that used to be athletics' status quo.Tue, 1 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDT