The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 1 Jul 2015 23:42:33 EDTWed, 1 Jul 2015 23:42:33 EDT's tweet sparks debate on sportshttp://www.altoonamirror.com probably seemed like a harmless, albeit insensitive tweet at the time when Sports Illustrated writer Andy Benoit described women's sports as "not worth watching" during a women's World Cup soccer game.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTFathers impact girls sportshttp://www.altoonamirror.com spent Father's Day weekend at a youth softball tournament watching girls ages 12 to 14 pitch, hit, bunt, field and slide through round robin and bracket play.Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTGoodman Shaffer: Penn State lacrosse mourns goalkeeper's deathhttp://www.altoonamirror.com Penn State athletics family is mourning lacrosse goalkeeper (John) Connor Darcey, who died in a car accident Friday in Boston just weeks shy of his 22nd birthday.Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTGoodman Shaffer: New fan is intrigued by American Ninja Warriorhttp://www.altoonamirror.com'm not sure how I missed the first six seasons of the NBC/Esquire TV show, "American Ninja Warrior," but I recently found myself drawn into this unique combination of athletic competition and reality show after learning that local doctor, David...Tue, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTA message, and a lesson, for the graduating seniors in the areahttp://www.altoonamirror.com week, you will put on your caps and gowns, walk across a stage, gymnasium or football field to receive your diplomas and bid farewell to high school.Tue, 2 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT