In with the new

The ball is going to drop soon in Times Square. It’s one of my favorite places. My wife and I, we take the kids there often. It’s crazy on a Wednesday afternoon in August. I have never been there on New Year’s Eve, and I can’t imagine the...

Friday in The Times-Tribune

Your quick daily rundown of the Penn State stories that appeared in Friday’s edition of The Times-Tribune: Penn State QB Matt McGloin has come a long way from walk-on to starting quarterback at Penn State. How did he do it? Consistency. Determination. And some...

Some random thoughts, two days from kickoff

I get to Tampa a lot. I was here in March, covering New York Yankees training camp. I’ll be here again in two months. I’ve been here, probably, about 10 other times for work-related reasons in the last couple of years. And I’ve never gotten a chance...