Tim’s Two Cents May 21, 2018: Fan or Fanatic?

Fan or Fanatic? Are you a sports fan? Do you know the colors of your favorite team? Mascot? The team’s best player? That’s wonderful. That makes you a run of the mill sports fan. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Unfortunately you fall short of qualifying as a fanatic. Fanatics are a special breed (more…)

Jim Yoder Scores a Last Lap Win in a Wild Limited Late Model Feature

MILL HALL, Pa., — Friday night May 18th Clinton County Motor speedway for the second week in a row had a wild finish in the limited late model feature, with Jim Yoder of Selinsgrove, Pa., scoring a last lap win in the C&E Containers 25-lap feature.  AY Schilling of Jersey Shore Pa., getting the win in (more…)

ACC Announces Early Season Football Game Times & Networks

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference and its television partners also announced the game times and networks for the first three weeks of the 2018 season, except for non-conference road games controlled by other conferences. Also included in today’s announcement are the times and networks for the Thursday and Friday night contests throughout (more…)

Three Kickoff Times Announced for 2018 Pitt Football Season

PITTSBURGH—The Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN announced kickoff times for three Pitt football games today.   The Panthers’ 2018 season opener against Albany at Heinz Field on Sept. 1 will kick off at 3:30 p.m., and be shown on ACC Network Extra (ACCNE). Pitt will open ACC play at home against Georgia Tech on Sept. (more…)

HALLELUJAH, NASCAR’S PROBLEMS ARE SOLVED…I DON’T THINK SO!

Have you heard the expression don’t serve me a t—d and tell me it’s a gumdrop? That’s exactly how I feel after reading “That’s Racing”,  a NASCAR page produced by the Charlotte Observer and distributed  by the Tribune News Service to newspapers around the country. Earlier this week the US Supreme Court over-turned the Professional (more…)

Lions and Panthers to Meet Under the Lights

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The first game time of the 2018 Penn State Football season presented by PSECU finds the Nittany Lions visiting Pittsburgh for an ABC Saturday Night Football game on Sept. 8. The Keystone Classic presented by Peoples Natural Gas will kick at 8 p.m. and air on ABC. The Nittany Lions face Pitt (more…)

ACC Football Featured Prominently in Primetime

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Four Atlantic Coast Conference football games – Louisville vs. Alabama on Sept. 1, Miami vs. LSU on Sept. 2, Virginia Tech at Florida State on Sept. 3, and Penn State at Pitt on Sept. 8 – will be televised in primetime as announced by ESPN. The ACC will be prominently featured on ABC (more…)

Pitt-Penn State Rivalry Gets ABC Primetime Spotlight

PITTSBURGH, Pa.—One of college football’s most historic rivalries will be showcased in primetime when Pitt and Penn State clash at Heinz Field this September 8 in front of a national ABC television audience at 8 p.m. This will be the first night kickoff for a Pitt-Penn State game in 31 years. On November 14, 1987, (more…)

Full Slate of Racing is Planned Across Pennsylvania

As the month of May rolls on, PA racetracks continue to battle adverse weather conditions. Events at area raceways have been postponed creating scheduling conflicts not normally found until later in the season. Here are the current plans for racing around the state this week. The big talk in central PA is the visit of (more…)