NFL Free Agency Recap: March 19-23

With most high impact free agents already signed, the free agency market has settled down and not many transactions are being made. Most teams have filled their needs and are waiting for the NFL draft to round out their teams. Over the past few days, a handful of impact moves have been made. Here they […]

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NFL Free Agency Recap: March 18

Israel Idonije is returning to the windy city. The long time Chicago Bear spent 2013 with division rival Detroit Lions before signing a new contract with the Bears. The deal is only for one year and the monetary terms haven’t been released yet. Idonije isn’t the best player and isn’t an every down player. However, […]

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NFL Free Agency Recap: March 17

Former Denver Broncos return man, Trindon Holliday, has agreed to terms with the New York Giants. The deal is only for one year and makes sense because of Holliday’s history. Holliday was an excellent returner for most of the past two seasons but did succumb to the fumble bug down the stretch. Holliday can be […]

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NFL Free Agency Recap: March 16

Unlike most Sundays, today was very sparse with football news. The New York Giants and corner Walter Thurmond have come to terms. The deal, worth $3.5 million, is only for one year. Thurmond spent last year with the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks in a minor role. He only started three games after serving a […]

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NFL Free Agency Recap: March 15

Tom Brady may have lost his old favorite target Wes Welker last off-season. However, his new favorite target, Julian Edelman, won’t be going anywhere. Edelman was the top Patriots receiver last year, hauling in 105 catches for 1,056 yards and six touchdowns. Edelman is also a dynamic player in the return game and continually sets […]

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NFL Free Agency Recap: March 14

The Detroit Lions and Brandon Pettigrew have agreed to terms that will keep the tight end with the team for the next four years. Pettigrew signed the deal, worth $16 million, which will further enhance the weapons at disposal on offense. Pettigrew isn’t the best tight end but is a viable option for Matthew Stafford […]

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NFL Free Agency Recap: March 13

Releases After days of certainty, the Carolina Panthers have officially released wide receiver Steve Smith. The move was imminent and allows Smith to sign with any team he wants. The first option he will have is the Baltimore Ravens. Smith flew out to Baltimore today and will meet with the Ravens tomorrow. If the Ravens […]

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NFL Free Agency Recap: March 12

Releases The Cleveland Browns have released two quarterbacks today. First they cut veteran Jason Campbell. Campbell was a veteran presence on the Browns squad. I’m surprised they released him because he would have been able to mentor whichever quarterback the Browns decide to take in the NFL draft. The second quarterback released was former first […]

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NFL Free Agency Recap: March 11th

Today at 4 pm was the beginning of the new NFL calendar year and the start of the free agency period. Many deals, released, and a few trades went through today. The deal are detailed here: Trades The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded former first round pick Blaine Gabbert to the San Francisco 49ers for a […]

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NFL Free Agency Recap: March 10

With the beginning of free agency at 4 pm on March 11th, many teams are making tough decisions. One tough decision will come from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They will have to work out a trade or will supposedly release corner Darrell Revis. Revis was just traded to the team last year but Tampa Bay […]

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Erie Otters: Post-season bound

Otters trying to bring Erie ‘hockey town’ status with championship Jacob Jaros sports editor Erie may as well just change their slogan to “hockey town” after the season that the Otters are having. The team is continuing to light up the rink day in and day out. Now, the Otters are just a month out […]

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Meghan Agosta-Marciano going for her third gold in Sochi

Justin Zackal contributing writer When Meghan Agosta-Marciano was asked during a promotional video for a sporting goods company which player she is often compared to, her response was fitting. “People compare me to Sidney Crosby,” she said. “He’s an amazing skater and he’s very skilled. I’m pretty honored to be called that.” The comparison may […]

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Ending suffering through accepting who you really are

Josh Dolecki contributing writer It sounds too simple to be true. All you need to do is completely accept “who you really are” and suffering will start to end. So you may ask if this were the case, why isn’t everyone doing this? Why is it, with the growing evolution of knowledge and technology, that […]

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Q&A With Miss Bridget

Miss Bridget’s Spot of Tea opened in January of 2013 and is located at: 7222 W Ridge Rd, Fairview, PA • (814) 450-6081 • missbridgetsspotoftea.com How did you came up with the name for your business? Bill and I were discussing a name for the business. We were going back and forth brainstorming with names. […]

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Rolfing Structural Integration: The Art of Being Balanced

Jeff Castle contributing writer What comes to mind when you think of an out of balance body? You see them everyday walking down the street and at shopping centers. Their head may be way in front of their shoulders or maybe their shoulders are so high it looks as if they have no neck. Then […]

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Erie Otters stay hot

Jacob Jaros staff writer With their team finally back at full strength, the Otters seemed to shake off their recent shaky play to rebound quite nicely. Within the last five contests, the Otters have shown why there are still the top ranked team in the OHL and a true powerhouse of a team by going […]

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Erie Sea Cadets recruiting youngsters

Susan Holtgrefe contributing writer The Erie Sea Cadet Battalion is looking for young people ready to test their mental and physical limits. The Sea Cadets is a program based on Navy Core values to build strong minds, bodies, teach team work, self-respect, self-confidence, respect for others, and the understanding of giving back to your community. […]

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Don’t let thieves get your tax refund

Susan Holtgrefe contributing writer It’s not just you that is anticipating tax season: nefarious characters are eager to file for large refunds masquerading as you. And other thieves know that IRS checks will soon be left unattended in neighborhood mailboxes. Get you tax refund on time by protecting yourself from the likes of these despicable […]

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