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Colin Dunlap

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Colin grew up in Sharpsburg and Aspinwall and attended Fox Chapel Area High High School.  He graduated from West Virginia University and then came back home to write for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  While there, he covered the Pirates, area college football and basketball, and the prep sports scene.  Colin joined The Fan when it launched in February 2010 as a weekend show host.  He also serves as a featured sports columnist for CBSPittsburgh.com.

Brandon Sutter #16 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his third period goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on April 16, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Penguins defeated the Blue Jackets 4-3. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Colin Dunlap: Sometimes It Isn’t The Stars

On Wednesday evening, with puck drop of Game 1 of the first round series between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins about an hour away, my voice (which can take paint off walls) firmly made a pronouncement on 93.7 The Fan.

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Head coach Dan Bylsma of the Pittsburgh Penguins addresses the media after the game against the Ottawa Senators at Consol Energy Center on April 13, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Senators defeated the Penguins 3-2 in a shootout. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Colin Dunlap: For Bylsma’s Sake, Pens Need To Reach Finals

Don’t mean to sound too harsh here, but close shouldn’t be good enough this season for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

04/14/2014

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Post-Gazette’s Steve Ziants Discusses New, “Must-Read” Pirates Book

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sports Editor Steve Ziant joined the Colin Dunlap Radio Programme to talk about his new book “100 Things Pirates Fan Should Know and Do Before They Die.”

93-7 The Fan–04/10/2014

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Colin Dunlap: A Sobering Time

Kris Letang is coming back tonight for the Penguins. He’s been out since the end of January. I don’t know, can’t get too much into hockey tonight — I’ll watch, but I will remember it’s just an escape for a few hours.

93-7 The Fan–04/09/2014

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Bortuzzo And Pens Look To Finish Up Strong At Home

The NHL regular season is coming to a close and after a few games on the road the Penguins head home to finish the final three games of the regular season at home.

93-7 The Fan–04/07/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Taillon’s Injury Allows Chance For Others

Let’s not kid ourselves. Jameson Taillon was supposed to be the man this season.

04/06/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Ishikawa Thinks Replay Will Help People Get Along

Leave it to Pirates first baseman Travis Ishikawa to find a different viewpoint to the newly-implemented replay system in Major League Baseball.

93-7 The Fan–04/02/2014

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New USF Head Basketball Coach Orlando Antigua Ready To Take On Challenge

It’s been quiet a few weeks for the University of South Florida, but after the dust settled the university has finally found their guy to coach the men’s basketball team in former Pitt and current Kentucky assistant coach Orlando Antigua.

93-7 The Fan–04/01/2014

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Bortuzzo: Pens Won’t Lose Focus As Playoffs Approach

The Pittsburgh Penguins have struggled since the Olympic break, but after winning their last two the team appears to be on the right track.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Leyland And Bonds Together Again

Better late than never. Indeed, the press conference with Barry Bonds and Jim Leyland before Monday’s Opening Day celebration was delayed, getting started about 20 minutes behind schedule.

93-7 The Fan–03/31/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates And Bonds Did The Right Thing

The Pirates did the right thing. Barry Bonds did the right thing. Now, Monday, the city will experience a great thing.

93-7 The Fan–03/28/2014

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Colin Dunlap: James Neal Can Quiet The Haters

James Neal got called out. Now it’s time for James Neal to shut some people up. That’s if he wants to.

03/25/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Feeling Apprehensive About Pirates

The page on 2013 has been turned. At some point, we had to do it; had to move on even as the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates gave us a thrill-a-night ride.

03/24/2014

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Colin Dunlap: This Is The Best Time Of Year

This is it. We are here. Oh, and here’s a disclaimer before we get going: I don’t care much about those play-in games in the NCAA Tournament — or whatever it is they call them now. Anyhow, this is it. We are here.

03/19/2014

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Brian Howell: Colorado Good Team, But Miss Dinwiddie

Colin Dunlap previewed the Pitt-Colorado matchup with Brian Howell of the Boulder Daily Camera.

93-7 The Fan–03/17/2014

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