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.
There’s a big, vast gray area between Jim Rutherford and Mike Milbury when it comes to their opinions of Marc-Andre Fleury.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the loss of Jeff Banister and answers your questions from the mail bag.
Everyone has a Jeff Banister story. How can you not?
Pitt is Pitt — or are we supposed to call them ‘Pittsburgh’ — because they haven’t been able to find good enough players in recent years. And, more to the point, a good enough quarterback.
In the first edition of the “Pirates Hot Stove Report,” Colin Dunlap takes a look at some of the more pressing offseason issues the team will have to address.
There’s rock bottom.
It is all still vivid in my mind as the Penguins get set to begin the 2014-15 season against the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday at the CONSOL Energy Center.
Less than a week after Mike Tomlin spoke at his Tuesday media gathering about discipline, and after the head coach seemed to not take kindly to the notion — even indicating his race was a factor — that he was a player’s coach, Tomlin got walked all over on Sunday by a couple of his guys.
This is the second season in a row. The second time we sit here, the day after, with hearts ripped apart not knowing exactly how to feel. The second time in a row we invested [...]
The people in our fair city will jam the North Shore on Wednesday night, will sardine into T cars that go under a river and bottleneck a bridge that crosses the same one for the chance to see the Pirates hopefully push on to the playoffs proper.
No one likes fun more than me. Well, maybe except Antonio Brown. Dance, dance, dance. Have your fun, go crazy and go wild — until it costs your team. That’s what happened, again, on Sunday [...]
Some of you listen to my radio show.
With the Pirates and Russell Martin, it really might come down to the effort and not the result. If the effort is made — a fair and honest effort by the Pirates — I don’t [...]
James Harrison is apparently coming back to the Steelers.
Clint Hurdle says a prayer each morning.