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.
All well and good as the Penguins supplemented their offensive attack with some grit in Goc and versatility in Stempniak at the NHL Trade Deadline on Wednesday. But aren’t we missing the main story here?
After almost two full seasons complete in the ACC, one in football and almost one in basketball, Pitt is getting used to its new conference.
Hit the brakes a little bit. Or else, there’s a chance you just might let yourself down.
The Pittsburgh Pirates along with all the other MLB teams are in full swing of spring training.
It’s been a successful year so far for the University of Pittsburgh wrestling team.
Let’s see if we can resolve this. It’s time. Let bygones be bygones and all that stuff.
The NHL’s Olympic break is all but wrapped up and players from across the league are getting ready to return to action.
This might be the best story in college basketball.
With the 2014 Winter Olympics (pretty much the Sochi Hockey Tournament) winding down in Russia, what better time to slap together a few thoughts on the Games?
Here is the truth: As these Olympic games approached, as the run-up to Sochi was happening, there was much skepticism from this vantage; a healthy bit of hoping that the Team USA men’s hockey squad could compete, but a notion deep in the back of my cranium doubting them.
I’m not one to tell you what you must do, but here’s something you shouldn’t do, not even think about: Boo A.J. Burnett when he steps into PNC Park with his new team, the Philadelphia Phillies.
All across the country former college football players are getting ready for the upcoming 2014 NFL combine which takes place Feb. 22 to 25.
Jeff Orr is a loser, no way around it. He’s fake-tough, too. And he’s now been exposed as both.
Nothing Ryan Clark says surprises me. Nothing Ryan Clark says should surprise you.
The NHL will break for the Olympics, and while some teams may be focused on their time off, the Penguins remain focused on playing good hockey.