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.

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Colin Dunlap: Thanks, Jeff Banister

Everyone has a Jeff Banister story. How can you not?

93-7 The Fan–10/16/2014

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Dunlap: For Pitt, It Has Come Down To Quarterback Play

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.

10/16/2014

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The Inaugural Pirates Hot Stove Report With Colin Dunlap

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.

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2014

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Dunlap: I Like Steve Downie Already

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.

10/08/2014

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Dunlap: Pass To Brown Just Plain Selfish

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.

10/06/2014

Jordy Mercer #10 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is congratulated by Russell Martin #55 after Mercer scored against the San Francisco Giants in the top of the first inning at AT&T Park on July 28, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Dunlap: Thanks Again, Pirates

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 [...]

10/02/2014

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Dunlap: This All Comes Down To Eddie’s Right Arm

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.

10/01/2014

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Dunlap: Mike Tomlin Needs To Start Acting, Quit Talking

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 [...]

09/29/2014

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Dunlap: This Is Just A Sports Town

Some of you listen to my radio show.

09/26/2014

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Dunlap: It’s In The Effort, Not Result For Martin

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 [...]

09/25/2014

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Dunlap: Harrison Will Provide Depth, Leadership

James Harrison is apparently coming back to the Steelers.

09/22/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Clint Hurdle Fights Through The Pain

Clint Hurdle says a prayer each morning.

93-7 The Fan–09/18/2014

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Colin Dunlap: No Excusing Adrian Peterson

Everyone might not agree with me, but I don’t care one bit, so here it is: I resolutely believe Adrian Peterson is a terrible person; just a rotten human being.

09/16/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Rooney II In No-Win Situation

I’m afraid, however, Rooney has found himself in a no-win situation; where there’s no way he can look good.

93-7 The Fan–09/11/2014

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