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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.

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates Lose Out On Arms Race

On Deadline Day, the Pirates stood pat.

93-7 The Fan–14 hours ago

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Colin Dunlap: Make A Real Statement About Ray Rice

All you’re going to do about Ray Rice is be mad — and continue to spend money on the National Football League.

07/28/2014

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Steve Blass Is Rooting For Alvarez to Succeed

Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Colin Dunlap Saturday for Bucco Talk.

93-7 The Fan–07/26/2014

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Ravens’ Rice To Miss Game Against Steelers Due To 2-Game Suspension

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence.

93-7 The Fan–07/24/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Tony Dungy Way Off Base

Tony Dungy has the freedom to say what he wants.

07/22/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Polanco Grinding Through Growing Pains

Even those projected to be the best pros need to learn how to be pros.

07/21/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates Hinge On Liriano

Takes a team, certainly. Yep — it takes every single guy in baseball.

07/18/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Colin Dunlap: Nothing Says I Need To Feel Good For Cleveland

Apparently it is fashionable right now to feel good for Cleveland – especially the sports landscape in the town not far to the North and West of us here in Pittsburgh.

07/15/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Top 5 Reasons Now Is Time For Pirates To Act

With the Pirates escaping St. Louis on Thursday night being able to salvage one win in a four-game series to push their record to 48-44 and 3 ½ games behind National League Central-leading Milwaukee, something [...]

93-7 The Fan–07/11/2014

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Colin Dunlap: How In The Heck Have The Pirates Done This?

The Pirates might be hard-pressed to reach those 94 victories they achieved last season, as the organization took the fanbase — and the city as a whole — on a magnificent ride that ended in the playoffs and still forces a buzz when anyone speaks a word of it.

93-7 The Fan–07/08/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 09: Ike Taylor #24 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on during the game against the San Diego Chargers on December 9, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Colin Dunlap: Ike Taylor Got This One Wrong

Instead of bellyaching about a pay cut on the radio, Ike Taylor should be grateful the Steelers elected to bring him back.

07/01/2014

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Pirates’ Alvarez Learns Important Lesson From Father

Pirates’ third baseman Pedro Alvarez says a lesson from his father during the early stages of his career impacted the way he approaches baseball.

93-7 The Fan–06/27/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Now Pens And Blue Jackets A Real Rivalry

Now, and only now, is this a real rivalry.

06/23/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Give Soccer A Try, You Just Might Like It

On Monday night I found myself in the middle of doing a radio show while simultaneously contorting my body, punching a desk, swearing (while off air) and celebrating.

93-7 The Fan–06/18/2014

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Greg Brown: Hesitant To Break Up Top Of The Order

Pirates broadcaster Greg Brown joined Colin Dunlap Saturday on Bucco Talk, talking about Gregory Polanco and the rest of the Bucs.

93-7 The Fan–06/14/2014

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