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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Dunlap: Jordy Mercer Still Confident He’s An Everyday Guy

Jordy Mercer sipped hot tea on Tuesday at about 3:45 p.m. as he stood at the base of his locker in the Pirates’ clubhouse.

05/27/2015

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Dunlap: 5 Other PAT Proposals The NFL Should Consider

You have probably heard by now, but the NFL is trying to make their product more exciting by tinkering with the most innocuous play in sports this side of the intentional walk —- yes, the extra point.

93-7 The Fan–05/20/2015

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Dunlap: What If A.J. Can’t Walk Away?

Forget an ending with this 2015 victory lap, how about a second encore in 2016?

93-7 The Fan–05/13/2015

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Dunlap: Hurdle Doesn’t Have A Problem, He Has A Real Team

This isn’t at all a problem.

05/10/2015

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots holds the Super Bowl XLIX MVP trophy during a Chevrolet Super Bowl XLIX MVP press conference folowing the Patriots Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks on February 2, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Dunlap: Tom Brady’s Agent Latest Fraud In This Whole Sham

This guy Don Yee has some damn gall. Then again, he’s the agent for Tom Brady, who has even more damn gall.

05/07/2015

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Dunlap: Throlfing? What In The World Is Throlfing?

Ever heard of Throlf? Me neither.

93-7 The Fan–05/04/2015

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Dunlap: What One Fan Would Get In An Otherwise Empty PNC Park?

On Wednesday afternoon, the most rare occurrence — as in it has never happened before — was taking place in Major League Baseball. The Baltimore Orioles were hosting the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium at Camden Yards because of the unrest in the city.

93-7 The Fan–04/29/2015

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Dunlap: Wainwright Another Example Of Why DH Needed In Both Leagues

Adam Wainwright should never have been in that position. No, we’re past the point of this making sense.

04/27/2015

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Dunlap: 5 Things I’d Like To See Changed In Pittsburgh Sports

The only true constant in life is change. Situations evolve; the world keeps spinning and progressing every day.

93-7 The Fan–04/22/2015

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Dunlap: Antonio Brown Fighting Wrong Battle

AB will get KO’d in all of this. He won’t win. He won’t come close to winning. No, Antonio Brown will get knocked out in this fight by a family of old-school, North Side Irish street brawlers.

93-7 The Fan–04/20/2015

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Dunlap: Pens Series Will Come Down To Stars

Don’t tell me about the down-the-liners.

93-7 The Fan–04/15/2015

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Dunlap: Home Opener Is Always Extra Special

Deep, seemingly bottomless and unending, Federal Street on Monday just before 1 p.m. clogged and overflowed with patrons on their way into the Pirates home opener, many donning black shirts. It was a swarm and mass of bodies, a jam-packed Pirates party.

04/13/2015

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Dunlap: Troy Polamalu Let His Actions Talk For Him

For the most part, stay away from making sports figures your role models.

04/12/2015

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Dunlap: Bell 3-Game Suspension Deserved

Now we know. The National Football League has finally spoken. Well, at least according to multiple reports they have — and the league acted sternly but fairly from this vantage.

93-7 The Fan–04/09/2015

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Dunlap: Friday Is Time To Show Up, Pittsburgh

This is the best sports town in our country. I have been to all major ones and many of the smaller ones. Pittsburgh — and maybe I’m biased because I’m from here and love this place — is the best sports town in this land.

93-7 The Fan–04/08/2015

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