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.
Air, air everywhere but the ball did (allegedly) shrink. Oh man does this whole Deflategate really, really stink.
Walk past Jim Tomsula on East Carson Street and he looks like a guy headed into a bar for a fish “sammich” and a bottle of beer — but not the fancy kind, just a regular beer.
Put my excitement meter at about six on a 1-10 scale.
No ceremony. No press conference. No member of the Rooney family standing in front of television cameras thanking Dick LeBeau — one of the greatest defensive coordinators of all-time — for his dedication and commitment to one of the proudest organizations in the National Football League. Nope.
Perhaps you have gone into this New Year (as an aside, can you believe it is 2015?) with a checklist; a to-do list you’d like to get accomplished before the calendar spins again.
Stung you right to the bone in disbelief probably — left you shaking your head so hard that your Steelers tassel hat might have fallen off.
There’s absolutely, positively zero worry from this vantage that Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has been ruled out for Saturday night’s playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens.
Ben Tate is now a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ben Tate, however, should remain an insurance policy — and not a whole lot more this week in a wild-card game against the Baltimore Ravens.
It happened at 10:34 p.m. on Sunday night. A stadium fell silent. A fan base held their collective breath. Steeler Nation starting saying novenas.
Early Sunday morning, 93.7 The Fan learned new Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi plans to heavily consider current Syracuse assistant head coach and defensive line coach Tim Daoust as Pitt’s new defensive coordinator.
It appears Pat Narduzzi is about to become the next head football coach at the University of Pittsburgh.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the team bringing back Francisco Liriano, the news that the team is in the very early stages of contract talks with Neil Walker and answers questions from the mail bag.
Sure there’s Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger. There’s even Martavis Bryant and Markus Wheaton. But don’t forget Heath Miller.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the contract Francisco Liriano is looking to get on the free agent market and answers your questions from the mail bag.