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.
You aren’t going to want to do this. Actually, you are loathe to do this — downright hate doing it and abhor arriving at this point. But you have to, if only for one day.
In the aftermath of the Pirates losing 6-1 in Game 5 of the National League Division Series to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, you will see an excessive amount of those “What a [...]
Pressure on the Pirates? Save it. There is zero, nada, zilch.
This postseason has turned into Pedro Alvarez’s time.
The other shoe dropped for A.J. Burnett on Friday afternoon. It was Gerrit Cole’s gigantic shoe, vehemently stomping out the possibility that Burnett should touch the baseball again in this best of five, National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Some 40,000 fans packed PNC Park to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday night.
Be proud, Pittsburgh. This one was for you. Actually, more accurately, this one might have been because of you — at least to some degree. And maybe to a pretty deep degree.
On Tuesday night during this playoff game, here is a sampling of three tweets that you might see that could wholly impact whether the Pirates advance past the Reds.
The lengths people will go to. Seriously, the miserableness of some in this town never, ever, ceases to amaze me.
Good for Antonio Brown. If you’re going to run your yap, you better show up —- and he did.
We can’t let this happen. Not as Pittsburghers. Not as Pirates fans.
If Steelers Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley were smart, he would unleash quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, let him go no-huddle, chuck that thing all over the yard.
Maurkice Pouncey is done. He’s finished, kaput. At least for 2013. The Steelers’ all-everything center and lynchpin of that offensive line was done-in on Sunday by some friendly fire, a cut-block-gone-bad from right guard David DeCastro.
After 20 Years Its Time To Celebrate
Go ahead and soothe yourself — if you’d like — and say the Steelers lost an independent game on Sunday when they fell to the Tennessee Titans, 16-9, in the season opener at Heinz Field.