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

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor

Dunlap: I’m Sold On This McGregor/Mayweather Jr. Fight

I’m sold as sold can be on the Aug. 26 boxing match between UFC superstar Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, the foremost pound-for-pound pugilist in the world.

93-7 The Fan–07/12/2017

Dunlap: How Long For Clint Hurdle?

Here’s one for you as it pertains to the future of Pirates manager Clint Hurdle … I could see it going either way and, in truth, wouldn’t have a problem whichever way the Pirates decided to go.

93-7 The Fan–07/10/2017

Dunlap: The Reaves Trade Is Great

Colin Dunlap has had it with Pittsburgh Penguins fans complaining about the trade for Ryan Reaves at the NHL Draft.


Dunlap: It’s Time To See Diaz Every Day

The time has come — Francisco Cervelli injury or not — to get an extended look at Diaz as the Pirates’ every day man behind the plate.


Dunlap: A Stanley Cup Story

When you think of those Pittsburgh hockey heroes, when you think of the class the Penguins organization exudes, think also of a guy like Danny Kroll.


Dunlap: Something Interesting Playing Out With McCutchen

Something really curious is afoot with Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen — he’s killing it again. Crushing it. Mashing everything pitchers throw in the strike zone and returning to all-star form.

93-7 The Fan–06/14/2017

Dunlap: Sullivan Already Best Coach In Pens History

Mike Sullivan was named the head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins 18 months ago and he’s already the greatest coach in franchise history


Dunlap: NHL Got What It Deserved With Sid Slamming Subban

Colin Dunlap doesn’t know if P.K. Subban got what he deserved behind the net, but the NHL got exactly what they created.


Dunlap: Matt Murray Isn’t The Problem

To Colin Dunlap, what gives the Penguins the best opportunity to win a three-game series right now against the Nashville Predators is to stick with Matt Murray.


Dunlap: Plan The Parade, Pens Have This Won

There’s going to be a parade. A big one. This city will come to a halt for good reason. The Stanley Cup Final is over.


Dunlap: Can’t Get Down After Game 1 Win

Forget all the doom and gloom surrounding the Penguins and not playing anywhere near their best game; think about it from the other side.


Dunlap: 5 Keys To Game 7 For The Penguins

Here are five things the Penguins must do if they want to march on and face Nashville in the Stanley Cup Final.


Dunlap: Wingels Hit A Show Of Cowardice

The play that left Scott Wilson injured during Game 5 showed the deepest kind of cowardice from Tommy Wingels that an athlete can display.


Dunlap: Fleury Is The Man In Game 4

Run all the Twitter polls you want, but Marc-Andre Fleury has to be the guy in Game 4.


Dunlap: Kessel’s Outbursts Are Tremendous

Phil Kessel’s actions – when they come in the right doses – are something very, very, very effective to the practical nature of making his hockey team better.




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