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

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Dunlap: Bell’s Thunderous Bat Should Have Pirates Shopping Jaso

What Colin Dunlap saw from Josh Bell, albeit in an ultra-small sample size, would have him vigorously shopping John Jaso as trade bait.


CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Jung Ho Kang #27 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a run scoring single in the 7th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on May 15, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Dunlap: Kang Reception This Weekend Will Be Intriguing

This is not my style at all, but I might just be non-committal in this instance. Yep, I might not take a side if faced with the situation.

93-7 The Fan–07/06/2016

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19: LeBron James #23 and Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate after defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 19, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Dunlap: Pittsburgh Shouldn’t Celebrate Cavs Title

Almost choked on my coffee Tuesday morning.

93-7 The Fan–07/05/2016

PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 25:  Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a three run home run in the sixth inning during the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at PNC Park on June 25, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Dunlap: Something Has To Give With Cutch

There is no denying Pirates superstar centerfielder Andrew McCutchen must do better.


PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 08:  James Harrison #92 of the Pittsburgh Steelers walks onto the field before the start of the game against the Oakland Raiders at Heinz Field on November 8, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Dunlap: Conflicted About James Harrison

Colin Dunlap is conflicted about the latest turn in the James Harrison-can’t-stand-the-NFL saga


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Dunlap: Bring On The Robots To Umpire

Colin Dunlap is fed up with watching incompetent umpires ruin great baseball games with an inconsistent strike zone.


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Dunlap: Dreading The Day Cutch Gets Traded

Colin Dunlap says he’s going to despise the day Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen gets traded away.


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Dunlap: Is The Problem Really Jeff Locke?

Is Jeff Locke really the problem with the Pittsburgh Pirates’ rotation?


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Dunlap: Unheralded Men Of The Stanley Cup Run

In addition to Sidney Crosby and Matt Murray, there were other guys that helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup, ones that deserve a lot of credit.


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Dunlap: When The Pens Win, Don’t Be A Jagoff

Colin Dunlap is asking that when the Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup, revelers refrain from being jagoffs.


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Dunlap: The Penguins Are Just Fine

Colin Dunlap wants Pens fans to calm down because the Penguins are just fine.


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Dunlap: Enjoy These Times, Pittsburgh

Colin Dunlap is not saying we take this for granted, but just enjoy these times in Pittsburgh sports.


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Dunlap: Maybe There Was More To Marleau’s Hit On Rust

Colin Dunlap wonders is Patrick Marleau’s hit on Bryan Rust was meant to send a message to the Penguins.


CINCINNATI, OH - JANUARY 09: Dre Kirkpatrick #27 of the Cincinnati Bengals attempts to tackle Martavis Bryant #10 of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second half during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at Paul Brown Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Dunlap: I Can’t Stop Thinking About Steelers-Bengals

Despite some other major events going on, Colin Dunlap can’t stop thinking about the Steelers-Bengals rivalry.


Left: Marc-Andre Fleury (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images), Right: Matt Murray (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Dunlap: Murray V. Fleury Divide Is Silly

This story with the Pittsburgh Penguins’ goaltenders just won’t go away.

93-7 The Fan–05/23/2016



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