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.
Here’s the truth — and you probably know it, you just don’t want to admit it — the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t in the NFL Playoffs this season because of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
This time of year, plenty of letters are addressed to the North Pole and Mr. Santa Claus. Well, it pays to have people in the right places. Lucky enough for me, I was able to intercept a few Christmas lists (as the big day is just a week away) that were addressed to Santa that emanated from right here in Pittsburgh, Pa.
As Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen — the reigning National League Most Valuable Player — nestled into a chair on Sunday at Piratefest for an interview on 93.7 The Fan, I pushed just a tad bit.
Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton spoke with 93.7 The Fan’s Colin Dunlap Wednesday night and the main topic of discussion was Morton’s three-year, $21 million extension with the team.
It is so easy to blame the NHL. A cop out, really.
Go ahead and romanticize all you want about football in the snow. Talk about it being the height of masculinity, the topmost of toughness. Tell me, and whoever else might listen, all about hefty men [...]
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin got his. And rightly so. But the gettin’ can’t stop with Mike Tomlin.
This weekend of college football was one heck of a ride.
A crazy thing happened on the way to rookie outside linebacker Jarvis Jones chasing Jason Worilds out of a job.
Evgeni Malkin needs to start showing up bigger. Think Wednesday night might provide some incentive? Let’s hope so.
It’s so simple, so sexy and so easy to watch the skilled players on a football field.
For all of us here in Pittsburgh, however, he’s already earned a lot more. Award or no award, Clint Hurdle has become one of us.
Issues don’t always have to be so polarizing.
Few know what truly happened between Dolphins players Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin that forced the former to be suspended and the latter to leave the team after claiming he was a victim of continual bullying.
Tom Brady is really, really good. He ain’t that good.