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.
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.
My Lord, you want it all, don’t you? Careful. Be very careful here. Don’t get greedy; make sure you aren’t becoming insatiable.
Pitt didn’t lose Monday night because of any gameplan. Pitt lost Monday night because they played Florida State. Period. That’s the end.
This feels like Penguins season, huh? Well, at least that part before the playoff breakdown — you know, the part when general manager Ray Shero went out and cobbled together a club that was supposed to make a run toward a title.
I’m ready to roll with Charlie Morton. Ready to hand him the ball in this pennant race in a game of profound significance.
Takes all kinds, I guess. And over the better part of the last week spent with my wife on the Las Vegas Strip for vacation I’ve seen all kinds. Or, at least, most kinds.
Much has been made of Pirates pitcher Jeff Locke’s precipitous slide in production since the All-Star Break.
Aces in baseball make a lot of money, especially when they hit the free agency market.
In a greater context, maybe Starling Marte’s most embarrassing moment as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates — and one that cost the club a pivotal game – will turn out to be a huge positive.
Take a number. Shut up. And wait your turn. That’s the best advice I can give to Susan Campbell, who took her beef to the pages of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Saturday about Penguins megastar Sidney Crosby being able to avoid the line at the Department of Motor Vehicles on Friday as he renewed his driver’s license.
If this is the end, Mr. Plaxico Burress, thanks. Thanks for always being a story.
No one internally is going to say it, nor should they.
College Football Is All About The Cash
The Steelers held a fourth-quarter lead in 11 of 16 games in 2012. The Steelers finished 2012 with an 8-8 record, missing the playoffs.