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

Dunlap: A Little Nervous About Ladarius Green?

Are you getting at least a little nervous about the guy who was supposed to step in and take over some of the burden for the now-retired Heath Miller?


Dunlap: Some Sports I’d Add To The Olympics

Colin Dunlap hasn’t been impressed with the Olympics so far. So, he came up with a list of sports he’d add to make things more interesting.


Dunlap: Some Perspective Is In Order With McCutchen

There is no question benching Andrew McCutchen for the Atlanta Braves series was the right move.


Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen Benched For Braves Series

After hitting .241 over the first 103 games of the season, the Pirates have decided to bench Andrew McCutchen for at least a few games.

93-7 The Fan–08/03/2016

Dunlap: Hate To Say It, But McCutchen Needs To Sit

As much as Colin Dunlap is trying to resist this, Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen has to be demoted to the bench for at least a few days.


Dunlap: Five Things To Pay Attention To At Steelers Camp

With eyes turning toward St. Vincent now, here are five things to keep an eye on at Steelers camp as it gets underway.


Dunlap: The Pirates’ Best Move Is Probably No Move

Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline approaches…and Colin Dunalp thinks the Pirates should sit tight.


Dunlap: Joe Torre Has A Lot Of Nerve

From what I know of him, Joe Torre is a very good man.

93-7 The Fan–07/18/2016

Dunlap: 5 Things The Pirates Can Do To (Possibly) Catch The Cubs

What are some ways the Pittsburgh Pirates could possibly catch the Chicago Cubs? Colin Dunlap has some thoughts.


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.


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

Dunlap: Pittsburgh Shouldn’t Celebrate Cavs Title

Almost choked on my coffee Tuesday morning.

93-7 The Fan–07/05/2016

Dunlap: Something Has To Give With Cutch

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


Dunlap: Conflicted About James Harrison

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


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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