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: James Harrison Deal Speaks Volumes About Jarvis Jones

James Harrison will be a Steeler again.


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Dunlap: Boeheim Shows Again He Is Boss

Hold your applause. Syracuse University didn’t do the right thing. Far from it.

93-7 The Fan–03/18/2015

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Dunlap: Driscoll And Toole Tournament Matchup Is Intriguing

One guy is a Pittsburgher. One guy is an adopted Pittsburgher. Both guys are tough to beat — on and off the floor.

93-7 The Fan–03/16/2015

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Dunlap: 5 Things Learned In A Week In Bradenton

Over this past week, my compadres and I with The Fan Morning Show spent the days at McKechnie Field dissecting and scrutinizing the Pittsburgh Pirates as they go through the rigors of Spring Training.

93-7 The Fan–03/13/2015

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Dunlap: Be Respectful Of Worilds’ Decision And Move On

You had to be skeptical. I know I was. It’s OK to admit if you were too.

93-7 The Fan–03/11/2015

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Dunlap: Marketable McCutchen Never Stops Moving

From this place to that place.


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Pedro Alvarez Limited With Elbow Injury

The Pirates announced Monday that first baseman Pedro Alvarez missed the last few games with discomfort in his right elbow caused by a mild hyperextension on a swing, as the club put it, “a few days ago.”

93-7 The Fan–03/09/2015

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Dunlap: Can’t Picture Polamalu Somewhere Else

Can’t bring myself to think about it that much. And, even more, I can’t bring myself to envision how it would look.

93-7 The Fan–03/04/2015

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Dunlap: We Are Way Too Impatient As Sports Fans

It is during times like these — around the NHL Trade Deadline — when we are reminded that sports fandom isn’t steeped all that much in reality.


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Dunlap: Olbermann Not A Person I’d Ever Want To Know

If you try to force a connection between the despicable terrors committed by Jerry Sandusky and some Penn State students raising money for pediatric cancer, you are nothing more than an ass going out of your way to look for trouble.

93-7 The Fan–02/25/2015

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Dunlap: James Harrison Issue Is Really Jarvis Jones’ Issue

This really isn’t all about James Harrison.


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Dunlap: A Pittsburgh Sports Guide To Lent

The season of self-renunciation is upon us. Oh yes, Lent.

93-7 The Fan–02/18/2015

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Dunlap: 5 Numbers That Will Tell Pirates’ Story

Pirates pitchers and catchers report Wednesday, and so begins the long trudge through Spring Training, on through summer and, hopefully, a third consecutive trip to the Major League Baseball postseason in October.


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Dunlap: Turn Little League Fiasco Into A Lesson

At this point, this isn’t about winning and losing — this has to be turned into a teaching point.


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Worley Wins Arbitration Case Against Pirates

In a rare victory for a player against the club, Pirates right-handed pitcher Vance Worley won his arbitration case today, according to a source close to the case.

93-7 The Fan–02/10/2015