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.
These are your Pittsburgh Pirates. The ones who, almost-certainly, will push this team to those heights you dreamed about as a fan or, conversely, force yet another letdown.
Inhale this. All of it. Stop all the worry, halt the projections and cease all forms of the what-if game.
Colin Dunlap discussed the DH rule Tuesday night, and suggested that it’s time for the rule to be uniform.
Colin Dunlap reacts to the Jason Grilli injury and looks at what options the Pirates have in the bullpen.
Colin Dunlap reviewed the Penguins prospect camp with Jesse Marshall of Faceoff-Factor.com.
Dream big. Have ambition. Aspire to be the best. But don’t forget a dash of perspective along the way as these Pirates push through the remainder of July, into August and across September.
It’s good to be king. In the case of Chris Davis, it also comes with a ton of speculation.
Colin Dunlap spoke with Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about the Maurkice Pouncey photo and previewed training camp.
As the unofficial first half of the Pirates season came to a close Sunday, with the club losing to the Mets but pushing to a 56-37 record, it’s high time for optimism in our fair City of Steel.
In the rarest of cases, I’m all for the organized booing of an athlete or athletes. This coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday will present such a time.
The Pirates are good. Check that, the Pirates are very good. The front office, however, shouldn’t settle for as much.
After the Penguins signed Defenseman Rob Scuderi on Friday, head coach Dan Bylsma joined Colin Dunlap on Sports Radio 93.7 The Fan. Bylsma said that Scuderi could be a “good fit” on the blue line with Kris Letang, who recently re-signed with the team.
On Monday, the University of Pittsburgh athletic programs officially transitioned into the Atlantic Coast Conference, leaving behind a depleted, worn-out shell of a once-proud Big East.
It’s all going to come out now. Check that — it’s already starting to come out.
Clint Hurdle is doing a better job than Dan Bylsma.