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: Return Game Has Simple Fixes

This is simple, really simple.

93-7 The Fan–12/07/2015

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Dunlap: Pedro Alvarez Is The Ultimate Mystery

No one wanted Pedro Alvarez to throw his way from third base to trying to play first base. No one wanted Pedro Alvarez to not perform up to the level at which we all thought he would.


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Dunlap: Ben’s Concussion Situation So Confusing

At this point, Colin Dunlap can’t tell up from down, a concussion from an optical-whatever-the-heck.


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Dunlap: Mike Tomlin Really Messed This One Up

There is no defense. No justification, no validation, nothing Mike Tomlin can claim as an excuse or explanation to where his decision could ever be correct.


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Dunlap: Narduzzi Pulled Off Brilliance This Season

All that said, however, there was a feeling — to varying degrees — of despair and anguish when Pitt’s top runner sustained an injury that would take a huge chunk of firepower out of the Panthers’ offense.


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Dunlap: Huntington’s Words Seem To Signify End Of Pedro

Neal Huntington dropped a hammer on Pedro Alvarez this morning on “The Fan Morning Show.”


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Dunlap: Polamalu And Steelers Need To Patch Things Up

Troy Polamalu is a legend, a star and icon all rolled into one in these parts, which is why the Pittsburgh Steelers need to make things right.


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Dunlap: There’s No Excuse To Taunt The Police (Dog)

Don’t act like a knucklehead — it’s really as simple as that.

93-7 The Fan–11/11/2015

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Dunlap: I Was Wrong About Mike Mitchell

Colin Dunlap can admit when he was wrong and he says he missed the mark on Mike Mitchell.


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Dunlap: Should Mike Tomlin Be On The Hot Seat?

Why can’t Mike Tomlin be on the hot seat?


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Dunlap: No Excuse For Tomlin’s Time Management

How does Mike Tomlin continue to — at the end of the half and end of games — get it so wrong?


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Dunlap: Happy 60th Birthday, Jim Colony

Jim Colony is going to hate Colin Dunlap’s column. And he don’t care. Not one bit. In fact, Dunlap kind of like it that way.


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Dunlap: William Gay’s Fine Totally Off-Base

The NFL fined WIlliam Gay for wearing purple cleats to raise awareness about domestic violence, when logic should have won out.


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Dunlap: Going 2-2 Without Big Ben A Victory For Steelers

I’m not going to tell you how to feel, what to feel or when to feel it.


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Dunlap: Pitt-Penn State War Of Words Is Entertaining

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi decided to fire a cannonball in the direction of the Penn State offense.




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