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: Dreading The Day Cutch Gets Traded

Colin Dunlap says he’s going to despise the day Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen gets traded away.


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Dunlap: Is The Problem Really Jeff Locke?

Is Jeff Locke really the problem with the Pittsburgh Pirates’ rotation?


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Dunlap: Unheralded Men Of The Stanley Cup Run

In addition to Sidney Crosby and Matt Murray, there were other guys that helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup, ones that deserve a lot of credit.


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Dunlap: When The Pens Win, Don’t Be A Jagoff

Colin Dunlap is asking that when the Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup, revelers refrain from being jagoffs.


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Dunlap: The Penguins Are Just Fine

Colin Dunlap wants Pens fans to calm down because the Penguins are just fine.


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Dunlap: Enjoy These Times, Pittsburgh

Colin Dunlap is not saying we take this for granted, but just enjoy these times in Pittsburgh sports.


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Dunlap: Maybe There Was More To Marleau’s Hit On Rust

Colin Dunlap wonders is Patrick Marleau’s hit on Bryan Rust was meant to send a message to the Penguins.


CINCINNATI, OH - JANUARY 09: Dre Kirkpatrick #27 of the Cincinnati Bengals attempts to tackle Martavis Bryant #10 of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second half during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at Paul Brown Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Dunlap: I Can’t Stop Thinking About Steelers-Bengals

Despite some other major events going on, Colin Dunlap can’t stop thinking about the Steelers-Bengals rivalry.


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Dunlap: Murray V. Fleury Divide Is Silly

This story with the Pittsburgh Penguins’ goaltenders just won’t go away.

93-7 The Fan–05/23/2016

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Dunlap: A Split In Tampa Is Still Sufficient

Colin Dunlap is not going to deviate from his original course by saying that a split in Tampa in Games 3 and 4 would be just fine.


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Dunlap: Tampa Bay’s ‘Dress Code’ Is Petty And NHL Lets It Happen

Something struck Colin Dunlap on the front of the Post-Gazette today. And it should have struck you, too, if you saw the newspaper.


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Dunlap: 5 Things To Watch For In Pens-Lightning Series

With the Penguins getting past the Capitals (again) in the playoffs, it sets up an Eastern Conference finals series against the Tampa Bay Lightning that gets underway just past 8 p.m. on Friday here in Pittsburgh.

93-7 The Fan–05/11/2016

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Dunlap: There Is No Goaltender Discussion

Where are these people coming from? The talk is so, so bizarre that Colin Dunlap is starting to fear for their sanity just a little bit.


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Dunlap: Arrieta Doesn’t Deserve This

You know what’s unfair? That Jake Arrieta has to be the continual subject of ire for the haters.


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Dunlap: Pens Must Ride Murray’s Hot Streak

Why force a change when what’s happening right now is working out just fine? For Colin Dunlap, Matt Murray is the starter until he proves otherwise.




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