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: Letang Should Have Been Suspended

According to Colin Dunlap, Kris Letang shouldn’t be eligible to participate in Game 4 when the Penguins and Rangers resume their series on Thursday night.


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Dunlap: New Polanco Working Out Just Fine

How can you not like — through this point in the 2016 baseball season — this “new” Gregory Polanco?


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Dunlap: Maybe Zatkoff’s Best Game Was His Last One

The part that fascinates Colin Dunlap most about Jeff Zatkoff might be that we potentially could never see him again.


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Dunlap: How Can You Not Be Worried About Fleury?

It’s good that Marc-Andre Fleury practiced in Cranberry on Monday, but Colin Dunlap is still really worried.


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Dunlap: Memo To NFL – Schedule Steelers & Bengals For Week 4

Colin Dunlap loves what happened between DeAngelo Williams and Vontaze Burfict over the past day or so on Twitter.


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Dunlap: If Polanco Signs Deal, McCutchen Has Decision To Make

Where does a reported contract extension for Gregory Polanco leave Andrew McCutchen?


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Dunlap: 5 Questions Going Into Pirates Season

Colin Dunlap has five questions about the Pittsburgh Pirates that will need to be answered throughout various points in the year.


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Dunlap: Stallings Really Gained My Respect Today

New Pitt basketball coach Kevin Stallings definitely won his introductory press conference on Monday afternoon, even as the room upon arrival resembled more pep rally than press conference.


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Dunlap: RG III Signing Should Make Us Appreciate Ben Even More

Pardon Colin Dunlap while he finds the hilarity in the Cleveland Browns as they keep Cleveland Browning their way to being a nothing of an organization.


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Dunlap: Top 5 Candidates I Would Consider To Replace Jamie Dixon

With Jamie Dixon taking his substantial worth to Fort Worth and TCU, it leaves a decently appetizing vacancy in the world of college basketball.

93-7 The Fan–03/21/2016

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Dunlap: Nicasio Merits Your Attention

Spring Training numbers don’t mean much, but in the case of right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio, they just might win him a spot in the Pirates’ rotation.


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Dunlap: Martavis Should Never Play For Steelers Again

Martavis Bryant looked great in a Steelers uniform. But he should never wear one again.

93-7 The Fan–03/14/2016

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Dunlap: Pitt Basketball Stuck In A Rut

Colin Dunlap wonders about the current state of Pitt basketball and what the future holds.


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Dunlap: Gay Is First Step, Now Steelers Need To Bring Foster Back

Tuesday afternoon brought just about the best news possible — at least in the current market — for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary.


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Dunlap: Observations Peeking Around Pirates Camp In Bradenton

As the 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates attempt to reach the postseason for the fourth consecutive season — and that still sounds crazy to say out loud — they have been busting their humps at McKechnie Field and Pirate City.

93-7 The Fan–03/04/2016



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