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.
There’s a place at the table in Pittsburgh for soccer. Just how big of a place? That is the decisive question.
This Steelers season cannot be salvaged. Just forget it. All is lost; it is done, over.
Bullying is a real problem. Know what’s worse? Crying wolf about it.
There have been a lot of questions surrounding Pirates pitcher — and free agent — A.J. Burnett since the Pirates’ season ended.
The future is here; the wait is over. Or at least it looks that way with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ backfield.
We get to witness brilliance. Not everyone in the sports world does, but fans here in Pittsburgh do, two times over. Please, do yourself a favor. Don’t take a moment of this for granted.
You aren’t going to want to do this. Actually, you are loathe to do this — downright hate doing it and abhor arriving at this point. But you have to, if only for one day.
In the aftermath of the Pirates losing 6-1 in Game 5 of the National League Division Series to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, you will see an excessive amount of those “What a [...]
Pressure on the Pirates? Save it. There is zero, nada, zilch.
This postseason has turned into Pedro Alvarez’s time.
The other shoe dropped for A.J. Burnett on Friday afternoon. It was Gerrit Cole’s gigantic shoe, vehemently stomping out the possibility that Burnett should touch the baseball again in this best of five, National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Some 40,000 fans packed PNC Park to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday night.
Be proud, Pittsburgh. This one was for you. Actually, more accurately, this one might have been because of you — at least to some degree. And maybe to a pretty deep degree.
On Tuesday night during this playoff game, here is a sampling of three tweets that you might see that could wholly impact whether the Pirates advance past the Reds.
The lengths people will go to. Seriously, the miserableness of some in this town never, ever, ceases to amaze me.