Colin Dunlap

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Dunlap: DeCastro Deserves As Much Credit As Bell

Are you going to knock me down or am I going to knock you down? The proposition ended up being that simple.

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Dunlap: For Pirates, It Didn’t Come Down To Wednesday Night

Perhaps with a little perspective you can look back on everything and arrive to the point where I am: There’s no reason to cry the system is unfair, no reason to gripe, complain or object about anything.


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Dunlap: About Monday’s Attendance … There’s No Story

Really? Some people want to crow about the attendance on Monday night at PNC Park?

93-7 The Fan–09/29/2015

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Dunlap: What’s Up With Brandon Boykin?

So we got us a controversy in Stillerville. Awesome stuff for my industry; not the best thing for business if you’re the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Monday afternoon, Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin — who didn’t get […]

93-7 The Fan–09/14/2015

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Dunlap: James Conner Loss Is Absolute Devastation

No way to spin this. No way to look through the prism and extract a positive. This one hurts. This one hurts badly.

93-7 The Fan–09/07/2015

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Dunlap: Narduzzi Won PR Game; Now Comes The Real Ones

First-year Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi has won me over with his words off the field. But let’s see what happens on Saturday when Youngstown State comes to town.


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Dunlap: Vick Hate Can Still Mean Steelers Love

Not everything in this world is all or nothing. I can despise Vick and simultaneously feel exactly the opposite about the Steelers franchise as a whole.


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Dunlap: Steelers Offense Will Keep Churning Without Pouncey

The Steelers’ offense will be just fine. At least that’s the way Colin Dunlap sees it.


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Dunlap: James Harrison Issue Much More Complex

This isn’t black and white. Too many people are making it out that way; too many people are drawing a clear and distinct line and jumping onto one side or the other.

93-7 The Fan–08/17/2015

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Dunlap: Hurdle Must Ride With Cervelli

This isn’t about the middle game of a series against the Cardinals in the middle of August. This isn’t about what’s happened to this point in the baseball season, either.


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Dunlap: Rori Blair Must Pay Within Reason

To the best of my knowledge, I’ve never been in a car going 117 mph.

93-7 The Fan–07/22/2015

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Dunlap: Pedro Can Be So Puzzling

Just say Pedro in Pittsburgh — breathe that singular name into a microphone on a sports talk show or announce it to the person next to you at the bar and the conversation begins.


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Dunlap: This Isn’t Pete Rose’s Fault

If nothing else, Pete Rose is an opportunist. And if nothing else, new baseball commissioner Rob Manfred allowed Major League Baseball to act in a hypocritical manner.

93-7 The Fan–07/15/2015

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Dunlap: This Sure As Heck Felt Like The Playoffs

That was baseball; that was real baseball.


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Dunlap: Hard To Admit, We Hate The Cards Because They Win

No one cares about a loser. And many love to hate a winner.

93-7 The Fan–07/09/2015