Colin Dunlap


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Dunlap: 5 Things I’d Like To See Changed In Pittsburgh Sports

The only true constant in life is change. Situations evolve; the world keeps spinning and progressing every day.

93-7 The Fan–04/22/2015

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Dunlap: Antonio Brown Fighting Wrong Battle

AB will get KO’d in all of this. He won’t win. He won’t come close to winning. No, Antonio Brown will get knocked out in this fight by a family of old-school, North Side Irish street brawlers.

93-7 The Fan–04/20/2015

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Dunlap: Pens Series Will Come Down To Stars

Don’t tell me about the down-the-liners.

93-7 The Fan–04/15/2015

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Dunlap: Bell 3-Game Suspension Deserved

Now we know. The National Football League has finally spoken. Well, at least according to multiple reports they have — and the league acted sternly but fairly from this vantage.

93-7 The Fan–04/09/2015

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Dunlap: Friday Is Time To Show Up, Pittsburgh

This is the best sports town in our country. I have been to all major ones and many of the smaller ones. Pittsburgh — and maybe I’m biased because I’m from here and love this place — is the best sports town in this land.

93-7 The Fan–04/08/2015

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Dunlap: Imagine Some Pirates On The Gridiron

It seems like this has become an annual pilgrimage, as Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin visited Bradenton and Pirates Spring Training camp on Monday. On his visits, Tomlin normally has a chuckle with the media, catches up with his pal Clint Hurdle and takes in a workout, game or both. But as he was there on Monday, it got me thinking … what if Tomlin had to, legitimately, select someone out of Pirates camp to take to St. Vincent?

93-7 The Fan–03/30/2015

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Dunlap: Neil Alexander Inspired In Life and Death

What do you say? What can you say?

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2015

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Dunlap: Boeheim Shows Again He Is Boss

Hold your applause. Syracuse University didn’t do the right thing. Far from it.

93-7 The Fan–03/18/2015

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Dunlap: Driscoll And Toole Tournament Matchup Is Intriguing

One guy is a Pittsburgher. One guy is an adopted Pittsburgher. Both guys are tough to beat — on and off the floor.

93-7 The Fan–03/16/2015

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Dunlap: 5 Things Learned In A Week In Bradenton

Over this past week, my compadres and I with The Fan Morning Show spent the days at McKechnie Field dissecting and scrutinizing the Pittsburgh Pirates as they go through the rigors of Spring Training.

93-7 The Fan–03/13/2015

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Dunlap: Be Respectful Of Worilds’ Decision And Move On

You had to be skeptical. I know I was. It’s OK to admit if you were too.

93-7 The Fan–03/11/2015

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Dunlap: Can’t Picture Polamalu Somewhere Else

Can’t bring myself to think about it that much. And, even more, I can’t bring myself to envision how it would look.

93-7 The Fan–03/04/2015

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Dunlap: Olbermann Not A Person I’d Ever Want To Know

If you try to force a connection between the despicable terrors committed by Jerry Sandusky and some Penn State students raising money for pediatric cancer, you are nothing more than an ass going out of your way to look for trouble.

93-7 The Fan–02/25/2015

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Dunlap: A Pittsburgh Sports Guide To Lent

The season of self-renunciation is upon us. Oh yes, Lent.

93-7 The Fan–02/18/2015

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Dunlap: What Is Huntington’s Second Base Plan?

If there is one thing that has stood above all as the Pittsburgh Pirates have turned into winners, it is this: Neal Huntington has a plan.

93-7 The Fan–02/10/2015