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Dunlap: This All Comes Down To Eddie’s Right Arm

The people in our fair city will jam the North Shore on Wednesday night, will sardine into T cars that go under a river and bottleneck a bridge that crosses the same one for the chance to see the Pirates hopefully push on to the playoffs proper.

5 hours ago

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Dunlap: Mike Tomlin Needs To Start Acting, Quit Talking

No one likes fun more than me. Well, maybe except Antonio Brown. Dance, dance, dance. Have your fun, go crazy and go wild — until it costs your team. That’s what happened, again, on Sunday [...]

09/29/2014

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Dunlap: It’s In The Effort, Not Result For Martin

With the Pirates and Russell Martin, it really might come down to the effort and not the result. If the effort is made — a fair and honest effort by the Pirates — I don’t [...]

09/25/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Clint Hurdle Fights Through The Pain

Clint Hurdle says a prayer each morning.

93-7 The Fan–09/18/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Time To Fight Back Against Ray Rice, Ravens Fans

What a small man Ray Rice is. I already thought this, but think it even more this Monday morning after seeing a video posted by TMZ in which Rice, the Baltimore Ravens’ running back, is purportedly shown punching his then-fiancée (now wife) Janay Palmer in the face back in February in an Atlantic City casino elevator.

93-7 The Fan–09/08/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Walker Autograph Story Way Overblown

There really is no Neil Walker autograph controversy.

93-7 The Fan–09/06/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Cutch Needs To Start Taking Care Of Cutch

If I’m Andrew McCutchen, that’s my stance — and a very hardline one — toward Major League Baseball as I sit and ponder some thoughts in the aftermath of what happened in St. Louis on Wednesday.

09/04/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Quit Your Complaining About The Traffic

Pittsburgh has four major sports — football, baseball, hockey and complaining.

93-7 The Fan–08/28/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Hurdle Must Ride With Pedro

I like Ike – but not nearly as much as Pedro. Actually, it isn’t even close when measuring those gentlemen as baseball players.

08/25/2014

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Colin Dunlap: To Put It Bluntly, These Two Steelers Were Incredibly Dumb

I know McKnight Road can be a stressful place, but the arrest on Wednesday afternoon of Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount by Ross Township Police has to be one of the most boneheaded exhibitions by professional athletes in our city in quite some time.

08/21/2014

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Colin Dunlap: I Would Bet On Charlie Morton Down Stretch

Charlie Morton wasn’t good on Sunday. But at this point, as Morton’s record has dipped to 5-11 and he lasted just five innings on Sunday in an 8-2 loss to the Padres, I’m ready to [...]

08/11/2014

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Pirates Considering A Move To First Base For Pedro Alvarez

With 24 errors this year and throwing issues resembling those that Steve Sax and Chuck Knoblauch went through, the rumblings of moving Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez to first base have begun.

93-7 The Fan–08/04/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates Lose Out On Arms Race

On Deadline Day, the Pirates stood pat.

93-7 The Fan–07/31/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Make A Real Statement About Ray Rice

All you’re going to do about Ray Rice is be mad — and continue to spend money on the National Football League.

07/28/2014

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Ravens’ Rice To Miss Game Against Steelers Due To 2-Game Suspension

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence.

93-7 The Fan–07/24/2014

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