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Pirates’ Alvarez Learns Important Lesson From Father

Pirates’ third baseman Pedro Alvarez says a lesson from his father during the early stages of his career impacted the way he approaches baseball.

93-7 The Fan–06/27/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Too Many Knee-Jerkers React To Johnston Hire

Seems the default switch to the hire made by the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday is firmly tilted toward a dose of vigorous skepticism by many.

06/26/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Botterill Real Winner In Pens GM Derby

The Pittsburgh Penguins named a new general manager on Friday.

06/07/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Hurdle Calls Marte Out Publicly (And I Like It)

Falling in line with the way Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle normally does things, this was anything but typical.

06/03/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Dodgers Series Vital For Pirates

If they don’t get it together against the Los Angeles Dodgers over the next four games, this very well might be where — looking at it retrospectively — we were able to mark the beginning of the end for the 2014 Pirates season.

05/29/2014

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Colin Dunlap: I Blindly Trust Mario Lemieux

Call me crazy, that’s fine. But I blindly trust Mario Lemieux.

93-7 The Fan–05/16/2014

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Report: Ray Shero Not Safe

After another epic playoff collapse that has many just assuming Head Coach Dan Bylsma’s time is up here in Pittsburgh, the real question is, who else is in jeopardy?

93-7 The Fan–05/14/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Neil Walker Keeps Late Friend Close To His Heart

Neil Walker didn’t want to be on a baseball field. Which, if you know Neil Walker at all, you know is the most abnormal feeling Neil Walker can have.

93-7 The Fan–05/06/2014

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Colin Dunlap: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

Listen, this column space is generally reserved for an exploration into topics about the sports world; I use it mostly to relay to you thoughts about the Pirates, Steelers, Penguins or other relevant happenings in such a realm. Today, we’re going in a different direction. Just because, well, because.

93-7 The Fan–05/04/2014

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Incmikoski Reacts to Pirates’ Start

Robby Incmikoski of Root Sports stopped by “The Colin Dunlap Radio Programme” following the Pirates’ 4-1 loss to the Reds on Tuesday night.

93-7 The Fan–04/23/2014

Carlos Gomez #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers is restrained by Homeplate Umpire Fieldin Culbreth during the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 20, 2014 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Colin Dunlap: Everyone Wrong In Sunday’s BaseBrawl

Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez has some punkish tendencies. That much isn’t up for debate.

04/21/2014

Brandon Sutter #16 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his third period goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on April 16, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Penguins defeated the Blue Jackets 4-3. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Colin Dunlap: Sometimes It Isn’t The Stars

On Wednesday evening, with puck drop of Game 1 of the first round series between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins about an hour away, my voice (which can take paint off walls) firmly made a pronouncement on 93.7 The Fan.

04/17/2014

Head coach Dan Bylsma of the Pittsburgh Penguins addresses the media after the game against the Ottawa Senators at Consol Energy Center on April 13, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Senators defeated the Penguins 3-2 in a shootout. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Colin Dunlap: For Bylsma’s Sake, Pens Need To Reach Finals

Don’t mean to sound too harsh here, but close shouldn’t be good enough this season for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

04/14/2014

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Post-Gazette’s Steve Ziants Discusses New, “Must-Read” Pirates Book

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sports Editor Steve Ziant joined the Colin Dunlap Radio Programme to talk about his new book “100 Things Pirates Fan Should Know and Do Before They Die.”

93-7 The Fan–04/10/2014

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Colin Dunlap: A Sobering Time

Kris Letang is coming back tonight for the Penguins. He’s been out since the end of January. I don’t know, can’t get too much into hockey tonight — I’ll watch, but I will remember it’s just an escape for a few hours.

93-7 The Fan–04/09/2014

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