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Colin Dunlap: Not A Typical Olympic Notebook

With the 2014 Winter Olympics (pretty much the Sochi Hockey Tournament) winding down in Russia, what better time to slap together a few thoughts on the Games?

02/20/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Team USA Better Than Anticipated

Here is the truth: As these Olympic games approached, as the run-up to Sochi was happening, there was much skepticism from this vantage; a healthy bit of hoping that the Team USA men’s hockey squad could compete, but a notion deep in the back of my cranium doubting them.

02/17/2014

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Colin Dunlap: A.J. Burnett Commands Your Praise

I’m not one to tell you what you must do, but here’s something you shouldn’t do, not even think about: Boo A.J. Burnett when he steps into PNC Park with his new team, the Philadelphia Phillies.

02/13/2014

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Street Gets Ready As The NFL Combine Approaches

All across the country former college football players are getting ready for the upcoming 2014 NFL combine which takes place Feb. 22 to 25.

93-7 The Fan–02/11/2014

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Penguins Won’t Lose Focus As Olympic Break Approaches

The NHL will break for the Olympics, and while some teams may be focused on their time off, the Penguins remain focused on playing good hockey.

93-7 The Fan–02/06/2014

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Colin Dunlap: A Letter To Those In Sochi

Dear Athletes, Journalists, Fans in Sochi for the Olympics, I will applaud loudly. When the Olympics are over — and if nothing catastrophic happens.

02/06/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Win Over Sens Could Propel Fleury, Neal

What happened on Monday night might be deemed more innocuous than momentous from most angles. And that’s probably correct.

02/04/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Super Bowl Prop Bets I Would Like To See

The silly season is upon us.

93-7 The Fan–01/30/2014

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Pitt Students Camp Out For Tickets To Duke Game

With Duke making their first ever visit to the Peterson Event Center tonight, there has been much anticipation surrounding the event, no more so evident than the long line of Pitt students currently camping out at The Pete to ensure they get tickets.

93-7 The Fan–01/27/2014

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Colin Dunlap: You Can Root For Pitt Without Hating Duke

A few years ago while covering the Final Four in Indianapolis, I realized just how polarizing the Duke basketball program could be.

01/26/2014

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Steelers’ Wilson To Get 2nd Interview For Ravens’ Offensive Coordinator Job

Steelers running back coach Kirby Wilson interviewed for the Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator position on Wednesday and apparently impressed Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and his staff enough to be brought back in for a second interview.

93-7 The Fan–01/23/2014

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Colin Dunlap: With Munchak, Steelers Must Improve

On Wednesday night, reports began to trickle that Mike Munchak would soon be named the Steelers offensive line coach, replacing Jack Bicknell, Jr., who was shown the door after just one season.

01/23/2014

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Colin Dunlap: MLB Replay Has Glaring Flaws

Last week, expanded replay was approved by Major League Baseball owners and is set to begin this coming season.

01/21/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Conflicted About Cowher’s Claim

Talk about being conflicted. Oh man, this is tough. For years here in Pittsburgh, it hasn’t been a conspiracy theory by many who have held onto it, but leaning more toward what they thought was fact.

93-7 The Fan–01/16/2014

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Pitt Assistant Athletic Director Chris LaSala Remembers Curtis Bray

PITTSBURGH (93.7 THE FAN) – After the unexpected passing of Iowa State defensive line coach and former University of Pittsburgh football player Curtis Bray at the age of 43, Pitt’s assistant athletic director and director [...]

93-7 The Fan–01/15/2014

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