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Colin Dunlap: All The Pressure On Cardinals In Game 5

Pressure on the Pirates? Save it. There is zero, nada, zilch.

10/09/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Alvarez Pushed Through Bad Times To Make This His Time

This postseason has turned into Pedro Alvarez’s time.

10/06/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Cole Must Start If Game 5 Occurs

The other shoe dropped for A.J. Burnett on Friday afternoon. It was Gerrit Cole’s gigantic shoe, vehemently stomping out the possibility that Burnett should touch the baseball again in this best of five, National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.

93-7 The Fan–10/04/2013

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A Game To Remember For One Pirates Fan

Some 40,000 fans packed PNC Park to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday night.

93-7 The Fan–10/02/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates Fans Had A Huge Part In Wild Card Win

Be proud, Pittsburgh. This one was for you. Actually, more accurately, this one might have been because of you — at least to some degree. And maybe to a pretty deep degree.

10/02/2013

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The Proof Will Be In The Tweets For The Wild Card Game

On Tuesday night during this playoff game, here is a sampling of three tweets that you might see that could wholly impact whether the Pirates advance past the Reds.

93-7 The Fan–09/30/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Antonio Brown Walked The Walk

Good for Antonio Brown. If you’re going to run your yap, you better show up —- and he did.

09/23/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Maz Jersey Should Stay In Pittsburgh

We can’t let this happen. Not as Pittsburghers. Not as Pirates fans.

09/19/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Time To Unleash Roethlisberger

If Steelers Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley were smart, he would unleash quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, let him go no-huddle, chuck that thing all over the yard.

09/17/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Cut Blocking Seems A Cowardly Approach

Maurkice Pouncey is done. He’s finished, kaput. At least for 2013. The Steelers’ all-everything center and lynchpin of that offensive line was done-in on Sunday by some friendly fire, a cut-block-gone-bad from right guard David DeCastro.

93-7 The Fan–09/11/2013

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After 20 Years Its Time To Celebrate

After 20 Years Its Time To Celebrate

93-7 The Fan–09/10/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Steelers Mired In Awful Trend

Go ahead and soothe yourself — if you’d like — and say the Steelers lost an independent game on Sunday when they fell to the Tennessee Titans, 16-9, in the season opener at Heinz Field.

93-7 The Fan–09/09/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Tyler Boyd Needs Expanded Role

Pitt didn’t lose Monday night because of any gameplan. Pitt lost Monday night because they played Florida State. Period. That’s the end.

93-7 The Fan–09/03/2013

Justin Morneau

Colin Dunlap: Pirates Go “All In” With Morneau

This feels like Penguins season, huh? Well, at least that part before the playoff breakdown — you know, the part when general manager Ray Shero went out and cobbled together a club that was supposed to make a run toward a title.

93-7 The Fan–08/31/2013

Charlie Morton

Colin Dunlap: Charlie Morton Proving His Worth

I’m ready to roll with Charlie Morton. Ready to hand him the ball in this pennant race in a game of profound significance.

93-7 The Fan–08/29/2013