Colin Dunlap Column
There would seem to be a slender line between use and overuse when it comes to a running back.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had time to throw on Sunday.
A Major League Baseball player took less money to play in Pittsburgh. Stop. Think about that for a moment.
Clint Hurdle says a prayer each morning.
On Deadline Day, the Pirates stood pat.
The Pirates might be hard-pressed to reach those 94 victories they achieved last season, as the organization took the fanbase — and the city as a whole — on a magnificent ride that ended in the playoffs and still forces a buzz when anyone speaks a word of it.
Good on the Pirates. In this instance, at least, good on the Pirates.
Call me crazy, that’s fine. But I blindly trust Mario Lemieux.
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.
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.
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.
Leave it to Pirates first baseman Travis Ishikawa to find a different viewpoint to the newly-implemented replay system in Major League Baseball.
The Pirates did the right thing. Barry Bonds did the right thing. Now, Monday, the city will experience a great thing.
This is it. We are here. Oh, and here’s a disclaimer before we get going: I don’t care much about those play-in games in the NCAA Tournament — or whatever it is they call them now. Anyhow, this is it. We are here.
The silly season is upon us.