Colin Dunlap Column
Jamie Dixon shouldn’t be fired for losing to Wichita State on Thursday. Anyone who suggests so has a couple screws loose. Know what else shouldn’t happen?
Go West, young man. Or East. Heck, North or South will do. Just go anywhere you can, Andy Toole — and do it now.
James Harrison is out of a job. And the Steelers are better for it. James Harrison played for the Steelers for a decade. And the Steelers are better for it.
The Pirates’ clear cut and exclusive objective in this 2013 season should be to win more games than they lose. That’s it. Finish above .500.
Seemingly anyone with the deepest of interest or even a tepid curiosity in the National Hockey League stands on one side or the other about one of the game’s major issues: Should there be fighting in hockey?
In full disclosure, I like Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez — both as a baseball player and, more important, as a young man.
Remember when statues of sports icons were reserved for men of true character?