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Colin Dunlap

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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: Neil Walker A Curious Case Moving Forward

Make that money, Neil Walker.

05/27/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates Got This One Right

Good on the Pirates. In this instance, at least, good on the Pirates.

05/22/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Nutting Should Face The Polanco Questions

In some ways, I have sympathy for Frank Coonelly, Neal Huntington and Kyle Stark.

93-7 The Fan–05/20/2014

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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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Colin Dunlap: This Time, Dan Bylsma Must Go

I wrote these same words at the end of last season; I will write them even more confidently now: Dan Bylsma must be terminated.

05/13/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Give Shazier A Chance

Let’s relax a little bit here.

05/09/2014

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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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Colin Dunlap: Truth Hurts – Sid Needs To Show Up

Just seconds before 10 p.m. on Friday night, Marc-Andre Fleury was faced with a flurry.

05/03/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Polanco Needs To Be In Pittsburgh

The Pirates have scored two or fewer runs in five of their past six games.

04/27/2014

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Colin Dunlap: You Can Learn From Columbus Fans

The Columbus Blue Jackets were 27th out of 30 NHL teams in home attendance during the regular season.

04/25/2014

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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