Colin Dunlap

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Dunlap: Get Belligerent Fans Out For Good

Seemingly each week we are met with a story of some (oftentimes alcohol-powered) knucklehead who inebriatedly inhabited one of our stadiums and did something far over the line of respectful fandom.

11/05/2014

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Dunlap: Cherish Harrison’s Final Days

When he goes next time, there’s more than likely no coming back from retirement. When he’s gone next time — gone means gone. So cherish this.

11/03/2014

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The Pirates Hot Stove Report With Colin Dunlap: Oct. 29, 2014

In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about Tony Sanchez electing to play winter ball, the increase in Pirates ticket prices and the state of the Pirates bullpen.

93-7 The Fan–10/29/2014

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Dunlap: Chryst Must End ‘Same Old Pitt’ Routine

Paul Chryst must find a way to start winning some football games.

10/29/2014

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Dunlap: Roethlisberger’s Brilliance Shows Why Contract Needed

This was a statement. Clear, loud and definitive.

10/26/2014

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Dunlap: What’s The Rush With A Fleury Decision?

There’s a big, vast gray area between Jim Rutherford and Mike Milbury when it comes to their opinions of Marc-Andre Fleury.

10/23/2014

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Dunlap: Antonio Brown Trick Play A Thing Of Beauty

There’s not much distance between making a really stupid playcall and assembling a brilliant one. Most times it comes down to the result — plain and simple.

10/21/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Thanks, Jeff Banister

Everyone has a Jeff Banister story. How can you not?

93-7 The Fan–10/16/2014

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Dunlap: For Pitt, It Has Come Down To Quarterback Play

Pitt is Pitt — or are we supposed to call them ‘Pittsburgh’ — because they haven’t been able to find good enough players in recent years. And, more to the point, a good enough quarterback.

10/16/2014

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Dunlap: I Like Steve Downie Already

It is all still vivid in my mind as the Penguins get set to begin the 2014-15 season against the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday at the CONSOL Energy Center.

10/08/2014

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Dunlap: Pass To Brown Just Plain Selfish

Less than a week after Mike Tomlin spoke at his Tuesday media gathering about discipline, and after the head coach seemed to not take kindly to the notion — even indicating his race was a factor — that he was a player’s coach, Tomlin got walked all over on Sunday by a couple of his guys.

10/06/2014

Jordy Mercer #10 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is congratulated by Russell Martin #55 after Mercer scored against the San Francisco Giants in the top of the first inning at AT&T Park on July 28, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Dunlap: Thanks Again, Pirates

This is the second season in a row. The second time we sit here, the day after, with hearts ripped apart not knowing exactly how to feel. The second time in a row we invested […]

10/02/2014

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Dunlap: This All Comes Down To Eddie’s Right Arm

The people in our fair city will jam the North Shore on Wednesday night, will sardine into T cars that go under a river and bottleneck a bridge that crosses the same one for the chance to see the Pirates hopefully push on to the playoffs proper.

10/01/2014

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Dunlap: Mike Tomlin Needs To Start Acting, Quit Talking

No one likes fun more than me. Well, maybe except Antonio Brown. Dance, dance, dance. Have your fun, go crazy and go wild — until it costs your team. That’s what happened, again, on Sunday […]

09/29/2014

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