Colin Dunlap

MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Colin Dunlap: Nothing Says I Need To Feel Good For Cleveland

Apparently it is fashionable right now to feel good for Cleveland – especially the sports landscape in the town not far to the North and West of us here in Pittsburgh.

07/15/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Top 5 Reasons Now Is Time For Pirates To Act

With the Pirates escaping St. Louis on Thursday night being able to salvage one win in a four-game series to push their record to 48-44 and 3 ½ games behind National League Central-leading Milwaukee, something […]

93-7 The Fan–07/11/2014

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Colin Dunlap: How In The Heck Have The Pirates Done This?

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.

93-7 The Fan–07/08/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 09: Ike Taylor #24 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on during the game against the San Diego Chargers on December 9, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Colin Dunlap: Ike Taylor Got This One Wrong

Instead of bellyaching about a pay cut on the radio, Ike Taylor should be grateful the Steelers elected to bring him back.

07/01/2014

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Pirates’ Alvarez Learns Important Lesson From Father

Pirates’ third baseman Pedro Alvarez says a lesson from his father during the early stages of his career impacted the way he approaches baseball.

93-7 The Fan–06/27/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Too Many Knee-Jerkers React To Johnston Hire

Seems the default switch to the hire made by the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday is firmly tilted toward a dose of vigorous skepticism by many.

06/26/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Now Pens And Blue Jackets A Real Rivalry

Now, and only now, is this a real rivalry.

06/23/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Give Soccer A Try, You Just Might Like It

On Monday night I found myself in the middle of doing a radio show while simultaneously contorting my body, punching a desk, swearing (while off air) and celebrating.

93-7 The Fan–06/18/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Few Do, But Noll Deserves Statue

Only the best of the best should be memorialized with a statue.

06/14/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Polanco Debut Culminates Whirlwind Day

Gregory Polanco anticipation turned into The Gregory Polanco Era at precisely 7:22 p.m. on Tuesday at PNC Park.

06/10/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Botterill Real Winner In Pens GM Derby

The Pittsburgh Penguins named a new general manager on Friday.

06/07/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Hurdle Calls Marte Out Publicly (And I Like It)

Falling in line with the way Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle normally does things, this was anything but typical.

06/03/2014

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Steve Blass: Yasiel Puig “Makes Me Sick”

Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Colin Dunlap Saturday on Bucco Talk to talk about the current Bucs as well as share some stories about his playing days.

93-7 The Fan–05/31/2014

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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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