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Colin Dunlap: Taillon’s Injury Allows Chance For Others

Let’s not kid ourselves. Jameson Taillon was supposed to be the man this season.

04/06/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Have Patience With Polanco

Hit the brakes a little bit. Or else, there’s a chance you just might let yourself down.

03/02/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Ryan Clark Was Just Being Blunt

Nothing Ryan Clark says surprises me. Nothing Ryan Clark says should surprise you.

02/07/2014

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Colin Dunlap: You Can Root For Pitt Without Hating Duke

A few years ago while covering the Final Four in Indianapolis, I realized just how polarizing the Duke basketball program could be.

01/26/2014

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Colin Dunlap: What Are You Thinking, Charles Smith?

It would have been better had this Mr. Smith gone to Washington.

01/09/2014

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Colin Dunlap: McCutchen’s Humility Is Astounding

As Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen — the reigning National League Most Valuable Player — nestled into a chair on Sunday at Piratefest for an interview on 93.7 The Fan, I pushed just a tad bit.

12/15/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Officials in Tomlin Incident Must Face Discipline

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin got his. And rightly so. But the gettin’ can’t stop with Mike Tomlin.

12/04/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Worilds Uses Jones As Motivation

A crazy thing happened on the way to rookie outside linebacker Jarvis Jones chasing Jason Worilds out of a job.

11/24/2013

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Pa. Paper: Sorry For Panning Gettysburg Address

It took 150 years, but a Pennsylvania newspaper said Thursday it should have recognized the greatness of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address at the time it was delivered.

11/15/2013

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Colin Dunlap: All The Pressure On Cardinals In Game 5

Pressure on the Pirates? Save it. There is zero, nada, zilch.

10/09/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Alvarez Pushed Through Bad Times To Make This His Time

This postseason has turned into Pedro Alvarez’s time.

10/06/2013

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Hurdle The Best Leader Of A Team In Pittsburgh Right Now

Clint Hurdle is doing a better job than Dan Bylsma.

06/23/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Crazy As It Sounds, Karlsson Is Weak Link

Here’s a bit of unsolicited advice for the Pittsburgh Penguins’ forwards for the remainder of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Ottawa Senators — attack Erik Karlsson.

05/18/2013

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Colin Dunlap: A Primer To People You Will See During NFL Draft Coverage

For many of you, this Thursday night has become one of those can’t miss days on the sports calendar, one of the Holy Days of Obligation in the Church of Steeler Nation.

04/24/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Rice Let Many Down

Rice, the former coach at Rutgers, should be the former coach at Rutgers. He should have been fired earlier this week — and probably sooner — for practice behavior that included pushing, grabbing and throwing balls at players.

04/05/2013

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