Colin Dunlap

Colin grew up in Sharpsburg and Aspinwall and attended Fox Chapel Area High High School. He graduated from West Virginia University and then came back home to write for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. While there, he covered the Pirates, area college football and basketball, and the prep sports scene. Colin joined The Fan when it launched in February 2010 as a weekend show host.

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    May 14, 2018 - 1:42 pm

    Good work, United States Supreme Court --- you might have just made sports all that much more enjoyable every place in the country that isn’t Nevada. With a 7-2 vote on Monday morning, the Supreme...

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    May 10, 2018 - 1:31 pm

    I can think Phil Kessel is a brilliant hockey player. One of the the finest offensive weapons in the National Hockey League who can turn a game on its ear in a quick blink --- and I do. 

    I...

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    May 08, 2018 - 1:19 pm

    If you are like me, you probably yelled at your television --- or screamed right down at that ice if you were in the building on Monday night. Just at 10 p.m., on the dot, it all ended. A bunch of...

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    May 03, 2018 - 1:06 pm

    I'm tired of talking about Tom Wilson. More than tired of the subject. It has been peeled apart seemingly 2,439,031 different ways since he decided to continue his buffoonery, lay a ridiculous hit...

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    April 30, 2018 - 1:25 pm

    I can't find the negative. I don't know, maybe I've surprisingly turned into some glass-half-full kinda guy in my old age. But, I just can't find the downside to the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting...

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    April 26, 2018 - 1:22 pm

    Stop the insanity. All of it. Don't even breathe a word of it because, well, it is nothing but insanity. 

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    Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
    April 23, 2018 - 1:30 pm

    Flyers fans are trash. Philadelphia fans, by and large, are trash. 

    Am I painting with a rather wide brush? Certainly I am. And it doesn't bother me one bit because the repeated behavior of...

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    April 19, 2018 - 1:15 pm

    After all this time --- my whole life --- as a Pittsburgher, I don't know what the official rules on Pittsburgh sports fandom are. I don't know if they are written down someplace, if they are kept...

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    April 16, 2018 - 1:06 pm

    Deebo is done. 

    Now what? How will the city view James Harrison? What will his legacy be like in the eyes of Steeler Nation? Will he have one of those "sign a one-day contract" thingies that...

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