Vince Grippi

Vince Grippi is a freelance local sports blogger for He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.


Recent Stories

Even ‘Yankee haters’ loved Yogi

WEDNESDAY: As Yogi used to say, it ain’t over until it’s over. Sadly, the saying is true of life as well as baseball. Though maybe not in Yogi Berra’s case. The Yankee legend died yesterday at age...

Grip on Sports: Jack Zduriencik never stuck to one plan

Saturday: Mariners president Kevin Mather sent general manager Jack Zduriencik on his way after seven years. Mather, who has been in his position for about a year, cited a lack of leadership for ...

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Recent Blog Posts

From Sabonis to Hoopfest, the week has been pretty spicy

GRIP ON SPORTS • It may seem hard to believe, but there was a time when salt couldn't be used when it rained. Hence, the when-it-rains-it-pours saying. The post is a bit salty today. Read on.

Summer brings its own ups and downs

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Summer is officially here and with it comes high temperatures and hype about the upcoming football season. Read on.

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