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SUNDAY, DEC. 16, 2012

GU’s Kelly Olynyk hangs on the rim after dunking in the first half. Olynyk, with four dunks, scored 20 points. (Associated Press)

Day after Kansas State

Up at 6:45 in Seattle, home by 11. Blogging by 11:15. I'll take it. Links from last night's Battle in Seattle, won by Gonzaga 68-52 over Kansas State: My game story, Tacoma News Tribune, Seattle Times, AP, Kansas City Star and Art Thiel at Sportspress…

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A storybook ending that never came 

A GRIP ON SPORTS What a football game. It had almost everything. A seemingly insurmountable lead. A Rockne-like locker room jump-start. An incredible comeback. Everything, it seems, except the storybook hometown victory. Well, real life isn't the movies. Read on.

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Vince Grippi's daily take on all things regional sports has been moved to our main sports section online. You can find a collection of these columns here.