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THURSDAY, JAN. 15, 2015




Zags hang on, defeat Waves

Crazy drive to get to Firestone Fieldhouse -- nearly 2:30 hours when it usually takes 35 minutes, thanks to an accident on the PCH. Crazy game, as GU let a 15-point lead dissolve to 1 before hanging on to defeat Pepperdine 78-76. My unedited game…

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Alex Grinch will leave the Missouri Tigers to become the defensive coordinator of the WSU Cougars. (AUGUST KRYGER)

Cougars' out-of-the-blue hire might turn out to be golden 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you had the opportunity to attend college, you probably learned more than statistics and physics and political science. You probably also learned life lessons, as our parents used to call them. Do you remember one phrase or key axiom you were taught that still stays with you today? I do. Read on.

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