Blues Players in Sochi

David Backes scored a goal and provided an assist as USA defeated the Czech Republic 5-2. Kevin Shattenkirk also had an assist for the United States. Alexander Steen scored a goal for Sweden in its 5-0 victory over Slovakia. Jay Bouwmeester and Alex Pietrangelo combined for four shots in Canada's 2-1 victory over Latvia. USA will face Canada tomorrow and Sweden will battle Finland in semifinal matches.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 17 hours ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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