Cardinals Sign Shortstop Peralta

The Cardinals will have a new shortstop next season. The club signed former Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta to a four-year contract worth more than 50 million dollars, according to the "St. Louis Post Dispatch." Earlier this year, Peralta was suspended 50 games in the aftermath of the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug investigation. Cards GM Jon Mazeliak defended the signing Monday, saying the Cardinals are not the "morality police."

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 16 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 13 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.