Kings Drop Rangers In Two OT's

Dustin Brown re-directed a shot from the point from Willie Mitchell past Henrik Lundqvist midway through double-overtime to send the Kings to a 5-4 win over the Rangers in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Final from the STAPLES Center. Mitchell also scored in regulation as did Jarret Stoll. Dwight King and Marian Gaborik both lit the lamp in the third period to tie the contest for Los Angeles, which holds a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Jonathan Quick made 34 saves in the win. Goals from Ryan McDonagh and Mats Zuccarello gave New York a lead in the first period. Martin St. Louis and Derick Brassard also scored for the Rangers, who have either led or been tied during every regulation minute of the series. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 39 shots for New York, which hosts Game Three at Madison Square Garden on Monday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 7 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.