NFL Draft Begins Tonight

The NFL Draft begins tonight with the first round at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The Houston Texans have the first overall pick. The Rams will follow with the second pick and also have the 13th overall selection. Rounds two and three are Friday, with four through seven on Saturday.

The Houston Texans are on the clock as the first round of the NFL Draft takes place tonight at New York's Radio City Music Hall. If they don't trade down, Houston is projected to select South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney with the top pick. Outside of Clowney, other players expected to go high in the draft include Auburn offensive tackle Greg Robinson, Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins, Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack and former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Senior Baseball Player Matt Foster. Matt pitched a no hitter against Union in a game at GCS Ballpark in Illinois Friday night. He struck out 13 batters and walked four while throwing 111 pitches. He also had one hit in the game. Matt is also very good with the bat. His .520 average and 14 runs batted in leads the team.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 17 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 3 hours ago

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the 38-year-old with the baby face and the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night with a unanimous decision in what was considered the highest-grossing bout in history.