NL Battles AL In New York

The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs are off for the All-Star Break until Friday. The Cards are in first place while the Cubs are in fourth place in the National League Central. Catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Carlos Beltran are starting for the NL. The Cards also have starter Adam Wainwright, first baseman Allen Craig and second baseman Matt Carpenter on the team. Wainwright will not play due to his start last night. He was replaced by teammate Edward Mujica. Starter Travis Wood is the lone Cub representative. The National League has won three straight over the American League.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

23 hours 4 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 6 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 34 min ago

The Cardinals are back home tonight to open a nine-game homestand at Busch Stadium. They host the Nationals in the first of three games at 7:15 p.m. John Lackey is slated to oppose Washington's Gio Gonzalez. The Cards also play the Pirates and Cubs on this homestand.