Rams Waive 11 Players

The Rams are cutting down the roster ahead of today's deadline. St. Louis has waived wide receivers Demetrius Fields, Raymond Radway and Andrew Helmick, quarterback Tim Jenkins, kicker Brett Baer, long snapper Jorgen Hus, linebacker Joseph Lebeau, defensive tackle Al Lapuaho, tight end Colby Prince, and cornerback Robert Steeples. Offensive lineman Graham Pocic was also waived/injured. The team is now down to 78 players but must cut down to 75 by today at 3:00.

Missouri is just days away from the start of a new football season. The Tigers will host Murray State on Saturday night at Faurot Field. The contest is scheduled for a 6:00 kickoff and will air on ESPN3. The Tigers finished their inaugural season in the SEC with a 5-and-7 record and went 2-and-6 in conference action.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

11 hours 3 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 32 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.