SEC Lines Up Nine Bowl Bids For 2014

The Southeastern Conference will have nine postseason bowl games for its teams beginning with the 2014 season. The deals extend for six years and coincide with the new College Football Playoff that starts that season. The Capital One Bowl will have the first pick. There is also a pool of six bowls comprised of renewals with the Outback Bowl, Music City Bowl, Gator Bowl and Liberty Bowl as well as new agreements with the Texas Bowl and Belk Bowl. The SEC is also renewing its relationship with the Birmingham Bowl and the Advocare V100 Bowl.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 9 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 8 hours ago

Max Pacioretty scored twice on his 26th birthday as the Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal in the first period for St. Louis, which fell to 0-and-2 on its four-game road trip. Jake Allen allowed all four goals on 30 shots in the setback. The Blues skate in Ottawa tomorrow.