Spartans Take 100th Rose Bowl

Connor Cook threw for 332 yards, two touchdowns and an interception as number-four Michigan State held off number-five Stanford 24-20 in the 100th Rose Bowl Game. Cook connected with Tony Lippett for the game-winning TD with 13:22 left in the contest. The Spartans won their first Rose Bowl since 1988 and finished the season at 13-and-1. Pac-12 champion Stanford closed the year at 11-and-3.

NCAA Football (BCS Rankings)
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Nebraska Cornhuskers 24, #22 Georgia Bulldogs 19
(Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, FL)

North Texas Mean Green 36, UNLV Rebels 14
(Heart of Dallas Bowl, Dallas, TX)

#16 LSU Tigers 21, Iowa Hawkeyes 14
(Outback Bowl at Tampa, FL)

#9 South Carolina Gamecocks 34, #19 Wisconsin Badgers 24
(Capital One Bowl at Orlando, FL)

#4 Michigan State Spartans 24, #5 Stanford Cardinal 20
(Rose Bowl at Pasadena, CA)

#15 UCF Knights 52, #6 Baylor Bears 42
(Fiesta Bowl at Glendale, AZ)

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

23 hours 13 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.