Spurs Move On To NBA Finals

The Spurs are heading back to the NBA Finals. Boris Diaw was the surprising hero, leading the Spurs with 26 points off the bench to guide them to a 112-107 overtime win over the Thunder in Game Six of the Western Conference Finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Tim Duncan scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds while Kawhi Leonard added 17 points and 11 boards. Manu Ginobili chipped in with 15 for San Antonio, which will play Game One of the NBA Finals against the Heat on Thursday. The Spurs were without Tony Parker in the second half due to his ankle injury. Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 34 points. Kevin Durant scored 31 points and snagged 14 rebounds while Reggie Jackson added 21 points for Oklahoma City.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 33 min ago

The Cowboys erased an early 21-point deficit then held on late for a 34-31 win over the Rams at the Edward Jones Dome. DeMarco Murray ran for 100 yards and a touchdown while Tony Romo threw for 217 yards with two scores and an interception. Dez Bryant finished with six catches for 89 yards and a TD while Bruce Carter intercepted a pass and returned it 25 yards for a score as Dallas improved to 2-and-1.