Spurs Rock Heat In Game Four Of NBA Finals

The Spurs cruised to a 107-86 win over the Heat in Game Four of the NBA Finals at AmericanAirlines Arena behind 20 points, 14 rebounds, three steals and three blocks from Kawhi Leonard. Boris Diaw filled up the stat sheet with eight points, nine boards and nine assists as San Antonio took a commanding 3-1 lead over the Heat. Tony Parker added 19 points, while Tim Duncan posted 10 points and 11 boards in the victory. LeBron James showed up for the Heat, but he didn't get much help from his teammates. James dropped in 28 points on 10-of-17 shooting with eight rebounds. Dwyane Wade shot 3-of-13 from the field and 4-of-8 from the line on his way to 10 points. The rest of Miami's starting lineup besides James scored 28 points, the same amount as LeBron. San Antonio can close out the series in Game Five at home on Sunday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 38 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.