Syracuse New Number One In Men's College Hoop

Syracuse is the new number-one team in the "USA Today" top-25 men's college basketball poll. The undefeated Orange received all 32 first-place votes to take over the top spot from Arizona, which lost at Cal on Saturday. Syracuse knocked off Notre Dame 61-55 on Monday night at home to improve to 22-and-0 on the season. Unbeaten Wichita State moved up to second, with Arizona dropping two spots to third. Florida is fourth, followed by San Diego State. Villanova, Cincinnati, Michigan State, Kansas and Louisville round out the top-10. UMass and Memphis fell out of this week's poll. St. Louis U. moved up to 15th this week.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 24 min ago

The Cardinals play game-two of their three-game set against the Reds tonight. St. Louis is 67-and-57 and sits two-and-a-half games behind Milwaukee for first place in the NL Central. The Cards will march John Lackey out to the mound. Lackey is 1-and-1 in three starts since being traded from Boston. Cincinnati counters with 12-and-8 Alfredo Simon.