Billikens Battle N.C. State Tonight

Saint Louis begins NCAA Tournament play tonight. The fifth-seeded Billikens open against 12th-seeded N.C. State in the Midwest Region in Orlando at 6:20 p.m. The Wolfpack beat Xavier in the First Four on Tuesday. Tonight's winner plays either Louisville or Manhattan on Saturday.

St. Louis hosts NCAA Tournament second-round games tomorrow at Scottrade Center. New Mexico and Stanford tip at 12:40 p.m., followed by Kansas and Eastern Kentucky. The night session features Wichita State against Cal Poly and Kentucky against Kansas State.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 8 hours 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

3 weeks 3 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

9 hours 1 min ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.