Billikens Beat Butler, Secure A-10 Title Spot

Dwayne Evans posted 24 points and 11 rebounds to power the number-16 Billikens to a 67-56 win over Butler and into the Atlantic 10 Tournament final. Cody Ellis added 13 points and five rebounds for Saint Louis, which faces Virginia Commonwealth Sunday at 1 p.m. in Brooklyn. Rotnei Clarke scored a team-high 16 points to go with five boards for the Bulldogs, who drop to 26-and-8 overall. Butler outrebounded SLU 38-to-29 but turned the ball over 20 times compared to Saint Louis' 11.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 21 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

2 weeks 19 hours ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

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

21 hours 38 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.