Billikens Cruise Past UT Martin, 73-51

The backcourt tandem of Jordair Jett and Mike McCall Jr. combined for 31 points, and Saint Louis used a hot-shooting first half to dispose of UT Martin 73-51 Saturday night at Chaifetz Arena. The victory gave the Billikens (6-3) a season-high three-game winning streak heading into Wednesday night's home game against Eastern Illinois (7 p.m. tip). UT Martin of the Ohio Valley Conference slipped to 3-8 with its third straight loss and fifth defeat in six outings.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 15 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

15 hours 32 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.