Blackhawks Top Kings, Force Game Seven

Patrick Kane scored twice including the game-winner with less than four minutes left as the Blackhawks topped the Kings 4-3 to force a Game Seven in the Western Conference Final at STAPLES Center. Duncan Keith tied the game on an assist from Kane as Chicago tied the series at three games apiece. Ben Smith also lit the lamp for the 'Hawks while Corey Crawford stopped 26 shots in the win. Dwight King, Drew Doughty and Alec Martinez all found the back of the net for Los Angeles, which has lost two straight in the series. Jonathan Quick made 21 saves in defeat. The Blackhawks will host Game Seven on Sunday night with the winner advancing to face the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 23 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

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Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
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SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 6 min ago

Jordan Lennerton's RBI double in the eighth inning helped the Detroit Tigers rally for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Saturday. Miguel Cabrera crushed a two-run home run in the first inning, and Alex Avila added a solo shot in the seventh for the Tigers. Shane Greene allowed three runs -- one earned -- on three hits with three walks and six strikeouts in five innings on the mound.