Bulls Rush Grizzlies In St. Louis

The Chicago Bulls took it to the Memphis Grizzlies winning 106-87 at the Scottrade Center last night. Derek Rose scored 13 points and added three assists, Luol Deng added 13 points and three boards and Carlos Boozer dropped 16 points and snagged four rebounds for the Bulls who improved to 2-0 this preseason. Jerryd Bayless scored 15 points and dished out three assists in the loss for Memphis, in its first game this pre-season. Mike Conley and Mike Miller scored eight points apiece, while Ed Davis dropped in 13 points and grabbed five rebounds for the Grizzlies.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 5 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

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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

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2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.