Cardinals' Motte Has Successful Elbow Surgery

St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte is recovering from successful surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow. The 30-year-old is expected to be sidelined one full year. Motte did not pitch in a game this season after being shut down with an elbow strain during spring training. The right-hander tied for the NL lead in saves last season with 42.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 22 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

6 days 18 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 46 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.