Cards' Holiday Forgives Peralta For PED Use

Cardinals outfielder Matt Holiday is offering an olive branch to new teammate Jhonny Peralta. A staunch critic of players with ties to performance-enhancing drugs, Holiday says he is willing to forgive the 31-year-old shortstop. Holiday said at the Cardinals' Winter Warm-Up this week that he is against PEDs and always will be, but Peralta served his suspension under the rules and he's happy to now have him as a teammate. Peralta was given a 50-game ban last season while with the Detroit Tigers as part of the Biogenesis clinic scandal. Peralta signed a four-year, 53-million-dollar contract with St. Louis this offseason.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Freshman Cross Country Runner Julia McIntyre from New Haven High School. Julia finished sixth in the state meet in Jefferson City with a time of 20:58.40 at the Oak Hills Golf Course in Jefferson City earlier this month. She helped her team to a 12th place finish. Julia was a straight A student at Franklin County R-2 and she continues to get A's in high school.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Football players strike. A university president resigns. Suddenly, the University of Missouri is in the eye of a media firestorm. Mizzou has now supplanted Ferguson as the hash tag known round the world.



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Alex Collins ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns as the Missouri Tigers fell to Arkansas, 28-3, Friday afternoon at Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The defense for Mizzou could have hardly started any better, as they allowed positive yardage on just one of Arkansas' first eight plays. In all, five of those eight plays went for negative yardage, including a Ricky Hatley sack to give the defense two three-and-outs to start the game.