College Basketball Round-Up

The 3-and-0 St. Louis Billikens travel South of the Border this weekend for the Cancun Challenge Tournament. The Billikins take on Oral Roberts in the opening round on Thursday. The Illini will cap off their five-game homestand against Chicago State Friday night.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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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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The Cardinals made a move before last Friday's non-waiver trade deadline, picking up reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Brewers. St. Louis also got cash in the deal, which sent minor league outfielder Malik Collymore to Milwaukee. The 31-year-old had 36 saves for the Dodgers back in 2009.