The combatants for Super Bowl XLVIII were decided on championship Sunday.

The Denver Broncos will represent the AFC after Peyton Manning threw for 400
yards and two touchdowns and the Broncos defeated the New England Patriots
26-16. Manning completed 32-of-43 passes for the Broncos, who will appear in
their seventh Super Bowl. Manning is 5-4 in his last nine matchups --
including the postseason -- against Tom Brady after dropping the first six
meetings between the two future Hall-of-Fame quarterbacks. The two superstars
have now both won a pair of home playoff games against one another. Demaryius
Thomas had seven receptions for 134 yards and a touchdown for Denver.

The Seattle Seahawks will be the NFC's representative after Russell Wilson
threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Jermaine Kearse in the fourth quarter to
help the Seahawks claim a 23-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC
Championship Game. Malcolm Smith intercepted 49ers quarterback Colin
Kaepernick in the end zone in the final minute to seal Seattle's second Super
Bowl trip.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 36 min ago

Volleyball...
St. Clair at Sullivan
New Haven at Union
Washington at Fort Zumwalt East
Pacific at Hermann

Softball...
Orchard Farm at Warrenton
Hermann at Sullivan
Union at Owensville
Pacific at New Haven
Borgia at Notre Dame
Washington at Fort Zumwalt North

Soccer...
Warrenton at Sullivan
Washington at Fort Zumwalt East